Listings guide

Michela Paolacci with Northern Ballet Dancers in Northern Ballet's Madame Butterfly, 2012 with Northern Ballet Dancers in Northern Ballet's Madame Butterfly, 2012
Michela Paolacci with Northern Ballet Dancers in Northern Ballet's Madame Butterfly, 2012 with Northern Ballet Dancers in Northern Ballet's Madame Butterfly, 2012

Thursday, Sept 13

Concert. Organist Geoff Gratton will be be playing at Chesterfield Parish Church from 12.15pm-1pm. Free admission.

Cabaret. Starring Will Young and Michelle Ryan at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£46.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Eurobeat. Almost Eurovision, an interactive musical at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, at 7.15pm. Tickets £10 (conces). To book contact (01623) 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Dirty Laundry. City Hall, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £15. To book contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Friday, Sept 14

Concert. Pianist Julian Clef, violinist Leonardo Bellavolta and classical singer Hannah Johnson, present an evening of music at St John’s Church, Walton, Chesterfield. Tickets are 12.50, including wine and canapes, and proceeds go to the Homes for Humanity Appeal. For tickets, contact Elaine Harrison (01246) 555379 or Margaret Pollard (01246) 221872.

The Drifters. In concert at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £25. To book contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

I love Sheffield. At the Lantern Theatre, Sheffield, 8pm. Tickets £10. To book contact (0114) 255 1776 or www.lanterntheatre.org.uk

Cabaret. See Thursday listings for details.

Live at Lunch. A free classical piano recital with Martin Jacoby in the Theatre Royal dress cirle foyer, Nottingham. Call (0115) 989 5555 for more details.

Eurobeat. See Thursday listings for details.

Blonde. The Life & Times of Marilyn Monroe, at the Opera House, Buxton, 2.30pm. Tickets £9, £11, £13. For more information contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DROP94. Part of the Sheffield City Hall’s 80th birthday event programme, in the grand ballroom, 10.30pm-2.30am. Tickets £6. Contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Jazz Jamaica. Assembly Rooms, Derby, 8pm. Tickets £18.25. To book contact (01332) 255800.

Saturday, Sept 15

Irish music. Frank McCaffrey, at the Uppertown Social Centre, Uppertown, Ashover, at 7pm for 8pm. Tickets £12 including supper. Contact Eddie Marriott for information and tickets on (01246) 590502 or 07966 154798, or www.uppertown.org

Autumn Fair. Coal Aston Village hall, 10am-2pm. Various stalls, children’s activities, lunches and refreshments. Proceeds go to Coal Aston Methodist Church.

Concert. Award-winning Shirebrook Miners Welfare Unison Band will play at Tupton Village Hall, Green Lane Tupton, at 7.30pm in a Summer Nights Concert arranged by Tupton Events. Tickets £6, to include bangers and mash supper. Call 07948 625179, or Joan, (01246) 862734, or Sheila (01246) 863229 for tickets.

Lunchtime Recital. Music for clarinet & piano with Thomas McFarlane and Andrew Marples performing compositions by Mozart, Brahms and Finzi, at the Elder Yard Unitarian Chapel, Elder Way, Chesterfield, 11.45am - 12.30pm. Free admission; there will be a retiring collection.

Cabaret. See Thursday listings for details.

Eurobeat. See Thursday listings.

Blonde. See Friday listings for details.

Mowtown’s Greatest Hits. City Hall, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £22.50, £20.50. To book contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Dance. Northern soul all-nighter the Assembly Rooms, Derby, 9pm-7am. Tickets £13.25 or £16.25 on the door. To book contact (01332) 255800.

Sunday, Sept 16

Show. Chesterfield & District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society will hold their 66th annual show at the village hall, Eastwood Park, Hasland. The show is open to the public from 2pm to 6pm. Admission by donation; free car parking available. Contact (01246) 233945.

Hitz from the Blitz. The unique feel-good 1940’s show, boasts famous War-Time tunes and sing-a-longs brought to life by the singers and multi-instrumentalists of the Five Star Swing band, at the Guildhall Theatre, Derby, at 6pm. Tickets £10.50. Call (01332) 255800.

Stuck. The Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 2pm. Tickets: Adults £8, Child £6. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk Suitable for ages 3 years and over.

Fodens Band. One of the world’s leading brass bands perform at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12, £14. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, Sept 17

Ghost walk. City centre ghost walk in Derby, starting from Shakespeare Inn at 7pm. Tickets £21 (adults) and £18 (concessions, under 16s and OAPs). Contact Derby Tourist Information on 01332 255802.

Tuesday, Sept 18

Concert. Staveley Ex-Servicemen’s Choir and a guest artist, tipped as the next Katherine Jenkins, will be performing in a charity concert at Barrow Hill Memorial Club at 7.30pm. Proceeds will go to the RAF Benevolent Fund. Tickets are £4, available from Ken on (01246) 472114 or Michael on (01246) 472114.

War Horse (12A). Spielberg’s epic movie showing at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults £4, Child £3.50. Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheaters.co.uk

The Speech What I Spoke. Six practical workshops led by Christopher Neil exploring the language of Shakespeare and tackle some of the myths that lead people to say ‘the language is beyond me’ at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7pm-9.30pm. Tickets £15 for full course or £3 per workshop. Contact (01623) 633133 for more details. For ages 16+

Madame Butterfly. Presented by the Northern Ballet at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets £15-£32. To book contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Licensed to Swing at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £15, £17. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Wednesday, Sept 19

Recital. Organist Matthew Yeomans performs at Staveley Parish Church at 8pm. The programme will include music by Stanford/ Howells/ Willan/ Rheinberger/ Boyce. No admission charge; donations welcome. Further information from www.organrecitals

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. By Nick Lane at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults £14, Child £8.50. To book contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Madame Butterfly. See Thursday’s listings for details.