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sp92904 Chesterfield Operatic, Christmas Carol, back L-R, Sarah Morrell, Karl Brennan, 'Roseanna Sanderson, Paula Wilson.
sp92904 Chesterfield Operatic, Christmas Carol, back L-R, Sarah Morrell, Karl Brennan, 'Roseanna Sanderson, Paula Wilson.
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Thursday, November 17

Jethro, the comedian from Cornwall, performs at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel at 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50 and £18.50. Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

She Stoops To Conquer, presented by High Tor Players, at Ashover Parish Hall, at 7.30pm. Tickets £7 from Susan Devaney on (01629) 733407, Ashover Post Office, Matlock Tourist Information Centre or on the door on the night.

Psychic & Supper, An evening with psychic/medium Suzanne, (50 places only) at 7.30pm and includes light buffet at Dronfield’s Hearty Oak pub. Tickets £10 per advance booking advised or pay on the night. See www.heartyoak.com for details and full menu. Tel (0114) 2891322 to Book or for any enquiries.

Beaujolais Nouveau French Wine Tasting Dinner, three-course dinner and all tasting wines at The Fox & Goose Inn, Wigley. £25per person.

John Mayall, legendary British blues man, in concert with the Oli Brown Band at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £25.50, £27.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Tony Hawks, comedian, Just A Minute regular, best selling author and one-hit wonder with his latest show, Random Fun at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £15. contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Journey’s End, R.C. Sherriff’s multi-award winning masterpiece at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham. Tickets from £12 to £26. To book telephone (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Motorhead, with support from Anti Nowhere League and UK Subs, at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham at 7.30pm. Tickets £26. To book telephone (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Friday, November 18

Remembering the War Years, Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, 2pm till 4pm. £6 Longshaw Lodge was home to many wounded soldiers during the First World War. A local history expert shares her research and the memorabilia from this important time in Longshaw’s history, followed by cream tea. Call (01433) 670368 to book.

Strata Brass Band’ from Hoyland, at Creswell Social Centre at 7.30pm. Tickets for the concert can be obtained on the night or by contacting Limestone House. A collection will take place for ‘Children in Need’.

Matlock Bath Pavilion Friends, group event at The Temple Hotel, is a talk by Andie Brazewell about his scientific trip to the Amazon with 60 young people, at 7.30pm.

Tribute Night, featuring George Micheal at The Fox & Goose Inn, Wigley. Tickets £20 include a hot buffet.

Lloyd Cole, the acclaimed 1980s singer-songwriter returns to Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £20. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The End, inspired by the direction from ‘A Winter’ Tale’, at the Lantern Theatre, Sheffield at 7.30pm. Tickets £11, suitable for ages 16+. Contains nudity. Contact www.lanterntheatre.org.uk

Mike Harding, Me, A Guitar and Some Daft Stuff at Nottingham Playhouse at 7.45pm. Tickets £15, concessions £13 (concessions). To book telephone (0115) 9419419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Journey’s End, Theatre Royal, Nottingham. See Thursday listings for details.

80’s Mania, singers, dancers and musicians re-create 80’s pop live on stage at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50. To book telephone (0115) 989 5555 or trch.co.uk

She Stoops to Conquer, at Ashover Parish Hall. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Saturday, November 19

Castleton Christmas Lights Switch on, with an outdoor Christmas market from midday until 8pm in The Peaks Inn car park, Christmas Tree Festival starts in St Edmunds Church from 12noon, Castleton CofE Primary School Winter Fayre in their school playground from 1.30pm, Morris dancers, Powder Kegs from Whaley Bridge will be performing around the village from 3pm, Ben Faulks, who plays Mr Bloom, from CBeebies will be turning the lights on at 4.30pm, Hope Valley College band will be performing and Santa will be available to meet the children at Santa’s Grotto near The Bull’s Head, Tideswell Male Voice Choir is having a performance in Peak Cavern starting at 6pm.

Cassidy Showband, Irish country/rock and roll at Uppertown Social Centre, Ashover, at 7pm for 8pm. Tickets £10 including supper. For more information call Eddie Marriott on (01246) 590502 or 07966 154798.

Christmas Fayre, at the Fairplay Centre, Alexandra Road West, 1pm until 4pm. Have a photo with Santa, listen to our carol singers, take part in fun activities, try some cakes and get some gifts from a range of stall holders.

Autumn Concert, by Bakewell Choral Society – Mendelssohn and Parry, at Bakewell Parish Church, Bakewell, at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (students and children free) from choir members, Bakewell bookshop or on the door.

Plague o’ Bells, Handbell team from Eyam, at Chesterfield Library Lecture Theatre, 11.45am until 12.30pm. Admission free.

Christmas Fayre, held by Christ Church at the Parish Centre, Sheffield Road, 2pm until 4pm. Visit Father Christmas in his new grotto, shop at a variety of stalls and enjoy games, face painting, tombola and a treasure hunt. Admission is free.

Christmas Jumble Sale, being held by South Normanton cat sanctuary at the Zion schoolroom, at 2pm. Admission 20p all children must be accompanied. Bargains from 20p. Refreshments will be a Lunch Special (cob of choice plus cake tea/coffee) £1.90.

Barn Dance, at Loundsley Green Community Centre, with Brampton Community Band, 7.30pm until 11.30pm. Tickets £5, Child £3. Contact (01246) 239048 or www.lgct.org.uk for more information.

Santa arrives, at Dobbies Garden World, Barlborough, Chesterfield, at 11am, to kick off a day of fun for all the family. Over the festive period, the centre will be supporting Action for Children with visitors invited to contribute to a wish tree in return for £1 donation to the charity. Call (01246) 571650 or visit www.dobbies.com

Vin Garbutt, folk legend, will be performing in the Darwin Suite, Assembly Rooms, Derby, at 7.30pm. Tickets £16, £15 (concession), £8 (under 16s), available from the box office 01332 255800, www.derbylive.co.uk, or the PR Ticket Hotline (01773) 853428.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra (UK), Ray McVay brings the 40s back to with the world famous big band at Buxton Opera House, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £18. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Morgan & West, the time-travelling magicians, at the Pavilion Arts Centre Studio, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £8. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican’s Rock ‘n’Roll Circus, at The Lantern Theatre, Sheffield at 7.30pm. Tickets £5. Contact www.lanterntheatre.org.uk

Journey’s End, Theatre Royal, Nottingham. See Thursday listings for details.

The RAF in Concert, vocalist Flt Lieut Matthew Little at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £15.50 to £21.50. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Aston Male Voice Choir, at Clowne Methodist Church at 7pm. Admission free - collection for church funds.

She Stoops to Conquer, at Ashover Parish Hall. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Sunday, November 20

Paul Daniels, star magician, will be joined by his wife Debbie McGee and son Martin Daniels, at the WInding Wheel, Chesterfield. Tickets £16.50 and £18.50. Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Christmas Gift Fair, at the Sandpiper Hotel, 1pm till 3pm. Free entry, free goody bag for first 200 visitors.

Morgan & West, at the Pavilion Arts Centre Studio, Buxton. See Saturday listings for details.

The Demon Barber Roadshow: Time Gentlemen Please, folk dance and street dance collide at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.50, £17.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Joe Pasquale, at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield at 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50 (concessions available). To book telephone (01623) 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

ABBA - The Show, at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham at 8pm. Tickets £27.50. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Monday, November 21

Derbyshire Times Band of the Year final, at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7pm. Tickets £4. Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Christmas Fayre, held by the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability at The Staveley Centre, Calver Close, Staveley, from 10am until 2pm. Tombola, cakes, secondhand books and Christmas stocking filler gifts.

Twelfth Night, presented by Hasland Theatre Company, at Hasland Playhouse. Tickets £7.50; call (01246) 272271

Circus of Horrors, returns with its latest show, The Ventriloquist, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £20, £24. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Rumer, at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50 to £32.50. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Tuesday, November 22

A Christmas Carol, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.15pm. Tickets £12.50 and £11.50 (concessions). To book, call (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

The Ladyboys of Bangkok, at Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. Tickets £18, £19. Call (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Legally Blonde, starring Dave Willets, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham. Tickets £19 - £42.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Show of Hands, with Miranda Sykes, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £18. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Psychic Tony Stockwell, at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50. To book contact (01623) 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Twelfth Night, at Hasland Playhouse. See Monday’s listing for details.

Wednesday, November 23

Twelfth Night, presented by The Original Theatre Company, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £11, £13, £15. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Medicinal Use of Plants, a talk by Patrick Harding, at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £5.70 and £4.30 (concession). Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

A Christmas Carol, at Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre. See Tuesday’s listing.

Legally Blonde, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham. See Tuesday listings for details.

Beverley Knight, at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50 to £25. contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Twelfth Night, at Hasland Playhouse. See Monday’s listing for details.