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Romeo and Juliet by Moscow City Ballet will be appearing at The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe.
Romeo and Juliet by Moscow City Ballet will be appearing at The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe.

Spoil the one you love this Valentines Day . . . . . .


Theatre: CELEBRATE Valentines Day by watching the Moscow City Ballet’s production of tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet at the Baths Hall in Scunthorpe. The production of Romeo and Juliet runs until tomorrow, but the Moscow City Ballet will also be at the Baths Hall on February 16 and 17 with a production of fairy-tale Sleeping Beauty. Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets from £16.50. Call the box office on 0844 854 2776 for more information.

SKYSCAPE: WATCH the setting sun in the tranquil Skyscape at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Created by American artist, James Turrell the Skyscape is the perfect accompaniment to the three course Valentines meal included with the ticket. Starts at 5.30pm. Costs £40 per person. Call 01924 832631 for more information.

COMEDY: The Hoot Comedy club is putting on a valentines special at the Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough. Comedians Lloyd Griffith, Jessica Fostekew, Gary Tro and Elliot J Huntley will be there to make you laugh, probably at the tradition of Valentines Day. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets from £6. For more information call the Arts Centre on 01427 676655.


GIG: CHART sensation Example comes to Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena as part of his 16 date arena tour following the release of his latest album, The Evolution of Man. Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets from £25. For more information call the arena on 0114 2 56 56 56

CLASS: CALLING all budding artists to a class at the Graves Gallery, Sheffield, for an art class called ‘Connecting with the Connections’ where you will be given the opportunity to try out new media and techniques. 
The subject of this weeks class will be painting Derbyshire Walls by Henry Epworth Allen, and attendees will get to work with oil pastels to enlarge a small section of the famous landscape. 
Starts at 10.30am. Costs £5. For more information call the gallery on 0114 278 2655.

GIG: TOP of the Pops veterans Showaddywaddy come to the Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe, with a live show which includes the bands greatest hits from their four decades in the business, including You Got What It Takes, Three Steps to Heaven and Under the Moon of Love. Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £17. For more information call the box office on 0844 854 2776.

Theatre: Discover Wentworth Castle Gardens this half term and enjoy the very best of the great British outdoors for a great day out the whole family will love!

Wentworth Castle is a historic gardens, deer park and great family day out just 5 minutes drive from Junction 37 of the M1. It is open every day from 10am – 4pm and packed with family fun this half term. The estate is set in the rolling hills of the East Pennines and in addition to formal gardens there are more than 500 acres of deer park and woodland to explore – in fact this is the closest you can get to deer in the South Yorkshire area. 
Other facilities include a café, gift shop and an adventure playground.


WORKSHOP: ACCLAIMED actor and director Richard Wilson will head up a lively workshop at The Crucible, Theatre, Sheffield, on how directors should approach rehearsals for new plays. 
Suitable for actors, directors, teachers and students aged over 16. Starts at 2pm. Costs £8. For more information on the workshop call the box office on 0114 249 6000.


MUSICAL: MAGICAL musical, The Elephant Bridesmaid comes to the Doncaster Civic Theatre with a story about weddings, wombats and the loveliest elephant the world has ever known. The musical is based on a story from the best selling children’s book How the Koala Learnt to Hug and other Australian Fairytales, and author Stephen Lee will be available to sign copies of his book after the show. Starts at 2.30pm. Tickets are £7. Call the box office on 01302 342349 for more information. 

DEMONSTRATION: SERIOUS science will be made entertaining with amazing practical demonstrations live at the Weston Park museum, Sheffield, that you’ll want to take home to show to your friends and family. Suitable for over sixes. Starts at 11am and entrance is free. For more information call the museum on 0114 278 2655.

THEATRE: TIME travelling play, Fear of Music comes to the York Theatre Royal and bends between 1985 and 1990, piecing together the prelude and aftermath of a tragedy. Packed with jokes, astute observations and mixtapes Fear of Music tells the story of two boys on two very different paths. Starts at 7.45pm. Tickets from £8. For more information please call the box office on 01904 623568. 
GIG: ROCK’n’roll variety show That’ll be the Day which features a line up of hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s returns to the Baths Hall, Scunthorpe, for one night only. 
Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £22.50. Call the box office on 0844 854 2776 for more information.

COMEDY: SURREAL comedian Milton Jones comes to Sheffield City Hall with tour ‘On the Road.’ Famous for his appearances on Mock the Week Starts at 8pm. Tickets from £20. Call 0114 2789789