Pick of the Weekend

Tenorissimo in action.
Tenorissimo in action.

Theatre and Arts

Saturday: Springs Dance Company presents The Selfish Giant - After finding children playing in his beautiful garden, the giant builds a high wall and puts up a no trespassers notice. Nobody wants to be with the giant except the wind, rain and snow, and his garden remains locked in a wintery chill. But one morning as the Giant lies awake in bed, something is different. Based on the much loved tale by Oscar Wilde, this is a captivating and inventive family show of storytelling and dance. Civic Theatre, 1.30pm, tickets £8, Concessions £6, Family ticket for 4 £24. www.springsdancecompany.org.uk Tel. 342349.


Friday: 7.30pm

Tenorissimo - With opera favourites, modern classics, English ballads and cabaret, Tenorissimo continues to captivate and delight audiences. The three tenors - James Fitzgerald, Geoffrey Coles and Morgan Lee James - will be sure to captivate you, not only with their voices which blend perfectly to make magical music, but also their warmth, humour and charm. Highlights include Les Miserables’ Bring Him Home, The Barber of Seville and the beautiful Nessun Dorma. Civic Theatre, 7.30pm, tickets: £14, Concessions £12. www.tenorissimo.co.uk Tel. 342349.


Saturday: Doncaster Supercross - A brand-new Category A Cyclo-Cross event in South Yorkshire looks set to attract a host of top riders. The Doncaster Wheelers Supercross not only features an excellent prize list in the region of £2,000, it also looks set to boast some of the best facilities seen at a Cyclo-Cross event this season.

Held at the Keepmoat stadium it is the centrepiece of a sport and leisure complex which includes extensive car-parks and a range of attractively landscaped parkland, through which the races will run. With separate races for U12s, Youth, Vets and Women and Seniors & Juniors, there’s a full programme of racing. Keepmoat Stadium, first race 11am. www.doncasterwheelers.info

Doncaster Knights will be looking to continue their superb home form when Nottingham visit Castle Park on Saturday in a 2.30pm kick off.

Brett Davey’s side have won four out of five at home so far this season and will be brimming with confidence this weekend.

Nottingham hold the bragging rights over the Knights following a 33-29 triumph in the British and Irish Cup last month. Castlepark, tel. 01302 831388.


Friday/Saturday: Racing Post Trophy, is a two day race meeting that’s packed with everything you’d expect from a great day out at the races.

Choose to spend your day in one of the restaurants. or a private box, perhaps. Pop some Pommery on ou the Champagne Lawn. Or come and have a flutter on your fancy. However you choose to spend your day, o the Racing Post Trophy meeting ticks all the important boxes.

Exclusive restaurants to choose from, each with stunning views of the course. Think first class service and award-winning food. Massively popular - getting a table is something of a scoop, so book ahead. Doncaster Racecourse. Tickets range from £32-£10.50 for Friday and £32-£37 for Saturday. For more details, tel. 01302 304200 (For all racing fixtures, please be aware that a dress code applies (with the exception of Grandstand & Frenchgate Family Enclosures).

Sunday: The Stamp Magic show is a great day out, and has a great reputation in the craft Industry, we ith a limit of around 35 stands.

At ‘Stamp Magic’ there are quality exhibitors - all with something different to offer. We have gathered together some great retailers and all are either keen card makers or scrapbookers who are happy to share their tricks of the trade. There will be lots of demonstrations for you to watch and hopefully take home lots of great inspiration and ideas as well as papercraft goodies.

Which Craft? Doncaster, The Inkcredible Stamping and Papercraft Show, The Dome, Doncaster. 10am to 4pm, tickets £5 on the door.