Pick of the Weekend

Boy band One Direction.
Boy band One Direction.


ONE DIRECTION: Their debut single ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ shot to No.1 on iTunes within 15 minutes of being released and achieved the biggest Week 1 sales of 2011, selling 153,965 copies. After months of fevered anticipation and levels of hysteria not witnessed for decades, The 21 date tour will see One Direction making stops at various key venues around the country, including Sheffield City Hall. The boys are no strangers to performing to huge crowds after wowing fans on The X Factor Live Tour earlier this year. Their first headline tour will see the band performing songs from their debut album, alongside some of their favorite covers and a few surprises. Please note: Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult both purchasing the tickets and on the night of the concert. Maximum 4 tickets per person. Sheffield City Hall, Saturday Friday, Janaury 20, 7.30pm, doors Open: 6.30pm, tickets £27.50 and £19.50 (subject to booking fees) tel.0114 2 789 789 www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk


The Lincoln Symphony Orchestra are performing a New Year Viennese Concert. The programme consists of music by the Strauss family and includes popular pieces like Blue Danube and Roses from the South. This kind of music is proving very popular at the moment with Andre Rieu and his orchestra performing on TV and radio. This is your chance to see it and support a very worthwhile charity the concert is a fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support and all monies raised will go to help people and their families who are having to cope with cancer. Conductor Nic Fallowfield studied at Trinity College of Music where he won all the major violin prizes. Orchestra leader Sylvia Windsor has been a member of the orchestra for 14 years. The House, Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe, Saturday, January 21,7.30pm, tickets £20, tel Mick Barratt (01724) 855599 or available on the door.


The record-breaking, multi-platinum selling mezzo-soprano Kathryn Jenkins has announced the UK Daydream Theatre tour for 2012. Taking in 21 cities across the UK, Katherine will be performing up close and personal for her first theatre tour in three years.

‘Daydream’ is her most personal album to date, drawing together music and songs she loves from across classical, traditional, folk and easy pop that have inspired her over the course of her life. Sheffield City Hall, Sunday, January 22, 7.30pm, tickets £37.50 - £65 tel. 0114 2 789 789 www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk


Evening of Clairvoyance with Andrew Beasley: Andrew has been giving psychic demonstrations throughout the South Yorkshire area for many years. He will be at the White Hart in Wadworth for the first time. His shows are a sell out and tickets are limited. Reserve tickets with the venue or pay on the door. Andrew will give messages from the ‘other side’ and conduct an experiment with his paranormal investigation (ghost hunting) equipment. He will do some psychometry where he can give readings from objects which are placed anonymously on a table. Whitehart, Wadworth, tel. (01302) 857622, Sunday, January 22, 6.45pm, tickets £10,


Doncaster Comedy Club Pro Night: Three great seasoned professional comedians and the winner of the Goncaster competition. Performances from Adam Rushton, Alfie Moore and Rich Wall. Doncaster Dome, Sunday, January 22, tickets £5, tel (01302) 370777, www.the-dome.co.uk