Listings guide

Private Lives at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, from August 10-12
Private Lives at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, from August 10-12

Thursday, August 16

Time travellers. Children’s fun including squire training, learning about etiquette in medieval times and trying on armour at an academy for budding knights and princesses. Time Travellers Go...Knights and Princesses at Bolsover Castle from 11am until 4pm. Child 5-15 years £4.80.

Going for Gold. A celebration of Chesterfield men and women who have competed at international level in their sport. Find out about Frank Royston Botham, Dr Roland Hardy, Geoff Miller, John Lowe and Joe Screen. The museum has free entry and is open 10am until 4pm.

Concert. Jazz singer Jeanie Barton will be performing at Club Chesterfield tonight at 8.30pm, in a show staged by Chesterfield Jazz Club.Tickets cost £7.50 in advance, £9 on the door and £5 for under 18s.For tickets or further information, contact www.chesterfieldjazz.com

Frankenstein. Part of the Classic Thriller Season 2012, adapted from the novel of Mary Shelley, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets £10-£19.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Chicago. A nightclub singer, a double murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin: it would be a crime to miss it, at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £13-£35. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Coffee and Conversation. With Michael Rayner, popular principal with the original D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, in the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton. Tickets £5 on the door.

Adjudicated Performance. The Yeoman of the Guard, The Cape Town Gilbert & Sullivan Society, at the Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm. Tickets available from the box office, contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk for more details.

Markeaton Fair. Rides are open daily from 2pm at Markeaton Park, free entry, onsite prices.

Wine tasting. Sample six wines and a four-course meal at Nonsolovino, 417 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, from 7.30pm. All-inclusive cost £45. Book on 01246 276760

Friday, August 17

Camels. For the first time Crystal Peaks shopping centre, near Killamarsh, will be playing host to two camels. Customers will be able to get up close and touch the captivating creatures, so don’t forget your camera. Visit the camels on the East Mall Plaza from 10am - 4pm. Free event. Contact 0114 2510457.

The Last Laugh Comedy Club. Memorial Hall, Sheffield City Hall, 8.15pm. Tickets £16. To book call (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Indoor car boot sale. Table top market at Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road, Staveley, 4.30pm. Contact 01246 473132.

Going for Gold. See Thursday’s listing.

Time Travellers. See Thursday’s listing.

Frankenstein. See Thursday listings for details.

Chicago. 5pm & 8.30pm. See Thursday listings for details.

Markeaton Fair. See Thursday listings for details.

Saturday, August 18

It’s A Knockout. Teams will be raising money for Ashgate Hospice at a fun day for all the family at Stand Road Park, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, from 11am. For further information, call 01246 568801 or www,ashgatehospice.org.

Summer Market. Youlgrave Village Hall, 10am-12noon, refreshments available. Free admission. Contact (01629) 630 315 for more information.

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Presented by Blunderbus Theatre Company at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 11am and 2pm. Tickets £10 or £32 for 4 tickets (max. 2 adults). To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Grindleford Show. At the Bridge Field. Entries to be staged by 9.45am. Show opens at 2pm. Entry is £1, accompanied children get in free and there’s free car parking.

Film Day. Igniting Ambition: On your bike. A combination of film, theatre and live music to celebrate some of the highlights of previous Olympic Games, at the Market Place, Derby, 4pm-7pm.

Yorkshire’s Soul Night Out. The Grand Ballroom, Sheffield City Hall, 9.30pm. Tickets £12.50 on the door, £10 in advance. To book contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Karaoke with Diamond Geezer. The Hopflower, Inkersall, 8pm.

Concert. Lewis Matthews, personality vocalist, will be singing at Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, Chesterfield. Call 01246 270989/234200.

Going for Gold. See Thursday’s listing.

Frankenstein. See Thursday listings for details.

Chicago. 5pm & 7.30pm. See Thursday listings for details.

The Last Laugh Comedy Club. See Friday listings for details.

Markeaton Fair. See Thursday listings for details.

Sunday, August 19

Open garden. Owners Emma and Jim Harrison, of Thornbridge Hall, Ashford-in the-Water, are opening their private ten acres of formal gardens to support National Gardens Scheme, raising funds for the society’s chosen charities. Contact 01629 641 006.

Concert. Male vocalist Sam Reece will be performing at Club Chesterfield in Chesterfield. Contact 01246 270989 or 234200.

Barbara Dickson. Multi-million-selling recording artist and Olivier Award-winning actress at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £21, £23. To book call 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Markeaton Fair. See Thursday listings for details.

Monday, August 20

The Final Twist. Part of the Classic Thriller Season 2012, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets £10-£19.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Tuesday, August 21

The Final Twist. See Monday listings for details.

Starlight Express. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Rock-on-Roller skating sensation at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£39.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Wednesday, August 22

The Final Twist. See Monday listings for details.

Starlight Express. 2pm and 7.30pm. See Tuesday listings for details.

Me and My Girl. At the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £13.50-£17.50. To book call 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk