Heritage. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Eyam Hall and learn about this historic family home. 3-4pm, £4, no booking required. For details call 01433 639565.
Comedy. Buxton Buzz Comedy Club brings Barry Dodds, Bryan Lacey and Jo D’Arcy to the Pavilion Arts Centre with compere Ste Porter. 8pm, £7 (advance), £10 (door).
Comedy. The award-winning Sean Hughes sets out on tour with new show Mumbo Jumbo at Sheffield’s Crucible Studio Theatre. 7.45pm, £15, from www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk or 0114 2496000.
Comedy. Last Laugh comedy club at Sheffield City Hall with compere Toby Foster. Tickets via 0114 22 10 317.
Music. Fuzzy Felt World play at the Old Clubhouse, Buxton.
Music. Spa Town Rock ‘n’ Rollers at Buxton Working Men’s Club present Rock Back The Clock and Looney Tunes Disco. Members free, guests £2.
Music. Folk-rock band 3 Eyed Fox play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
Fitness. Try the 5k Clumber Park run through woodland and parkland. 9am-10am, meet at the Burrow. Free, normal admission applies. First timers, register at www.parkrun.org.uk/clumberpark.
Theatre. Go backstage on a tour of Chesterfield’s Pomegranate theatre and see how the magic happens. 10.30am and 12noon, one hour. Free, booking advised at www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.
Music. Nottingham will be raising cash for cancer care, with Macmillanfest taking over six stages at Rock City, Rescue Rooms, Spanky Van Dykes and Stealth. 2pm to late, £10 via www.alt-tickets.co.uk. Dance. De Burnays Dance at the Majestic Theatre, Retford, at 7pm. Tickets £10-£12. Contact 01777 706866 or www.majesticretford.com
Music. Ian McNabb, leader of the Icicle Works, brings his solo show to Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50, 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Music. Rhythm ‘n’ blues band Cry Baby & Hoochie Coochie Boys play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
Outdoors. Enjoy the tranquillity and views of Clumber Park from an open canoe on the lake. 10am to 4pm, £10 for 45 minutes, cash only. No experience needed, briefing and equipment provided.
Film. Thomas & Friends: Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure, 1pm at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre. Tickets £3.90-6.40. Contact 01246 345222 or visit www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.
Film. Danny Collins, starring Al Pacino, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 4pm and 7.30pm. Tickets c. £6.40. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Music. Chronology plays jazz at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 1pm. £7 (advance), £9 (door) from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk, 01298 72190.
Theatre. The Simon and Garfunkel Story comes to the Civic Theatre, Rotherham, direct from the West End. A mesmerising production of projections, archive film and live performances. 7.30pm, £18, £17 conc., from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.
Music. Hucknall and Lindby Brass Band perform in the coach house at Rufford Abbey Country Park, 2-4pm, free.
Gardening. Talk on spring flowers in southern Turkey by botanist and author Patrick Harding. 7.15pm at Sheffield Botanical Gardens, £3, see www.patrickharding.co.uk.
Theatre. East is East, starring Pauline McLynn (Father Ted, Shameless), at Sheffield Lyceum at 7.45pm. Tickets £18-£26. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk. Runs to Saturday, September 12, matinees Thursday and Saturday.
Dance. Start a ten-week course in Exercise Through Dance at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre. Expert instruction in salsa, jazz, modern and more. Fun for over-50s. £31.50 for ten one-hour classes. Booking advised on 01623 633133.
Outdoors. Take a one hour bike ride around Clumber Park, 6.30-7.30pm. Separate routes for men and women, normal admission, meet at the cycle hire point.
Comedy. Ship of Fools Standup presents Nina Gillian, Paul Jones and Alan Seaman at Number 13, Market Street/South Avenue, Buxton. 9pm. £6/£5 concessions.
Dance. The Detail Dance Company present The Invention of Baked Beans at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield. 7pm nightly to Saturday. £7.50-£9.50 and bring a can of tinned goods to donate to Framework. Call 01623633133 to book.
Heritage music. Nottingham Clarion Choir perform songs of resistance and rebellion in the 19th century, Nottingham Contemporary, 6.30-8.30pm. Free, booking advised at www.nottinghamcontemporary.org
Family. Take babies off-road for Pushabout Clumber, a two mile buggy-friendly route. Normal admission charge only. 10am at the Clock Tower, Clumber Park.
Heritage. Step back in time with the Willow Tree Farm exhibition in the old workshops of Hardwick Village, Clumber Park. Check out old machinery, learn to work the land and join in with fun and games. 10am to 3pm, free, normal admission charges, no booking.
Talk. Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre’s technical manager Stuart Basson has devoted 30 years to researching the history of the Chesterfield Football Club. Join him on a wander through his hobby, reflecting on the great and the good, the myths and legends and some of the unheard stories of the club and its players. 11am at the Pomegranate, £5 including soup and roll.
Dance. Sheffield City Hall’s ballroom hosts a tea dance with live music. 11.30am to 2.30pm, £3.
Singing. Weekly lunchtime singing sessions return at Sheffield City Hall, 1-1.40pm, £6.
Dance. Weekly belly dancing classes start at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre, 4.45-6.15pm or 6.30-8.30pm. Women only, £40 for ten sessions, Book on 01623 633133.
Photography. World renowned landscape and travel photographer David Noton presents a multimedia stage show of his work. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm, tickets £10 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.
Film. Acclaimed Civil Rights-era drama Selma screens at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £4 from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.
Theatre. Jeeves and Wooster comedy Perfect Nonsense comes to the Buxton Opera House. 7.30pm nightly to Saturday, plus 2pm Saturday matinee. Tickets £23-25 from www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.
Music. Singer-songwriter Richard Thompson plays Sheffield City Hall in support of his latest album, Still. Doors 7pm, support from The Rails at 8pm, show starts 9pm. Tickets £25 from www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2789789.