Burlesque and Ed Byrne: Everything you can do in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Chesterfield today

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Between burlesque classes, street dance and creative writing, there’s plenty going on in Sheffield today - just take a look at this lot:


Street Dance, Grenoside Community Centre, S35 8PN, 4pm, Ages 8-16, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Charity Event, Ballroom & Sequence Dancing, Parklands Ballroom, Wheatley Hall Rd, Wheatley, DN2 4LT. 11.30-3pm. £3.50. Tel 01302884707.

Burlesque and Cabaret Dance Classes, (advanced/show troupe session, Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Rd, 8-10pm, (beginners welcome). Details, Lara Gothique: tel. 07736 902030.

New dance sessions, for ages 11- 16, Rotherham Youth Dance Network, Swinton Youth Centre, East Av, S64 8JW, 6-7pm, £1. Tel. 07790 821181.

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

Adult Beginners Jazz, Hype Dance, Earl St, 6.30-7.30pm. Tel. 2706757.

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

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


Only Fools and Boycie, Buxton Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50. tel. 0845 1272190.

Nils Lofgren, Buxton Opera House, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £36-£46.75. tel. 0845 1272190.

Roy Chubby Brown, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm, £20.50. Box Office tel. 01246 345332.

Ed Byrne, Outside Looking In, The Civic, Barnsley, 8pm. Tickets £19. Tel. 01226 327000.

Dark & Lovely, Studio Theatre. £10. Tel 0114 2496000.

The Unexpected Guest, by Agatha Christie presented by Dronfield Players, Dronfield Civic Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets tel. 01246 417850.

Chesterfield Operatic Society in Concert, Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, tel. 01246 345222.

Bedroom Farce, presented by Ecclesall Theatre Company, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Ringinglow Road, S11 7PP, 7.30pm, tel. 0114 2667525.


Chairobics and Games, Emmanuel Junior School, S20 7JU, 10am, 45+. White Willows, S8 8DR, 2pm, 45+, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Zumba, Lowedges, Tenants Meeting Hall, S8 7HL, 10am, 45+. Mount Tabor Methodist Church, S5 8NJ, 12.30pm, 8-16, Activity Sheffield tel. 2734266.

Gentle Exercise, Guildford Grange Sheltered Accommodation, 10am, 60+. Norwood and Bishopsholme, S5 7DF, 11.30am, 45+. Firth Park Clinic, S5 6NU, 1pm, 45+. Wadsley Parish Church, S6 4BB, 1.30pm, 60+. Arbourthorne Centre, S2 2LD, 11am, 60+, Activity Sheffield tel. 2734266.

Tai Chi Session, Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind, (SRSB), Mappin Street, 2.30-3.30pm. Creative writing workshop, 11-12.30pm. The SRSB also provide a discussion group for those experiencing Phantom Visions as a side effect of sight loss. For details tel. 0114 272 2757.

Weight-Watchers, Sloans Medical Centre, Heeley, 10am. Ebenezer Church, Greenhow St, Walkley, 5.30pm. Tel. 07849344735.

Fit Mums Fitness Class, Oughtibridge Chapel, Church St, 10-11am, £5. Children of all ages welcome at the session while you exercise. www.revitalizefitness.co.uk A

Zagyoga, teaches Iyengar yoga classes, Hagglers Corner, Queens Rd S2, 10am. Tel. 07597129471.

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).

Continuing Yoga, Sharrow Old Junior School, 10-11.30am. Contact Helena to book a place tel. 0114 2209547.

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


Rebel Pro Wrestling, with special appearance Kendo Nagasaki, The Venue, Stocksbridge, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 adults, Child /OAP £6 £25 Family Ticket for 4. Tel. 0114 2838692.

Football, The U-Mix Centre, S2 4UJ, 5pm, Ages 8-18. Chaucer Secondary School, S5 8NH, 5pm, age 8-18. Fir Vale Secondary School, S4 8GB, 6pm, age 8-18, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Boxing, Terry Wright Community Centre, S2 2BT, 4.15pm, Ages 8-16, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.

Multi-Sports, Westfield Sports Centre, S20 1HQ, 5pm, Ages 8-18, Activity Sheffield tel. 0114 2734266.


Land of the Penguins, lecture by Mike Chadwick, Coal Aston Methodist Church, 7.30pm, adm £3.50 inc. refreshments. Tel. 01246 414847 to book, or pay on the door.

The Folk Forest Presents, Musical Museum, The Folk Forest teams up with Museums Sheffield to re-imagine your gallery experience with 10+ ‘live exhibits’ performing at the same time in the beautiful Graves Gallery. Gallery, Surrey St, S1 2LH, 7.30pm, tkts £8, tel. 0114 278 2655

Fair Trade Shopping for Christmas, Good Taste, 195 Whitham Road, Broomhill, 10-5.30pm. Come and see the wide range of unusual, original and useful gifts for sale. All profits from the shop go to support the work of TASTE, a Sheffield based charity which improves access to clean water in Nigeria. Bus routes 51, 52 pass the shop and metered parking nearby. Tel. 0114 438 1428.

Cards for good causes, Multi Charity Christmas Card Shop, 50 Chapel Walk, Sheffield, 10.15-4.15pm.

Santa’s Magical Kingdom, outside in the Oasis Courtyard, so don’t forget to wrap up warm Tickets available - http://tickets.eskimojoevents.co.uk/meadowhall_2015/about

Creative Writing Group, at Strip the Willow, 226b South View Rd, S7 1DF. £2. For more info visit our website.

Cream Teas and Bingo, Community Centre, Harrogate Drive, Denaby Main, 3-5pm. All proceeds to Aurora Centre. All welcome.

Friday Friends, Kiveton Park and Wales Village Hall, Walesmoor Avenue, Kiveton Park, S26 5RF, 10-12pm, (CR). Info tel. 01909 770357.

Stepping Stones, Baby and Toddler Group, relaxing and welcoming group of local and city wide mums and dads. Chatting and supporting each other through the joys and pain of parenthood .Free drinks & snacks provided. Art and crafts, story time and singing. Hanover Hall, Sheffield Jesus Centre, 93 Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, Sheffield, S10 2FB, 10-12pm, free. Call at the help desk or Harriet tel. 07887 606641.

Rocking Horse Music Group, Pre-school music, Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, S6 3TG, 9-1pm. Denise Lawrenson tel. 0114 2676418.

Free Literacy and Numeracy, The Sheffield Jesus Centre, 93 Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, S10 2FB, 10–12pm. Rosie tel. 079 7341 1059.

Basic IT, course for beginner, you will learn how to send emails and how to get on line, The Sheffield Jesus Centre, 93 Broom spring lane, Broomhall, Sheffield, S10 2FB, 3–4.30pm. Tel. 0114 252 1155.

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.

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

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