Fab Five

L-r Annabel Jones, as Princess Briar Rose, Nigel Peever as Carabosse, the wicked fairy. Picture: Marie Caley D2794MC
L-r Annabel Jones, as Princess Briar Rose, Nigel Peever as Carabosse, the wicked fairy. Picture: Marie Caley D2794MC

Post Christmas blues? Don’t worry, the team at Doncaster Racecourse have been working hard to bring you this brand new ‘New Year’ Meeting.

Get together with friends and family. Start your New Year’s Eve celebrations a few days early at Doncaster Racecourse.

We have it all. The entertainment and excitement of an afternoon of jump racing, delicious food and drink in warm comfortable surroundings and here’s the great bit - kids come free. First race 12.10pm

WHEN: Thursday, December 29

WHERE: Doncaster Racecourse

HOW MUCH: Tickets start at £6

CONTACT: (01302) 304200

WEB/EMAIL: www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

Antiques FAIR

The Antiques and Collectors Fair events feature stalls selling porcelain, glass, pottery, furniture, jewellery, books, militaria, cigarette cards, postcards, stamps, coins, bric-a-brac and much, much more. With over 300 stalls no matter whether you are an avid collector, dealer or looking for a great family day out, the fairs offer a fantastic shopping experience. Gates open 10.30am, first race, 12.10pm. Free car parking is available.

WHERE: Doncaster Racecourse

WHEN: December 26, 27, December, 9.30am - 4.30pm

HOW MUCH: Adult £3.50, OAP £3, Children (12-16) £3, Children under 12 free,

CONTACT: 0161 283 1255.

WEB/EMAIL: www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

Aladdin

Tickets are selling fast for the spectacular panto Aladdinat Doncaster Little Theatre. Written by Alan Frayn, One of the most popular present day writers, this version of Aladdin is guaranteed to delight and amuse audiences of all ages. Directed by Danny Glover, a regular face from our previous Pantos, he brings a young fresh approach to the traditional pantos we all love. The magic of Panto really comes to life in the intimate auditorium of the Little Theatre, all seats have an excellent view and you are never far away from the action. So why not come with us on an unforgettable journey in the Land of the Magic Lamp, and let this ‘in-genie-ous’ show make your Christmas dreams come true?

WHERE: Doncaster Little Theatre

WHEN: December 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 7.00 pm. December 27 at 1pm & 5 pm

HOW MUCH: Tickets £10, Concessions £7, Family tickets (min 4 with 2 children) £7 per person.

CONTACT: (01302) 340422

WEB/EMAIL: www.doncasterlittletheatre.co.uk

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty starring Steve Huison, Coronation Street’s Eddie Windass as King Eddie and Russ Spencer Of Eurovision’s SCOOCH as Prince.

Children’s Television favourite, Fifi Forget-me-not plus Sam Rabone as Queen plus full supporting cast, The Rita Proctor Teensteppers & Nellie Stagles Juveniles ‘A Great-Value Traditional Family Pantomime’

We are pleased to welcome back David Lee presenting his fourteenth successive season. Over the years we have built a wonderful pantomime reputation for the Civic Theatre. So much so that advance bookings are always high long before the production opens. Therefore to avoid disappointment, book early

WHERE: Doncaster Civic Theatre

WHEN: Until Sunday, January 1, 2pm & 7pm (morning matinee 10am, Sundays & bank holidays 1pm & 6pm)

HOW MUCH: Tickets from £9

CONTACT: (01302) 342349

WEB/EMAIL: www.doncastercivic.co.uk

Doncaster Rovers hosting Barnsley. Rovers have a point to prove against the Reds after a poor show at Oakwell last month.

The South Yorkshire derby could see the debut of new signings for Rovers with work going on ahead of the transfer window opening on New Year’s Day.

Kick off is at 3pm.

WHERE: Keepmoat Stadium

WHEN: January 2, 2012

HOW MUCH: £20 adults, £15 concessions and £5-10 juniors.

CONTACT: (01302) 762576

WEB/EMAIL: www.keepmoatstadium.com