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Chantel Hunter with Danny Stacey

Chantel Hunter with Danny Stacey

A CLASSICAL foursome who have performed all over the world are returning to Doncaster by popular demand.

Ti Amero - who are Leroy, Lee, Mark and Martin - will bring their own arrangements of popular songs including Nessun Dorma, Mamma, Bring Him Home, O Sole Mio, You Raise Me Up to name but a few.

The show will also star a line-up of support acts featuring contemporary, pop and opera and a local dance school.

Where: Doncaster Civic Theatre

When: Today 7.30pm

How Much: £15

CONTACT: Tel. 01302 342349

A DONCASTER singing hopeful is performing in town to drum up support for a national Open Mic competition.

Chantel Hunter, of Kirk Sandall, has been singing for years but recently decided to take the plunge to try and go professional. She applied for the national contest and was thrilled to get through to the regional final at Sheffield City Hall on September 30. Anyone who would like to buy tickets to support Chantel at £8 each can contact chantyvocals@gmail.com

The 23-year-old, who will be performing at the Vintage Rock bar on Saturday, said: “I don’t know what came over me but I managed it. I sang my heart out and it went really well. I then had to wait for their decision and I was so excited to get through.

“I was glad I decided to give it a go and now I’d really like to get as many people coming along to support me as possible - either at my gig in Doncaster on Saturday or in Sheffield at the end of the month.”

Chantel also plays in acoustic duo Adanno with Danny Stacey.

Where: Vintage Rock Bar, St George’s Gate, Doncaster

When: Saturday evening

How Much: Free entry

WEB: Open Mic

GET in touch with the dark side with the chilling tale When The Reaper Calls at a Doncaster theatre.

Written by Peter Coley and director by Paul Kelly, this is a play which is sure to leave audiences gasping. Victor and Harlan have been friends, rivals and inveterate pranksters since their days as students of philosophy. Now, however, Victor has taken to a life of wild hedonism, whilst Harlan leads a passionless existence of dull stoicism.

On a holiday in British Columbia with their long-suffering wives a misjudged prank leaves one of the professors dead, kick-starting a highly entertaining yet chilling nightmare that will keep audiences guessing.

Where: Doncaster Little Theatre

When: Monday until Saturday, September 29, 7.30pm

How Much: £7 to £10

Contact: Tel. 01302 340442

LEARN how to equip yourself to delve back into your family history at this year’s “bigger and better” Family History Fair.

The Doncaster and District Family History Society is putting on the fair with even more stallholders and family history society groups than last year.

Among those bringing stalls to the event will be the Toll Bar History Project, Friends of Hyde Park Cemetery and supporters of Epworth Old Rectory.

There will also be a beginners corner and help desk for those just starting out in family history.

Talks will take place at 11am from Karen Walker on how to start researching your family tree, at 1pm Ian Mardson will explain how to use wills and other documents to further your family history.

Finally, there will be a talk from Paul Dryburgh at 2pm about the Cause Papers database and what it means for family history.

Where: Doncaster College For The Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster

When: Saturday, 10am to 4pm

How Much: £1, under-15s free with an adult

Contact: Tel. 01302 854809

WEB: Doncaster Family History Society

everything you might need for your big day will be on offer at the Doncaster Wedding Fair.

Evening gowns, jewellery, honeymoon offers, stationery ideas and will be among the stalls at The Dome on Sunday. There will be a chance to pick up ideas and seek advice from the experts.

Where: The Dome, Doncaster

When: Sunday, 11am to 4pm

How Much: Free

Contact: Tel. 01302 370777

 

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