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What’s On in Derbyshire - February 2014

PUBLISHED: 15:31 13 February 2014 | UPDATED: 15:32 13 February 2014

'Singin' in the Rain' at Nottingham's Theatre Royal Concert Hall. Photo: Manuel Harlan

'Singin' in the Rain' at Nottingham's Theatre Royal Concert Hall. Photo: Manuel Harlan

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Events in and around the county in February

Music, Drama & Concerts

7th

Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir

Parkview Primary School, Oakwood. Tel: 01332 831979

14th

Jong-Gyung Park

Piano recital, Derby Chamber Music, Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby, Kedleston Rd, Derby 7.30pm. Tel: 01332 830585

15th

Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir

Ripley Methodist Church. Tel: 01773 743086

15th

Hey Beatles

Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne, 7.30pm. Tel: 01332 863522

18th

Christopher Maltman & Joseph Middleton

Baritone and piano, Abbotsholme Arts Society, Abbotsholme School, 8pm. Tel: 01543 263304

20th

Nicki Allan Sextet

Chesterfield Jazz Club, Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, Chesterfield, 8.30pm. Visit www.chesterfieldjazz.com

21st

Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir

Derby Central UR Church, Becketwell Lane. Tel: 01332 343232

22nd

Dante String Quartet

Music at Duffield, Main Hall, Ecclesbourne School, Duffield, 7.30pm. Tel: 01332 841503

28th

Dalesmen Male Voice Choir

Collection for the ‘sweet pea fund’ and Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre, St Clement’s Church, Horsley, 7.30pm

28th

Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir

Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Tel: 01773 881188

28th

Stopgap Dance Company

‘Artificial Things’ features both disabled and non-disabled dancers, Déda, Chapel Street, Derby. See www.deda.co.uk

OTHER EVENTS

1st

Ray Robinson Book Signing

Derby-based author Ray Robinson will be signing copies of his latest book, Jawbone Lake, which is partly set in the Peak District, at Waterstones, Derby, 2pm-3pm

17th-21st

Time Travellers Go...Knights and Princesses

Bolsover Castle English Heritage, 11am-4pm. Tel: 01246 822844

19th-22nd

CAMRA National Winter Ales Festival

The Roundhouse, Pride Park, Derby

22nd, 23rd

Chesterfield Forties & Vintage Weekend

A mini festival encompassing Chesterfield Museum, The Winding Wheel and Pomegranate Theatre. Visit www.eventplan.co.uk

THEATRES

BUXTON OPERA HOUSE (0845 127 2190)

2nd

Acis and Galatea

Mid Wales Opera, violinist Rachel Podger and members of Brecon Baroque ensemble, 7.30pm

6th, 7th

Othello

7.30pm, Fri mat 1.30pm

8th

Nights on Broadway

Bee Gees tribute, 7.30pm

13th

La Traviata

Russian State Ballet and Opera House, 7.30pm

14th

Punt & Dennis

‘Life on the Road’ with comedians Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis, 7.30pm

WINDING WHEEL CHESTERFIELD (01246 345222)

1st

Roy Orbison and Friends

Tribute show, 7.30pm

18th

Fairport Convention

The band’s winter tour, 7.30pm

20th

That’ll be the Day

‘The nation’s favourite Rock ‘n’ Roll variety show’, 7.30pm

POMEGRANATE THEATRE CHESTERFIELD (01246 345222)

4th-8th

The Turn of the Screw

Part of the Spring Play Season along with ‘Who’s Who’ (14th-18th Jan) and ‘In Praise of Love (28th Jan-1st Feb)’, 7.30pm,

10th

Carmen

Russian State Ballet and Opera House, 7.30pm

15th

The Chuckle Brothers

Hilarious fun for the whole family, 2pm & 5pm

24th Feb to 1st March

The Mousetrap

Celebrating 60 years on stage, 7.30pm, mats vary

DERBY ASSEMBLY ROOMS (01332 255800)

1st

Circus of Horrors

From sword swallowers to daredevil balancing acts, 8pm

2nd

Brendan Cole

Joined by a cast of 20 musicians and dancers, 7.30pm

7th

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

50th anniversary tour, 7.30pm

11th

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Mozart, Holst & Sibelius, 7.30pm

12th

Fascinating Aida

7.30pm

13th-15th

Fawlty Towers — The Dining Experience

Two-hour interactive performance centred around a delicious three-course meal, 7.30pm

