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What’s On - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

GENERAL

Thinkbomb, RSPB Old Moor Nature Reserve, Old Moor Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 0YF. Visitor Centre tel. 01226 751593. www.rspb.org.uk/oldmoor

Hillsborough and Owlerton Local History Group, The Birth of Supertram on Cine Film, speaker Stuart Cooke, Hillsborough Sports Arena, Hillsborough Park, Middlewood Road/Hawklsey Avenue, 7.45pm, £2, all welcome, Info. tel. 0114 2345215.

Mexborough and Swinton Astronomical Society, Swinton Working Men’s Club, 4 Station Street Swinton, S64 8AU, 7.45-10pm. From Khazakhstan to Siziwang, There’s Nothing New Under the Sun, guest speaker Robert Christy FBIS. There’s more to following what goes on in space than reading pages on the web. Collate a few items of public information and data, and patterns start to emerge. The results can be used to see what’s really going on. Here, an analysis from thirty years ago of events in the Soviet space programme leads to a new insight of China’s current Shenzhou piloted missions. A question & answer session will conclude this presentation. Members free, visitors £2. msas.org.uk

Gala Dinner and Demonstration, by National Demonstrator Jonathan Mosley, Stocksbridge Floral Art Society Sapphire Anniversary at Tankersley Manor, 6pm. Tickets £12 for dem. Tel. 01142883254 or01142886786. for info.

Maundy Thursday Holy Communion, St Nicholas’ Church, High Bradfield, 7.30pm, tel. 2851225.

Book Sculpture, a family session, Central Library, Carpenter Room, 2–4pm. Book sculptors fold, cut and stick paper to create new and exciting forms. In this workshop you will learn folding methods to create sculptural pieces using coloured paper and old books. Free family event, but places must be booked via Sheffield Libraries tel. 0114 2734727 or centrallending.library@sheffield.gov.uk

Microhabitats, Free den making sessions, Furnace Park, 12-3pm. (Funded by the University of Sheffield Arts Enterprise programme). Work with our professional artists to construct a large den/pod at Furnace Park. This will be a great opportunity to learn design and building skills, be creative, work with a professional artist and have fun. During the project we are also running groups for young people aged 17–24 who are part of the Young Community Leaders Programme.

Easter Lambing, Whirlow Hall Farm Trust, children and adults can experience the magic of tiny new born lambs with their mothers, visit the other Whirlow residents including the calves, pigs, rabbits, horses and piglets. Whirlow Lane, S11 9QF, 11-3pm. For a small charge, fun activities for children include face painting, pony rides, 11-12.30pm. Easter egg hunts and lots of free raft activities, BBQ and café. Entry £2.50, £3 child (2-14yr), £10 family ticket (2child 2adults). On the gate or book online www.whirlowhallfarm.org/welcome-to-events/tickets/ and get access an hour. For any more info. Suzanne Nitikman. Tel. 0114 2352678. Email: eventsenquiries@whirlowhallfarm.org or www.whirlowhallfarm.org

Easter Egg Workshop, Oasis entrance, Meadowhall, 10-4pm. Show off your creative skills by decorating two large polystyrene eggs. One of your creations will be hung on our amazing tree and the other is yours to take home.

Climbing Wall, free taster sessions, Lower Park Lane, meadowhall. Mon-Fri 11 –7pm, Sat 10–7pm and Sun 11–5pm.

Easter Activities at Magna, Sheffield Road, Templeborough, Rotherham, nr M1, 10-5pm, admission charges apply. All activities and workshops are open to visitors, please visit our website for details www.visitmagna.co.uk or tel. 01709 720002 for details.

Woody the Storytelling Tree, Oasis entrance, Meadowhall, Mon–Sat10–4pm and Sun 11-5pm. Come and say hi to our good friend, Woody the animatronic tree.

