Friday, July 31
Children. Craft workshops at Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery, 11am and 2pm. Free entry.
Children. Room on the Broom, presented by Tall Stories, at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 10.30am and 1.30pm. Tickets £12.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Children. Tree Fu Tom Live at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 1pm. Tickets £12.50, £10.50, £42 (family). Contact 01709 823621 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Film. Jurassic World (12A) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, students), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk Musical. Oklahoma! at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre at 3pm and 7.45pm. Matinee tickets £24-£32, evening tickets £26-£34. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Outdoors. World Ranger Day will see rangers lead a guided walk exploring Clumber Park and how the ranger team manage the historic landscape. 10am to 12noon or 2-4pm. Adults £5, children £3. booking essential on 08442491895 or www.nationaltrust.org.uk.
Public lecture. Archer Project CEO Tim Renshaw: Homelessness, we can make difference. Coal Aston Methodist Church, Dronfield, 7.30pm, £3.50 including refreshments.
Family disco. All ages welcome at The Loft, Matlock, 6.30-10pm. Adults £2, children £1. Under-18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Food and drink. Wild West BBQ Night at Carlton Park Hotel, S60 2BG. 7.30pm to 12:30am, tickets £20.95, includes a gun-shot of tequila on arrival, two course BBQ supper, bucking bronco and disco.
Heritage. Lady Cassandra’s House Party Tour of Wollaton Hall and gardens, including music and refreshments in the Great Hall. 7.30-9.30pm, £15. Call 0115 8761057 to book.
Saturday, August 1
Health and fitness. Clumber 5km Parkrun, 9-10am. Normal admission charges apply. Register in advance at www.parkrun.org.uk/clumberpar if it will be your first time.
Heritage. English civil war re-enactment with the Sealed Knot society at Sheffield Great Park. 11am to 4pm, battle from 12.30pm. Adults £4, children £2, more details from www.sheffieldmanorlodge.org.
Film. Jurassic World (12A) t the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 1pm and 4pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, students), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Film. The Misfits, starring Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift, at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, students), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Antiques. David Dickinson and crew will be filming for the Real Deal television series at Belper Leisure Centre, DE56 0DA. 9am to 5pm, bring your heirlooms and hidden treasures for a free valuation by experts. Call 0117 9707618.
Open garden. 1/3 acre hilltop garden at 9 Main Street, Horsley Woodhouse, with terracing, borders, lawns, pergola and ponds, Open 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Admission £3, children free, proceeds to charity.
Sunday, August 2
Health and fitness. Yoga in the Park, 10-11am. Experience Yoga in the great outdoors, on the lawns of Rufford Abbey Country Park. In the event of wet weather, classes will be held in the Undercroft. This is a mixed ability class, beginners welcome. Bring a yoga or exercise mat. Layered clothing recommended. Meet outside Savile Restaurant at 9.45am. Book with Dawn on 07941 206952 or email@example.com. Class costs £6, parking £3.
Heritage walk. A five-mile guided walk on the Cromford canal, led by an experienced expert guide. Starts 1pm, £6 per person, booking at www.derbysheritagewalks.com.
Monday, August 3
Heritage. The National Trust Workhouse at Southwell will be open every day in August for the first time. On Mondays, 12noon to 4pm, experience chance encounters with workhouse characters at Pop-up Paupers. Normal admission costs and hours apply. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/theworkhouse.
Music. Hollywood Ending, 02 Academy2, Sheffield. Doors open 7pm, tickets £14.25 from http://bit.ly/1CNOI8T.
Tuesday, August 4
Children’s. Theatre week at the Acorn, Worksop. Rehearse and perform a musical in just five days. Suitable for ages 5-12. Visit www.youngtheatre.com for more information.
Health and fitness. Enjoy archery and climbing at Clumber Park, 11am to 4pm. Ascend the climbing wall on the front field with full instruction and equipment provided by The Mill Adventure Base, or try your hand on the adjacent archery range. Suitable for all ages at instructors’ discretion based on safety. £3, cash only, for each activity—two climbs and/or six arrows. no booking required. Call 01909 511015.
Wednesday, August 5
Children’s. Wild Family Fun at Hardwick Hall, 11am to 4pm. Activities may include bug hunting, wild art and crafts, kite making and den building. Normal admission charges plus £1 per activity. Meet at Stableyard.Call 01246 850430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s. National Play Day events at Shipley Country Park, 11am to 3pm. Turn up at the visitor’s centre to enjoy games and craft activities. Bring your favourite toy and refreshments for a teddy bears’ picnic. Event free, a small charge may apply for some activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 01773 719961 for information.
Children’s. Every Wednesday during the summer is a family craft day at Southwell Workhouse, an opportunity to try Victorian arts activities with a different theme each week. £3 per child.
Nature. Evening owl experience at Clumber Park, 6pm. Get up close and personal to captive birds in woodland surround. Tickets £12.50, plus normal park admission fees, booking essential on 08442491895 or via www.nationaltrust.org.uk. Age 3 and under go free. Wheelchair accessible, assistance dogs only.
Dinner and talk. An evening with cricket umpire Dickie Bird, hosted by tv and radio commentator John Gwynne. The Approach, Nottingham, doors 6pm. Tickets £20.90 including a pea and pie supper from http://bit.ly/1Lr0Z5K.
Thursday, August 6
Collectables. Warwick and Warwick, the stamp, coin and collectables auctioneers, will offer free valuations and sales advice at the Palace Hotel, Buxton. Call 01926 499031 to make an appointment or arrange collections.
Music. Bad Manners and Smiling Ivy play The Venue, Derby. Doors open 7.30pm, over-18s only. Tickets £16.75, available from http://bit.ly/1IgQHmm.