19th-20th

Moscow State Circus

7.30pm, Thurs mat 3pm

GUILDHALL THEATRE, DERBY (01332 255800)

14th

My Romantic History

Past relationships begin to interfere with a couple’s new romance, 7.30pm

DERBY THEATRE (01332 593939)

7th-8th

The Merry Widow

A stunning operetta, 7.30pm

14th-1st March

The Odyssey

One of literature’s oldest stories about the consequences of war, by Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Kenny, 7.30pm, mats vary

MANSFIELD PALACE THEATRE (01623 633133)

7th

The Meat Loaf Story

7.30pm

16th

Rat Pack

‘Vegas Spectacular’, 7pm

NOTTINGHAM THEATRE ROYAL (0115 989 5555)

4th-15th

Singin’ in the Rain

Direct from the West End, 7.30pm, mats vary

18th-22nd

Propeller

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘The Comedy of Errors’, 7.30pm

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL (0115 989 5555)

6th

Suzanne Vega

7.30pm

9th

Anton Du Beke

‘Ballroom to Broadway’, 3pm

12th

Sinfonia Viva

7.30pm

25th

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

7.30pm

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE (0115 941 9419)

31st Jan to 15th Feb

My Judy Garland Life

Adapted from an autobiographical memoir, a play about the joy and heartache of hero worship, 7.45pm, mats vary

21st Feb to 8th March

The Threepenny Opera

A new production, updated with an anarchic twist, 7.45pm, mats vary

SOCIETIES & TALKS

Allestree Flower Group

18th ‘Woolly Wonders’ practice, Evergreen Hall, Allestree, 7.30pm

Ashbourne Antiques & Collectables Society

4th ‘The BBC and Working with Antiques’, St Oswald’s Church Hall, Ashbourne, 7.30pm

Ashbourne Embroiderers’ Guild

17th ‘Transferring Images’, St John’s Church Hall, Ashbourne, 7.30pm

Ashbourne Heritage Society

11th ‘The Art of Dry Stone Walling’, St Oswald’s Church Hall, Ashbourne, 7.30pm

Chesterfield & District Family History Society

4th Research evening, St Hugh’s RC Church, Littlemoor, Chesterfield, 7.30pm

Derbyshire Archaeological Society

7th ‘In the Footsteps of Flamsteed’ 14th ‘The Story of Stainless Steel’ 28th ‘Ice Age Journeys’, St Mary’s Parish Centre, Derby, 7.30pm

Derbyshire Embroiderers’ Guild

8th ‘The History of Buttons’, Derbyshire House, Sherwin St, Derby, 2pm

Derbyshire Numismatic Society

17th Auction, Friends Meeting House, St Helen’s St, Derby, 7.15pm

Derby Photographic Society

3rd Landscape Competition; 10th Members talks 17th ‘Another Way of Looking’ – Street Photography; 24th Projected Digital Image of the Year Comp, Eborn House, Broadway, Derby, 7.30pm

Derby Poetry Society

14th ‘A hundred best love poems’, Room 3, Friends Meeting House, St Helen’s St, Derby, 7.30pm

Derby & Sandiacre Canal Society

25th ‘Canal Mania’, The Wilmot Arms, Borrowash, Derby, 8pm

Heanor Floral Art Group

17th ‘A Perfect Day’, Wilmot St Welfare Cente, Heanor, 7pm

Heath & District Heritage Society 3rd ‘Working as a Volunteer in Uganda’ 10th ‘Russian River Cruise’, Heath Primary School, 7.30pm

Kyleburn Historical Society

20th ‘Boarding Schools for Girls in Victorian Derbyshire’, Kilburn Baptist Chapel Schoolroom, 7.30pm

Long Eaton & District Horticultural Society

18th AGM, Moorlands Club, Curzon St, Long Eaton, 7.30pm

Matlock & District Embroiderers’ Group

24th ‘Memories of Chatsworth’, Imperial Rooms, Matlock, 7.30pm

Matlock Antiques & Collectables Society

14th ‘Goss and Crested China’, Imperial Rooms, Matlock, 7.30pm

Matlock Luncheon Club

13th ‘Show Biz Journalist’, Matlock Golf Club, 12pm

National Trust Members (South Derbys)

18th ‘All things Russian’, Landau Forte College, Fox St, Derby, 7.30pm

Ticknall Preservation & Historical Society

28th ‘History of the Cromford Canal’, Ticknall Village Hall, 7.30pm

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