Bungee Trampolines, Lower High Street Knuckle, Meadowhall. For a real adrenaline rush, take a gravity-defying ride into the air with our bungee trampolines - a great opportunity for kids to safely experience an extreme sport, £4 per go, min age limit is 4 years old.

Exhibition, Bagatelle, involving Barnsley & District Art Society and the Art Buddies group, The Coterie Gallery, Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY, 9-5pm Mon-Fri, free entry and parking. Tel. 07981 851174 or 07746 718658.

Easter Treats, visit the Hidden Gem Cafe @ WORK Ltd (Reg charity 1050876), bijoux gift shop & Garden Centre. 9-4pm. Rear of Bents Green School ,Off Folkwood Grove, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, S11 7TB. Tel 0114 2620094. www.workltd.org.uk

Display, Sheffield Castle Revealed, Weston Park.

Exhibition, Printing Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, free.

Exhibition, Pole Position, Polish Art in Britain 1939-1989, Graves Gallery, free.

Against The Grain, wood engravings from Sheffield’s Collection, Graves Gallery.

Display, Wings of Scale, butterflies & moths from Sheffield’s collection, Weston Park, free.

Exhibition, Recording Britain, Millennium Gallery, free.

Exhibition, Sheffield & the First World War, Weston Park, free.

Dementia Café, run by the Alzheimer’s Society, Beighton Welfare Recreation Ground, High Street, 10-12pm. A relaxed and friendly meeting place for people with memory problems and dementia, their family and friends giving an opportunity to obtain advice and support from professionals. Further information tel. 0114 2768414.

Bi Polar Support Group, regular meetings for those diagnosed with or affected by Bi Polar. Quaker Meeting House, 1 Saint James Row, Sheffield. 7.30-9pm.

Kevin Grunill, in concert on the Allen Digital Theatre Organ, St Andrews Church, Penistone, 1pm. Tel. 07944 566972.

Rock Tots, group for parents/carers with active tots aged 0-5. helps promote confidence, coordination and balance in a fun and active way, at The Mini Climbing Works, 10.15-12pm. £6 for one adult and up to two u5s, includes free induction (if you need it) and some snacks and drinks. Adults can also come back any time that day or evening and climb for free. We also do Rock Tots parties.

Gay Men Support Group, Leopold Hotel, Sheffield City Centre. 5.30-7pm.

Coffee Morning & Book Swap, Parish Centre, Hollinsend Road, 9-11am, all welcome.

After work General Knowledge Quiz Night, with host Adrian, The Church House, St James Street, Sheffield, (next to the Cathedral), 6.30pm. Great food offers and specials

Coffee Morning, in the Methodist Church Hall, Killamarsh, 9.30-12pm, with second hand stall.

Westfield Disabled Swimming Group, Westfield School, Eckington Road, Sothall, 7.30-8.30pm. New members welcome at the sessions, open to all disabled people plus helper partner or friend. Information Alan Smith (Treasurer) tel. 0114 2394484 or Roger Smith (Chairman) tel. 0114 2393723.

50 Plus Group, Beighton Welfare, High Street, 10-12pm. Lots of varied activities. For information tel. 0114 2699802.

Holmhirst Art Group, welcomes new members to join them at Holmhirst Methodist Church, Holmhirst Road, Woodseats, 2-4pm. Tuition available, all abilities welcome. For details contact Peter Elliott, Secretary, tel. 01142 869786.

The Sheffield Jesus Centre, 93 Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, S10 2FB. Tel. 0114 2521155. The Lounge Drop-in, 10-1.30pm. Relax and make new friends, free internet access, free c/o mail holding service, free phone calls (restricted to official calls). second hand clothing store, laundry service, free showers, help with housing and filling in forms, free hot and cold food and drinks. Free and everyone is welcome. The Parlour café and the Breakout area, behind the reception/help desk, sit and have a bite to eat. Ideal for business lunches or afternoon snack, free internet access, xcellent food at reasonable prices. 11-2.30pm. Tel. 08451668183. Free Student Study Space, peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi and refreshments too, 1.30-5.30pm.

Noodle Performance Arts, performing arts and ballet classes for 2-5 year olds in Beighton and Ecclesall. Music, singing, dance, drama and fun. Themed classes to help improve confidence, develop skills and encourage creativity. Contact Nikki tel. 07984461711 or e-mail nikki@noodleperformancerts.com.noodleperformancearts.com

Sheffield 13 Brass Ensemble, rehearsals, Southern Light Community Church, Woodhouse. 7.30-9.30pm. New members welcome. Telephone 0114 2692333.

Wales Art Group, Kiveton Park and Wales Village Hall, Walesmoor Avenue, Kiveton Park, S26 5RF, 7-9pm. Info 01909 770357. www.kpwvillagehall.org.uk

THEATRE

We Say Yeah: Cliff through the Years, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm, £19.50, conc £17.50. Box Office tel. 01246 345 222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Cast Comedy Club, CAST, Second Space, Doncaster, 8pm, £10/8 conc. Ticket Office tel. 01302 303959 and www.castindoncaster.com

Limehouse Lizzy, The Civic Theatre, Catherine Street, Rotherham, 8pm, tickets £14.50. Box office tel. 01709 823621 for further details, or www.limehouselizzy.com

Pinocchio, Lamproom Theatre, Barnsley, 7.30pm. Adults £11, Senior Citizens £10, children under 16 £9. Tel. 01226 200075.

The Accrington Pals, by Peter Whelan presented by Denys Edwards Players, drected by Tim Wright Sue Mccormick, Sheffield Library Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from DEP’s Ticket Secretary tel. 0114 2748299 or Email: sbtoulson@talktalk.net

Love 2 Dance, Pomegranate Theatre. 6.30pm, £9.50. To book tel. 01246 345 222. www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Dirty Dancing, The Classic Story on Stage, Lyceum Theatre. Tickets £24/£48. Premium tickets available, concessions and group discounts available for selected performances.

DANCE

Sequence Dancing, Darnall & District Comm Assoc, The Centre, Darnall Road, 1-3pm, tel. 2441271.

Walk The Line with Diana, Line Dancing Improvers and Intermediates, Tythe Barn Community Centre, Woodhouse Village, Woodhouse, S13, improvers 12-1.30pm, intermediates 1.30-2.45pm. Tel. 0114 2475644.

Swing Dance Classes, 60-68 Trippet Lane, S1 4EL, 8pm, £6, beginners welcome. Tel. 01142668101. www.bellabalboa.co.uk

Harthill Morrismen, practise sessions, Harthill Village Hall. 7.45-9.45pm. Whether you fancy learning and keeping alive England’s oldest traditional dance or joining our friendly band of musicians, you will be very welcome. For further information contact Neil Fretwell tel. 07939 268998 or email harthill.bagman@gmail.com

Helen Taylor School of Dance, Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street, (off South Road), Walkley, Sheffield, S6 3TG. 10-11.30am. Tel. 0114 2217889.

Learn to dance modern jive, Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Rd, Crookes, S10 1TD, 7.30-10.30pm. Beginners welcome, no partner required. Tel. Blitz Jive, 07828669826. www.blitzjive.com

Burlesque and Cabaret Dance Classes, Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Road, Chapeltown, 8-10pm, (beginners welcome). Tel. Details, Lara Gothique: 07736 902030. www.VelvetBurlesque.co.uk VelvetBurlesque@aol.com

Belly Dance for Fitness and Fun, 18 to 80+ years, all shapes and fitness levels welcome and you don’t have to bare your belly. Egyptian style by an experienced dancer & teacher, Cantley Community Centre, Doncaster, 7.30-8.30pm. Tel. 01302 533214.

Jay Love School of Dance, children’s combination class, sequence, freestyle, line dancing and street, 3.30-4.30pm. Children’s beginners class, 4.30-5.30pm, qualified IDTA teachers/CRB checked. St Paul’s Church Hall, Wordsworth Avenue, S5 9JJ. Tel. 0114 2466412.

HEALTH

Pilates, Church of Christ, S9 4JU, 12.30pm, for adults. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Healthy Steps Walk, Zest Centre, S6 3NA, 12pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Beighton Welfare, S20 1EA, 10am, for adults. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Carterknowle 7th Day Adventist Church, S7 2EE, 11am, for adults. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Carterknowle 7th Day Adventist Church, S7 2EE, 11am, 45+, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Stradbroke Community Centre, S13 8LT, 1.30pm, ages 45+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Gleadless Medical Centre, S14 1PQ, 1pm, 45+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Shiregreen Community Centre, S2 5PW, 11am. For ages 19+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Chairobics and Games, Woodhouse Library, S4 7AT, 2pm. For ages 60+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Inclusive Chairobics, Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind, S4 7AT. 11am. For ages 17+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Zumba, Hackenthorpe Community Centre, S2 5PW, 6:30pm. For ages 19+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Yoga for Wellbeing Class, Grand St. Leger Hotel, Doncaster, 10-11am, £4 each and all proceeds go to Aurora to support local people affected by cancer. The Hotel is kindly supporting these classes and welcomes everyone to stay for refreshments and lunch afterwards. For more information and to register, tele. 07551 900344 Email: fundraising@aurorawellbeing.org

Meditation Classes For All, Drop-in classes for people new to meditation and those with some experience, The Friends Meeting House, Western Street, S70 2BP, 7-8.30pm. Details Tel. 0114 2661142. www.meditateinsheffield.org.uk

Meditation Classes For All, Drop-in classes for people new to meditation and those with some experience, Wickersley Library, 286 Bawtry Road, S66 1JJ, 7.30-9pm. Details Tel. 0114 2661142. www.meditateinsheffield.org.uk

Health Walk, Frecheville Community Centre, S12 4XW, 10am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Firshill School, S3 9AN, 10am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Grenoside Community Centre, S35 8PN, 10am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Hillsborough Sports Arena, S6 4HA, 10.30am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Gresley Road Community Centre, S8 7HN, 10.30am, for adults. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Discovery Centre at Ecclesall Woods, S7 2QZ, 10.30am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Wisewood Sports Centre, S6 4BH, 10.30am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, F.E.F.A Resource Centre, S5 6FP, 1pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Parson Cross Park, S5 8AU, 1pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Forge Dam Café, S10 3TE, 1.30pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Christ Church Junction, S12 4LR, 2pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Weight Watchers, Wickersley Social Club, Morthern Road, 10am. Contact Julie tel. 07788978863.

Boot Camp Fitness with Mike, Ecclesfield School, Chapeltown Road, 7.15pm. Tel. 07805 244389 for details or come just along, bring a new friend get your class free.

Meditations Classes, Gyaltsabje Buddhist Centre, Ecclesall Rd, Hunters Bar, 12.30-1pm, with a bowl of soup. Tel. 0114 2661142 or email info@meditateinsheffield.org.uk

Slimming World, Birley, Sheffield, Thursdays 9.30am. Call Michael tel. 07920763168.

Yoga, Holmesfield Village Hall, Holmesfield, Dronfield, S18. 7-8pm. Details, Andrea tel. 07905 327242. www.restorehealth.co.uk

Weight Watchers Meeting, Brinsworth Comm Centre, Brinsworth Lane, Rotherham, 9.45am and 6.30pm. Deborah tel. 07986612427.

Yoga & Pilates based Workout, beginners welcome, Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Road, Chapeltown, 6.30-7.30pm. Details, Lara Gothique: 07736 902030. www.VelvetBurlesque.co.uk VelvetBurlesque@aol.com

Yoga & Meditation, Early Morning Class. Broomhill Methodist Church. Yoga postures, breathing techniques and Meditation. A perfect start to the day. 7.30 – 8.30am. (0114) 2338340/www.sheffieldyogaschool.co.uk.

Yoga for all, Sheffield Performing Arts Space, Sharrow School. Drop in Classes. Exercise for health and well-being. Breathing techniques to reduce stress. Deep Relaxation & Meditation. Beginners Welcome. 10.00 – 11.30am. (0114) 2338340/www.sheffieldyogaschool.co.uk

Zumba Fitness Classes, with Julia, Daveys Sporting Club, 6-7pm. Julia Crowder tel. 07531268071 or email: zumba_sheffield.julia@yahoo.co.uk

Zumba, Salsacise, Bollywood, Disco, Street, Swing, Jive, Yoga & Toning, Walkley Community Centre. 7a Fir Street, (off South Rd). Walkley, Sheffield, S6 3TG, 6.30-7.30pm, £3.

SPORT

Boccia, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, S1 2BP, 5.45pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Multi Sports, Broadfield MUGA, S8 0XQ, 7pm, ages 13-18. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Shaolin FistsKung Fu, The Fitness Club, Surrey St, S1 2LG, 7.30-9pm, one-to-one Kung Fu and/or 5 Elements Qigong lessons by arrangement. Tel. 07960 531968.

Sheffield Wednesday Ability Counts FC Adults, 16+, (Disability Football Club), football for people with disabilities, additional needs, and mental health. FA qualified Level 1 & 2 coaches. Come to train, have fun, meet new friends, play matches and represent Sheffield Wednesday. Sheffield Wednesday Academy, Sheffield Wednesday’s training ground, Middlewood Road, 7.45-9pm, £3, (first session free). Info. call Paul Crossley tel. 07939806725 or email sportypaul_5@hotmail.com

Ladies Badmington Club, needs new members, central Hillsborough, non competitive, no red tape, come and join us. Tel. 0114 2397225.

Badminton, Shortbrook Primary School, S20 8FB, 7-9pm. Friendly badminton club welcomes new members. Steve tel. 07970940001.

Mosborough Short Mat Bowling Club, meet at the Joseph Stone Centre, School Road, Mosborough, 1-4pm, admission £2. Beginners and new members welcome. For further details, Eric tel. 0114 2477507.

Snooker, Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street (off South Road), Walkley, Sheffield, S6 3TG, 8-10pm. Edwardian snooker room with four full size tables and reasonable costs. Contact Brett tel. 0781 853 2627 for details or firstreet.org.uk

New beginner’s class, in soft kung Fu and Tai Chi, an ancient exercise system called lishi at the Old Junior School, Sharrow, 7.30pm. Tel. 07583568726. E: lucie@lishi.org

Wing Chun Kung Fu, Edward Dunn Hall, Maltby. Tel. 07584573521.

Shukokai Karate Martial Arts, children classes 6-7pm, adult classes 7-8:30pm, 1st lesson free. Mylnhurst School Gym, Button Hill, Ecclesall. Tel. 07766426093.

Martial Arts and Tai Chi, for beginners, discover the amazing fun of Lishi, Heeley Institute, Hartley St, near Heeley City Farm, 7-8pm, £5/£4. tel. 07740870848. Email Paul sheffield@lishi.org

Martial Arts Classes, The Workstation, 6.30-9.30pm, weekly classes covering a range of disciplines.

Tetsudo Martial Arts, more than just kicks and punches, practical self defence, fitness and control. Explore our developed and noble art form blending combat skills with artistic movement. Woodseats Methodist. 1st class free, £4 after, tel. Adam 07739352636 or email sheffieldtetsudo@gmail.com for full details.

K1 Kickboxing, MMA/Multi skilled self defence for all, free kickboxing classes for children, Powers Martial Arts centre, Stannington, 6am-10pm. Tel. 07831763688.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

GENERAL

Ceilidh, (barn dance) with PolkaWorks and caller Baz Parkes, Croft House, Garden Street, Sheffield, S1 4BJ, 8-11pm. Tickets £8/£6. More info at http://sheffieldceilidh.wordpress.com/polkaworks

Drawing, Dipping and Discovery Day, RSPB Old Moor Nature Reserve, Old Moor Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 0YF. Visitor Centre tel. 01226 751593. www.rspb.org.uk/oldmoor

Good Friday, St Nicholas’ Church, High Bradfield, Quiet Meditation, 2-3pm. Evening Liturgy 7.30pm, tel. 2851225.

Devotional Performance, of Stainere Crucifixtion Maunders Olivet to Calvary, Millhouses Methodist Church, Millhouses Lane, S7 2HA, 7pm, retiring donation. Organised by John Wade Singers.

Networking Event, about 3 miles up the Porter Valley and back from Endcliffe Park, returning to the park café for an optional drink on completion. Entrepreneurs, experts and employees welcome. Meet at the café at 9am, rain or shine with suitable clothing, footwear and business cards. To book or for more details, contact Faye Smith at Keep your Fork marketing consultancy or check our Facebook page NetWalking Sheffield. Tel. 07985 038265 email: faye@keepyourfork.co.uk www.keepyourfork.co.uk

Easter Egg Workshop, Oasis entrance, Meadowhall, 10-4pm. Show off your creative skills by decorating two large polystyrene eggs. One of your creations will be hung on our amazing tree and the other is yours to take home.

Easter Fun, The Walled Garden, Tickhill Road Hospital, Weston Road, Balby, 11-4pm.Easter eggs for children, tombola for adults, facepainting, games, pet animals and Easter egg hunt around around the hospital grounds. Plant sale, garden cafe, garden shop, bouncy castle, art, craft and food stalls, in the St Catherines House teas coffee, cakes, sandwiches, in the Victorian tea rooms veg, seedling plants, local produce and gifts. All welcome.

Climbing Wall, free taster sessions, Lower Park Lane, meadowhall. 11 –7pm.

Easter Activities at Magna, Sheffield Road, Templeborough, Rotherham, nr M1, 10-5pm, admission charges apply. All activities and workshops are open to visitors, please visit our website for details www.visitmagna.co.uk or tel. 01709 720002 for details.

Woody the Storytelling Tree, Oasis entrance, Meadowhall, Mon–Sat10–4pm and Sun 11-5pm. Come and say hi to our good friend, Woody the animatronic tree.

Bungee Trampolines, Lower High Street Knuckle, Meadowhall. For a real adrenaline rush, take a gravity-defying ride into the air with our bungee trampolines - a great opportunity for kids to safely experience an extreme sport, £4 per go, min age limit is 4 years old.

Exhibition, Bagatelle, involving Barnsley & District Art Society and the Art Buddies group, The Coterie Gallery, Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY, 9-5pm Mon-Fri, free entry and parking. Tel. 07981 851174 or 07746 718658.

Easter Treats, visit the Hidden Gem Cafe @ WORK Ltd (Reg charity 1050876), bijoux gift shop & Garden Centre. 9-4pm. Rear of Bents Green School ,Off Folkwood Grove, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, S11 7TB. Tel 0114 2620094. www.workltd.org.uk

Display, Sheffield Castle Revealed, Weston Park.

Exhibition, Printing Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, free.

Exhibition, Pole Position, Polish Art in Britain 1939-1989, Graves Gallery, free.

Against The Grain, wood engravings from Sheffield’s Collection, Graves Gallery.

Display, Wings of Scale, butterflies & moths from Sheffield’s collection, Weston Park, free.

Exhibition, Recording Britain, Millennium Gallery, free.

Exhibition, Sheffield & the First World War, Weston Park, free.

Fantastic Chair & Games, Emmanuel Junior School, S4 7AT, 10am. For ages 45+. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

The John Wade Singers Choir, are recruiting new members for all voice parts. Rehearsals are at Millhouses Methodist Church, Millhouses, (opposite the Robin Hood pub), 7.30-9.30pm. We perform up to three concerts a year plus a traditional Christmas concert, with all proceeds donated to local charities. So come and join us for a good sing in a friendly, social atmosphere.

