10 Great Things To Do

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Looking for something to do? Here’s a list of our top ten.

1.

Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston

Well known for the last eight years as a central component of Show of Hands, Miranda has an exquisite and spine-tingling voice, whilst Rex, with his exuberant and flamboyant playing style, has built a reputation as one of the finest mandolin players in the UK. Support from James J. Turner, Roots Music Club, The Ukrainian Centre, 48 Beckett Road, Doncaster DN2 4AD, Friday March 10, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door or £8 in adv. from Roots Music Club, Doncaster

2.

Leviathan

Leviathan follows Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale, Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining. Ahab’s crew are drawn into the unhinged charisma of their captain, blindly following him on his perilous adventure towards almost certain destruction.

The Civic Theatre, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ, Friday, March 10, at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £12 full price, £10 concessions and £8 students.

For more information and to book visit Barnsley Civic or call the Box Office tel. 01226 327000.

3.

Sheffield Flood Tour

Friends of Wardsend Cemetery, Tour, led by Huw Waterhouse. Meet Saturday, March 11, at 10.30am, finish around 12 noon, meet at end of Livesey Street, near Sheffield College, Hillsborough, S6 2ET. For more info, Tel. 07932846773. Friends of Wardsend Cemetery

The Friends of Wardsend Cemetery group has been set up with the aim of promoting this historic Victorian Cemetery wile trying to preserve the abundant flora.

4.

SheFest 2017

Putting the ‘SHE’ back into Sheffield for International Women’s Day, until March 12, across the city. The festival invites everyone, (except for specific safe space events), to come together, learn, explore, discuss and have fun! What’s more, the majority of the events are free or pay as you feel (PAYF) ,so check out the brochure – SheFest

Want to know more about SheFest? Visit SheFest

5.

Penistone X Run

Tickets for a colour-run and obstacle course in Penistone are on sale, the event is designed to be physically challenging and loads of fun for children and adults alike. Participants have the chance to bounce their way through, up and over inflatables while also tackling traditional army assault course challenges along with a few hilarious surprises added in. Takes place around Penistone Showground, Saturday, June 10. Tickets are available from Penistone Gala Weekend

6.

THOR

The mighty Gods of rock are dropping the hammer hard on Woodhouse Westend Working Mens Club & Institute, 149 Sheffield Road, Sheffield, S13 7ES, 7.30pm, Friday, March 10. Everyone is welcome, including non-members and families, free entry, so be early.

For more information, tel. 0114 269 3057. Gaurav Gulati

7.

Folk, Blues & Beyond

The Djooks and Jack Burness and Finn McArdle, The Roots Music Club, The Ukrainian Centre, 48 Beckett Road, Doncaster, DN2 4AD, 7.30pm, Friday, March 24.

Tickets £10 on the door or £8 in advance from Roots Music Club, Doncaster

Special Offers, Buy four on the door, get one ticket free. For more information, tel. 07939 148603.

8.

Running Wild

The story is of a girl named Lilly, who, while on holiday with her mother in Indonesia, takes an elephant ride. During the ride, Oona, the elephant, suddenly becomes anxious and runs from the beach deep into the jungle. With Lilly on her back, they escape moments before the tsunami hits the island. Miles from civilisation, at first there’s wonder, discovery and tree-top adventures with the orangutans, but, as thoughts turn to her mother left behind on the beach, and wild tigers prowl, and hunger hits, Lilly must now learn to survive the rainforest. And then the hunters come.

At The Lyceum Theatre, until Saturday, March 11. Tickets are priced from £10–£25 and can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ Box Office in-person or tel. 0114 249 6000 or online at Sheffield Theatres

9.

The Magic of Motown

Prepare yourself for 40 classic Motown hits, costume changes, dazzling dance moves and g musicianship in this concert. Celebrate the sound of a generation through the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Four Tops and Lionel Richie and many more.

The Winding Wheel, 13 Holywell Street, Chesterfield, S41 7SA , 7.30pm. Tel. 01246 345 222. Chesterfield Theatres

10.

Take a Trip back in time

Open Day at The South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Sunday, March 12, 10 30am-4pm. More than 60 preserved vintage lorries, coaches, buses, military vehicles, classic cars and artefacts, bus trips. Admissions £4, concessions £ 2.50. Units 8-9 Waddington Way, Aldwarke, Rotherham, S65 3SH. South Yorkshire Transport Museum