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The Saturdays play at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena on December 15, 2011
The Saturdays play at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena on December 15, 2011
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Thursday, December 15

The Big Christmas Sing, with Aurora Ladies Choir and singers from Calow Primary School, at Chesterfield’s Crooked Spire Church, at 6.30pm. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served. Tickets £5 (adult) and £2 (children). Proceeds to Christian Aid. Contact 01509 265013 or (01246) 414847.

Christmas concert, with Chesterfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society and special guests Harlequin Band, at Central Methodist Church, Saltergate, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £8 which include refreshments.

Brass n Voice Christmas concert, with Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band and Ashover Celebration Choir, at Ashover’s All Saints Church, at 7.30pm, Tickets £4.50 (adults), children free, available from Ashover Post Office or band member Jeremy Newman on 07801 924225.

Carols in the bar, with a male voice choir, at Nag’s Head, Newbold, Chesterfield, from 8.30pm. Free Christmas snacks and a raffle. All proceeds go to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, starring Kim Taylforth, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 10am and 1.30pm. Tickets £6.50-£14. Contact (01246) 345 222 or www.pomegranatetheatre.co.uk

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, starring Kate Anthony (Aunty Pam from Coronation Street) and Ben Faulks (From CBeebies’ Mr Bloom’s Nursery), at Buxton Opera House at 1pm and 6.30pm. Tickets £15, £17, £19 with discounts available. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Nik Coppin, will bring his comedy show to The Hope and Anchor, Market Place, Wirksworth. Tickets are £5 in advance and £7 on the door and available at the pub. 18 years+ show.

Sleeping Beauty, starring Margie Clarke (Jackie Dobbs from Coronation Street) and Damian Williams, at Sheffield Lyceum, at 10.15am, 2pm and 7pm. Tickets £14-£20. Contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50-£25. Contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk.

Hare and the Tortoise, suitable for children 3 years and upwards, at Sheffield Crucible Theatre studio, at 11am and 1.30pm. Tickets £6 and £9. Contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Jack and the Beanstalk, starring Colin Baker (from Doctor Who), at Mansfield Palace Theatre at 10.30am and 2.30pm. Tickets £10-£12 with offers available. Contact (01623) 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Sleeping Beauty, starring Joe Pasquale, at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 1.30pm and 7.15pm. Tickets £13-£26.50 with discounts available. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £8.50- £22. Contact (0115) 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

A Christmas Carol, at Lantern Theatre, Kenwood Park Road, Sheffield, at 7.30pm. Contact (0114) 2551776 or www.lanterntheatre.org.uk

China: Journey to the East, exhibition of artefacts, opens at Weston Park Musuem, Sheffield, where in runs until April 9. For further information, contact www.museums-sheffield.co.uk

Friday, December 16

Christmas Tree Festival, at St Mary Magdalene’s Church. Creswell, from 6pm-8pm. Entrance £1 to include refreshments. Proceeds will be split between the charity Shelter and the church.

Christmas concert, with Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society, featuring Haydn’s Te Deum and carols, at Rose Hill United Reformed Church, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Admission £5.

Bootleg Beatles, at Sheffield City Hall, at 8pm. Tickets £25. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 10am, 1.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, at Buxton Opera House at 10am and 6.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Sheffield Lyceum at 2pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Hare and the Tortoise, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre studio. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Nottingham Theatre Royal. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Jack and the Beanstalk, at Mansfield Palace Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

A Christmas Carol, at Lantern Theatre, Sheffield. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Saturday, December 17

Christmas concert, performed by Musicwork Vocal Ensemble, at Chesterfield Library’s lecture theatre, from 11.30am to 12.30pm. Admission free.

Voices of Christmas concert, with Musicwork Vocal Ensemble, at the Catholic Church of the Annunciation, Spencer Street, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Admission £5 at the door (includes refreshments).

Make Christmas decorations, in Shirebrook’s Adult Community Education Centre, Carter Lane, from 11am-2pm. Free hot drinks and mince pies.

