Derbyshire Times What’s On guide

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Thursday, December 5

Oliver!. Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 2pm & 7.15pm. Tickets: £17-£32. To book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Vampires Rock. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £23.50-£25.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Friday, December 6

Exhibition. Earthenware pottery and pewter exhibition with earthenware potters Geoff and Pat Fuller, Rosalind Smith and designer and metalworker Keith Tyssen at The Three Stags’ Heads pub, Wardlow Mires, near Tideswell, from 7pm-10pm.

A Celebration of Christmas. Alfreton Wesley Church, Ellesmere Avenue, 7pm. An evening of festive music, drama, food and fun. Admission free. Collection for the Meningitis Trust. For more details, call 01773 833627.

Christmas Market. Brimington Village Circle Christmas Market, in the Church Hall, 6pm - 8pm. Carols with Ireland Colliery Band. Local produce and hot and cold food.

Social Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow. Beginners 6.30pm-7.45pm, Dance, 8pm-10.30pm. All sequence dancers welcome. Ring Andrew and Pauline for details,0114 3277 670.

Go West, Hue and Cry. Plus special guests The Christians at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £25.50-£29.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Oliver!. 7.15pm. See Thursday listings for details.

Electric 80’s Christmas Party. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm-1am. Tickets: £29.50. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Beauty and the Beast. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 6pm (preview). Tickets: £6.50-£8.50. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Saturday, December 7

Exhibition. Earthenware pottery and pewter exhibition, 12 noon until 10pm. See Friday listings for details.

Jumble Sale. Baslow Village Hall, 2pm - 4pm. Nearly new items and collectables on sale. Admission 30p. Refreshments available for a small charge. Proceeds for Brownie and Guide unit funds. All welcome.

Beauty and the Beast. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 2.30pm & 7pm. Tickets: £6.50-£14. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Peter Pan. Starring David Hasselhoff, Barney Harwood and Su Pollard at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2.30pm & 7.15pm. Tickets: £15-£29.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Oliver!. See Thursday listings for details.

Christmas fair. At Barlborough Primary School, from 3pm to 5pm. Various stalls, a Santa’s grotto and performances from the schoolchildren. Entry is £1 per family to include raffle ticket. At 5pm there will be outdoor community carols led by St James Church Choir and Whitwell Brass Training Band, lit by lanterns that the primary school children have made. Mulled wine and Christmas refreshments will be available to buy.

Dance. Freestyle and modern jazz dance at Unstone Community Hall, near Dronfield, from 8pm to 11pm. Admission £5 or £4 before 8.30pm. Contact 0114 2653717.

Modern Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits road, Calow, 7.30pm-10.30pm. A good selection of the latest dances. Ring Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Swinging 60’s Christmas Party. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm-1am. Tickets £29.50. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Sunday, December 8

Exhibition. Earthenware pottery and pewter exhibition, 12 noon until 10pm. See Friday listings for details.

Carols. Mince pies and sherry. A Christmas programme by The Hallamshire Military Brass Band at St John the Evangelist, Newbold Parish Church, St John’s Road, Newbold. Doors open 2.30pm for a 3pm start. Admission £7 (door) including sherry and mince pie. Proceeds to Newbold Parish Church.

Peter Pan. 1.30pm & 6pm. See Saturday listings for details.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50-£22.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Beauty and the Beast. 2pm & 6pm. See Friday listings for details.

Christmas with the Buxton Musical Society. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £15. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, December 9

Meeting. Alzheimer’s Society Clay Cross Memory Café, at Clay Cross Hospital, Mulberry Ward, Market Street, Clay Cross at 2pm-4pm.

Choir. Nottingham Trent University Chamber Choir sing lunchtime carols at the Theatre Royal Dress Circle foyer, Nottingham at 1pm. No need to book just drop in.

Russian Patriarchate Choir. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £14-£22. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Oliver!. 7.15pm. See Thursday listings for details.

Tuesday, December 10

Beauty and the Beast. 10am & 1.30pm. See Friday listings for details.

Peter Pan. 1.30pm & 7.15pm. See Saturday listings for details.

Illustrated talk. Dr Rob Mason illustrates the variety of animal senses, exploring sight, smell and taste, etc., at the Annunciation Church, Spencer Street, Chesterfield. 7.30pm. All welcome £2.50 entrance fee.

Social Sequence Tea Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits road, Calow. Call Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Oliver!. 7.15pm. See Thursday listings for details.

Wednesday, December 11

The Boy Who Cried Wolf. A beautiful wintry tale perfect for families and children aged 3+ at the Studio Theatre, Sheffield, 11am & 1.30pm. Tickets: Adult £10, Child £6. To book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Beauty and the Beast. 10am & 1.30pm. See Friday listings for details.

Peter Pan. 1.30pm & 7.15pm. See Saturday listings for details.

Charity Christmas party. Hosted by Derbyshire Positive Living Group at Strutts Centre (Room 16), Derby Road, Belper, 7pm-9.30pm. Free prize draw, free bring-and-buy auction sale. All proceeds from sales go to “Helen’s Trust” charity. Book your place now by calling 01773 688479.

Modern Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits road, Calow, 8pm-10.30pm. Ring Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Oliver!. See Thursday listings for details.