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West Side Story at Nottingham Theatre Royal from May 6 to May 17.
West Side Story at Nottingham Theatre Royal from May 6 to May 17.
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Thursday, May 8

Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain. St John’s Church Hall, Walton Back Lane, Walton, Chesterfield, 2pm - 4pm.

Charity Fashion Show. Masson Mills, Matlock Bath, 7.30pm - doors open 5.30pm. Admission £5 includes a drink and nibbles. 20% discount on most goods after the show. Organised by Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire branch of the R.N.L.I. to raise funds for the Ilfracombe Lifeboat Launching Trailer appeal. Tickets from 01246 857422 or 07533 582699 or on the door.

Faulty Towers the dining experience. Anything can happen as guests become diners in the ‘Faulty Towers’ restaurant at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Dinner (doors open) 7pm. Tickets: £36 (includes meal); contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Vamos: Finding Joy. Full mask touring production at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults £16.50, Child £12.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk (for ages 12+).

Broken. Presented by Motionhouse at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £15; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Elvis Presley - On stage. If you never saw Elvis live in concert, then this is the closest you will get. Using the latest technology, Elvis performs via state-of the art video screens backed by live band, singers and an orchestra at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets: £32, £29; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Brassed Off. Starring John McArdle, at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets: £18-£28; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.col.uk

Friday, May 9

Alzheimer’s Society Chesterfield Carers’ Support Group. The Pavilion Queen’s Park, Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 10am - 12 noon.

Author Visit. Historical novelist, Lindsey Davis, is visiting Chesterfield Library for a talk and a book signing at 7pm. Tickets £3 (£2 concs); contact 01629 533400.

Joe Brown in concert. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £24.50, £26.50; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Faulty Towers the dining experience. At the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Tickets: £39.50 (includes meal); contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Hear the People Sing!. Presented by the Westenders at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Sweet Adelines Region 31 Convention 2014. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham. Tickets and prices TBC. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Brassed Off. 8.30pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Saturday, May 10

Nearly new sale. Dronfield Breastfeeding Group is organising a nearly new sale at the Children’s Centre, Oakhill Road, Dronfield, 10am to 2pm.

Plant sale. North Derbyshire Cottage Garden Society is holding a plant sale featuring many unusual plants at Arkwright’s Mill, Cromford, starting at 1.30pm.

Rat Pack Live. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £22; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Faulty Towers the dining experience. At Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton. Lunch (doors open) 12.30pm, dinner (doors open) 7pm. Tickets: £39.50 (includes meal); contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Sweet Adelines Region 31 Convention 2014. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham. Tickets and prices TBC. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Brassed Off. 3pm & 7.45pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Sunday, May 11

Winners Concert. Mansfield’s Music & Drama Festival at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 3pm. Tickets: £5; contact 01623 633133 or ww3w.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Sweet Adelines Region 31 Convention 2014. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham. Tickets and prices TBC. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Monday, May 12

Alzheimer’s Society Clay Cross Memory Café. Clay Cross Hospital, Meeting Room, Market Street, Clay Cross, 2pm - 4pm.

Play. On the Shore of the Wide World, presented by Hasland Theatre Company in Hasland Playhouse at 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50. Contact 01246 272271.

Blood Wedding. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £13.50; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Jazz. Nicola Farnon Trio at the Pomegranate Theatre Bar, Chesterfield, 7.15pm. Tickets: Adults £9, child £ 5.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Tuesday, May 13

Alzheimer’s Society Shirebrook Singing for the Brain®. Shirebrook Miners Welfare, Central Drive, Shirebrook, 10.30am – 12 noon.

Free drama workshops. Exploring how war affects individuals and communities through various storytelling and drama techniques at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7pm-9pm; contact 01623 633133.

Pirate Gran. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 4.30pm. Tickets: Adults £14.50, child £12.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Wednesday, May 14

Sing-A-Long-A-Grease. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £13.50, £15; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Carnaby Street - The Concert. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.99; contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Tori Amos. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £25-£47.50; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

West Side Story. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17.50-£45; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

One Man, Two Guvnors. Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets: £18-£32; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk