As we finally hit summer, there’s a lot on in our local area to help us make the most of the sunshine. Here’s a selection of some of the best local events!
Judy: The Songbook of Judy Garland
On Saturday 4th July at the Lyceum Theatre, Lorna Luft will star in a musical tribute to her mother. This event will examine the life and works of Judy Garland. With Arlene Phillips as the creative director, and also featuring West End star Louise Dearman, the production is set to wow you.
Tickets start from £22.
The Comedy Club Rotherham
Held on the 10th July, this is a night of both dinner and comedy at the Carlton Park Hotel. The event features three of TV’s finest comedians: Kevin McCarthy, Dan Nightingale and Steve Harris and is sure to be hilarious.
Tickets are £24.95 including your two-course meal.
Derren Brown: The Multi-Winning Award Master of Psychological Illusion
From the 13th-18th July, Derren will be at the Grand Opera House. You may be familiar with his TV work and now’s the chance to experience it live! This show is a contemporary magic show – the kind that you leave with more questions than you came in with.
Tickets start at £36.
The Brides Ball
A charity event with a difference on the 16th July, this ball will support Alex’s Quest For Life. Those attending the evening at Tankersley Manor can wear their wedding dress once again and enjoying dancing in it once more. The ladies only evening includes a raffle, disco and DJ. Those without a wedding dress are welcome to attend as a bridesmaid or guest!
Tickets are just £10.
This event for families on Friday 17th July offers parents the chance to party alongside their children. While the event aims to allow parents to party ‘like you used to’, at Mini Ravers, the party is made a child-focused sensory experience. It’s a social occasion for both children and adults and is being held at Bar 27, Arley Street, Sheffield.
Tickets for adults are £5 and children go free.
1940s Wartime Weekend and Vintage Fayre
Held on Saturday 18th July at the Kelham Island Museum, this event has live music with PEC Esquirie, Natasha Harper and Pete Jones singing the wartime classics. There will be a Sunday afternoon tea dance which includes dance classes and displays from organisations including the 39-45 Allied Group about Vehicles, Weaponry & Firing and the Homefires Burning about Bomb Disposal