10 great things to do
If you're looking for something to do, take a look at our top ten
1. Humour & Nostalgia; Danny Baker: Cradle To Stage. Broadcasting legend Danny Baker will be going on tour for the first time ever in his illustrious and varied career. So grab your mates and get down to The Civic for a night of cracking humour and nostalgia
The Civic Theatre, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ, Friday, March 17 at 7.30pm. Tickets are £20 full price and £18 concessions. For more information and to book visit www.barnsleycivic.co.uk or call the Box Office tel. 01226 327000.
2. Collectarama: Thousands of television, film, retro video game and toy fans are expected at a new collector event in Yorkshire. Collectarama will feature dozens of stalls at The Dome in Doncaster, Sunday, March 26. A chance to get your hands on a bargain or something really special you won’t get anywhere else. Free on-site parking for 600 cars and plenty inside for children to do, including a face painter and balloon modeller, with plenty to buy at pocket money prices. Tickets can be purchased on the door, but those buying in advance get early bird access from 11am - a hour earlier than those buying on the day.They also get a free entry into our prize draw, for a chance to win some fantastic prizes. Tickets bought in advance, including booking fees, are £2.50 for adults and £1.50 for children from www.collectarama.co.uk
3. Comedy: Lloyd Griffiths, as seen on Quest For The Best, Taxi To Training, Soccer AM, Sweat The Small Stuff, Drunk History, The Football League Show, Radio 1’s Live Lounge, Comedy Club & Fighting Talk. Masai Graham, Michael Dryburgh, Theresa Farlow, Anthony J. Brown, The Original Bierkeller, 104 West Street, Sheffield, S1 4EQ, Sunday, March 19, doors 4pm, show starts 8pm, entry £5 on the door, £3 advance, tel. 0114 2753888. www.sheffield.theoriginalbierkeller.com
4. Roots Music Club: Bronwynne Brent Trio and Paul Handyside & Rob Tickell. Her spine-tingling vocal style has been compared to Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee and Amy Winehouse - a remarkable singer-songwriter who simply oozes class. Roots Music Club, The Ukrainian Centre, 48 Beckett Road, Doncaster, DN2 4AD, Friday, March 17, 7:30pm. Tickets £12 on the door or £10 in advance from www.wegottickets.com/rootsmusicclubdoncaster. Special Offers, buy four on the door, get one ticket free.
5. Railway Walk: A Penistone circular taking in the Trans Pennine Trail, a Bella Vista and Brockholes! Aldermans awaits to the Barnsley Boundary Walk. Delightful Underbank, Sheephouse Wood, Throstle Nest and Salter Hill takes us back to the TPT via New Lodge and Penistone station. Saturday, March 18, 2017, start 9.45am at Penistone station, 10m, leader Geoff Ryde. All welcome. Train departs: Sheffield 08.36, Meadowhall 08.42, Barnsley 09.01 to Penistone. Text: 07908- 450444. Website www.penline.co.uk
6. Antique Fair: Antiques, Vintage and Collectables Fair, Dore Masonic Hall, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, S17 3LA, Sunday, March 19, 10-4pm. Over 20 stalls selling antiques, collectables and vintage items. Light refreshments available to buy & free antiques valuation service is available, 11-1pm. The mayor will be joining from 10-12pm and free tours of Masonic Hall are available. £1 entry for adults & free entry for children 16 and under. Tel. 0800 032 3723 for more info. www.drinkwiseagewell.org.uk
7. St Patrick’s Day Special: With Treebeard (Celtic Set), Sheffield Folk Rock legends playing a special Celtic themed set whilst you enjoy a Guinness or two. Nick Aslam’s Rebel City Revival, All the way from London town, this guy is not to be missed if you are a fan of well crafted songs and musicianship how it should be done, be sure to catch Nick and his band, The Maida Vale, West Street, Sheffield. Friday, March 17, band session 8-10pm. Followed by Mod For It DJ’s 10-Late, free entry.
8. Classical Weekend: Enter the kaleidoscopic world of classical music, Sheffield style. This year with an even more delightfully diverse set of bitesize concerts, all laid out for you to sample. Wind your way around our musical city on a tuneful treasure trail through our best venues and beautiful buildings. Discover incredible talent from across the region, music from around the world and some very special guests. With formal and informal concerts, pop-up performances and interactive shows, families, beginners and long-time music lovers can all make beautiful memories and brand-new connections. Indulge in the incomparable, indefinable experience of live music and find something that stays with you forever. March 17-19. Weekend pass £20, Saturday/Sunday day pass £15, £5 per concert, u18s free. www.classicalweekend.com
9. Broadway and Beyond: Comprises music from productions that have all appeared, at some time or other, on or just off Broadway, New York’s legendary theatre district. Featuring songs from classic productions such as Oklahoma!, Kiss Me Kate and The Music Man through to more modern musicals like Miss Saigon, The Producers and Spamalot,there is something for the whole family. Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, Friday, March 17, 7.30pm, tickets £19, (conc £17), tel. 01246 345222. www.chesterfieldtheatres, co.uk
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10. Dr Frankinstein: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, until Saturday, March 25. Tickets are priced from £17.00 and can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ Box Office in-person, or tel. 0114 249 6000 and online at sheffieldtheatres.co.uk and Concessions and group discounts are available. More on P30-31