Pick of the Weekend

The two Manchester area trolleybuses that will be running at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft later thia month.
The two Manchester area trolleybuses that will be running at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft later thia month.


TODAY: THERE’S no stopping top Queen tribute band Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Experience. The show will feature all the classics from the band’s vast back catalogue at the Doncaster Civic Theatre. Shows starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £16. Call 01302 342349.


TOMORROW: ENERGETIC dance routines from the Street Beat Dance Academy will get all toes tapping at the Doncaster Civic Theatre. The Blast From the Past show offers a range of dances billed as “lively and colourful”. Tickets £7.50, £6.50 concessions. Call 01302 342349.


SATURDAY: LAUGH away your troubles with a night out at the Little Theatre Comedy Club. Stand-up comedians Sean McLoughlin, Danny Sutcliffe, Hayley Ellis and Kia Humphries will be taking to the stage from 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Call 01302 340422.

TOMORROW and SATURDAY: TOBY Foster presents another night of Last Laugh comedy at Sheffield City Hall with a top line-up of stand-up comedians over the weekend including Phil Walker, Brendan Riley and Matt Reed. Tickets £16. Call 0114 2210317 for tickets.

Charity night

TOMORROW: A GLITZY evening including a three-course meal and live entertainment is being held at Doncaster Racecourse. Money raised will go towards charity, the Make A Wish Foundation. Tickets £35. Starts at 7.30pm. Call 07833453773.


UNTIL SATURDAY: BRIGHTEN up your weekend with fast-paced romantic comedy The Pajama Game at Rotherham Civic Theatre. Musical classics, like Steam Heat, Hernando’s Hideaway and Hey There will be brought to the stage by the Chapeltown and District Amateur Operatic Society. Call 01709 823640.


SATURDAY: BEST of brass will be on offer with a concert at Ackworth School. The Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band, conducted by Norman Law, will be playing a mix of traditional and popular music at the Meeting House at 7.30pm. Contact www.ackworthconcertsociety.co.uk or 07960 960992.

Day out

SATURDAY and SUNDAY: TAKE the last chance to see one of the last-surviving Manchester trolleybuses at the Trolleybus Museum. The Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation trolleybus has been on loan since last autumn and is getting one final airing before it goes back. For more information about the museum, visit www.sandtoft.org.


UNTIL SATURDAY: SONGS from the Small Screen is a show not to be missed at Hatfield Woodhouse Village Hall. It is a production by Hatfield Woodhouse Players. Shows starts at 7.15pm. Tickets £6. Call 01302 840437.


SUNDAY: DEDICATED followers of fashion will love the Parties and Proms Fayre at Doncaster’s Regent Hotel. There will be stalls selling flowers, dresses, accessories, cakes and a chance to try your hand at cocktail making. There’s a catwalk show and all visitors will receive a goody bag. Entry free. Open 11am to 3pm. For more details, call 07425 995202.