Fab Five

Comedian Steve Hughes
Comedian Steve Hughes

Gerry cross the Mersey - Join this musical journey through the life and times of one of our greatest 60s icons Gerry Marsden.

Gerry and the Pacemakers topped the UK and US charts for much of the decade.

Hear all Gerry’s greatest hits mixed with stories, jokes and anecdotes from his early beginnings to his years at the top and right up to the present day.

This is a rollercoaster ride of fun, music and nostalgia not to be missed.

WHERE: Doncaster Civic Theatre

WHEN: Thursday, February 9, 7.30pm

HOW MUCH: £18.50, £17.50 conc.

CONTACT: (01302) 342349

WEB/EMAIL: Doncaster Civic

2. Wine tasting at The Mac Gallery

The Mac Gallery is hosting a wine tasting event.

These will be exclusive wines not on the high street. An introductory offer with limited spaces and booking is essential.

The event will be 7.30pm for 8pm - there will be canapes during the evening.

WHERE: Mac Gallery, South Parade

WHEN: Thursday, February 9, 7.30pm


CONTACT: (01302) 590005

WEB/email: Creative Arts Therapy email maggiemcandrews23@gmail.com

3. Steve Hughes

Following sell-out shows at the Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne Comedy Festival, and stellar performances on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One) and Stand-Up For The Week (CH4), inimitable Australian comic Steve Hughes will be embarking on his long awaited debut solo tour in 2012 stopping off in Doncaster.

WHERE: The Dome

WHEN: Friday February 10


CONTACT: (01302) 370777


4. Festival of British Railway Modelling

A fantastic day of railway modelling with over 30 layouts, 80 exhibitors, clubs and associations, FREE modelling demonstrations and interactive activities for children.

The Festival of British Railway Modelling returns to Doncaster Exhibition Centre bigger and better than ever before.

Featuring over 30 fantastic model railway layouts, 80 exhibitors selling essential modelling items, clubs, associations and societies, a children’s area, competitions and much more this is a great day out for everyone from families to enthusiasts.

Why not spend some time learning how to build your very own layout at The Festival of British Railway Modelling and enjoy FREE demonstrations over the weekend on planning and constructing layout scenery by leading experts.

For more information visit www.model-railways-live.co.uk or call the information line on 01778 391123.

WHERE: Doncaster Exhibition Centre (Leger Way)

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, Sunday February 12, 10am to 4.30pm

HOW MUCH: £8 for adults, £3.50 for children (aged 5-14 years) and £23 for a family

CONTACT: (01302) 304200

WEB/EMAIL: Doncaster Racecourse

5. Valentine’s Candlelit Dinner and Dance

Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner with live entertainment by Chris Tame (X Factor 2009) Bublè, Boy Band, Soul & Motown.

Start the evening with a glass of bubbly on arrival followed by a romantic five course mouth watering dinner, live entertainment and a gift for the ladies.

Let the romance continue. Spend the night in one of the hotel’s superior bedrooms, then enjoy a champagne breakfast for two the next morning for just £75.00* per person or upgrade to one of the executive rooms for just £10.00 per person.

WHERE: The Earl of Doncaster

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 7.30pm - 2am

HOW MUCH: £32 per person

CONTACT: (01302) 361371

WEB/EMAIL: sales@theearl.co.uk