What’s On guide

Richard Lowe as Princeton in Avenue Q
Richard Lowe as Princeton in Avenue Q

OCTOBER 22

Theatre. Avenue Q, cheeky and entertaining musical theatre featuring puppets which is suitable for viewers aged 14 years and above, is at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £26, £27.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Film. A Walk In The Woods (15) will be screened at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. That’ll Be The Day 30th anniversary special featuring the hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s at Buxton Opera House ata 7.30pm. Tickets £23.50-£25.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Rag Mama Rag, whose repertoire includes Mississippi blues, East Coast ragtime and many other styles of the period, play at Taddington Village Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £9.50 in advance from 01298 85384 or the Queens Arms, Taddington.

Film. The Falling (15), drama starring Julianne Moore and Kirsten Stewart and set in a strict girls school in the 1960s where a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out, will be screened at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

OCTOBER 23

Film. Bill (PG) will be shown at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 1.30pm and 4pm, also on Saturday, October 24, at 11am and 1.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Avenue Q at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 5pm and 8.30pm. Matinee tickets £24, £25.50 or evening tickets £28, £29.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Halle orchestra play Mozart’s Symphony No 35 ‘Haffner’, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Piano Concerto and Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring at Sheffield City Hall at 7pm. Tickets £21, £19, £16 and £5 (students, under 16s). Contact 0114 2789 789 or www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

Film. Everest (12A) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Also on Saturday, October 24, at 4pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £6.40, £4.50 (concessions, student), £3.90 (child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. The Pitz play at South Wingfield Club.

Music. Top Irish musician Christy Moore, a founding member of Planxty, performs at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £26.50-£34. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. HRH/The Great Pretender: a tribute to Queen, supported by The Blitz, at Real Time Live, Chesterfield.

OCTOBER 24

Children. Scare Trek in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, at 10am. Until November 1. Admission £2

Music. Supersonic 70s Show featuring classic hits from the Carpenters and ELO right through to Queen and John Miles at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £20.50-£24.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Comedy. Sean Hughes brings his Mumbo Jumbo show to Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Acoustic foot stompers Rita Payne play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

Music. Food Fighterz play the hits of the Foo Fighters at Real Time Live, Chesterfield.

Music. The Velveteers play at the Royal Oak, Brampton, Chesterfield.

Music. Marv White Band play at The Stonegravels, Chesterfield.

Music. Escape Plan play at West Street Live, Sheffield.

OCTOBER 25

Family. The Sagas of Noggin the Nog at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 3pm. Also on Monday, October 26 at 11am and 2pm. Tickets £11, £13 (adults), £9.75, £11.75 (senior citizens/disabled), £5.50, £6.50 (student). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Grimethorpe Colliery Band play at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 3pm. Tickets £20, £18.50 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Kals Kats, a nine-piece jump jive/swing band play at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath. Ticketed event, £5 each early booking recommended.

Song. Shaun Byrne sings pop, rock, country and Americana at Ashover’s Old Poets Corner, starting at 7pm.

Music. Buxton Musical Society present The Creation at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £12, £10.50 (concession). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

OCTOBER 26

Music. Vampires Rock Ghost Train, featuring classic rock anthems including We Will Rock You, Bat Out Of Hell and Total Eclipse of the Heart at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £25-£27.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Swan Lake will be presented by Russian State Ballet & Opera House at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £34 or £31.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

OCTOBER 27

Children. Ghoulish Groovers for ages two to four years, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 1.30pm to 2.15pm. Tickets £5 each child. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Children. Creepy Crawlies, enabling children aged 8 and under to create their own creatures out of clay, at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Tickets £5 per participating child, adults free. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Dance. Shine! will be presented by Bakewell’s Peak Performance Theatre School at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7pm. Tickets £15 or £12 (concessions/child). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Indigo Nights, a new venture featuring music and socialising for young people aged 13 to 17 years, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, from 6pm to 9pm. Admission £5 or £3 (Young Company members). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Song. Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts in Concert at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £29.50-£32.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

OCTOBER 28

Adventure. Adventure days for 5 to 12 year olds at Lea Green from 9am to 5pm until Friday, October 30. Activities change daily and may include ropes courses, climbing, buggy riding, team games, bushcraft, stream walking and much more! Includes instructor supervision and all specialist equipment. Bring a packed lunch. Derbyshire County Council resident price £31 (per child/per day), out of county price £50.40 (per child/per day). Contact 01629 534561 .

Workshop. Play in a Day: The Witches, a day-long workshop for children 8 to 13, recreating Roald Dahl’s book The Witches live on stage!, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, from 10am to 3pm. Tickets £25. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Musical. Curse of the Sorceror, a spooky (silly) Halloween musical for children and families at Rose Theatre, Chesterfield, until October 31. Performances at 7pm with Thursday matinee at 1.30pm. Tickets £12 (adult) £10 (child). Contact 01246 271540.

Comedy. Paddy McGuinness brings his Daddy McGuinness tour to Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Limited tickets costing £19.81 or £27.88. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Song. Mad about the Musicals tenth anniversary tour, starring Gareth Gates, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £25, £23 (concessions). Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk