What’s On guide

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July 14

Talk. Sarah Raven shares her medical knowledge to explain how and why certain foods help protect your body in a talk at Buxton Opera House at 10.15am. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Sheffield Lyceum at 2pm and 7pm. Matinee tickets £26-£39, evening tickets £32-£45 or £29.50- £42.50 (concessions). Performances at various times until July 17. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatre.co.uk

Opera. Scene from an Opera: I Capuleti e i Montecchi, performed by Buxton Festival Chorus, at the Palace Hotel, Buxton, at 2pm. Tickets £12. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. Contractions at Sheffield Crucible Studio Theatre at 2.15pm and 7.45pm. Matinee tickets £14, evening tickets £16. Performances until July 16. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Opera. Tamerlano by Handel at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Tenor and Baritone - A Musical Comedy, presented by Crimes Against Taste, at The Railway, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Performance also on July 15 at same time. Tickets £6 and £5. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 15

Comedy. Cokey Falkow: Black Sheep, presented by The Comedy Agency at Underground Venues at 5.30pm. Performance also on July 16 at 7.15pm. Tickets £7 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

Opera. Leonore at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Roy Chubby Brown at Stockport Plaza at 7.30pm. Adults-only show. Tickets £20. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Music. Jazz violinist Alex Yellowlees and his band play at the Pavilion Cafe, Buxton at 9pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Twonkey’s Mumbo Jumbo Hotel, presented by Paul Vickers AKA Mr Twonkey at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 10.30pm. Performances also on July 16 at 5.30pm and July 17 at 10pm. Tickets £7 and £6 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 16

Talk. Alexei Sayle chronicles a time when comedy and politcs came together, recounting his experiences with alternative cabaret, The Comic Strip and The Young Ones, at Buxton Opera House at 10am. Tickets £12.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Festival. Chelmorton Village Festival, a week of events including exhibitions, scarecrows, treasure trail, film, quiz, concert, writers panel, local history walk and much more. Various venues include the church and the Church Inn as well as the Institute. Activities from 10.30am to midnight. For more information, see www.chelmortonvillage.org.uk

Song. French soprano Anne Sophie Duprels and accompanist Antoine Palloc present songs by Messiaen, Debussy and Satie at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 12 noon. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Family. Baby Loves Disco, family dayclubbing experience at Level 2 Nightclub, Buxton for parents and tots to party together, with free face painting, crafts, balloons, games, dress-up, selfie booth, free ice lollies and a licensed bar, at 1pm and 3.30pm. Age - children 0-6 with carers, no buggies allowed - ground floor storage available. Tickets £8. Contact 01298 72190 or www.babylovesdisco.co.uk

Talk. Gareth Williams talks about the Loch Ness Monster at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 2pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet play music by Grieg, Dvorak and Gershwin at St John’s Church, Buxton at 3.30pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Greatest Hits Tours visits Stockport Plaza at 7pm. Tickets £27.50. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Opera. I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Folk group Tir Eolas play at the Pavilion Cafe, Buxton, at 9pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Herding Catz Blues Band play at Old Clubhouse, Buxton, at 9.30pm. Performance also on July 22 at same time. Tickets £8 and £6 (concessions and child). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 17

Talk. Andrew Dickson talks about William Shakespeare at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 10am. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Film. Top Cat Begins (U) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 11am. Tickets £7 and £5 (concessions, student), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Opera. Tamerlano by Handel at Buxton Opera House at 2.30pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Dance. Lights, Camera, Dance, presented by Gibson Dance Academy, at Stockport Plaza at 5.30pm. Tickets £10 and £8.50 (concessions). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Comedy. Barbarians, presented by Ben Van der Verde, at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 5.45pm. Tickets £7 and £6 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

Music. Manchester Chamber Choir sing at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £25. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

July 18

Opera. The Golden Dragon, a premiere presented by Music Theatre Wales, at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £16-£51. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

July 19

Opera. Leonore at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. DNA, presented by REC Youth Theatre Company at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 8pm. Performances also on July 20 and 21 at 4.45pm and July 23 at 8pm. Tickets £9 and £8 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 20

Opera. I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Talk. An Evening of Murder with Dr Lucy Worsley, the television presenter, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £17 and £21. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk