Derbyshire Times What’s On guide

Jonathan Smith, Sarah Jayne Dunn in Birdsong at Nottingham Theatre Royal from June 17-22, 2013
Jonathan Smith, Sarah Jayne Dunn in Birdsong at Nottingham Theatre Royal from June 17-22, 2013

Thursday, June 13

Neville’s Island. A brilliant comedy at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: Adult £15, Child £11. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

High Society. Starring Michel Praed, Carolyn Pickles, Daniel Boys and Sophie Bould at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£34. To book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

9 to 5. Starring Ben Richards, Jackie Clune, Natalie Casey and Amy Lennox at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £15-£38.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Teechers. The Blackeyed Theatre present John Godber’s briliant take on life at a modern comprehensive at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £13 (concs). To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Friday, June 14

Folk concert. Fake Thackray, support to Fairport Convention, will be performing the songs of Jake Thackray at Chesterfield Folk Club’s last monthly concert before the summer break. Support comes from Liz Simcock. Tickets £11; to book contact www.chesterfieldfolkclub.org

Neville’s Island. See Thursday listings for details.

High Society. See Thursday listings for details.

9 to 5. See Thursday listings for details.

The Drivetime Concert. With the Halle at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 6pm. Tickets: £7.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Jungle Book. Presented by the Kaleidoscope Junior Theatre Company at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7pm. Tickets: £7. Ages 4 years and over. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Winter’s Tale. Presented by Buxton Drama League at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £11, £13. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Acoustic Nights. An evening with LaF; LaF is a four-piece band based in Derby, consisting of Phil Matthews (guitar, keyboards, percussion), Alastair Boden (vocals), Andy Dobson (bass guitar) and Rachel McCullough (harmony vocals) at The Bookcafe, Cornmarket, Derby, music starts at 7.30pm and finishes around 10/10.30pm. We have an over 18 policy (over 14 if with adult and dinning). Acoustic tunes and pizzas. To book a table call 01332 294008

Saturday, June 15

Hymns. Whittington Moor Methodist Church, 1pm till 6pm (come and go). Cause for Wonder: Britain’s longest hymn, premier performance with Mike Spriggs’ Singers. Free admission and refreshments. Collection plate.

Safari. Shoemaker’s Garden Safari, 2.30pm-5pm. Eight gardens around Hasland open for your enjoyment. Shoemakers’ competition for children. Stalls, raffle, cream teas. Admission to all gardens £2 per person - accompanied children free. Sorry, no dogs except guide dogs. Programmes from St Paul’s Church, Hasland Churchside, Hasland. All proceeds to church funds.

Open morning. St Matthew’s Church, Renishaw, is having a church open morning from 10am till 12 noon. There will be free tea and coffee and a nearly new stall, and a card stall.

Northern Soul/Motown night. The Red Lion Brimington, Chesterfield, with DJ Scooter Neil. Free admission. Telephone 01246 769807.

Father’s day fun. Pyjama Drama is a unique blend of music, movement and drama with lots of pretending. A fun class to do with your child and carry on the fun at home. Sing, dance, pretend play, where will our imagination take us today at The Hub Cafe, Calleywhite Lane, Dronfield, 10am. Age 2-5years. Cost £5per child, £3 siblings. Contact Gemma to book a place on 01142995227 or gemma@pyjamadrama.com

Market. Brimington Village circle summer market at 11am on the Village Green. More details from Mandy on 275254.

Neville’s Island. 3pm & 7.30pm. See Thursday listings for details.

High Society. See Thursday listings for details.

9 to 5. See Thursday listings for details.

The Moody Blues. At the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets: £39.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Jungle Book. 3pm. See Friday listings for booking details.

The Winter’s Tale. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. See Friday listings for booking details.

Acoustic Nights. Jamie Beau and Carl North at The Bookcafe, Cornmarket, Derby, music starts at 7.30pm and finishes around 10/10.30pm. We have an over 18 policy (over 14 if with adult and dinning). Acoustic tunes and pizzas. To book a table call 01332 294008.

Sunday, June 16

Safari. Shoemaker’s Garden Safari, 1pm-5pm. See Saturday listings for further details.

Workshop. ‘A Small Affair’ we will be launching ‘The Two Ordinary Girls’ quirky positive thinking workshops/presentations at The Java Coffee Shop, 8 Stephenson Place, Chesterfield, from 1pm -4pm. We will be joined by guest speakers, local businesses and local international medium Eileen Proctor. Admission is £4.50 which will include tea or coffee.

Concert. The Carolare Choir, in concert, at Calow Community Centre, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Free entry by ticket, available from the Centre, call 01246 201366 for details.

Celtic Fiddle Festival. Fiddlers Kevin Burke (Ireland), Christian Lemaître (Brittany) and André Brunet (Quebec) showcase a fascinating juxtaposition of international and individual styles at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £14, £16. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, June 17

Tango. New taster sessions for beginners at The Riverside Club, Clayton Street, Chesterfield, 8pm-9pm Cost £5. Phone Gavin on 07845989246 for further detials.

Birdsong. An epic tale of love and war at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £14-£27.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Tuesday, June 18

Born to Perform. Talented young people perform a mixture of songs, dance, opera and drama at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.15pm. Tickets: £11. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Birdsong. See Monday listings for details.

Grease. Presented by the New Youth Theatre at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10. To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Wednesday, June 19

Organ recital. At Staveley Parish Church, at 8pm, when the organist will be Ken Ellis of Chesterfield. Tea and coffee served after the recital. Donations are gratefully received as admission is free. Further details can be obtained from www.organrecitals.com

Born to Perform. See Tuesday listings for details.

This is My Family. A brand new musical comedy by Tim Firth at the Studio Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets: £13-£15. To book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Birdsong. See Monday listings for details.

Josh Groban. All that Echoes at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 8.30pm. Tickets: £42.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Grease. See Tuesday listings for details.