Pick of the Weekend

Question of Sport  L-R: Matt Dawson, Sue Barker and Phil Tufnell
Question of Sport L-R: Matt Dawson, Sue Barker and Phil Tufnell

Theatre and Arts

Thursday-Saturday: Welcome to Donny’s own Film Festival, three days of special events and screenings including two top new films and the latest work from Doncaster’s own film-makers. A must for all movie fans and an opportunity to audition for a part in a film. Doncaster Little Theatre. Thursday, Life in a Day, 7.30pm, tickets £5. Friday, Creation, 7.30pm, tickets £5. Saturday, The Tree of Life, 7.30pm, tickets £5. Tel. (01302) 340422 www.doncastertlittletheatre.co.uk

Friday: Following a sell out West End run, comic and musician Bill Bailey is to take his live show DANDELION MIND on a national UK arena tour. Motorpoint Arena, 8pm, tickets £29.50. Tel 0114 2 56 56 56. www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk


Saturday: After the phenomenal success of the 2010 tour, A Question Of Sport Live Tour returns in November to The Dome. With the regular cast of Sue Barker, Matt Dawson & Phil Tufnell along with special guests featuring the nation’s biggest sporting stars this tour is a trophy winner! The Dome, 7pm, Tickets & Information tel. (01302) 370777.

Saturday: Doncaster Knights have declared Saturday’s visit of high flying London Welsh ‘bring a friend for free day’ at Castle Park. Anyone purchasing a single ticket for the game is entitled to free admittance for a friend. Season ticket holders can take two friends by using vouchers B and C in their books. Tickets are priced between £12-£15 for adults, £7-£9 concessions and £3-£7 juniors. The match kicks off at 2.30pm.


Saturday: Get your friends and family together and come to The Betfred November Handicap Flat Meeting at Doncaster Racecourse for the end of the 2011 British racing flat season. General admission and hospitality on sale now, Tel. (01302) 304200. www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

Sunday: Giant Toyfair - Yorkshire’s biggest toyfair. Over 350 stalls undercover in the new Exhibition Hall, offering for sale all types of new and old toys for the collector. Including boats and planes, diecast models from Dinky Corgi, a large selection of trains, coaches, rolling stock and accessories, and much more. Also toy soldiers, tin toys - the largest collection of toys on offer in Yorkshire. Opening Times: 10.30am-3.30pm, admission charges: Adults £3.50 Children under 16: £1.00 OAPs: £2.50

Parking: Free To book: Call 01377 240160 or visit the MB Toyfairs website www.mbtoyfairs.weebly.com/doncaster


Saturday: Annual Band Concert & Remembrance with Markham Main Band, Royal Army Service Corps and Royal Corps of Transport Branch. £6 to include pie and peas. For more information please call (01302) 810945.

Saturday: Pop music trendsetter Britney Spears, who has continually captivated crowds around the world with her live music events, has added more UK dates to her critically acclaimed Femme Fatale World Tour. Spears has prepared an extraordinary show that promises to be her greatest ever, and reaches the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield. She will be performing 21 of her smash hits including 2 surprise songs. Motorpoint Arena, Doors open 6.30pm. show starts 8pm, tickets £55. Tel 0114 2 56 56 56. www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk


Friday/Saturday: Marie Newsom School of Dance presents Showtime 2011. Doncaster Civic Theatre, 7pm (Sat mat 2pm)

Showtime 2011 – Marie Newson School of Dance. Tickets: £6.50, Concessions £5.50