What’s On May 26 - June 1, 2011

Manchester Camerata will perform at Doncaster Civic.
Manchester Camerata will perform at Doncaster Civic.


MUSIC: Doncaster Civic – Manchester Camerata

The chamber orchestra perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Mendelssohn with narration from Shakespeare’s comedy. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £15, 12-18s £6, from 01302 342349 and www.doncastercivic.co.uk

THEATRE: Rotherham Civic – Frozen

A psychological thriller about a murderer, his victim’s mother and his psychologist. Starts 7.30pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £7.50, concs £5.50, from 01709 823621 and www.rotherham.gov.uk/theatres


THEATRE: Doncaster Civic – Dinner Ladies Second Helpings

Victoria Wood’s sitcom catering staff return. Starts 7.30pm, Also on Saturday with matinee show at 2pm. Tickets £19, concs £17, 12-18s £6, from 01302 342349.

COMEDY: Barnsley Civic – Arabella Weir: The Real Me Is Thin

The Fast Show funnywoman talks about life under the ruthless reign of a chocolate biscuit. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12, concs £10, from 01226 327000.


MUSIC: Wath Montgomery Hall – White Arrow Music Festival

A jam-packed day of top local bands in aid of charity. Runs 11am-11pm. For tickets, visit www.whitearrowmusic.com

KIDS ACTVITIES: Brodsworth Hall – Fairies and Dragons week

Stories, arts, crafts, fairies and dragons in the gardens. Open 11am-5pm all week. Admission £5.50, concs £5, five-15s £3.30.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES: Conisbrough Castle – Fighting Knights

Medieval knights do battle. Open 11am-4pm. Also on Sunday and Monday. Tickets £5.50, concs £5, ages five-15 £3.50, family £14.50.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Doncaster Art Gallery – Gone: Photos by Paul Booker

A glimpse of 1970s Denaby as bulldozers moved in. Open 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday until June 18. Free admission.

COMEDY: Doncaster Civic – John Moloney

The award-winning comic performs a stand-up gig. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £10, concs £8, from 01302 342349.


TOYS: Doncaster Racecourse – Giant Toy Fair

Over 350 stalls selling all kinds of toys. Open 10.30am-3.30pm. Entry £3.50, concs £2.50, under 16s £1.


KIDS’ ACTIVITIES: Magna, Rotherham – Half-term fun

Test your parachute-design skills. Starts 10am. Open daily to June 3. Workshops £1 per child.


THEATRE: Sheffield Lyceum – The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s tale about the jungle-raised boy. Starts 7pm. Performances daily until Saturday including matinees at 2pm. Tickets £11.50-15.50, from 0114 2496000 and www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk


THEATRE: Barnsley Lamproom – The Lonesome West

Martin McDonagh’s award-winning Irish black comedy about a pair of bickering brothers. Starts 7.30pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £10, concs £9, from 01226 200075.