Pick of the weekend

Scotland's John Higgins at the table during the final at the Betfred.com World Snooker Championships at the Crucible, Sheffield. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.
Scotland's John Higgins at the table during the final at the Betfred.com World Snooker Championships at the Crucible, Sheffield. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.


WEDNESDAY: TV STAR hunks Alex Reid, Marcus Patrick, Danny Young and Dale Howard promise to get hearts racing and ladies blushing as their racy tour calls at Sheffield City Hall. The story follows international male strip group, Wildboyz, as they head to Spain. Tickets £19.50. Call 0114 2789789.

TUESDAY and wednesday: Raining Men tells the story of Phil, a bouncer, Doug, a DJ, and Colin, a barman, who decide to put their own cabaret show together. What could go wrong? Tickets from £12. Strictly for over 18s only. Call 0114 342349.

TOMORROW: A TROUPE of West End singers will be performing classic songs from the shows at the Dearne Playhouse. Il Divos and Divas will be entertaining all at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Call 01709 894128.

UNTIL SATURDAY: A DANCE extravaganza from the Susan Teale School of Dance is coming to Doncaster Civic Theatre. The fast-moving production of tap and ballet is taking to the stage at 7pm. Tickets £7 and £6 concessions. Call 01302 342349.

TOMORROW AND SATURDAY: LET your hair down this weekend and enjoy a fun-filled evening from family favourite musical, Hairspray. Brought to the stage by students at the Danum Academy, this 40-strong cast is set to take the stage by storm. Tickets £6 adults, £4 for children. The musical is at the Upper School. Call 01302 831385 for more information.

UNTIL SATURDAY: RIP-ROARING musical Seven Brides For Seven Brother tells the story of Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, who goes to town to get a wife. It’s on at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre. Evenings at 7.15pm, with a Saturday matinee at 2.15pm. Tickets from £15.


TODAY: BEST brass will be performing at Sheffield City Hall tonight with Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus joining forces with the Black Dyke Band and members of Halifax Choral Society. They will be playing Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man. Tickets £15. Call 0114 2789789.

SATURDAY: POP sensations JLS are proving hotter than ever with their second gig at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena. Fans will be flocking to hear future smash hit She Makes Me Wanna, their first single from their third album. Tickets from £25. Call 0114 2565656.

Until TOMORROW: EMMANUAL Methodist Church in Barnsley is hosting the 66th Co-operative Youth Music and Drama Festival. The festival showcases the talents of hundreds of drama and music enthusiasts. Tickets £2.50. For further information, contact Margaret Venables on 07586292718.


until saturday: A CHANCE remark threatens to expose a tangled web of deceit in JB Priestley’s play, Dangerous Corner. Rotherham Rep presents this acclaimed play set in 1932 until Saturday. Curtains at 7.15pm at the Rotherham Civic Theatre.

from wednesday: RODGERS and Hammerstein’s Carousel was voted the greatest musical of the 21st century by Time magazine and the show is coming to the Leeds Grand Theatre. Directed by Jo Davies, this is a superb interpretation of an American classic. Performance at 7.30pm. Tickets from £17. Call 0844 8482700.

until saturday: THIS landmark production of JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls has wowed audiences in the West End and is now at the Sheffield Lyceum. It tells a harrowing tale of the death of a young woman which forces members of the prosperous Birling family to examine their decisions and consciences. Tickets from £13.50. Call 0114 2496000.

Sport and health

ongoing: IT’S World Snooker Championship time again at the Crucible. The event draws the best players from around the world to compete, in front of sell-out crowds, for the most coveted prize in the sport. Limited tickets still available for several matches. Call 0114 2496000.

SATURDAY: GET in shape for the summer with a choice of a 5KM or 10KM run at Rother Valley Country Park. In aid of villages of Lesotho. Call Glynn Oxley on 01709 562982 for more information.


TOmorrow: REMINISCE about the good old days with a special drop-in session at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery. Everyone is invited to share their photos and memories. From 2pm to 3.30pm. Enjoy a cup of tea and a chance to meet others. Sessions are free. Call 01302 734293 for more details.

Bar and club nights

SATURDAY: GET down to Doncaster’s The Garage Bar for a 50s and 60s vibe. Take a step back in time with the monthly Swingers night at the popular Silver Street bar.

TOMORROW: EPWORTH-bASED band The Torn are playing Cask Corner at 9pm. Free entry. See www.thetorn.co.uk for details.