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Thursday, May 23

Jumble Sale. At the Peel Centre in Dronfield Civic Centre between 9am and 4pm. Organised by staff at the Dronfield Barnardo’s store. Poceeds for vulnerable children.

Phoenix Dance Particle Velocity. At the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £15, child £9. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Made in Brum. Starring Jasper Carrot at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £26. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Ballet. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.45pm. Tickets: £22-£35. To book contact 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

The History Boys. By Alan Bennett at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £21. Contact 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

A Wonderous Place. Four new short stories inspired by North of England cities: Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle, at the Studio Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.45pm. Tickets: £14. To book contact 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Miss Nightingale. The burlesque musical by Matthew Bugg at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £14-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Ken Dodd. At the Palace Theatre, Mansfield at 7pm. Tickets: £20. Contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Friday, May 24

Puppetry of the Penis. (Adults Only) at the Pomegrante Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Lovin’ the 70s. Dance night at the Winding Wheel Ballroom, Chesterfield, at 8pm. Tickets: £5 (£6 on the door). To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Firework-Maker’s Daughter. Presented by Opera North at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £16, £20, £24; child £9.50. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Ballet. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty. See Thursday listings for details.

The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

A Wonderous Place. See Thursday listings for details.

Cordelia Williams. At the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £13.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Miss Nightingale. See Thursday’s liting.

Buble Fever. Rickie Arthur pays tribute to Michael Buble at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £18. To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Saturday, May 25

Flower Festival. Holy Trinity Church Ashford in the Water, theme: ‘Old Ashford’ – depicting the village industries and occupations of bygone times. Church open: 10am–8pm. Admission: £5 adults, £1 children under 16. Refreshments available. Proceeds to the church organ blower fund. Tickets available from Jon Weller on 07850 019489, or pay on the door.

Andy and Mike’s Tick Tock Time Machine. (CBeebies) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Tickets: £12. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Spring Fair. At Rosehill United Reformed Church (near the Chesterfield Town Hall), 10am - 2.30pm. In aid of Chesterfield Cats Protection.

The Firework-Maker’s Daughter. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Friday listings.

Ballet. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty. 2pm and 7.45pm. See Thursday listings for details.

The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

A Wonderous Place. 2.15pm & 7.45pm. See Thursday listings for booking details. Acappella concert. At the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, produced by Staveley Armed Forces and Veterans Association with the Aurora Choir and the National Bronze Medal winners of the British Barbershop Singers, Chesterfield’s own, “HomeSpun”. This is a charitable event supporting Chesterfield based volunteer groups. Tickets available on the door from 6.45pm or from the Pomegranate Theatre, the Tourist Information Centre or Joe Roberts on 01246 554386. Circle £9 auditorium £7.

Art. The RAW Talent (Real Art Work) exhibition and sale of work by 20 sixth-form students from schools across Derbyshire, held at Peak Village Shopping Centre, Rowsley. 10am-5pm.

Tractor pull. Family event at the Red Lion, Birchover. The winning team can enjoy personalised ‘Tractor Pull Winner’ beer, provided by Peak Ales Brewery of Chatsworth. Teams of five to enter (£10 per team) - Tractor Provided - proceeds for the 2013 village carnival. Stalls, tombola, raffle, music. 7pm start.

Fishing course. Free two hour introductory course teaching the basics of Fly-Fishing and Fly-Casting. At Orvis, The OIld Town Hall, King Street, Bakewell. Call 01629 810226 to book.

Sing-a-long. Mamma Mia singalong film evening at Eyam Village Club, Mechanics’ Institute, 7.30pm. Buffet supper included. Prize for best Abba/Mamma Mia costume. Tickets £12.50 (£13.50 for non-club members). Phone Lynn on 01433 630851 or Pauline on 01433 631055.

Bill Bailey. At the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, at 8pm. Tickets: £25. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Miss Nightingale. See Thursday’s listings.

Sunday, May 26

Flower Festival. Holy Trinity Church Ashford in the Water, 11am -8pm. See Saturday listings for details.

The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

Monday, May 27

Flower Festival. Holy Trinity Church Ashford in the Water. See Saturday listings.

Tango. Try Argentine Tango/taster new sessions for beginners £5, 8pm-9pm at The Riverside Club, Clayton Street, Chesterfield Contact Gavin on 07845989246 for more details.

Eliza Carthy & Jim Moray. At the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £19, £21. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

Tuesday, May 28

Flower Festival. Holy Trinity Church Ashford in the Water. See Saturday listings.

Jack Jones. The Farewell UK & Ireland tour at Buxton Opera House, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £28.50, £30.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

Wednesday, May 29

Flower Festival. Holy Trinity Church Ashford in the Water. See Saturday listings.

The Merry Widow. Presented by Peak Performance at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £12. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The History Boys. See Thursday listings for details.