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Thursday, April 4

Show. The 39 Steps will be performed at Sheffield Lyceum at 2pm and 7.45pm. Matinee tickets £12-£19 and evening tickets £15-£22. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Dance. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty will be performed at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 2pm and 7.30pm. Matinee tickets £15-£28, evening tickets £17-£37.50. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Show. I Was A Rat! at Nottingham Playhouse, at 1.30pm and 6.30pm. Suitable for spectators aged 7 years and above. Tickets £13 (adult), £10 (child). Contact 0115 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Dance. Let Me Be Your Star, presented by The Academy of Dance, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 6.30pm. Tickets £9. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Solid Silver 60s Show, starring Mike Pender, Dave Berry, Wayne Fontana, New Amen Corner and The Merseybeats, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £24.50-£26.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Friday, April 5


Dance. Let Me Be Your Star at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. See Thursday’s listing.

Show. I Was A Rat! at Nottingham Playhouse at 6.30pm. See Thursday’s listings.

Music. An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £20 and £22. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing.

Talk.The Sheffield branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society will hold a meeting at the Scout HQ, Trippett Lane, Sheffield, at 7.30pm. Speaker David Rushforth will be talking on grafting, seed raising and seedling grafting.

Show. The 39 Steps at 7.45pm. Tickets £22-£29. See Thursday’s listing.

Saturday, April 6

Plants. The North Midland Alpine Show and Plant Sale will be held at Brookfield Community School, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, from 12 noon to 4pm. Entrance £2.50.

Music. A lunchtime recital of music for flute and piano, including Mozart’s G major flute concerto, by Katy Strudwick and Andrew Marples at the Elder Yard Unitarian Chapel, Chesterfield, 11.45am to 12.30pm. Admission free.

Show. Bringing Down The Moon at Buxton Pavilion Arts Centre Studio at 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Suitable for children aged 3 years and over. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Sleeping Beauty at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £17-£37.50.See Thursday’s listing.

Show. The 39 Steps at 3pm and 7.45pm. Tickets £22-£29. See Thursday’s listing.

Dance. Let Me Be Your Star at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre. See Thursday’s listing.

Concert. The Halle will join forces with Nottingham Harmonic Choir at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm. The programme includes choral work The Music Makers with opera star Christine Rice. Tickets £10-£32. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Dance. An Evening with the Russian Cossacks at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50 and £19.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Show. I Was A Rat! at Nottingham Playhouse at 2.30pm and 6.30pm. See Thursday’s listings.
Show. Cloud Child, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 11am and 2pm. Suitable for children aged 2-5 years. Tickets £7 (adult) and £6 (child).

Sunday, April 7

Fair. An antiques and collectors fair will be held at Ashford Memorial Institute from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Dance. Let Me Be Your Star at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 5.30pm. See Thursday’s listing.

Concert. Tideswell Male Voice Choir and Huntingdon Male Voice Choir perform at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7pm. Tickets £12.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Concert. Rhydian Roberts, who was discovered on X Factor, performs at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £21 and £25. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk


Monday, April 8

Panto. Wizard of Oz, starring Bobby Davro, at Mansfield Palace Theatre at 3pm and 6.30pm. Tickets £19 and £17 or £65 for family of four. Contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Antiques. A charity antiques event featuring Charles Hanson, auctioneer and antiques specialist, will be held at Sainsbury’s, Chesterfield, at 7pm. He will talk about life as an auctioneer and offer valuations on items brought by spectators. The event has been organised by Specialist Stroke Services and Sainsbury’s. Entrance is £4. Call Julie 07845 702149

Music. The Cookin’ Pots will play jazz in the Pomegranate Theatre bar, Chesterfield, at 8pm. Tickets £7.50 and £5.50 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Talk. Tony Benn, a former MP for Chesterfield, will be giving a talk titled A Blaze Of Autumn Sunshine: The Last Benn Diaries, at Nottingham Playhouse at 7.45pm. Tickets £15. Contact 0115 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Tuesday, April 9

Show. The Brothers Grimm will be presented by the Babbling Vagabonds Storytelling Theatre Company at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 2.30pm. Tickets £6 (adult), £5 (child). Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190.

Talk. Birds, beasts and walks amongst dragons is the topic of Paul Bingham’s talk about the wildlife in the Wetlands and adventures in the mountains, at the Annunciation Church, Spencer Street, Chesterfield at 7.15 pm. Admission £2.50.

Music. Pop/rock band T’Pau at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £18 and £20. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Show. The Pitmen Painters, by Lee Hall, will be presented by Bill Kenwright at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. Tickets £14-£23. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Musical. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at Derby Assembly Rooms. Tickets £19.25-£29.75. Contact 01332 255800 or derbylive.co.uk

Wednesday, April 10

Comedy. The Chuckle Brothers meet the Phantom at the Theatre in a comedy at Sheffield Lyceum at 2pm and 5pm. Tickets £14.50 or £54 for family ticket (maximum two adults). Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Recital. Organist Stephen Binnington, musical director of the Farrington Music School in Dorset, will perform at St John the Baptist Church, Staveley, at 8pm. Admission free, donations welcome.

Show. The Pitmen Painters at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. See Tuesday’s listings.

Music. Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band and Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen play at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £17 and £19. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance show. Alice In Wonderland, presented by Ballet Theatre UK, at Mansfield Palace Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £18 and £17 (concessions). Contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

Show. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 7pm. Tickets £11-£17. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Musical. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Derby Assembly Rooms. See Tuesday’s listings.