22 Things to do in Sheffield & South Yorkshire today, Friday January 8

Sheffield city centre from the top of Hallam University
Sheffield city centre from the top of Hallam University
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Looking for something to do in Sheffield or South Yorkshire tonight?

Look no further than this handy guide to pubs, clubs and general entertainment in the area today, Friday, January 8, 2016:

-George Hill, Crookes Folk & Acoustic Club, Princess Royal, Slinn St, 8.30pm, free entry, collection for artists.

-Open Mic Night, The Bridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd, Rotherham, 8.30pm.

-John “Prendo” Prendergast, plus guest artists, The Woodlands Club, Ridge Rd, Clifton, Rotherham, 8.30pm.

-Jam Night, The Yellow Lion, Greasborough, 9pm.

-Quiz Night, Rotherham Titans Rugby Club, Clifton Ln, 8.30pm, £1 a sheet & win a gallon.

-Runaway, + open mic, Horse & Tiger, Brook hill, Thorpe Hesley, 8pm, free food.

-Phil & Mick’s Session Nigh, The Butchers Arms, Gildingwells Rd, Woodsetts.

-Open Mic Session, The Travellers Inn, Bawtry Rd, Bramley, Rotherham.

-Open Mic, The Old No 7, Barnsley town centre, from 8.30pm.

-Chris Firminger & The Two J’s Open Mic Jam Night, The White Lion, London Rd, 8.30pm, free.

-Open Mic Live Music Session, The Turnpike, High St, Bawtry, from 8pm.

-Velcro Teddybears Acoustic Picnic Open Mic Night, The Royal Standard, St Marys Rd, 9pm, free entry & free beer for performers.

-Acoustic Session, The Imperial Club & Brewery, Cliff St, Mexborough, 8.30pm.

-The Alternative Comedy Cabinet, The Riverside, Mowbray St, Sheffield, S3 8EN, £3.

-Jam Session, Chesterfield Jazz, Club Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Participants £4 otd. spectators £5. Open to all players and singers, any age.

-Quiz Night, with Russ Elliot The Yew Tree, Coal Aston, S18, 9.30pm, start.

-The Renowned Jam Night, that just gets bigger, all styles and standards, The Midland Hotel, Sheffield Road, Killamarsh, 8pm. Free food and late bar, all gear provided.

-Push Pop, 1990-1999 guide, The Harley, Glossop Road.

-The Pitmen Poets, Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, tel. 01246 345222.

-The Nutcracker, Presented by Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet, The Lyceum Theatre, tkts from £19, tel. 2496000.

-Show Boat, Crucible Theatre, 7.15pm. Tel. 2496000.

-Free Table Tennis Sessions, for enthusiasts over the age of 50, Ponds Forge Sports Centre. Beginners and novices are welcome to attend the first of FIVE free sessions held, 1-2pm, and overseen by a UKCC licensed table tennis coach. Supported by Age UK, Table Tennis England and Sheffield International Venues.