What’s On guide

Matthew Pidgeon as James III and Malin Crepin as Margaret, Queen of Scots in James III, part of The James Plays trilogy.
Matthew Pidgeon as James III and Malin Crepin as Margaret, Queen of Scots in James III, part of The James Plays trilogy.

May 5

Film. Banff Mountain Film Festival at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £15 and £13 (concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Theatre. The Best Thing, presented by Vamos Theatre, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £13-£17. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

May 6

Film. Brooklyn (12A) will be screened at Stockport Plaza at 11am and 7.30pm. Tickets £6.50, £5.50 (concessions), £4.50 (film club members). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk

Film. Eddie the Eagle (PG) at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Royal Northern Sinfonia and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus at Sheffield City Hall at 7pm. Tickets £17.60-£23.10 or £5.50 (students and under 18s). Contact 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Music. One Night of Queen at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel at 7.30pm. Tickets.£20.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Rust For Glory will perform the songs of Neil Young at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

May 7

Pottery. Meet the artist - John Hermansen Pottery at Cromford Mills from 10am to 4pm. Stoneware pottery available to buy. Free entry. Also on Sunday, May 8, open at the same time. Contact www.cromfordmills.org.uk or call 01629 823256.

Birds. Ogston Bird Club hold an open hide day at Ogston Reservoir, near Ashover, from 10am to 4pm where families can spot a wide variety of birds. Bring your own binoculars. Dogs not allowed on site. Visit www. ogstonbirdclub or email: obcmemb15@hotmail.com

Theatre. The James Plays, a trilogy of plays, at Sheffield Lyceum. James 1 begins at 12 midday, James II at 4pm, James III at 8.15pm. Single performance tickets £24-£32, concessions £2.50 off or £80 for the whole trilogy. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Peter Pan Around the World at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 6.30pm. Tickets £10.50 and £7.50 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Illegal Eagles play at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £24.50-£26.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Carl Stevens sings at Buxton Conservative Club. Members and bona fide guests welcome.

Music. Disco and karaoke with DJ AJ At The 19th Hole, Buxton, from 8pm. Music. The Nervous Triggermen will cover blues songs by Chris Farlowe, Robert Johnson, Canned Heat and Bob Dylan at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Music. Northern Soul and Motown night at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel at 9pm. Tickets £6.50 (advance), £7.50 (on door). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

May 8

Vintage cars. Cromford Mills is the meeting point for a collection of Austin Seven cars and other vintage and classic cars, from 10am-11am prior to a run through the Derbyshire Dales. Free admission. Call 01629 823256 or www.cromfordmills.org.uk

Music. Chronology play jazz at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 1pm. Tickets £7 (advance), £9 (door). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Theatre. The James Plays at Sheffield Lyceum. James 1 begins at 12 midday, James II at 4pm, James III at 8.15pm. Single performance tickets £24-£32, concessions £2.50 off or £80 for the whole trilogy. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Peter Pan Around the World at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 2.30pm and 6.30pm. Tickets £10.50 and £7.50 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Simon & Garfunkel Story at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£19.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

May 9

Coffee. Bakewell branch of the Mothers Union is holding a coffee morning at Bakewell Town Hall from 10am to 12 noon. There will be homemade cake and scones as well as stalls selling books, bric-a-brac, cakes and plants and a tombola.

Children. Mini Movers & Groovers, movement and dance for children under five, at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 10.45am. Admission £5. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Theatre. Swap!, written and directed by Ian Ogilvy, presented by Talking Scarlet at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £14-£18. Contact 01298 72190 or visit www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Eddie the Eagle (PG) screens at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. Marguerite (15) at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions) and £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or visit www.
chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

May 10

Tour. Back Stage Pass, behind the scenes tour, at Buxton Opera House at 11am. Tickets £10. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Choir. Kaleidoscope Community Choir at Buxton Opera House at 1pm. Tickets £3.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Eddie the Eagle (PG) screens at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield at 2.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions), £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Swap! at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £14-£18. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Marguerite (15) at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £7, £5 (concessions) and £4.50 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or visit www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

May 11

Knit. A knit and natter event at Arkwright’s Cafe, Cromford, from 10am to 12noon. Contact 01629 823256 or visit www.cromfordmills.org.uk

Theatre. Barnum, presented by Manor Operatic Society, at Sheffield City Hall at 7.15pm. Tickets £12.10-£20.90 (full) or £11-£19.80 (concessions). Contact 0114 2789789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Theatre. Boogie Nights, musical, presented by Southey Musical Theatre Company at Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield at 7.15pm. Tickets £14. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.TheMontgomery.org.uk

Music. Dancing in the Streets, celebration of Motown hits, will be presented at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £25-£29.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. Carol (18) at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4.50 and £4 (concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk