Ten Things To Do Today - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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1. Open Mic/Jam Night, Welcoming singer/songwriters to perform live in our public bar. All welcome. Cutlers Arms, 29 Westgate, Rotherham, S60 1BQ, 8pm, free entry, 18+. Tel. 01709 382581.

2. The Big Swing, An exciting night of upbeat jazz and swing with live band, dance lessons and DJs, Cubana, Leopold Square, Sheffield, S1. Free Swing Dance class for beginners from 8pm, free admission. Andrew Clegg: playing Spanish Flamenco.

3. Unison Doncaster District Retired Members Section, Railways in a Cornish landscape by Stephen Gay, The Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, Tea/Coffee and biscuits served from 10am. Slide show 10.30am. All are most welcome.

4. Talking Life, Talking Art, Evening Session, Graves Gallery, 6–7pm, £3, book in advance or just turn up. www.museums-sheffield.org.uk

5. Evening Pottery, For the complete beginner, this course explores the basics of hand-built ceramics through a variety of techniques and intricate decorating practices. You will learn to manipulate clay to come away with several beautiful and personal hand-formed pieces reflecting an understanding of the basic elements of pottery and a foundation of craftsmanship to explore further in later classes. The Art House, Backfields, Sheffield, S1 4HJ, 6:30-9pm (2.5 hour sessions), £192. Find more information and book your place tel. 0114 2723970. www.arthousesheffield.co.uk

6. The Dronfield Probus Club, invites retired men to attend meetings at the Contact Club, Snape Hill Lane, Dronfield, 9.45am for 10am start. Info, David Roe tel. 01246 415084 or visit www.dronfieldprobus.co.uk

7. LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival, presents Jamie Amdrew and Ness Knight, Pavilion Arts Centre, 7.30pm, £17.50, tel. 01298 72190. www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

8. Caught in the Net, Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, tel. 01246 345222. www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

9. Monty Python’s Spamalot, presented by Selladoor Theatre Company, Buxton Opera House, £24-£35, tel. 01298 72190. www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

10. Strangers on a Train, The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield. Tel. 0114 249 6000. www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk