Listings guide

Dancing Queen at Buxton Opera House on June 4, 2012
Dancing Queen at Buxton Opera House on June 4, 2012

Thursday, May 31

Flower Festival. St Bartholomew’s Church, Hognaston, 10am to 6pm. The theme is ‘Let’s Celebrate’ and there will be floral displays around the church, as well as refreshments and home-made cakes.

TJ Higgs. Sheffield City Hall, at 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50. Contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

The Searchers. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £18, £19. to book, contact (01246) 345222 or
www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Betrayal. Harold Pinter’s play at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£23. To book contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

LeanerFasterStronger. Studio Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.45pm. Tickets £14, £15. To book contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Ruddigore. Presented by Opera North, at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£39.50. Contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

South Pacific. Starring Samantha Womack, at Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£42.40. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Dancing Queen. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £17. Contact (01623) 633133 or www.Mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Friday, June 1

The Queen’s Jubilee Variety Night. The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £10. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

The Big Chris Barber Band. The Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £17, £19. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or
www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings.

Betrayal. See Thursday listing.

LeanerFasterStronger. See Thursday listings.

Ruddigore. See Thursday listings.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Saturday, June 2

Renishaw Community day. Renishaw and Spinkhill Community Hall, Main Road, Renishaw, and adjoining recreation ground from 11am to 3pm, with stalls, sports activities and refreshments. This will be followed at 7pm-9pm in the hall with a 1940-1950 film show of the village and how it celebrated the Coronation, along with pie and pea supper. £5. Contact Stephen Fidler on 07980292713.

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings for details.

Three Valleys Festival. Ten venues, nine pubs and a brewery will be offering real ale, cider, food and music. The festival takes in Dronfield, Holmesfield, Barlow, Bradway and Totley, with venues linked by free bus service. See www.threevalleysfestival.org.uk.

Lunchtime Piano Recital. Chesterfield Library (Lecture Theatre) 11.45am - 12.30pm, by Piotr Wisniewski. Music by Chopin, Schubert and Szymanowski. Admission free.

Funny Bones. Presented by the Puppet Lab at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 2pm. Tickets: Adults £7 Child £5. To book contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Northern Soul. Ballroom at Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 8pm. Tickets £5 (£6 on the door). Contact (01246) 345222 or www.chesterfieldvenues.co.uk

Diamond Jubilee Last Night of the Proms Concert. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£35. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Betrayal. 7.30pm & 2.30pm. See Thursday listings.

LeanerFasterStronger. See Thursday listings.

Ruddigore. 2.15pm & 7.30pm. See Thursday listings.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Sunday, June 3

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings.

Big Jubilee Lunch. Brimington Methodist Church, Hall Road, Brimington. Free buffet lunch to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. No booking necessary. All welcome.

Betrayal. See Thursday listings.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Dionne Warwick. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £25-£45. Contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

An Audience with John Motson. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £14, £16. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, June 4

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings.

Mick Onza and his band. Performing traditional cabaret at The Badger, Brockwell Lane, Chesterfield from 4pm.

Chesterfield’s Diamond Jubilee ‘Whit Walk’. Begins at the Town Hall, setting off at 10.05am. Included in the walk will be a tribute to the Queen, marching bands, decorated floats, live music, clowns, face painting and refreshments and displays afterwards in the Eastwood Hall.

Nigel Kennedy. Gala concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£39.50. To book contact (0115) 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Dancing Queen. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £20.50, £22.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Betrayal. See Thursday listings.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Tuesday, June 5

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings for details.

Special Jubilee Pop-In. Rectory School Rooms, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, 10.30am-3.30pm. Write a message of congratulation to the Queen. Children’s activities and refreshments.

White. Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Tickets £5. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Betrayal. See Thursday listings.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Wednesday, June 6

Al Needham Trad/Blues ‘n’ Swing Band. Playing at the Olde House Hotel, Loundsley Green, Chesterfield.

Flower Festival. See Thursday listings for details.

South Pacific. See Thursday listings.

Spireites Half-Term Soccer Camp. (5-13 years), Brookfield School, Chesterfield, 10am to 3pm, cost £11.50. Details CFC Community Trust, (01246) 209765.

The Chieftains. Sheffield City Hall, at 8pm. Tickets: £35 & £33. Contact (0114) 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Betrayal. 7.30pm & 2.30pm. See Thursday listings.

The Lady in the Van. Sheffield’s Lyceum at 7.45pm. Tickets £16-£22. Contact (0114) 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Charlie and Lola’s best bestest play. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 4.30pm. Tickets Adult £13 Child £11. Contact (01623) 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre