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My Fair Lady gets a makeover

She’s the fairest lady in musical theatre history....and she makes her glorious return to Sheffield this month in a glittering new production from STOS Theatre Company.

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Winter wonderland at McArthurGlen East Midlands designer outlet.

Walking in a winter wonderland at McArthurGlen

Christmas at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands launches on Thursday, November 16, as the centre transforms into a snowy winter woodland.

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Wirksworth infant schools open day.

Wirksworth infant schools hold open morning

Wirksworth’s two infant schools are holding an open morning next week.
Parents with children due to start school next September can drop in at Wirksworth Infant School and Wirksworth Church of England Infant School on November 16 between 9.30am and 11.30am. They will be able to take around the classrooms and meet the staff team.

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Rufus Wainwright. Photo by Matthew Welch.

VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright chooses Derbyshire for one of two UK shows

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will be performing one of his first UK solo concerts in Derbyshire, which will be one of only two shows in the country.
He will be singing at Buxton Opera House on Saturday, November 18.

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Chesterfield poppy appeal feature. Vivienne Toon.

Get crafty and contribute to a worthy cause

“I’m really glad that I didn’t have to send my children away in a war, that I didn’t have to send my loved ones to fight,” said Viv Toon.

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The Elvis Years at Buxton Opera House on November 2.

Tribute show salutes Elvis the king of rock ‘n’ roll

Celebrating ten years on the road, musical production The Elvis Years brings to the stage the compelling story of the king of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley.

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Take a trip around the world at Bakewell concert

Take a trip around the world at Bakewell concert

Join four classically trained musicians of the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra on a musical journey.

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Dave Tonge will be guest at Matlock Storytelling Cafe.

Yarns of yesteryear at Matlock Storytelling Cafe

Dave Tonge, the Yarnsmith of Norwich, will be sharing tales from his new book when he visits Matlock.

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Ray Smith and John Perry at Bakewell & District Probus Club's AGM.

Wartime evacuees on speaker’s radar

Second World War evacuees was the subject of the speaker’s talk at Bakewell & District Probus Club’s annual general meeting.

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Chesterfield Fireworks.

Bonfire night will be a cracker

A spectacular fireworks display will light up the skies above Chesterfield.

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Oliver Farnworth at Crich Tramway Museum.

Coronation Street star draws the crowds

Coronation Street actor Oliver Farnworth was a crowd-puller when he switched on the lights to illuminate Crich Tramway Village. Oliver, who plays Andy Carver in the soap, took controls of a vintage tram and weighed out sweets in Barnett’s traditional sweet shop. He said: It’s great so many people turned out.” The lights switch-on marked the start of the week-long Starlight Spectacular.

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Pirates of the Curry Bean.

Shiver me timbers! Pirates musical for Peak Youth

Ahoy me hearties! Peak Youth will stage a gem of a show which sparkles with swashbuckling musical numbers and colourful characters.

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DaleDiva concert aids Citizens Advice

DaleDiva concert aids Citizens Advice

Two organisations which are celebrating milestone anniversaries are joining forces for a concert.

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Sarah Whitehead Booticamp Babes are collecting bras to help breast cancer charity. Ripley junior school.

Donate a bra and help the fight against cancer

Fitness champions have worked out an ingenious way of supporting charity during breast cancer awareness month.

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Dardanus, presented by English Touring Opera.

Two must-see shows for opera lovers

English Touring Opera presents a striking season of baroque opera at Buxton Opera House this weekend.

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Karen Henson in The Red Room at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, on October 27.

New play is inspired by classic ghost story

A spine-chilling new play based on H.G. Wells’ classic ghost story, The Red Room, will be performed in Chesterfield.

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Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard’s 60th anniversary tour

Cliff Richard has announced today that he will be touring the UK next year, with dates in Sheffield, Nottingham and Manchester on his radar.

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Hairspray at Buxton Opera House. Photo by Darren Bell

Grab your tickets for Hairspray this half-term holiday

Hairspray is a much-loved musical comedy which promises to put a smile on everyone’s face this half-term holiday.

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Tales of Birbal. Photo by Pamela Raith.

Performers breathe life into Asian fables

Timeless and treasured fables from the Indian sub-continent will be brought to life.

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Maddy Prior, Giles Lewin and Hannah James perform at County Hall, Matlock, on October 26.

VIDEO: Folk legend Maddy Prior lines up Derbyshire show

Maddy Prior, the queen of folk and the voice of Steeleye Span, has built her career on exploring various musical avenues.

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