Ten of the best events happening in Doncaster over the coming week

Sixties Gold 2019

By Barbara Craythorn
Thursday, 21st November 2019, 4:11 pm
Al Murray
Al Murray

The Dome, Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster DN4 7PD. Friday, November 22. Doors open at 7pm.

Hermans Hermits. One of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s. From their beginning in Manchester in 1964, the band has chalked up 23 Hit Singles, 10 Hit Albums, appeared in 3 major movies and to date they have sold in excess of 75 Million records. The Merseybeats. Another success story from the Liverpool, Merseybeat boom years. Great memorable hit records including; Sorrow, I Think of You, and Wishin’ and Hopin’. The Marmalade were the champions of the Scottish Beat in 1968, adding another dimension to the sound of the classic pop song, with great harmonies. No1 smash hit Ob-la-Di Ob-la-Da. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders. also on his 55th Anniversary tour. Wayne had his first hit in 1964, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um. Five of the biggest chart acts of the decade. Get your tickets by calling the box office or book online.

Details: Tickets from £35. To book, Tel. 01302 370777 or visit www.dclt.co.uk/whats-on/sixties-gold-2019/

Sixties Gold at the Dome

2 Beer Festival Raceday

Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB. Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November. Gates open at 10.30am

Our popular Beer Festival Race days are back featuring a variety of world renowned Beers, seven exciting races each day and the Cheaky Blinders Band live after racing on Saturday night. So put on your FLAT CAPS and experience the Return of the Jumps and a Beer Festival in true 1920's style!Details: Tickets from £16. Tel. 01302 304200 or visit www.visitdoncaster.com/whats-on/beer-festival-raceday-november-2019 *Please note the Cheaky Blinders Band will only perform on Saturday 30th November**

3 Cinderella

Cheaky Blinders - Beer Festival race day

Cast Theatre, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU. Friday November 29 to Tuesday December 31. Various times.

It’s time to have a ball, as Cast presents the time-honoured most magical family pantomime of all time, Cinderella. The perfect fairy tale, this charming and hilarious musical extravaganza follows the fortunes of Cinderella and her trusted lovelorn friend Buttons. Packed with comedy, this lavish production features dazzling moments, a pantomime horse, lost shoes, ludicrous fun and a pair of truly Ugly Sisters.

Details: Ticket prices vary, Tel. 01302 303959 or visit www.castindoncaster for full details and to book.

4 CATS present Girls Like That

Christmas Fayre

Doncaster Little Theatre, 1 King Street, off East Laith Gate, Doncaster DN1 1JD. Tuesday/Wednesday November 26/27. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Here is an urgent and explosive play that explores the pressures on young people today, particularly in the wake of advancing technology. When a naked photograph of Scarlett goes viral, she becomes the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. Why does she keep silent?

Details: Tickets Tickets £10 & £18. Tel. 01302 340422, visit www.doncasterlittletheatre.co.uk

5 The Great Little Picture Show

Cinderella Pantomine at Cast

Dovecot Gallery, Poplar Farm, Styrrup, DN11 8NB. on until Sunday, December 15.

This year the gallery is supporting the work of our local branch of MIND with this exhibition. With almost 100 artists and makers on show there will be a whole heap of amazing handmade and original artwork to see, and all available to pop in a shopping bag and take home.

Organisers know many people will find Christmas presents with their name on. www.dovecotgallery.co.uk

Details: Opening hours: Thursday to Saturday 11am to 4pm and Sunday 12 to 4pm. Tel. 01302 618095.

6 Doncaster Farmers Market

Market Place, Doncaster DN1 1BN. Sunday, November 24. (and fourth Sunday of every month) 10am.

The new Doncaster Farmers Market is located at a fabulous new venue, The Wool Market, in a prime town centre location at Doncaster market. It features artisan producers from across the region.

Details: Trader enquiries please email [email protected]

7 Christmas Market and Fly in

Sandtoft Airfield, Sandtoft Road, Belton, DN9 1PN. Saturday, November 30. 10am-4pm.

This festive day out for all the family features a Santa’s Grotto, introductory flights, lots of stalls, food and drink and much, much more.

Details: Entry £2. Call 01427 872034 or email [email protected] for more information.

8 Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

The Dome, Doncaster Lakeside Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7PD. Friday, November 29.

A time of crisis, the world in chaos, the country divided as it has never been divided before, questions have been asked and not answered.

What we need is one man to step forward, one man with all the answers. Well you’re in luck, ladies and gentlemen he’s here and touring the nation.

Details: Tickets from £27.50. Tel. 01302 370777. www.visitdoncaster.com/whats-on/al-murray-landlord-of-hope-and-glory

9 An Audience With Father Christmas

Brodsworth Hall, Brodsworth, Doncaster, DN5 7XJ. Saturday, November 13 to Sunday, December 15. 10.30am-3pm.

Have you been on your best behaviour this year? If so Father Christmas is waiting at Brodsworth Hall. Gather round for Christmas tales by the tree and take the chance to get a photograph with the big man himself. There’s a gift in store for every girl and boy too.

Each session lasts 60 minutes and booking is essential. Please note: dogs are unfortunately not allowed to the event, as our gardens are listed and protected.

Details: Entry £5. There will be a £5 charge per child to see Father Christmas. This is in addition to the standard admission price. To book your tickets Tel. 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). Please note: Booking tickets for this event is recommended as places are limited.

10 Flourish Christmas Fayre

Woodfield Park, St Catherine’s House, Tichkill Road, Balby, DN4 8QP. Sunday, December 1, 11am-4pm.

Join Flourish enterprises for their annual Christmas Fayre for a fun day out for all the family.

Details: For more details contact: 01302 798000 or visit www.flourishenterprises.co.uk

Do you have an event in Doncaster coming up? Email the details to [email protected] at least one week in advance for consideration for these pages.