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Thursday, Sept 6

Organ concert. The first in a series of weekly organ concerts at Chesterfield Parish Church, featuring Ian Brackenbury, director of music at the church, playing from 12.15pm to 1pm. Free admission.

Lunchtime singing. At the Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield City Hall, at 1pm. Tickets £6. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

You’re Only Young Twice. Comedy play, starring Melvyn Hayes, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £12-£16. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Belly dancing. Classes, led by Cara Amirah, run at Mansfield Palace Theatre from September 6-November 15, excluding October 25. Women only, suitable for 18 years and upwards. Tickets £40 (full) and £35 (concessions) for full course. Contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Friday, Sept 7

Planet Earth In Concert. Music accompanies HD film footage from the BBC television series Planet Earth at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£45. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Talk. Professor David Hey will speak on The Yeoman Scythemakers of Norton at Bishops’ House, Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield, at 7pm. Admission £3 on door, places limited. Contact 0114 2557701 or enquiries@bishopshouse.org.uk

Comedy show. The Last Laugh Comedy Club at the memorial hall, Sheffield City Hall, at 8.15pm. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

You’re Only Young Twice. Tickets £13-£17. See Thursday’s listing.

Saturday, Sept 8

Heritage weekend. Free events in Staveley, including photographic exhibitions, historical exhibition and archaeological exhibition at Staveley Hall (open 10am to 4pm), free tours of the hall at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm, exhibition of art and a design your own crest competition for children at The Stables at Staveley Hall (open 10am to 4pm), a food and craft fayre (Saturday only) and a falconry display at Staveley Hall Garden Centre, tower tours at St John the Baptist Church and historic walking tours of the town centre. In addition, St Andrew’s Church, Barrow Hill, will be open as its contribution to the heritage weekend.

Day of Dance. Burlesque, hip-hop, tango, Morris and cheerleading will be performed in Chesterfield market place from 10.30am until 3.30pm.

History exhibtion. St Helen’s Ward Local History Society will hold its ninth annual exhibition and open days weekend at the Hadfield Suite, Christ Church, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield from 10am until 4pm. Admission free.

Hurdy-gurdy music. Played by Mark Veevers at Bishop’s House, Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield, from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. There will also be a guess the artefact quiz with Roger Doonan of the University of Sheffield. Contact 0114 2557701 or enquiries@bishopshouse.org.uk

Book signing. David Peckett and John Driskell will sign copies of their book, Everest the Old Way, at Waterstones, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield, from 11am. Contact 01246 231061.

Dance show. Layers of Skin presented by Retina Dance Company at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 or £9.50 (concessions). Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

You’re Only Young Twice. Performances at 2.30pm (tickets £12-£16) and 7.30pm (£13-£17). See Thursday’s listing.

Culture Shock. A dance show perfomed by Twisted Techniques Dance Academy at Mansfield Palace Theatre at 7pm. Tickets £8.50 and £6 (concessions and children under 12 years).

Pop-up gallery. Derbyshire artists will be displaying paintings, prints, cards and fabrics at the Park Farm shopping centre, Allestree, near Derby, from 9am until 5pm. Free entry.

Planet Earth In Concert. At 2.30pm and 7.30pm. See Friday’s listing for details.

Comedy show. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday, Sept 9

Bloomery furnace ironmaking. With Roger Doonan of the University of Sheffield and charcoal-making with the Park Rangers at Bishops’ House, Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield. Contact 0114 2557701 or enquiries@bishopshouse.org.uk

Heritage weekend. See Saturday’s listings.

History exhibition. Open from 11am until 4pm. See Saturday’s listing.

Pop-up gallery. See Saturday’s listing.

Monday, Sept 10

Exercise class. Launch of women’s exercise class at Hunloke Park School, Wingerworth, Chesterfield at 7pm every Monday except school holidays. Free trials available.

Cabaret. Musical starring Will Young and Michelle Ryan at Nottingham Theatre Royal at 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£42.50. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Tuesday, Sept 11

Tea dance. Dancing in the grand ballroom at Sheffield City Hall at 11.30am. Tickets £3. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Seconds Out. World premiere of new play by Reform Theatre Company at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm.Tickets £14 (adults), £10,50 (adult concession), £8.50 (children). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Wildlife talk. Professional artist Chris Orgill will talk on A Brush With Nature at the Annunciation Church, Spencer Street, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Entrance £2.50.

Sandy Toksvig. Show at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50 and £18.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Cabaret. See Monday’s listings.

Wednesday, Sept 12

Bellydancing. Classes with Belrobics will be starting at Stonegravels Parish Centre, Chesterfield, 12.30-1.15pm and at ImmaculateConception School Hall, Spinkhill 7.15-8pm and will run as a six week course. The course will teach the technique of belly dancing and then there will be rehearsals for those wanting to take part in the first bellydance production of Sleeping Beauty at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, in December. Contact Jenny Muhlwa on 07816850132 or www.belrobics.co.uk

The Blues Band. Playing at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19. Contact 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dirty Laundry. Play about a woman who survives cancer, co-written by and co-starring Bakewell-based actress Sharon Holland Taylor, to be staged at Sheffield City Hall’s memorial hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £15; proceeds go to Helen’s Trust. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. Performed at The Lantern Theatre, Kenwood Park Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield, at 8pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0114 2551776 or www.lanterntheatre.org.uk

Cabaret. See Monday’s listing for details.