Seven Things To Do: From razzle-dazzle to stories with ‘Mouse and Bear’


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1 Chicago: Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Lyceum Theatre. Tuesday, July 5 – Saturday, July 9. Tickets and prices from

2 Alpaca Life Drawing. An afternoon of Alpaca life drawing: Holly Hagg Community Farm of Alpacas, Stephen Hill. Drawing materials will be supplied but please bring your own if you can. Saturday, June 25. 2-3.30pm. Tickets £6.52 from

3 Evening Talk: Keith Piper in Conversation with Yuen Fong Ling: Join artist Keith Piper in conversation with Yuen Fong Ling to hear about his work, inspiration, and approach to the current display at the Graves Gallery, Outside Narration. Millennium Gallery. Thursday, June 30. 6-7pm. Free

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4 The Wilson Family: The glorious, powerful, vocal harmony of The Wilson Family of Billingham, Teeside has rung out in folk clubs and festivals continuously for the last 45+ years. The Promised Land, Bole Hill Road. Sunday, June 26. 7-10pm. £16.76 from

Alpaca Life Drawing.Alpaca Life Drawing.
Alpaca Life Drawing.

5 Musical Stories - Mouse and Bear: Jack McNeill (clarinet) and Polly Ives (narrator) perform a musical version of Kev Payne's 'Mouse and Bear'. The Greystones, S11 7BS. Sunday, June 26. 11.45am-12.30pm. For tickets and prices please visit

6 Oughtibridge Village Gala: An afternoon of family fun for the villages of the valley. A chance to meet friends and neighbours, enjoy games, entertainment, competitions, music, and food. Coronation Park, Oughtibridge. Saturday, June 25. 1pm. Please see more on

7 Feldenkrais Short Course: Restore Your Body, Balance & Co-ordination: A four week course using The Feldenkrais Method to explore better flexibility and movement. All Saints Church, Ringinglow Road. Saturday, June 25. 10-11am. £30.00 + (£1.85 fee) for a four week course. Please visit

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