Christmas concert, featuring Bakewell Choral Society, at Bakewell Methodist Church, at 7.30pm. Refreshments during Interval. Tickets £5 from choir members, Bakewell bookshop or on the door.

Christmas Tree Festival, at St Mary Magdalene’s Church. Creswell, from 2pm-4pm. See Friday’s listing.

Paul Carrack, at Sheffield City Hall, at 7.30pm. Contact (0114) 2 789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, at Buxton Opera House at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre, at 2pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Hare and the Tortoise, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre studio. See Thursday’s listing for details.

A Christmas Carol, at Lantern Theatre, Sheffield. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Jack and the Beanstalk, at Mansfield Palace Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Nottingham Theatre Royal, at 2.30pm and 7.15pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Whose Shoes?, a Christmas show for 4 to 8-year-olds, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 11am and 2pm. Tickets £6 (adults) and £5 (children). Contact (O115) 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing

Sunday, December 18

Candlelight carols, with a brass ensemble, at Mount Tabor Methodist Church, New Brimington, at 4pm. Coffee and mince pies. More details from David Slater (01246) 205058.

Carols by Candlelight, at Rose Hill United Reformed Church, Chesterfield, at 5pm. Seasonal refreshments. Entry free, offerings will be donated to Shelter and Christian Aid.’

Carols by candlelight service, at Barrow Hill Methodist Church, at 6pm. Hot mince pie, coffee or tea will be served after the service.

Carols by candlelight, at St Lawrence Church, North Wingfield, at 6pm.

Tideswell Male Voice Choir, with special guests Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills Band, Dunston Primary and Nursery School Choir and South Darley Primary School Choir, give a concert at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7pm. Tickets £12.50; family ticket £35 (two adults and two children). Proceeds for the Teenage Cancer Unit at Weston Park Hospital, Chesterfield. Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

The Very Best of Brass & Comedy, with the Brighouse & Rastrick Band and Norman Prince, at Buxton Opera House. Tickets £16 and £18, discounts available. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 2pm and 6pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre, at 1pm and 5.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Kate Rusby, in a Christmas concert, at Nottingham Playhouse at 7.30pm. Tickets £20 and £18 (concessions). Contact (0115) 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Sleeping Beauty, at Nottingham Theatre Royal, at 1.30pm and 6pm. See Thursday’s listing.

Monday, December 19

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Hare and the Tortoise, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre studio. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, at Buxton Opera House at 1pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Jack and the Beanstalk, at Mansfield Palace Theatre, at 10.30pm and 2.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Whose Shoes?, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 10.30am and 2pm. See Saturday’s listing for ticket details.

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing.

Tuesday, December 20

Carol singing, organised by Christians Together in Swanwick, at The Cross Keys, Swanwick, from 7.30pm.

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, at Buxton Opera House at 2pm and 6.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre, at 2pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Hare and the Tortoise, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre Studio. See Thursday’s listing for details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Nottingham Theatre Royal, at 2.30pm and 7.15pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Jack and the Beanstalk, at Mansfield Palace Theatre, at 2.30pm. and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Whose Shoes?, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 10.30am and 2pm. See Saturday’s listing for ticket details.

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing.

Wednesday, December 21

Charity collection, by Chesterfield Mayor and Mayoress Peter and Jean Barr at Sainsbury’s. Chesterfield, for Mayor’s Appeal.

Organ recital, with Ken Ellis (Chesterfield), Geoff Gratton (Chesterfield) and Matthew Yeomans (Staveley Parish Church) at St John the Baptist Church, Church Street, Staveley at 8pm. Tea and coffee. No entrance fee. See www.organrecitals.com

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, at Buxton Opera House at 2.30pm and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Sleeping Beauty, at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Company, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Hare and the Tortoise, at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre Studio. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Jack and the Beanstalk, at Mansfield Palace Theatre, at 2.30pm. and 7pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details..

Sleeping Beauty, at Nottingham Theatre Royal, at 2.30pm and 7.15pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.

Whose Shoes?, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 10.30am. See Saturday’s listing for ticket details.

Cinderella, at Nottingham Playhouse, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Thursday’s listing for ticket details.