What’s On June 16-22, 2011

Elmer the Elephant comes to Barnsley Civic Theatre.
Elmer the Elephant comes to Barnsley Civic Theatre.

TODAY

FUN FAIR: Pitt Street Park, Mexborough – giant fun fair

Open from 5.30-9pm tonight and Friday, and from 1.30-9pm on Saturday and Sunday.

MUSICAL: Doncaster Civic – Girls Night

Five pals do karaoke. Starts 7.30pm. Over 16s only. Tickets £14, concs £12, from 01302 342349 and www.doncastercivic.co.uk

MUSICAL: Barnsley Lamproom – Grappling

Musical about a Barnsley miner-turned-wrestler. Starts 7.30pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £10, concs £9, from 01226 200075.

DANCE: Dearne Playhouse, Goldthorpe – Summer Sparkle

Stepping Out Dance Studios and Showcase Theatre Company. Starts 7pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £7, from 01709 894128.

FRIDAY

THEATRE: Academy Theatre, Birdwell – Ladies Night

Unemployed workers create a male strip show. Starts 7.15pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £12, concs £10 from 01226 744442.

VARIETY: Sheffield City Hall – Ken Dodd

The Liverpudlian entertains. Starts 7.15pm. Tickets from £17.50, from 0114 2789789 and www.shef fieldcityhall.co.uk

SATURDAY

TEA PARTY: Cadeby Church – Midsummer Tea Party

A Mad Hatter’s Party. Open 10am-4pm. Call 01709 862741.

FAIR: St Peter’s Church, Conisbrough – Summer Fayre

Enjoy stalls and refreshments as part of the Heritage Inspired weekend. Starts 10am.

GUNGE: Magna, Rotherham – World’s Largest Gunge Fight Attempt.

Bring goggles and £3 for a charity gunge-fight. Under 16s need parental consent. Registration open 10-11.30am. Fight starts at noon. Visit www.visitmagna.co.uk

ROCK: The Birdwell Venue, The Hamsters

Tunes from ZZ Top and Hendrix. Tickets from 01226 742377.

HISTORY: St John the Baptist Church, Mexborough – Heritage Inspired.

Explore the church and browse stalls. Open 10am-4pm and noon-4pm on Sunday.

SUNDAY

CARS: Brodsworth Hall – Classic Cars for Fathers’ Day

Open from noon-4pm.

COMEDY: Doncaster Dome – Jenny Eclair

The comic brings her “Old Dog, New Tricks” tour. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50, from 01302 370777.

KIDS’ THEATRE: Barnsley Civic – Elmer the Elephant

Puppets and music. Starts 2.30pm. For over-threes. Tickets £8, concs £6, from 01226 327000.

MONDAY

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre – An Audience With Murder

A witty whodunnit. Shows until Saturday. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £8, concs £6, from 01302 340422.

TUESDAY

PSYCHIC: Sheffield City Hall – Sally Morgan

TV psychic offers messages from the afterlife. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £21.50, from 0114 2789789.

WEDNESDAY

DANCE: Barnsley Civic Theatre – Consequences

A “jaw-dropping” professional dance piece. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12, concs £10, from 01226 327000.