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What’s On guide

Play in a Day: The Witches at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre, which forms part of the October half-term holiday activities.
Play in a Day: The Witches at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre, which forms part of the October half-term holiday activities.

October 22

Music. That’ll Be The Day 30th anniversary special featuring the hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s is at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £23.50-£25.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. The Falling (15), drama starring Julianne Moore and Kirsten Stewart and set in a strict girls school in the 1960s where a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out, will be screened at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Theatre. Blackadder Goes Forth, presented by Chapel Players, at Chapel Playhouse. Tickets are available from Halls Mica Hardware in Chapel-en-le-Frith,

Music. Rag Mama Rag, whose repertoire includes Mississippi blues, East Coast ragtime and many other styles of the period, play at Taddington Village Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £9.50 in advance from 01298 85384 or the Queens Arms, Taddington.

Strip show. The Dreamboys, the ultimate girls night out for adults only, is at Stockport Plaza at 7.30pm. Tickets £22.50. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Theatre. Avenue Q, cheeky and entertaining musical theatre featuring puppets which is suitable for viewers aged 14 years and above, is at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £26, £27.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. A Walk In The Woods (15) will be screened at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

October 23

Film. Bill (PG) will be shown at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 1.30pm and 4pm, also on Saturday, October 24, at 11am and 1.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. A Nightmare on Elm Street will be shown at 2.30pm and 7.30pm at Stockport Plaza. Tickets £6.50, £5.50 (concessions), £4.50 (film club members). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk Theatre. Avenue Q at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 5pm and 8.30pm. Matinee tickets £24, £25.50 or evening tickets £28, £29.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Blackadder Goes Forth, presented by Chapel Players, at Chapel Playhouse. Tickets are available from Halls Mica Hardware in Chapel-en-le-Frith,

Music. The Halle orchestra play Mozart’s Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Piano Concerto and Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring at Sheffield City Hall at 7pm. Tickets £21, £19, £16 and £5 (students, under 16s). Contact 0114 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Music. Top Irish musician Christy Moore, a founding member of Planxty, performs at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £26.50-£34. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Everest (12A) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, also on Saturday, October 24, at 4pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

October 24

Children. Scare Trek in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, at 10am until November 1. Admission £2.

Craft fair. More than 20 stalls selling crafts and a woodworking demonstration at Castleton Methodist Church from 11am - 4pm. Free entry to the public. Refreshments served all day.

Concert. The Wellspring, a charity concert featuring musicians, dancers and singers and introduced by Gordon Burns, former presenter of Northwest Tonight and The Krypton Factor, at Stockport Plaza at 7pm. Tickets £12, £10 (concessions). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Theatre. Blackadder Goes Forth, presented by Chapel Players, at Chapel Playhouse. Tickets are available from Halls Mica Hardware in Chapel-en-le-Frith,

Music. Supersonic 70s Show featuring classic hits from the Carpenters and ELO right through to Queen and John Miles at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £20.50-£24.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Song. Mike Andrew brings his Robbie Williams Tribute Show to New Mills Art Theatre at 7.45pm. Tickets £12, from Juice Graphics, Union Road, New Mills or visit : www.ticketsource.co.uk/dtav

Comedy. Sean Hughes brings his Mumbo Jumbo show to Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

October 25

Family. The Sagas of Noggin the Nog at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 3pm. Also on Monday, October 26 at 11am and 2pm. Tickets £11, £13 (adults), £9.75, £11.75 (senior citizens/disabled), £5.50, £6.50 (student). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Grimethorpe Colliery Band play at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 3pm. Tickets £20, £18.50 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Buxton Musical Society present The Creation at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12, £10.50 (concession). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

October 26

Music. Vampires Rock Ghost Train, featuring classic rock anthms including We Will Rock You, Bat Out Of Hell and Total Eclipse of the Heart, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tic kets £25-£27.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Swan Lake will be presented by Russian State Ballet & Opera House at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £34 or £31.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

October 27

Children. Ghoulish Groovers for ages two to four years, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 1.30pm to 2.15pm. Tickets £5 each child. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Children. Creepy Crawlies, enabling children aged 8 and under to create their own creatures out of clay, at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Tickets £5 per participating child, adults free. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Indigo Nights, a new venture featuring music and socialising for young people aged 13 to 17 years, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, from 6pm to 9pm. Admission £5 or £3 (Young Company members). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Musical. Kiss Me Kate will be presented by Stockport Operatic Society at Stockport Plaza at 7.15pm. Tickets £14, children £10. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Song. Paul Potts in Concert at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £29.50-£32.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Shine! will be presented by Bakewell’s Peak Performance Theatre School at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7pm. Tickets £15 or £12 (concessions/child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

October 28

Workshop. Play in a Day: The Witches, a day-long workshop for children 8 to 13, recreating Roald Dahl’s book The Witches live on stage!, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, from 10am to 3pm. Tickets £25. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Musical. Kiss Me Kate will be presented by Stockport Operatic Society at Stockport Plaza at 7.15pm. Tickets £14, children £10. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Comedy. Paddy McGuinness brings his Daddy McGuinness tour to Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Limited tickets costing £19.81 or £27.88. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Song. Mad about the Musicals tenth anniversary tour, starring Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £25, £23 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk