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The Gruffalo: Live on Stage! at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, from March 6-9, 2014
The Gruffalo: Live on Stage! at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, from March 6-9, 2014
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Thursday, March 6

Public meeting. Save our NHS: NE Derbyshire District Council, 7pm. Speakers: Dr Sally Ruane, Deputy Director Health Policy Unite, De Montfort University and Cllr Dave Allen, chair of Derbyshire Health and Wellbeing Board. All welcome.

The Gruffalo: Live on Stage. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 1.30pm. Tickets: £12.50. To book contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Brassed Off. Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 2pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £14-£27.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Translations. By Brian Friel at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £15, £19, £21. Contact 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Ghost walk. Find out about the dark, macabre past of the streets of Chesterfield on a ghost trail, at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 and £4 from the Market pub, Chesterfield, purchase in advance or pay on the night. Contact 07977 425094.

An Evening of Cheese & Wine. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7pm. Tickets: £20. To book contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk Over 18s only.

Syd Lawrence Orchestra. The Music of James Bond at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19. To book contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Calamity Jane. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.15pm. Tickets: £11. To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre

Don Quixote. Presented by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£36. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Wonderful Tennessee. By Brian Friel at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.45pm. Tickets: £16-£24. Contact 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Friday, March 7

The Gruffalo: Live on Stage. 10.30am & 1.30pm. See Thursday listings.

Calamity Jane. See Thursday listings.

Social Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow. Beginners 6.30pm-7.45pm, Dance 8pm-10.30pm. All sequence dancers welcome. Ring Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Giselle. Presented by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£36. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Brassed Off. 7.30pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Translations. See Thursday listings.

Wonderful Tennessee. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Saturday, March 8

Born in ‘84. An event to commemorate the 1984/85 miners strike, at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 11am-11pm. Tickets: Daytime £4, Evening £10. Contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Jumble Sale. St Matthew’s Church, Renishaw, 11.30am.

Lunchtime piano recital. Classical piano works by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn & Gershwin by Andrew Marples at Chesterfield Library (Lecture Theatre), 11.45am - 12.30pm. Doors open 11.30am. Admission free - retiring collection.

Sale of baby and toddler nearly new items. At Club Chesterfield, 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Stalls available at £7.50, contact 07846 617005. Admission £2 for buyers.

Calamity Jane. 2.30pm & 7.15pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Wonderful Tennessee. 3pm & 7.45pm. See Thursday listings for booking details

Swan Lake. Presented by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19-£36. To book contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

The Gruffalo: Live on Stage. 11am & 2pm. See Thursday listings.

Brassed Off. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Translations. See Thursday listings.

Sunday, March 9

Charity afternoon tea. At Parish Centre, Stonegravels, in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Sittings at 12noon, 1.15pm, 2.30pm and 3.45pm. Tickets £5. Must be booked in advance, contact 01246 260211.

Jazz brunch. Big Band Brunch Spring Swing is at Club Chesterfield from 12 noon to 2pm. Tickets £7.50 (adult), £3 (child, aged 5-12) and under 5s (free of charge, includes tea, coffee, Sunday papers. Sausage and bacon cobs £2.50 each. Contact O764587258

Calamity Jane. 2.30pm & 7.15pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

Nabucco. Presented by Opera & Ballet International at Buxton Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £21-£36. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Monday, March 10

Alzheimer’s Society Clay Cross Memory Café. Clay Cross Hospital, Meeting Room, Market Street, Clay Cross, 2pm - 4pm.

Interface 14. Presented by DEDA & U.Dance Derbyshire at the Opera House, Buxton, 7pm. Tickets: £6, £8. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk


Tuesday, March 11

Talk. A talk on the Lea Brook Valley Wildlife Improvements, at the Annunciation Church, Spencer Street, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. All welcome £2.50 entrance fee.

Alzheimer’s Society Shirebrook Singing for the Brain. Shirebrook Miners Welfare, Central Drive, Shirebrook, 10.30am – 12 noon.

Hot Flush!. The naughtiest musical in town starring Lesley Joseph at the Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.48. To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.org.uk/palacetheatre

Rich Hall Live. Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Ladies in Retirement. A taut, creepy melodrama, starring Shirley-Anne Field, Kim Taylforth, Karen Ford and Oliver Mellor, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults £14.50, Child £12.50. To book contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Swan Lake. By Matthew Bourne at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 7.30pm. Tickets: £17-£39.50. To book contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

Grease. Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 7.15pm. Tickets: £10-£22. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Social Sequence Tea Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow, 1.30pm-4pm. Call Andrew and Pauline for details 0114 3277 670.

Wednesday, March 12

The Good Old Days of Music Hall and Variety. Palace Theatre, Mansfield, 2.30pm. Tickets: £12.81. To book contact 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.org.uk/palacetheatre

Talk. Bird Life through 40 Pennine Years presented by Gordon Yates at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.20. To book contact 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Ladies in Retirement. 2pm & 7.30pm. See Tuesday listings for booking details.

Swan Lake. See Tuesday’s listings.

Grease. See Tuesday listings.

Something Fishy. One-woman show presented by Ginny Davis at Hollingwood Hub, near Staveley, at 7.30pm. Tickets £8, contact 01245 477569 or www.chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

Stuart Maconie. Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets: £16. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Modern Sequence Dance. Calow Community Centre, Allpits Road, Calow, 8pm-10.30pm. For details, ring 0114 3277 670.