The Sheffield Jesus Centre, 93 Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, S10 2FB. Tel. 0114 2521155. The Lounge Drop-in, 10-1.30pm. Relax and make new friends, free internet access, free c/o mail holding service, free phone calls (restricted to official calls). second hand clothing store, laundry service, free showers, help with housing and filling in forms, free hot and cold food and drinks. Free and everyone is welcome. The Parlour café and the Breakout area, behind the reception/help desk, sit and have a bite to eat. Ideal for business lunches or afternoon snack, free internet access, excellent food at reasonable prices. 11-2.30pm. Tel. 08451668183. Free Student Study Space, peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi and refreshments too, 1.30-5.30pm. Stepping Stones Baby and Toddler Group, free drinks & snacks provided. Art and crafts, story time and singing, Hanover Hall, 10-12pm, free. Call Harriet tel. 07887 606641. Free Literacy and Numeracy Sessions, 10–12pm, call Rosie tel. 07973411059. Free New Basic IT Course, 3–4.30pm.

Friday Club, in the Crystal Peaks Library, 5-6pm. (term time only) .

Noodle Performance Arts, performing arts and ballet classes for 2-5 year olds in Totley. Music, singing, dance, drama and fun. Themed classes to help improve confidence, develop skills and encourage creativity. Contact Nikki tel. 07984461711 or e-mail nikki@noodleperformancerts.com.noodleperformancearts.com

Lipreading Classes, Green Lane Resource Centre, Rotherham, all welcome. Contact Mandy tel. 0114 2468031.

Hullaballoos Toddler Group, Paces Campus, 9-11.30am, £2. Info. 0114 2844444.

Music lessons, for a variety of instruments, all ages and abilities. Harmony Music School, Ecclesfield Business Centre, Ecclesfield. For more information visit www.harmonymusicschool.co.uk or to book a lesson call 01142576780 or email info@harmonymusicschool.co.uk.

THEATRE

Last Train to Skaville, CAST, Main Space, Doncaster, 7.30pm, £12/8.50 u26s. Ticket Office tel. 01302 303959 and www.castindoncaster.com

Pinocchio, Lamproom Theatre, Barnsley, 7.30pm. Adults £11, Senior Citizens £10, children under 16 £9. Tel. 01226 200075.

The Accrington Pals, by Peter Whelan presented by Denys Edwards Players, drected by Tim Wright Sue Mccormick, Sheffield Library Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from DEP’s Ticket Secretary tel. 0114 2748299 or Email: sbtoulson@talktalk.net

Love 2 Dance, Pomegranate Theatre. 6.30pm, £9.50. To book tel. 01246 345 222. www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Dirty Dancing, The Classic Story on Stage, Lyceum Theatre. Tickets £24/£48. Premium tickets available, concessions and group discounts available for selected performances.

DANCE

Lunch Time Dancing, Parklands Ballroom, Wheatley Hall Rd, Whealtey, Doncaster. 11.30-3pm. £2.50 proceeds to charity. Tel 01302 884707.

Burlesque and Cabaret Dance Classes, (advanced/show troupe session, Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Road, Chapeltown, 8-10pm, (beginners welcome). Tel. Details, Lara Gothique: 07736 902030. www.VelvetBurlesque.co.uk VelvetBurlesque@aol.com

New dance sessions, for ages 11- 16, Rotherham Youth Dance Network, Swinton Youth Centre, East Avenue, S64 8JW, 6-7pm, £1 per session. For more info: 07790 821181 or info@rotherhamyouthdance.co.uk

Easy Sequence Dancing, Grenoside Community Centre, 7.30-10pm. Tel 0114 2466609.

