What’s On April 27-May 4, 2011

The Harlem Globetrotters, who are appearing at Sheffield Arena.
The Harlem Globetrotters, who are appearing at Sheffield Arena.


BASKETBALL: Sheffield Arena – Harlem Globetrotters

The legendary team show off their ball-spinning wizardry. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 to £45, from 0114 2565656 and www.motorpointarena.co.uk

THEATRE: Lamproom Theatre, Barnsley – Strike Happy

A comedy of errors about the wife of a union man, who goes on strike herself. Starts 7.30pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £10, concs £9, from 01226 200075.

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre – Educating Rita

Thurnscoe’s 2 Act company perform Willy Russell’s tale of a knowledge-hungry hairdresser. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concs £8, from 01302 340422.


BEER: Milton Hall, Elsecar – Barnsley Beer Festival

Sup through 3,500 pints of ale, cider and imported lager at this CAMRA festival. Optional bride and groom fancy dress with prizes. Open noon-10.30pm. Open daily to Sunday. Entry £1 CAMRA members, £3 non-members.

FESTIVAL: Montgomery Hall, Wath – Wath Folk Festival

The music programme kicks off with Frances Black, John Tams and Barry Coope and Jez Lowe. Starts 7.15pm. Tickets £15, from 07982 658467.


FESTIVAL: Montgomery Square, Wath – Wath Folk Festival

Follow the procession at 9.45am, before gathering to hear the reading of Thomas Tuke’s will, and be pelted with buns at 11.40am outside All Saints’ Church.

SEASIDE: Wentworth Castle Gardens – Seaside weekend

Imagine Barnsley-on-Sea with Punch and Judy, sand castle competitions, rock, ice cream and much more. Runs daily throughout the Bank Holiday weekend.

WRESTLING: Denaby and Cadeby Miners’ Welfare – Wrestling night

Learn to wrestle at a five-hour training session, then show-off your new skills with a live show. To sign up, call Brad Flash on 07557 047667 or email: rpwbrad@hotmail.com


FESTIVAL: The Venue, Birdwell – Concert for Japan

A day of music in aid of earthquake victims. Runs from 2-11pm. Entry £8, under 16s free.


THEATRE: Doncaster Civic – Naked Truth

Comedy drama about pole dancing, starring Claire King and Michelle Heaton. Starts 7.30pm. Performance also on Tuesday. Tickets £18, concs £16, from 01302 342349 and www.doncastercivic.co.uk


MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic – My Fair Lady

Greasbrough Operatic perform. Starts 7.15pm. Tickets £10, from 01709 361462.


MUSIC HALL: Academy Theatre, Birdwell – Back To The Good Old Days

Musical entertainment from yesteryear. Starts 2.30pm. Tickets £8, concs £7, from 01226 744442.

GARDENING: Wentworth Castle Gardens – BBC Gardeners’ Question Time

Join the audience and sip Pimms as the Radio 4 programme is recorded at Stainborough. Recording starts 6.30pm. Tickets £2.50. Maximum of four tickets per booking. Call 01226 776040 or visit www.wentworthcastle.org