What’s On guide

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August 20

Walk. Free volunteer-led tours exploring Eyam and the surrounding countryside. 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm, three miles, no booking needed. Also Tuesday, August 22.
Market. Farmers market at Derby Market Place, 8am to 2pm. 
Trams. Take a horse-drawn tram ride in an 1874 carriage at Crich Tramway Museum, open 10am to 5.30pm. Admission £14 (adult), £11 (senior), £8 (child), £37 (family). Contact 01773 854320. 
Film. The Second Best Marigold Hotel, starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Contact 0129872190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Comedy. Award-winning comedian Alan Carr begins a three-night run at Buxton Opera House at 8pm. Over 15s only. Tickets £31. To check availability, contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Theatre. Suddenly At Home, by Francis Durbridge, will be presented by Tabs Productions & Theatre Royal Nottingham, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £11.50-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk 
Walk. Two-mile stroll around Cromford looking at the early pre-industrial
history of the area, and the effects that the arrival of Richard Arkwright and his mill had on the village. Starts at 10am. Price: £6 per person. Booking essential. Contact www.derbysheritagewalks.com

August 21

Childre. Sing-a Long-a-Frozen at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre at 11am, 3pm and 6.30pm. Tickets £15.50 (adult), £10.50 (children under 16), £48 (family ticket, two adults, two children) £33 (family ticket, one adult and two children). Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk 
Walk. Rails Through The Peaks - Miller’s Dale to Bakewell, a 6.4mile guided walk along the Monsal Trail, starting at 12 noon. An experienced guide will look in detail at the history of the former Derby to Manchester line that once occupied the route of the walk. Price £15. Pre-booking essential on www.derbysheritagewalks.com.
Music. Fuzzy Felt World plays at the Old Clubhouse, Buxton.
Music. The Pitz play a gig in aid of the Nenna Kind cancer charity at Masson Mills, Cromford. Admission £6 to includee food.
Comedy. Roy Chubby Brown brings his Don’t Get Fat, Get Fit show to Stockport Plaza at 7.30pm. The show is suitable for over 18s only - if easily offended, stay away. Tickets £18.50, £17.50 (concessions). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk
Song. The Red Shoes - Our Kate Bush Story at Real Time Live, Chesterfield.
Theatre. Suddenly At Home, by Francis Durbridge, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £11.50-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

August 22

Music. Ready Steady 60s rock ‘n’ roll band and Adrian Berry performs at the Edgefold Club, Matlock, at 8.30pm. Raffle and bar until midnight.
Cookery. Meet the cook at Eyam Hall, learn about 18th century recipes and get hands-on in the kitchen. 10.30am to 4pm, free, no booking needed. 
Children. Sing-a-Long-a-Frozen at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre at 10.30am and 2.30pm.Tickets £15.50 (adult), £10.50 (children under 16), £48 (family ticket, two adults, two children) £33 (family ticket, one adult and two children). Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Theatre. Puppetry and song feature in an hour-long performance of Alice in Wonderland, presented by Attic Door Productions, at Stockport Plaza. Performances at 11am and 2pm. Tickets £15.50 and £9.50 (children). Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk
Music. The Modfathers (Paul Weller/The Jam tribute) play at Real Time Live, Chesterfield. The Watlerstock gig in aid of cancer-related charities is organised by Chesterfield Spiral Scooter Club in memory of member Kev ‘Watler’ Usher who founded the event in 2004 and lost his battle against cancer in 2006.
Music. The Canyon play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.
Song. Zephyr 4 entertains Brimington Social Club.
Theatre. Suddenly At Home, by Francis Durbridge, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 5pm and 8pm. Matinee tickets £11-£19.50, evening tickets £11.50-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk


August 23

Adventure. Action adventure club at YHA Edale, Rowland Cote, Nether Booth, Edale, from August 23 to 28, featuring four full days of outdoor pursuits and five nights’ accommodation including instruction, meals, evening entertainment and in-programme transport. The cost is £365. Call: 01629 592 530.

Walk. Explore Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moor on a walk led by a volunteer leader. Walks take place on Sundays and Wednesdays, starting and finishing at the tea-room at 11am (returning by 1.30pm). Contact 01433 670368.

Dancing. Richard Keeling provides the music for dancing at the Edgefold Club, Matlock.
Music. Ar Faoued plays an acoustic set at theRoyal Oak, Brampton, Chesterfield, at 4pm.
Song. Shaun Byrne sings classic pop, rock, country and Americana at the Old Poets Corner, Ashover, at 7pm. 
Song. Gary Haynes entertains Brimington Club.

August 24

Adventure. Summer adventure days at Lea Green until August 28, from 9am to 5pm. Multi-activity days for five to 12 year olds. Activities change daily and may include ropes courses, climbing, buggy riding, team games, stream walking and much more. Includes instructor supervision and all specialist equipment. Dress appropriately for the day and bring your own packed lunch. Derbyshire County Council resident price £31, out of county price £50.40. Derbyshire County Council resident price £31, out of county price £50.40
Theatre. Enjoy a tour of Stockport’s art deco super cinema and variety theatre at the Plaza at 11am. Tickets £6. Contact 0161 477 7779 or www.stockportplaza.co.uk
Walk. Rails Through The Peaks - Miller’s Dale to Bakewell, a 6.4-mile guided walk along the Monsal Trail, starting at 12 noon. Price £15. Pre-booking essential on www.derbysheritagewalks.com.
Theatre. Sherlock Holmes and The Riper Yarns, starring Sam Clemens, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£18. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Theatre. Stagestruck, by Simon Gray, will be presented by Tabs Productions & Theatre Royal Nottingham, at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £11.50-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

August 25

Walk. Two-mile stroll around Cromford looking at the early pre-industrial history of the area, and the effects that the arrival of Richard Arkwright and his mill had on the village. Starts at 10am. Price: £6 per person. Booking essential. Contact www.derbysheritagewalks.com
Gardening. Talk on “Herbaceous Perennials and Borders” by Don Witton from the National Collection of Euphorbias at Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 10am, £3.
Theatre. Sherlock Holmes and The Ripper Yarns at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£18. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Theatre. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Michael Praed, Noel Sullivan and Carley Stenson, at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£36. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Theatre. Stagestruck at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, at 7.30pm. Tickets £11.50-£23. Contact 0115 989 5555 or www.trch.co.uk

August 26

Dancing. Steve provides the music for dancing at the Edgefold Club, Matlock.