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What’s On guide

Bobby Sox and Blue Jeans at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, on September 12.
Bobby Sox and Blue Jeans at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, on September 12.

September 11

Music. Tribute show ABBAmania hits the Civic Theatre, Rotherham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50 from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.

Comedy. Actor, comedian and rapper Doc Brown shares his take on life, love and lyricism at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton. 7.30pm, £15, over-16s only, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Comedy. Toby Foster’s Last Laugh Comedy Club at Sheffield City Hall, 8.15pm, £16 via 0114 210317. Also Saturday.

Heritage. Discover Wollaton Hall’s secrets with stories and tales on a night time tour with a glass of wine. 7.30pm, £15. Call 0115 8761057.

September 12

Fitness. Try the 5k Clumber Park run through woodland and parkland. 9-10am, meet at the Burrow. Free, normal admission applies. First timers, register at www.parkrun.org.uk/clumberpark.

Heritage. Cavalier Horsemanship show at Bolsover Castle. £1-£2 plus standard admission. Advance booking on 0370 333 1181. 11am, 1pm and 3pm, also Sunday.

Gardens. Visit Clumber’s walled kitchen garden for an afternoon of apples—taste some of the early varieties grown in the park, take a tour of the trees and enjoy summer pruning demonstrations. 12noon to 4pm, normal admission charges only.

Dance. Enjoy performances by the Three Shires Clog Dancers in the grounds of Rufford Abbey. 10.30am to 12.15pm. Free, parking £3.

Theatre. Rock’n’roll era musical Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans hits the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. £21.50 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. Sixties sensation Ricky Valance performs some of the greatest hits of the era at the Civic Theatre, Rotherham, at 7.30pm.Tickets £19.50 from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.

Music. Jazz masters the Dutch Swing College Band play Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre, 7.30pm. £17 via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

September 13

Walk. Join Walkabout Clumber and choose a route between one and eight miles, led by an experienced guide. 10.30am to 12.30pm, meet at the Clock Tower, normal admission charges only.

Gardens. Pick up a new addition at the Friends of the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, autumn plant sale. Free entry, 11am to 3pm in the nursery.

Film. Sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney, screens at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. 1pm, tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Film. Timbuktu, the story of peaceful African community overtaken by Jihadist fighters, screens at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. 4pm, tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Monday at 2.30pm.

Film. London Road tells the tale of the murders of five Ipswich women, screening at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. 7.30pm, tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Monday at 11am.

September 14

Music. Djangonauts air jazz at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. Starts 8pm, tickets £5.50-£9 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. High Peak resident and winner at the BBC Radio 2 folk awards, fiddler Sam Sweeney presents a unique show exploring music and spoken word narrative based around stories from the First World War. Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190

September 15

Film. Travel and photography documentary The Salt of the Earth screns at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. 2.30pm, tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Dance. Ballroom dancing at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, with Ken and Hazel Shelton. Starts 7.30pm. £4.85 on the door or on 01246 345222.

Theatre. Rotherham Rep presents Fur Coat and No Knickers at the Civic Theatre, Rotherham, until Saturday, September 19, at 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.

Music. BRIT award-winning trio Blake sing at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £22.50, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.
Theatre. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre until September 26. Performances at 7.45pm with matinees on Wednesday and Thursday at 2pm and Saturday at 3pm. Tickets from £14. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

September 16

Walk. An evening walk aimed at ladies who fancy a bit of ‘me’ time in Clumber Park. Meet in Hardwick village, 7.30pm. Free, no booking required. Call 01673 878785 for details.

Theatre. Wales Musical Theatre presents Showstoppers at the Acorn Theatre, Worksop, until Saturday, September 19, at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (adults), £8 (concessions), £6 (child). Contact 0114 3030021 or 01909 770278 or www. walesmtc.co.uk

Workshop. Aspiring actors can learn to make people laugh in the StageOPs comedy session at Buxton Opera House, 7pm. Tickets £10, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

September 17

Music. Bay City Rollers tell their story and play the hits at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. £21 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Theatre. TV stars Diane Keen and Graham Cole star in bittersweet comedy You’re Never Too Old at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. Nightly at 7.30pm until September 19 plus Saturday matinee. Tickets £15.50-£19.50 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Opera. Verdi’s La Traviata, sung in Italian with English surtitles accompanied by a large live orchestra. Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm, tickets £20-£36, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Theatre. Romeo and Juliet at Sheffield Crucible. Nightly at 7.30pm to October 17, plus Wednesday, Saturday matinees. Tickets from £20. Contact www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 249 6000.

Magic. Darcey Oake casts his spell over Sheffield City Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets from £19.50, www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2789789.

Theatre. Theatre Royal Nottingham and New Perspectives present the World Premiere production of HOOD: The Legend Continues, then nightly at 7.30pm to September 26 plus Wednesday, Saturday matinees. Tickets £10-£17.50 from www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Music. Peter Hook & The Light perform New Order’s albums, Low Life and Brotherhood at The Venue, Derby, 7.30pm. £21.50 from www.derbylive.co.uk or 01332 255800.