Five Fab things to do this week
High adrenalin bike spills set to thrill all
Adrenalin-fuelled spills and thrills are expected at the world’s top indoor motorbike trials.
For the 18th year the very best trials riders in the world will be descending on Sheffield to do battle to see who will be the King of Sheffield, riders will include multi-world champion and undisputed number one of trials Toni Bou.
Other rides will include Albert Cabestany, Adam Raga, Takahisa Fujinami, Jeroni Fajardo, James Dabill, Jack Challoner, Alexandre Ferrer and Mateo Grattarola.
Once again it promises to be a night to remember as the top names in world trials get set to compete for the title ‘King of Sheffield’ and take on the largest and most challenging obstacles around.
With drama and suspense from start to finish coupled with amazing displays of skill and breath-taking balance – this event can only be truly appreciated first hand!
Promoter Neil Crosswaite said: “Avondale Management have decided to keep the ticket prices static for the third consecutive year.”
The stage is set for a two-wheel extravaganza with four adrenalin-packed hours of the best trials riding action you’re ever likely to see.
Tickets are priced £32.50 adults and £22.50 for those aged 14 and under (prices may be subject to a booking fee).
Where: Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena
How Much: Adults £32.50
Contact: Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
One of the world’s best-loved ballets is heading to South Yorkshire.
Moscow City Ballet’s flawless production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake follows the fate of Prince Siegfried as he falls in love with the beautiful Swan Queen, Odette.
With a superb orchestra and additional choreography by the distinguished Victor Smirnov–Golovanov, Swan Lake’s soaring climax sees the power of true love conquer the forces of evil.
Where: Sheffield Lyceum.
When: From Tuesday to January 12
How Much: From £18
Contact: Sheffield Theatres
Don’t miss out on the last week of an exhibition at a Doncaster art gallery.
Inspired by the process of printmaking, the ‘Printout’ exhibition at The Point celebrates the work of four artists.
Artists will also run workshops so families and adults can have a go at printing.
As well as displaying finished work, the exhibition looks at the processes behind the prints, exposing the steps taken along the way to achieve the perfection of a finished edition. This collection of work has been created by Rosemary and Graham Firth from Doncaster, Lee Turner from Newcastle and Jacqui Symons of Mossley, near Manchester. The exhibition features printmaking techniques including lithographs, collagraphs, linocuts and monoprints.
where: The Point, South Parade, Doncaster
when: Until January 12
How Much: Free
Contact: The Point
Budding novelists can get the inside track on how to get started with a special series of workshops.
Gail Powell hosts a supportive session to help write that novel
Gail supports a small group enabling them write their novel. Gail is a published writer mainly for business manuals and wants to write her own novel. Booking ahead is essential. Runs every other week.
Where: The Mac Gallery, South Parade. Doncaster
How Much: £5
Contact: 01302 590005
It’s the last chance to see family favourite panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Free Press reviewers Luc Burke-Lejeune, eight, and six-year-old Alexei Burke-Lejeune were thrilled with the show at Doncaster’s Civic Theatre.
They said: “We really like going to the panto each year – it is one of the best things about Christmas.
“This year the show in Doncaster was about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and it was really good.
“We went with our daddy and grandma and grandad and we had really good seats so we could see everything.”
Where: Doncaster Civic Theatre
When: Until Sunday
How Much: £13, £11 concessions
Contact: Civic Theatre
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