Derbyshire TImes What’s On guide

Bill Kenwright production of'EVITA'lyrics by Tim Rice'music by Andrew Lloyd Webber'directed by Bob Thomson and Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright production of'EVITA'lyrics by Tim Rice'music by Andrew Lloyd Webber'directed by Bob Thomson and Bill Kenwright
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Thursday, June 27

Vintage Event. Step back in time, pick up a bargain and enjoy afternoon tea at the latest Barnardo’s vintage event Peel Centre in the Civic Centre, Dronfield, 9am to 4pm. As well as genuine vintage clothing and accessories, shoppers will be able to try a mouth-watering array of homemade cakes and summer strawberries in scones.

Deathtrap. Thriller starring Stephen Beckett at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £15, child £11. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Spotlight Comedy Club. Edinburgh Festival preview double header, Joe Lycett and Tony Jameson; compere Anthony J. Brown at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 8pm. Tickets: adult £9, student £6. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Witches and Comic Book Artist. At the Create Theatre, Derby Road, Mansfield, at 7pm. Tickets: £5.50 (for the whole evening, both companies). To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre (Age 3+).

Soul Sister. Inspired by the music, life and times of Ike and Tina Turner at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham at 7.30pm. Tickets: £16-£31. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Take the Stage. At the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Contact Box Office 0114 249 6000 for times and booking details.

Friday, June 28

Showaddywaddy. Dave Bartram recently stood down as lead singer but continues to manage the band whose live show is dynamic, uplifting and features all of their biggest hits, Catch Showaddywaddy at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £18.50. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Witches and Comic Book Artist. At the Create Theatre, Derby Road, Mansfield, at 7pm. Tickets: £5.50 (for the whole evening, both companies). To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre (Age 3+).

Soul Sister. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Concert. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £10-£32. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Buzz Comedy Club. The very best in stand-up comedy at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 8pm. Tickets: £6. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Take the Stage. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Saturday, June 29

40th Anniversary. United Response a charity based in Staveley will be celebrating its 40th anniversary and saying thank you to the local community by hosting a fun and friendly tea party. The charity is inviting everyone from the local area to join them at the Community Room, Edensor Court, Middlecroft, from 10am till 12pm.

Open Garden. At Holme Grange, Bakewell, close to Bakewell town centre, is a haven of tranquillity, in beautiful setting with the picturesque Holme Hall as its backdrop. Teas and cakes will be available, the proceeds from which will go to the Bakewell church restoration fund. 11am to 4pm.

The Burlesque Show. With special guest and the world’s finest ‘homage’ to Dita Von Teese, Miss Carrie-Ann, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £21. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk (adults only).

Soul Sister. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

King Lear. An open-air production in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, at 6pm. Tickets: adults £17, child £12. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Sunday, June 30

Concert. Chapel-en-le-Frith Male Voice Choir will be performing at Hassop Hall in aid of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland Air Ambulance, at 7.30pm. Tickets available from Derbyshire Building Society in Bakewell, Mica Hardware in Chapel or by contacting 07891030755

Book. Author Hazel Helliwell, whose pen name is Samantha Arran, will have copies of her latest book Love is in the Air, for sale at Dronfield Gala, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, from 1pm to 5.30pm. The book costs £7.99 and proceeds to to Macmillan Nurses and the British Red Cross.

Rob Sinclair. Performing his brand of English/American Folk music supported by Becky Barnett at the Java Coffee Company Cafe, 8 Stephenson Place, Chesterfield, at 3pm. Tickets £8 including tea, coffee and cakes (bring own additional drinks if you wish). Call in to book your seat or telephone 01246 274455.

King Lear. An open-air production in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, at 6pm. Tickets: adults £17, child £12. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, July 1

A Life in the Theatre. By David Mamet and presented by TABS Productions at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £15, child £11. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheaters.co.uk

Evita. Marti Pellow stars as Che in Evita at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Contact Box Office 0114 249 6000 for times and booking details.

Tuesday, July 2

A Life in the Theatre. See Monday listings for booking details.

Hairspray. The West End’s favourite musical comedy at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£45. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Evita. At the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Contact Box Office 0114 249 6000 for times and booking details.

Wednesday, July 3

Bingo. At Palterton Welfare. Doors open 7pm for a 7.40pm start. Admission 50p. All welcome.

Winster Wakes Comedy and Music Night. ‘Captain Chaos Rides Again’. A very funny night featuring Jolly Jock, Andy Martin and Eliza P. In the Burton Institute, Winster, (near Matlock), at 8pm (bar opens 7.15pm). The show is part of Winster Wakes, so a ticket will only cost you £5 on the door.

A Life in the Theatre. 2pm and 7.30pm. See Monday listings for booking details.

Hairspray. See Tuesday listings for booking details.

Buxton Festival Fringe. An Evening With Charlotte Brontë; With the death of her sister Anne, and her other siblings, Charlotte Brontë, now alone, revisits her writings from Jane Eyre, letters and poetry. Buxton Methodist Church - upstairs room, at 3.30pm. Tickets: adults £6, child £5. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Buxton Festival Fringe. The Dicken’s at Buxton Community Church, Buxton, at 7pm. Tickets: Adults £7.50, Child £4. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Buxton Festival Fringe. Main Road Blues at United Reformed Church - Blue Room, Buxton, at 7.15pm. Tickets: Adults £7, Child £5. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Buxton Festival Fringe. The Unknown Land at the United Reformed Church - Green Room, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £10. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Buxton Festival Fringe. Souvenirs at The Railway, Buxton, at 7.45pm. Tickets: Adults £7.50, Child £5. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Evita. At the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Contact box office 0114 249 6000 for times and booking details.