Friday, March 4
Family. Tall Stories Theatre Company present The Gruffalo’s Child at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 1.30pm. Tickets £13 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk. Also Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am and 1.30pm.
Variety. Sheffield students present an International Cultural Evening at City Hall, 7pm. Tickets from £4 via www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2789789.
Music. The Leonore Piano Trio perform a selection of Beethoven at Sheffield Crucible Studio, 7.15pm. Tickets £5/£7.50 via 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.
Music. Tribute show Islands in the Stream—The Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Story at the Majestic Theatre, Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets £21.50/£23.50 via www.majesticretford.com or 01777 706866.
Music. Tribute showcase The Rat Pack swings into the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £20/£23 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.
Theatre. John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger begins its 60th anniversary run at the Derby Theatre, 7.45pm. Tickets £9.50-£25.50 via 01332 593939 or www.derbytheatre.co.uk. Nightly Monday to Saturday until March 26, plus Thursday and Saturday matinees.
Theatre. Anything Goes at Mansfield Palace Theatre at 7.15pm. Performances also on March 5 and 6 at 2.30pm and 7.15pm. Tickets £11 (full), £10 (concessions). Contact 01623 633133 or www.manfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre
Theatre. Into The Woods will be presented by Croft House Theatre Company at Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.15pm. Performances also on March 5 at 2pm and 7.15pm. Tickets £13-£23. Contact 0114 269 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Theatre. Of Mice and Men at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal at 7.30pm. Performances on March 5 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£29.50. Contact 0115 989 5555 or trch.co.uk
Song. Shane Filan performs at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £50 and £32.50. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk
Comedy. Keith Farnan tops the bill for Toby Foster’s Last Laugh Comedy Club at Sheffield City Hall, 8.15pm. Tickets £16 via 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com. Also Saturday.
Saturday, March 5
Children. Sir Scallywag and the Battle of Stinky Bottom, a children’s concert packed with songs, storytelling and audience participation, at Sheffield Crucible Theatre at 11am. Tickets £8 (adults), £5 (children). Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Song. The Fureys perform at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £21 and £20 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Opera. Bizet’s Carmen at Sheffield City Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £18.70-£36.85 or £13.20-£31.25 (over 60s). Contact 0114 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk.
Cookery. James Martin will demonstrate his culinary skills in a multi-media presentation at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £30. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk
Song. Islands In The Stream - The Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Story at Rotherham Civic Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £18.50. Contact 01777 706866 or www.majestic.retford.com
Sunday, March 6
Music. Jayson Gillham performs Handel, Beethoven, Bartok, Poulenc and Debussy at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, 11am. Tickets £10 including refreshments, via 0115 9895555 or www.trch.co.uk.
Theatre. Gala night More Magic of the Musicals, in aid of the Lyceum Theatre Development Fund, at the Sheffield Lyceum, 6.30pm. Tickets £5-£17.50 via 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.
Music. The X-Factor Live tour arrives at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, 6.30pm. Tickets £21-£62 from www.motorpointarenanottingham.com or 0843 3733000.
Cookery. James Martin at Sheffield City Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £33. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk
Comedy. Observational wit from Canadian Tom Stade at Sheffield City Hall, 8pm. Tickets £15 via 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.
Monday, March 7
Theatre. The Mousetrap, starring Louise Jameson, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Show runs until March 12 at various times. Tickets £24-£31. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Theatre. Jinny opens at the Derby Theatre, 6.30pm, as part of the Look Back in Anger season. Tickets £10 via 01332 593939 or www.derbytheatre.co.uk. Performances to March 23 at various times.
Tuesday, March 8
Talk. Debbie Alston discusses the wildlife of the South Downs National Park at the Annunciation Church, Queen Street, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Admission £2.50.
Music. Grimes at Nottingham’s Rock City, doors 7pm, tickets £20.35 via www.rock-city.co.uk or 0115 8964456. Theatre. Acorn Antiques - The Musical, presented by Maltby Musical Theatre Group, at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 7.15pm. Tickets £12 and £10 (concessions), £6 for under 25s on proof of age. Performances until Saturday, March 12 at various times. Contact 01709 823621 or www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk Theatre. Stepping Out at Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Performances until March 12. Tickets £11 (full), £10 (concessions). Contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palace.
Theatre. Iphigenia in Splott, a modern update on the Greek myth, at Sheffield Crucible Studio Theatre at 7.45pm. Also on March 9. Tickets £13. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Dance. Ballroom dancing with Ken and Hazel Shelton at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Entry £5.35 on the door or via 01246345222.
Wednesday, March 9
Theatre. Gangsta Granny at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre, at 7pm. Show runs until March 12 with performances at various times. Tickets £12-£18, concessions £2 off. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Theatre. Backstage in Biscuit Land at Nottingham Playhouse’s Neville Studio, 7.30pm. Tickets £13/£15 from www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk or 0115 9419419.
Thursday, March 10
Talk. Mike Spriggs presents A Morning with William and Arthur, looking at the life and work of Gilbert and Sullivan, at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 11am. Tickets £5.50 including soup and a roll. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk
Dance. Anton & Erin....Just Gotta Dance at Sheffield City Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £30.25-£43.45. Contact 0114 2 789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk
Opera. L’elisir d’Amore will be presented by Opera North at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal at 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£60. Contact 0115 989