Pick of the Weekend

The new stand at Doncaster Racecourse.
The new stand at Doncaster Racecourse.

Theatre and Arts

The West End Tonight, presented by Doncaster Amateur Operatic Society, offers something for everyone from the music of the recent past to the present day.

You will hear all your favourite 20th century music and songs from the West End together with some speciality performances from this talented local society. The programme will feature highlights from ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Wicked’, ‘Crazy for You’ and ‘Oliver’ to name but a few. Guaranteed to leave you wanting more. You will hear all your favourite 20th century music and songs from the West End together with some speciality performances from this talented local society. Doncaster Civic Theatre, Saturday February March 3, 7.15pm, tickets £12, tel 01302 342349 Doncaster Civic

Sport

Enjoy a day out at the races. The Grimethorpe Chase two day National Hunt meeting at Doncaster kicks off on Friday, March 2, gates open at noon and first race is at 2pm, entry tickets start at £11. Tel (01302) 304200, Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Rovers hope to rock Brighton’s play-off push when they visit the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday. Rovers lost to the Seagulls in agonising fashion on the opening day of the Championship season and will be hoping to make amends this weekend. For ticket information visit www.doncasterroversfc.co.uk

Cabaret

Join the guests at Doncaster’s finest restaurant, the stylish Cafe Bar Concerto for the ultimate Cabaret experience, now on the first Friday of every month. An evening of fine entertainment awaits you with a mouth watering, 5 course, choice menu, £29.95 per person, bar 7.30pm until late, Friday 2nd March, An Evening with George Williamson. Earl of Doncaster, Bennetthorpe, tel. (01302) 361371, The Earl

Children

Little Red You Know Who -Taking a well-known traditional story, this spell-binding play for young children follows a magical path through the woods and is presented by the Freehand Theatre Company.

The show creates a memorable and reassuring journey with its delightful use of puppetry, colour and specially composed music. Listen to the song of the red box, watch a forest grow before your very eyes and find out how an endearing bear gets in on the action! Don’t miss this enchanting production for children aged 3–7. Ivanhoe Centre, Conisbrough, March 3, 1.30pm. For more information contact the Freehand Theatre Group on (01274) 585277 free hand theatre

Family

Swan around Potteric Carr Nature Reserve and join in with a swan themed walk and fun activities, Sunday, March 4, 10.30am to 12noon. Booking is essential, tel. (01302) 570077, normal entry fee plus £1.50 per child. Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Music

Frank and Nick - A high energy, rip roaring, fun filled Rhythm and Blues extravaganza of a show which always leaves the audience shouting for more. Cask Corner Dive Bar, Friday March 2.

Urbanites - Playing classic funk, soul & jazz from Randy Crawford, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor Quartet, Joss Stone, The Crusaders and many more. Saturday March 3.