What’s On guide

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Friday November 6

Talk. Derek Wilemen discusses the real lives behind the myths of workhouse masters at Southwell Workhouse, 11am to 1.30pm. Tickets £12.50 via www.nationaltrust.org.uk or 01636 817260.

Theatre. The Distance, a play about friendship, will be staged at Sheffield Crucible studio until November 14 with performances at 7.45pm and matinees on Saturday and Thursday at 2.15pm. Tickets 0114 249 6000 or www.
sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Comedy. The Pavilion Arts Centre hosts Buxton Buzz Comedy Club, with Duncan Oakley, Danny Hurst, Johnny Pelham and compere Lewis Charlesworth. 8pm, £10 on the door or £7 in advance from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Music. 1980s new wave group ABC perform their debut album Lexicon of Love, live with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra at Sheffield City Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £38.50-£141.90 via 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.

Variety. Children’s charity Safe@Last presents a showcase of local entertainers in Stars@Last, at the Rotherham Civic Theatre, 7.15pm. Tickets £10 via 01709 823621 or www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk.

Music. Imagine Dragons visit the Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets £33.60-£73 via www.capitalfmarena.com or 0843 373 3000.

Saturday November 7

Film. Disney classic Frozen (PG) screens at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, 11am. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. Off Limits will play music from the 50s to the present day, including Elvis, The Beatles, Kaiser Chiefs, Meatloaf and Robbie Williams, at the Majestic Theatre, Retford, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Contact 01777 706 866 or www.majesticretford.com
Music. Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir perform with guest organist Jonathan Scott at the Crooked Spire Church, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £5-£12 available from www.chestphilchoir.org.uk and on the door.

Film. Tangerines (15) tells the story of fruit farmers caught up in conflict following the collapse of the Soviet Union, screening at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Wednesday at 2.30pm.

Talk. Mountain climbers Kenton Cool and Heather Geleuk will discuss their globe-trotting adventures and charity work at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50 via 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.

Music. The Hallé orchestra and Chinese cellist Jian Wang perform at Sheffield City Hall, conducted by rising star Nicholas Collon, 7pm. Programme features Strauss, Saint-Saëns, Dvořák and Beethoven. Tickets £5.50-£23.10 via 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.

Sunday November 8

Antiques. Vintage, collectables and crafts fair at Ringwood Hall Hotel, Chesterfield, 10.30am to 4.30pm. Free admission and parking.

Music. The Paul Armfield Trio presents Found, a collection of songs based on an antique collection of photographs, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £15 via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Monday November 9

Music. Washington Whiligig bring the sounds of New Orleans jazz to Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, 8pm. Tickets £5.50-£9 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Dance. Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity visit the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £25/£35/VIP packages, via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Theatre. The Agatha Christie Theatre Company bring the crime author’s And Then There Were None to the Derby Theatre, nightly at 7.30pm to November 14, plus matinees Wednesday and Saturday. Tickets £14.50-£26.50 via www.derbytheatre.co.uk or 01332 593939.

Tuesday November 10

Theatre. The Wizard Of Oz will be presented by Rotherham Musical Theatre Company at Rotherham Civic Theatre until November 14 at 7.15pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.15pm. Tickets £14, £13. Contact 01709 823621 or www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk.

Talk. Peregrines Up, Swifts Down: the fortunes of two Derbyshire birds and an introduction to the Cathedral Peregrine Project and what is happening to swifts county-wide. Annunciation Church, Queen Street, Chesterfield, 7.30 pm, £2.50 entry. All welcome.

Film. Tom Hardy stars as Ronnie and Reggie Kray in Legend (18) at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Wednesday.

Theatre. From Adam Long, founding member of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, Dickens Abridged packs the great author’s best-loved characters into 70 minutes of musical comedy; Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm. Tickets £17 via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Music. Ensemble 360 present a programme of Copland, Barber, Chopin and Dvořák at the Upper Chapel, Sheffield, 12.45pm. Tickets £5-£11 via www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk or 0114 2496000.

Theatre. Nigel Williams’ acclaimed adaptation of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies opens at the Sheffield Lyceum theatre, nightly at 7.30pm to November 14, plus matinees Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday. Tickets £15-£28 via www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk or 0114 2496000.

Wednesday November 11

Talk. How Thomas Cook opened the world to popular tourism, at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £4.95/£6.50 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. Leading tribute group ABBAMANIA play the Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm. Tickets £22 via 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.

Theatre. David Hasselhoff stars in the world premiere of musical Last Night a DJ Saved My Life at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£32.50 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Music. Manchester popsters Everything Everything play Nottingham’s Rock City. Tickets £19.25 via www.alt-tickets.co.uk or 0115 896 4456.

Thursday November 12

Music. Lowry Brass Quintet play at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 1pm. Tickets £7 in advance, £10 on door. Contact 01298 72190 or www.b uxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Theatre. Beryl, a play about cyclist Beryl Burton starring Rebecca Ryan (Shameless, Emmerdale) and Samantha Power (Coronation Street, Holby City, Prisoners’ Wives), runs at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre until November 14. Performances at 7.30pm with Saturday matinee at 3pm. Tickets £17.50, £15.50 (concessions), £13.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk