What’s on in January round and about in Doncaster

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Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour returns to the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield for two shows only on January 28 and 29, 2014.

This is the seventh year that the show has played the arena.

The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2014 is delighted to announce that model and dancing sensation Abbey Clancy, Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden, BBC Breakfast presenter Susanna Reid and Westlife heartthrob Nicky Byrne will complete the 2014 celebrity line up.

They will join former England Rugby World Cup winner Ben Cohen; Coronation Street’s Natalie Gumede; and actor and funny man Mark Benton on this much-loved tour.

WHERE: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena.

WHEN: Tuesday and Wednesday, January 28 and 29, 2014.

HOW MUCH: Tickets purchased online or from the ticket hotline are priced: £71.50 (£65 + £6.50 booking fee); £49.50 (£45+ £4.50 booking fee) and £38.50 (£35 + £3.50 booking fee).

Tickets purchased in person at the Arena Box Office are priced: £68.25 (£65 + £3.25 booking fee); £47.25 (£45 + £2.25 booking fee) & £36.75 (£35 + £1.75 booking fee)

CONTACT: Booking hotline on 0114 256 56 56 or via the website.

2, PERFORMANCE

Right Up Our Street workshop with creative producer Andrew Loretta.

A performance workshop where participants will create images, movement and text based on what we see around us on local streets.

Also a chance to find out about opportunities for those interested in performing locally.

WHERE: Cast, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 15, 6pm.

HOW MUCH: Free.

Contact: Telephone 01302 303959, hello@castindoncaster.com and www.rightupourstreet.org.uk

3, GIG

Fresh from their top slot at the Bloodstock Festival, groove metal giants Lamb Of God return in January 2014 for a nine-date headline tour.

This will be the band’s longest visit to the UK since they released latest album Resolution in January 2012.

WHERE: O2 Academy Leeds, 55 Cookridge Street, LS2 3AW.

WHEN: Monday January 13, 2014, 7pm.

HOW MUCH: Stalls standing £21.93 (inc. £2.43 fees); Balcony unreserved seating/standing £21.93 (inc £2.43 fees).

Contact: O2 Academy Leeds, 55 Cookridge Street, LS2 3AW; telephone 0113 389 1555.

4, SHOW

London 1853.

A young orphan arrives on the streets of London with no friends, no money and nowhere to live.

He meets a cheeky pickpocket who shows him a whole new way of life. But as chance would have it, Oliver stumbles upon a gentleman who might just hold the key to his mysterious past…

Following on from the huge success of My Fair Lady, Artistic Director Daniel Evans will direct Lionel Bart’s sensational musical Oliver!, an exhilarating story about one boy’s survival against the odds.

Packed full of joyful songs including Consider Yourself, You’ve Got To Pick A Pocket or Two, Oom-pah-pah! and the exuberant Food Glorious Food, this will be the theatrical highlight of your year.

WHERE: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

WHEN: Until Saturday January 25, 2014.

HOW MUCH: Various.

CONTACT: The box office on 0114 249 6000.

5, MUSIC

FARGO are a four piece classic and modern rock covers band.

Tracks covered: AC/DC, Sabbath, Metallica, Purple, Zeppelin and many, many more.

WHERE: The Sportsman, Blackburn Road, Rotherham, S61 2DW.

WHEN: Saturday, January 11, 2014; 9-11.30pm, last entry 8pm.

fargo @ the sportsman details

HOW MUCH: FOC.

CONTACT: 01709 551124