Adult Beginners Jazz, Hype Dance, 67 Earl Street, 6.30-7.30pm. Tel. 0114 2706757. info@hypedance.org.uk

Social sequence & modern dance, Kilham Community Centre, Branton, 7.30-10.30pm. Dtls 01302-532497.

Sequence Dance, Stannington Community Centre, 1-3pm, tel: 2337290.

HEALTH

Health Walk, Norfolk Park, S2 2NU, 10am, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Health Walk, Woodhouse Library, S13 7JU, 1.30pm, for all ages. Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Zagyoga, teaches Iyengar yoga classes, Hagglers Corner, 586 Queens Rd S2, 10am. Please visit www.zagyoga.com for more classes. Tel. 07597129471.

Meditations Classes, Gyaltsabje Buddhist Centre, Ecclesall Rd, Hunters Bar, 1-2pm. Tel. 0114 2661142 or email info@meditateinsheffield.org.uk

Zumba Fitness Class, Oughtibridge Parish Centre, 9.30-10.15am, £3. Tel. 07949 126312 or just turn up.

Postnatal Exercise Group, helping mums to get back into shape, bring baby with you, Sheffield city centre, 10.30am. contact Melprimemover@gmail.com for full details.

Yoga for ME/CFS, very gentle hatha yoga classes, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Millhouses, 11.20-1pm, free but donations welcome. Free transport may be available. For details tel. 08455820112 (between 11-4pm) or email sheffieldyogaforme@yahoo.co.uk Website www.sheffieldyogaforme.org.uk

Meditation Class, Modern Buddhism, Gyaltsabje Kadampa Buddhist Centre, 685-691 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8TG, 1-2pm. Tel. 0114 2661142.

Continuing Yoga, Sharrow Old Junior School, 10-11.30am. Contact Helena to book a place tel. 0114 2209547. www.sheffieldyogaforyou.co.uk gingerearth@msn.com

Rehab 2 Reshape Pilates, Rossington Holmescarr Enterprise Centre, 10am. Suzanne Davies MFHT, tel. 07787158180.

Ashtanga & Mysore style Yoga, get fit and find calmness for the mind. We cater for all levels from beginners to intermediate. We teach classes early morning mysore from 7am, at the Hallamshire Tennis and Squash Club and most days of the week in Walkley, Sharrow and Hathersage. For details contact Nicola 07739490143/yogini@yoga-sheffeild.com or visit us at www.yoga-sheffield.com

SPORT

Snooker, Walkley Community Centre, 7a Fir Street (off South Road), Walkley, Sheffield, S6 3TG, 2-10pm. Edwardian snooker room with four full size tables and reasonable costs. Contact Brett tel. 0781 853 2627 for details or firstreet.org.uk

K1 Kickboxing, MMA/Multi skilled self defence for all, free kickboxing classes for children, Powers Martial Arts centre, Stannington, 6am-10pm. Tel. 07831763688.

Shaolin Kung Fu, The Fitness Club, Surrey St, 7.30-9pm, tel. 07960 531968.

Martial arts, Beighton Welfare Recreation Grounds, 6-8pm, tel. 01142699802.

Self Protection classes, Ronin Self Protection Systems, BCA (British Combat Association) affiliated club, The Source, (nr Meadowhall), 7.15-8.45pm. First lesson free, then £6 per lesson/reduced block booking rates.

Mini Circuit Training, 10-11am. £2. Mixed Martial Arts, 6-7pm, age 4-15. £1. Parson Cross Forum, St Thomas More Community Centre, Margetson Crescent, S5, Tel. 0114 3279727 for more info.

Cheerleading, 4+, 5-6pm, £3, Mini Tennis, 5-9yrs, 5-6pm, £2.50, Paces Campus. Info. 0114 2844444.

Russian Kettlebell, qualified RKC instructor, 6-7pm. 284 Shalesmoor, (entrance off Acorn st.). Tel. 0114 2397216, 07780650408.

Goalkeeper training, Chesterfield Clowne college, Rectory Road, 7-8pm. 07584582737 or 07584354006.

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