What’s On in Derbyshire

James Strath and Jo Petch in Little Shop of Horrors, presented by Matlock Musical Theatre company, from July 30 to August 1.
James Strath and Jo Petch in Little Shop of Horrors, presented by Matlock Musical Theatre company, from July 30 to August 1.
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Thursday, July 24

Dino Dig. At Meadowhall, Sheffield. Enter the Dino Dig Dome and embark on a fun, interactive journey to prehistoric ages. Tickets: £3.50 per child (£1 of each ticket will be donated to St Luke´s Hospice).

Comedy. Alfreton Wesley Church, Ellesmere Avenue, Alfreton, presents the new comedy ”Hero”. A family’s plans to honour a First World War veteran come unstuck. 7pm. Admission free. Collection for the Penguin Club for adults with learning difficulties. Please ring 01773 833627 for more details.

The Theo Mouse Show. United Reformed Church - Green Room, Buxton, 2pm-3pm. Tickets: Adult £7, Child £5; contact 0845 127 2190 or 07771 965 985.

Wordworms. Learn to escape school by becoming a cat and make friends with a giant toad at the Arts Centre, Buxton, 6.15pm-7pm. Tickets: Adult £8, Child £5. Bookings via undergroundvenues.co.uk

Music on Tap. Arkham Karvers ska/indie band at the Buxton Tap House, 9.30pm-11.30pm. Admission free.

Songs from Soweto: An A Cappella Journey at St John’s Church, Buxton, 7.30pm-8.30pm. Tickets: Adult £12, Child £10; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Street Theatre. The Shakespeare Jukebox performed in the Buxton Opera House forecourt, 6pm-7pm. Admission free.

Theatre. Soiree at the Buxton Community School Drama Studio, 8pm-9.30pm. Tickets: Adult £8, Child £5; to book contact liziashcroft342@hotmail.com

Treasure Island. Presented by the Uproot Theatre at Underground Venues, Buxton, 4pm-5pm. Tickets: £8. Bookings and information via undergroundvenues.co.uk or 02081 440 070.

Friday, July 25

Lecture.“Alaska, its Beauty and its Birds” by Dr John Revill at Coal Aston Methodist Church, 7.30pm. Admission £3.50 inc. refreshments. Call 01246 414847 to book or pay on the door.

Dino Dig. At Meadowhall, Sheffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

Social Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow. Dance 8pm-10.30pm. Ring Andrew and Pauline on 0114 3277 670.

Comedy. Alfreton Wesley Church, Ellesmere Avenue, Alfreton, presents the new comedy “Hero”. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Nutcracker. Presented by the English Youth Ballet at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £15-£21; contact 0115 989 5555 or www,trch.co.uk

The Theo Mouse Show. United Reformed Church - Green Room, Buxton, 2pm-3pm. Tickets: Adult £7, Child £5; contact 0845 127 2190 or 07771 965 985.

Music on Tap. The Cookin Pots (New Writing) at the Buxton Tap House, 9.30pm-11.30pm. Admission free.

Piano Recital. Buxton Methodist Church, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Tickets: Adult £10, Child £8; contact 0845 127 2190 or 07984 236 841.

Street Theatre. The Shakespeare Jukebox performed in the Buxton Opera House Forecourt, 6pm-7pm. Admission free.

Soldiering On. By Alan Bennett at the United Reform Chuch, Green Room, Buxton, 7.30pm-8.15pm. Tickets: £8; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Treasure Island. Presented by the Uproot Theatre at Underground Venues, Buxton. See Thursday’s listings for booking details.

Saturday, July 26

Dino Dig.At Meadowhall, Sheffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

Elton Beer Festival. Live bands, locally produced refreshments at Elton Jubilee Sports and Recreation Field, 2pm-midnight. Admission: Adults £5, Child (over 12) £2.50, under 12’s free. Camping £5 per tent.

Charity Music Festival. Miners Arms pub, Carr Lane, Dronfield, 2pm with bands playing till late. Barbecue, bouncy castle, cakes and refreshments. To submit donations contact Lisa Mathers on 07871 675870. All proceeds to the Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust.

Scarecrow Festival. Shirland Village Hall, Main Road, Shirland, 12 noon till 4pm. Lots of fun and entertainment for all the family! Come along and hunt the scarecrows, learn a circus skill, hold a bird of prey, hook a duck, have a go at activities and competitions, especially the children’s fancy dress competition. Entrance free.

Nutcracker. Presented by the English Youth Ballet at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £15-£21; contact 0115 989 5555 or www,trch.co.uk

Night Dance. 50/50 mix of ballroom and sequence dancing to live music at the Winding Wheel Ballroom, Chesterfield, 8pm-11.30pm. Tickets: £7.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Theo Mouse Show. United Reformed Church - Green Room, 2pm-3pm. Tickets: Adult £7, Child £5; contact 0845 127 2190 or 07771 965 985.

Mart Rodger Manchester Jazz. Buxton Methodist Church, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Tickets: Adult £7.50, child £5. Tickets on the door.

Opera Delights. Presented by the City of Manchester Opera at St John’s Church, Buxton, 7.30pm-9.45pm. Tickets: Adults £8, Child £6; contact 0845 127 2190 or buckrogers1@btopenworld.com

Summer Serenade. The Bel Canto Singers at St Mary’s Church, Buxton, 2pm-3.30pm. Tickets: Adult £7, Child £4; contact 0845 127 2190 or 0151 639 1999.

Street Theatre. The Shakespeare Jukebox performed in the Buxton Opera House forecourt, 6pm-7pm. Admission free.

Treasure Island. Presented by the Uproot Theatre at Underground Venues, Buxton, See Thursday’s listings for booking details.

Sunday, July 27

Dino Dig.At Meadowhall, Sehffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

The Theo Mouse Show. United Reformed Church - Green Room, 2pm-3pm. Tickets: Adult £7, Child £5; contact 0845 127 2190 or 07771 965 985.

Treasure Island. Presented by the Uproot Theatre at Underground Venues, Buxton. See Thursday’s listings.

Monday, July 28

Dino Dig. At Meadowhall, Sehffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

Classic Thriller Season. The Ghost Train by Arnold Riley at the Theatre Royal, Nottingahm, 7.30pm. Tickets: £11-£21; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Jazz. Impressions Quintet featuring vocalist Karen Lake at the Winding Wheel ballroom, Chesterfield, 7.15pm. Tickets: £9 (concs); contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Tuesday, July 29

Dino Dig. At Meadowhall, Sehffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

Social sequence Tea Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow, 1.30pm-4pm. Call Andrew and Pauline for details on 0114 3277 670.

Classic Thriller Season. The Ghost Train by Arnold Riley. See Monday listings.

Night Dance. Dancing with Ken and Hazel Shelton at the Winding Wheel ballroom, Chesterfield, 7.30pm- 10.30pm. Tickets: £4.85; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Wednesday, July 30

Dino Dig.At Meadowhall, Sehffield. See Thursday listings for further details.

Modern Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow 8pm-10.30pm. Ring Andrew and Pauline on 0114 3277 670.

Classic Thriller Season. The Ghost Train by Arnold Riley. See Monday listings for booking details.