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September 25

Family. The harvest festival begins with a two-week exhibition at Clumber Park’s Chapel of Saint Mary the Virgin. Free, 10am to 4.30pm, to October 9.

Outdoors. Take a walk around Clumber’s woodlands with the Forest Stewardship Council to learn about arboreal and wildlife management. 1pm-3pm, £5/£3, booking essential on 0844 2491895.

Music. Bon Jovi Experience rock the Majestic Theatre, Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets from £17.50, via www.majesticretford.com or 01777 706866.

Heritage. Murders and Mysteries tour of Newstead Abbey. 7.30pm-9pm, £15 including refreshments. Booking essential on 01623 455916.

Music. Singer-songwriter Dean Friedman plays the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets £26.50 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. The Houghton Weavers play the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £18.50 from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190

Music. Rock ‘n’Roll Paradise offers up more than 40 greatest hits of the Elvis-era, performed by a live band and guest singers in a feelgood celebration. Mansfield Palace Theatre, 7.30pm, tickets £20.50 from 01623 633133 or http://bit.ly/1Mptwtv.

September 26

Exhibition. Time Matters, a display of clocks and time pieces exploring the everyday importance of time, opens at Chesterfield Museum. Free, 10am to 4pm, Mondays, Thursday-Saturdays until November 25. 
Dance. The Last Tango, starring Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace in their ultimate farewell show, is at Sheffield Lyceum until Saturday, October 3. Performances at 7.45pm, matinees on Thursday at 2pm and Saturday at 3pm. Tickets from £22, Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Kate Bush tribute show Dreaming of Kate comes to the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. A double-headline tour by The Christians and Roachford stops by Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm. Tickets £29.50 from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Music. The Hallé orchestra and star pianist Sunwook Kim present a programme of Russian masterpieces at The Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £10-£34.50 from www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

September 27

Family. Take on the Outlaw Obstacle Course at Sherwood Forest Country Park. Any time 11am to 4pm, 50p per run.

Family. Super Sunday at Lea Green Learning and Development Centre, near Matlock, offering `outdoor activities, crafts and entertainment. Wheelchair accessible. 11am to 4pm,£5 ages 5-17, adults and under-5s free. Book ahead on 01246 203963.

Music. Rock ‘n’roll star Marty Wilde hits the Civic Theatre, Rotherham, 7.30pm. Tickets £21 from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.

Music. Past Masters bring their Rock the Jukebox 1960s revue show to the Acorn Theatre, Worksop. 7.30pm. Tickets £15 from www.acorntheatre.net or 01909 501817.

Film. Manglehorn, starring Al Pacino and Holly Hunter in a story of a locksmith learning to love again, at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. Mansfield District Male Voice Choir and Blidworth Welfare Band present their favourite pieces, Thank You for the Music. 3pm-5.30pm, Mansfield Palace theatre. Tickets £8 from 01623 633133 or http://bit.ly/1Mptwtv.

September 28

Music. Pinkshinyultrablast and Fever Dream at Spanky Van Dykes, Nottingham. Doors 7pm, tickets £9.25 from www.gigantic.com.

September 29

Theatre. The Good Old Days of Variety returns with Anita Harris and a wonderful new show of live music, comedy and singalong songs. Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 2.30pm, £14.50 from www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Theatre. Matlock’s Essential Energy Theatre School present Gotta Dance, an evening of musical theatre at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 6.45pm. Tickets £10.50 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Proceeds to charity. Also Wednesday.

Ballet. The Northern Ballet

company returns to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal with their interpretation of George Orwell’s 1984. Nightly at 7.30pm to October 3, plus 2.30pm Saturday matinee. Tickets £17-£39.50 from www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

September 30

Heritage talk. Join Nottinghamshire archives staff to explore the diaries of Georgian noblewoman Gertrude Savile. 2.30pm-3.30pm, £4, Archives, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham. Call 0115 9581634 for more details.

Walk. Over the Motorway and Beyond: get off the beaten track at Hardwick Hall and explore wilder corners of the estate. Free, 10am to 1.30pm, meet at the Stableyard.

Theatre. Amateur dramatics group the Chatsworth Players present an adaptation of Henry James’ The Heiress. Chatsworth House Theatre, 7.30pm to October 4. £15 basic, special event offers. See www.chatsworthplayers.com

Film. A 20th anniversary screening of French underworld classic La Haine with a live soundtrack by Asian Dub Foundation, 8.15pm, tickets £14, www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2789789.

October 1

Song. The Matt Monro Story at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. 7.30pm. Tickets £20 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Theatre. Round the Horne, stage adaptation of the Sixties radio programme, at Buxton Opera House until October 3. Performances at 7.30pm with matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £20.50-£25 from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.
Theatre. Romeo and Julie touch-tour performance at Sheffield Crucible Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets from £23 from www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk or 0114 249 6000.
Theatre. Show Stoppers, presented by Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company, at Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, until October 3. Performances at 7.15pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.15pm. Tickets £12 from 0114 236 4487.
Music. Lunchtime singing group at Sheffield City Hall at 1pm. Admission £6.

Music. Five-Star Swing Band at Rotherham Civic Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £16, £14 (concessions) from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621. 
Music. Jane Taylor whose album Compass won best singer/songwriter album at last year’s Independent Music Awards, plays at the Lantern Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, £5 (concessions) from 0333 666 3366.