What’s On guide

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Thursday, April 3

Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain®. Civic Hall, Civic Centre, off High Street, Dronfield, 2pm-4pm.

Children’s dance classes. Held at Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley. Contact Gemma 07712702922 for details.

Adult dance fit classes. Held at Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley, 1.15pm-2pm dance exercise (salsa, Zumba, jazz, hip hop, aerobics; 2pm-2.45pm body conditioning (legs bums tums & arms). Contact Gemma 07712702922.

Play. Tupton Chapel Players are presenting three classic one-act plays at the Methodist Chapel schoolroom. The plays are: The Dear Departed by Stanley Houghton; Lonesome-like by Harold Brighouse and Fumed Oak by Noel Coward. Tickets can be obtained by calling 01246 860601.

Hobson’s Choice. A comedy by Harold Brighouse presented by Dronfield Players at Dronfield Civic Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £7/£6 from 01246 417850.

Talk. Honor Blackman will look back over her life at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Dishwashers. Starring David Essex at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £14-£31; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Kes. Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £15, £19, £21; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Fame. The Musical at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets: £20-£35; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Friday, April 4

Exhibition. Sharon Mossbeck looks forward to welcoming you to the exhibition at Gage Gallery, Lion Work, 40 Ball Street, Sheffield, at 7pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission free.

Children’s Dance Classes. Held at Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley. Contact Gemma 07712702922.

Play. Tupton Chapel Players are presenting three classic one-act plays at the Methodist Chapel schoolroom. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Hobson’s Choice. A comedy by Harold Brighouse. See Thursday listings for booking details.

The Merry Widow. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £12.50-£18; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk For ages 16 & over.

Music. Voice of the Heart: Karen Carpenter at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Psychic Evening. Sally Morgan at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £25; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Dishwashers. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Kes. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Fame. The Musical. See Thursday listings for booking details.

51 Shades of Maggie. Smash hit comedy at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.48; contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Saturday, April 5

Irish and Folk Night. The Arthur Doherty Band, Uppertown Social Centre, Ashover, 7pm for 8pm. £12 including supper.

Spring Fair. Coal Aston Village Hall, 10am to 2pm. Coffee and tea, light lunches and plenty of stalls including: tombola, raffle, unwanted gifts, toys, cakes, preserves, and trade craft.

Children’s Dance Class. Held at DCAS, Springbank Road, Chesterfield. Contact Gemma (Adagio Danceworks) on 07712702922 for more details.

Play. Tupton Chapel Players are presenting three classic one-act plays at the Methodist Chapel schoolroom. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Hobson’s Choice. A comedy by Harold Brighouse. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Table Top Sale. Barrow Hill Methodist Community Room, Cavendish Place, 10am and 1pm. Refreshments will be available and monies will go towards the Community Fund. Free admission.

Spring Fayre and Easter Parade. The Gospel Mission Church, Old Road, Brampton, 2pm. Easter Bonnet Competition judged at 3pm. Create your own beforehand or make one at the church. Adult and children’s competition. Cafe open. Prize Draw at 3.30pm. For more info, please e-mail gospelmissionuk@aol.com

Hidden. A darkly comic story at the Pavilion Arts Centre Studio, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.50; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk For ages 16 & over.

The Merry Widow. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. See Friday listings for booking details.

Northern Soul and Mowtown Night. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets: £6.50 (Advance), £7.50 (Door); contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Sleeping Beauty & Got to Dance. Presented by The Heights Ballet & Theatre School at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 6pm. Tickets: £10; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

The Dishwashers. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Kes. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Fame. The Musical. See Thursday listings for booking details.

On Tour with Elvis. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £18.45; contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Sunday, April 6

Children’s dance classes. Held at Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley. Contact Gemma 07712702922.

Concert. Aurora ladies choir in concert at Calow Community Centre, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, free entry by ticket.

Let’s Hang On. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50, £21.50; contact 0845 127 2190 or buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Sleeping Beauty & Got to Dance. 1pm & 6pm. See Saturday listings for booking details.

The Final Curtain. Amateur event in aid of Ashgate Hospice and Nenna Kind Cancer Drop-in Centre at Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 6.30pm. Tickets: £12, £14; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Monday, April 7

Alzheimer’s Society Matlock Carers’ Support Group. Matlock Football Social Club, Causeway Lane, Matlock, 2pm - 4pm.

Modern Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits road, Chesterfield. New Dances taught this week 7pm-10.30pm. Ring Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Children’s dance classes. At Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley. Contact Gemma 07712702922.

The Illegal Eagles. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £22.50, £24.50; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk For ages 16 & over.

Jazz. Djangonauts at the Pomegranate Theatre Bar, Chesterfield, 7.15pm. Tickets: Adult £9, Child £5.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Tuesday, April 8

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

The Expansion Event. For ambitious business owners and entrepreneurs, Casa Hotel, Chesterfield, 8am-9.30am. For more information email andrewmcdaid@mitchellsaccountants.co.uk, or call on 01246 274121.

Kissing Sid James. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: Adult £16.50, Child £10.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Tom’s Midnight Garden. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 6pm. Tickets: £11-£17; contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Peppa Pig’s Big Splash. Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 10am-1pm. Tickets: £14, £16; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Morecambe. Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Tickets: £20; contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Suggs My Life Story. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £26.14; contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Wednesday, April 9

Adult Dance Fit Classes. Held at Chester Street Club, Chesterfield, 7pm-7.45pm dance exercise (salsa, Zumba, jazz, hip hop, aerobics), 7.45pm-8.30pm body conditioning. Contact Gemma 07712702922.

Children’s dance classes. At Harmony Studio, Middlecroft Road, Staveley. Contact Gemma 07712702922.

Reduced Shakespeare Company. The Bible: The Complete Works of God (Abridged) at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £14, £16; contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk For ages 16 & over.

The Fureys & Davey Arthur. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50; contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Talk. Mike McGear McCartney, Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.50; 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk