10 great things to do

Looking for something to do? Here's a pick of ten top things to do this week.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 16th February 2017, 10:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:09 am

1. Fair

Comic & Film Fair, The Showroom & Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX, Saturday, February 18, 12-3pm, adm £2.

American & British comics, graphic novels, film, TV, cards & toys for sale. Packed with science fiction, film and comic related merchandise both old and new.

For more information: Tel. 0114 279 6511. Golden Orbit Showroom Workstation

2. Workshops

Free Half-Term Family Crafts Workshop,

St Marie’s Cathedral, Norfolk Row, Sheffield, S1 2PA, Wednesday, February 22.

Learn more about the fascinating meaning of all the exciting animals that can be found at St Marie’s Cathedral and then make your own mask inspired by your favourite one, 10.30-12.30pm.

Activities are suitable for children 3+, (children must be accompanied by an adult). Workshops are free, but booking is required (limited places). To book please visit Cathedral of St Marie Explore St Marie’s Cathedral with our free fun Family Activity Trail. For more information, tel. 0114 2722522.

3. Live Music

The Outside Track, with support from Moylan, Roots Music Club, Ukrainian Centre, Beckett Road, DN2 4AD, Friday, February 17, 7.30pm, tickets £9/11. Roots Music Club

A thoroughly engaging live act, the band captures some of that energy in their studio albums as well. Equipped with fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, flute, a few step-dance routines and deliciously rich vocals, these five musicians dove-tail perfectly to provide their unique sound.

4. Exhibition

Fashion & Freedom, The Civic Theatre, Barnsley, until, April 8, 2017. Admission is free. Includes an original Barnsley Women’s Suffrage Society minute book dated 1913-1933, along with a flyer advertising one of the very first suffrage campaign meetings at the Old Arcade Hall andhotographs of some of Barnsley original suffragettes, including the town’s foremost campaigner Celia Wray.For more information and to book Barnsley Civic or tel. 01226 327000.

5. Comedy

Comfort and Joy by Mike Harding, presented by The Tudor Players, Sheffield Library Theatre,

7.15pm, until Saturday, February 18, tkts £9/£8. First presented by Tudor Players in 2008, Comfort and Joy remains one of our most memorable and popular comedies of recent times. Written by comedian Mike Harding, it has proved a smash hit with audiences throughout Britain for the last twenty years and is the perfect choice to open our anniversary season. Tel. 0114 285 3450.

6. Blues

Ash Wilson Band, Now one of England’s most distinctive vocalists, guitarists & songwriters in contemporary blues music, this is one gig not to miss!

Clowne Rock & Blues Club, Villa Park, Recreation Close, Clowne, Nr Chesterfield, S43 4PL, Sunday, February 19, doors 8pm, start 9pm, finish 11pm. No membership required.

For more information, tel. 01246 819546. Clowne Rock & Blues

7. Rock

Thor, the mighty Gods of rock are dropping the hammer hard on the Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Sheffield, S10 1TD, Saturday, February 18, 7pm, all welcome, including non members, be early. The Gods of Rock come together to produce Thor! A must see show featuring Lee Dodge, James and Joe Tulley, Kev Hill and Mike Kaperys! Thor-Gods of Rock For more information, tel. 0114 266 0114, [email protected]

8. Theatre

Gaslight , The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, from Monday 20 – Saturday 25, February. One of the greatest psychological thrillers of all time, starring the celebrated stage and television actress Kara Tointon. While Jack Manningham is on the town each evening his wife Bella is home alone. She can’t explain the disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of living room gaslight - is she losing her mind? Does the terror exist in her imagination or are dark secrets living in her home? The surprise arrival of retired Detective Rough leads to a shocking discovery that will shake her respectable Victorian marriage to its core. Tickets tel. 0114 249 6000 or online at Sheffield Theatres and are priced from £17 – £32. Concessions and group discounts are available.

9. Show

One Night of Adele, starring Sarah Evans from Adele at the BBC, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, tomorrow, 7.30pm, tel. 01246 345222. Chesterfield Theatres

Adele, is celebrated in this one-night-only performance. Acclaimed vocalist Sarah Evans performs with a six piece live band, covering all the hits. Sarah’s witty charm entertains the audience throughout with stories she has shared with Adele herself. Truly a moving night to remember.

10. Folk

Nigel Parsons, with support from highly-acclaimed folk-rock band, T’Other Band, The Pioneer Club, Stonelow Rd, Dronfield, S18 2EP, tomorrow, 7.30pm, £7 otd, £6 adv. Late bar with local real ales, raffle prizes, freshly cooked hot food available all evening. Fantastic music, great company and more. Tel.01246 412058.