News In Brief: Award-winning folk band in town

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Top folk band Show of Hands will start their 28-date UK tour at Doncaster Civic Theatre next Wednesday, October 10, showcasing their first major album in three years, Wake the Union.

Celebrating 20 years together, the award-winning duo of singer songwriter Steve Knightley and instrumental wizard Phil Beer will be back on the road with regular guest Miranda Sykes, the double bass player and vocalist. Tickets are £16 and £14, or £6 for 12 to 16s.

Charity gig

the Millstone pub in Westgate, Tickhill, is hosting a charity show tonight from 8pm to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Local band Saint Harlot provide the music and a pie and pea supper will be served.

Book signings

best-selling Roman period author Ben Kane will be at Waterstones book shop in the Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster, on Thursday, October 25, between 2pm and 3pm for a book-signing session.