10 things to do this weekend

Ten things to do this weekend
Ten things to do this weekend
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Looking for something to do with the family this weekend? Why not try one of our 10 things to do?

1. Jaqueline Wilson’s Hetty Feather

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, Saturday 21 June, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

From best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson, the tale of plucky Hetty Feather is brought thrillingly to life. With live music, circus skills and a huge heart, Hetty Feather is a terrific adventure story – the perfect treat for the whole family. Ages 7+. Tickets £15 - £20. Tel: 0114 249 6000

2. L’Eroica Britannia

Bakewell, Peak District, 20- 22 June, noon-10pm

A perfect prelude to the Yorkshire Grand Depart, vintage Italian bike race L’Eroica comes to the Peak District and with it comes a huge family festival celebrating ‘Best of British’. Experience three days of live music and vintage fun fair magic, including thousands of brands, vintage sales, specialist bike outlets, bike jumble, street food trucks and drinking experiences. Free to attend.

3. Sharrow Festival

Mount Pleaseant Park, Sheffield, Saturday June 21, 12pm-8pm

Festival celebrating the culture and diversity of the area. Providing an opportunity for thousands of local people to experience a wonderful day in Mount Pleasant Park, find out about local groups and businesses, listen to great music, eat a worldwide variety of food, visit the local Sure Start area, have a go at the Football Unites Racism Divides Streetkick activities and watch talented locals perform on the stage. Free to attend.

4. Cliffhanger

Millhouses Park, Sheffield, Saturday June 21 & Sunday June 22, 10am-4pm

A true celebration of outdoor pursuits with a line-up of elite competitions and professional demonstrations in rock climbing, orienteering, mountain biking, running, slacklining, adventure racing and more. Tickets £6, u16s free, available on the gate. Tel: 01433 639378

5. Yorkshire in Yellow

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Saturday 31 May- Sunday September 7

Part of the official Yorkshire Festival 2014, some of the region’s top creative talent join a host of internationally-renowned designers to celebrate the ‘Maillot Jaune’, the Tour’s yellow jersey. Free entry. Tel: 0114 278 2600

6. Comedy of Errors

South Street Amphitheatre, Sheffield Sunday June 22, 5pm

HandleBards company present The Comedy of Errors at the South Street Amphitheatre behind Sheffield railway station. The four-strong, all male HandleBards company are back on their bikes and cycling to Sheffield as part of the celebrations for Le Tour. On just four bicycles they carry everything to perform Shakespeare’s great play The Comedy of Errors. Highly inventive and full of surprises, they create a very funny and surprising Shakespeare experience. Bring a picnic and enjoy Shakespeare as you will never have seen his work performed before! Suitable for 7 years and above. Free to attend. Tel: 0114 273 4400

7. Bradfield Festival of Music

Parish Church of St Nicholas, Bradfield, Sheffield, 21-28 June

A fantastic week of classical concerts in charming surroundings. Taking place in a spectacular medieval, Grade 1 listed building blessed with excellent acoustics, the Parish Church of St Nicholas featured in a recently published book on the 100 best churches in Britain. Concert programme, times and prices vary by day. Tel: 0114 234 1209

8. Sheffield Design Week

Various venues across Sheffield City Centre, Monday June 23-Saturday June 28

A citywide celebration of design in all its forms, this six-day festival will host an array of local, regional, national and international design, architectural and creative names. It will showcase all disciplines of design, from graphic design to architecture, advanced manufacturing and technology to fashion and product design and more. The varied event programme includes exhibitions, workshops, talks, design conferences, installations, product launches, open studios and walking trails. For details www.sheffielddesignweek.co.uk

9. Let it Be

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, Monday June 23- Saturday June 28

Direct from London’s West End, Let It Be is a spectacular theatrical concert jam–packed with over twenty of The Beatles’ greatest hits! Relive The Beatles’ meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the heights of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces. With live performances of early tracks including Twist and Shout, She Loves You and All My Lovin’, as well as global mega-hits Yesterday, Hey Jude, Come Together and, of course, Let It Be. Tickets start from £22. Evening performance starts at 7.45pm and matinee times vary. Tel: 0114 249 6000

10. Games Britannia

Various venues, Sheffield City Centre Saturday June 28 & Sunday June 29

A fun-filled and free family-friendly festival of games invention, creativity and play. It celebrates Britain and Sheffield’s rich videogame heritage: past, present and future. Experience a myriad of opportunities for fun in a range of hands-on drop-in activities and interactive workshops. There’s something everyone can get involved in and for those looking for something other than electronic gaming, there’s papercraft, a careers clinic and a board game micro-festival, which will have some quirky and interesting games to try. Free to attend but you need to be registed for some of the events. For info gamesbritannia.com