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Dreamboats and Petticoats is on at the Lyceum from July 16 to 21.
Dreamboats and Petticoats is on at the Lyceum from July 16 to 21.


FRIDAY: Get ready to rock when covers band Screaming Eagles come to Doncaster’s Cask Corner in Cleveland Street. The South Yorkshire-based four-piece is fronted by well-known bass player Paul Johnson. Formed 18 months ago, they play rock covers from rock legends including Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy and Bon Jovi. From 9pm. Free entry.

FRIDAY: THE FINAL in a series of afternoon recitals is taking place at Doncaster Minster. Rev John Bird will be playing music from Bach, Franck and Green at 1.10pm. Call 01302 323748.

SUNDAY: BRING a picnic for a Sunday afternoon concert at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens. Hear local bands perform. Call 01302 722598.


UNTIL SUNDAY: After nearly five years of mischief, bad behaviour and political incorrectness, London’s funniest show by far is hitting the road. Avenue Q is a puppet show that’s very much designed for adults. The nationwide tour is calling at Leeds Grand Theatre. Tickets from £17. Call 0844 8482700.

SUNDAY: Prepare yourself for a party as the legendary That’ll Be The Day, the nation’s favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show comes to Scunthorpe for the very first time! The Baths Hall will host the popular show. Tickets £20. Starts 7.30pm. Call 0844 854 2776.

UNTIL SATURDAY: Nostalgic musical Dreamboats and Petticoats is a chance to relive the 60s. Bringing added X-Factor to the musical at Sheffield’s Lyceum are Scott Bruton, X Factor’s series five finalist who joins the tour from the West End in the role of Bobby. Scott is joined by last year’s X Factor contestant Terry Winstanley, who plays Bobby’s older self. Tickets from £19. Call 0114 2496000 or visit Sheffield Theatres

UNTIL SATURDAY: AHOY there landlubbers! - Shiver those timbers with a production of Treasure Island. The Sheffield Studio is hosting Denys Edwards Players for this production. Tickets £10. Call 0114 2496000.

TUESDAY TO SATURDAY: Classic TV show Rising Damp is being brought to a Barnsley stage. The Academy Theatre is hosting the James Brandon Theatre Company production. Tickets £10. From 7.30pm.


TODAY: Learn more about the adoption process with an information event at the Doncaster Dome. Experts advice will be on hand at the Adoption Information Event. 5pm to 8pm. Call 01302 737366 and www.adoptingindoncaster.org.

SATURDAY: Artwork produced by Doncaster primary schools will be on display at St Oswald’s Church in Kirk Sandall. It’s free to enter. Open 10am to 4pm.

Summer fairs

SUNDAY: Craft stalls and live entertainment are on offer at Epworth Old Rectory. The Summer Craft Fair will take place from 10am to 4pm.


SATURDAY: Take part in a jewellery workshop at the Harley Gallery near Worksop. Workshop leader Betty Pepper will be helping participants create a contemporary brooch. Hope and Elvis for details.

Kids’ activities

MONDAY to FRIDAY: Get the kids to create their own fossil at a drop-in activity session at Creswell Crags, near Worksop. Call 01909 720378.

WEDNESDAY: Kidz Club is putting on a summer school party with zumba, party games and a mini-buffet. It will take place in Dentons Green Lane in Kirk Sandall. Children aged four to 16. From 11am to 1.30pm. Call 07875732525.

UNTIL SATURDAY: Join Mouse on an adventurous journey in this magical, musical adaptation of the award-winning picture book at Leeds Grand Theatre. Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged three and above. Tickets £13. Call 0844 8482700.


WEDNESDAY: The monthly talk from the Doncaster and District Family History Society is called What’s In Your Attic? It takes place at Doncaster Deaf College in Leger Way at 7pm. The speaker is Jan Shrine. Call 01302 888352.

Outdoor theatre

FRIDAY: Classic Sleeping Beauty is being performed within the splendour of Chatsworth House. It’s the perfect chance for friends and family to gather under the stars. The production is part of a tour of outside venues by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company. Starts 7.15pm.