Super Seven of The Best - 10-11 March
Mother's Day weekend is the perfect chance to show the Mum in your life just how special she is and there are some great events taking place across Doncaster that might just fit the brief. Also, don't forget to check out our Food & Drink pages on the website for some great Sunday dinner treats if you're taking Mum out to eat too.
Doncaster Minster of St George - Saturday 10th March 2018, from 7:00pm.
The Rotary Club of Doncaster presents: Music at the Minster
Provided by the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association: The DYJA Stageband and the DYJA Swing Orchestra, in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research and local charities supported by the Rotary Club of Doncaster.
Tickets: £12.50 (includes glass of wine or soft drink at the interval)
Available from: Rotary Club of Doncaster: firstname.lastname@example.org and tel. 07766258345
Also at the Tourist Information Centre, 1 Priory Place, tel. 01302 734309. Also available on the door.
Doncaster Dome - Saturday 10th March, doors from 7:00pm.
Fresh from his completely sold-out performances at the Albany Theatre and direct from the West End, THE WORLD'S LEADING ELVIS PERFORMER CHRIS CONNOR, starring with his live 12 piece energetic band 'THE STEELS', with backing from 'The Sweet Harmonies ' as they return for one night only on Saturday 10th March 2018 along with support act Doncaster's very own comedian, Mr. Lee Lard - PETER KAY TRIBUTE
This show respectively and authentically recreates ELVIS at his very best. You will simply feel that you have been transported back in time. If you were not lucky enough to see Elvis live, you will walk away from this concert feeling that you have, many Elvis fans are left emotionally moved when they leave the show.
To secure your spot at this amazing night at Doncaster Dome, click the link to Book Now
3. Two Pianos
Doncaster Little Theatre - Saturday 10th March, 7:30pm
Are you ready to experience the ultimate piano rock ‘n’ roll concert?
Two Pianos will take you on a musical journey back in time to celebrate the rock ‘n’ roll roots of Memphis and New Orleans, performing classic hits from Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and many more.
Al Kilvo and David Barton will each individually perform, along with a top class band, a score of hits including, Whole Lotta Shakin, Never Can Tell, Blue Suede Shoes, Roll Over Beethoven, Honey Don’t, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B Goode, Great Balls Of Fire, Oh Boy, Blueberry Hill, Love Me Tender, You Win Again, Maybellene and more.
Tickets: Adults: £16 / Concessions: £14 available in person at the Tourist Information Centre, or online here.
Potteric Carr Nature Reserve - Saturday 10th March, 10:30am-12:30pm
Join Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff for a gentle walk around the reserve on the search for wildlife and learn about the management of the site, staff recommend wearing suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.
Potteric Carr Visitor Centre, Mallard Way, South Yorkshire, DN4 8DB.
Prices: Adults: £4 (members) or £6 (non-members). Children: £4 (members) or £6 (non-members).
Yorkshire Wildlife Park - Sunday 11th March from 9:00am
The Winter’s thaw is coming just at the right time for one of the highlights of the calendar – Mother’s Day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
The unique venue is opening its Safari Café doors for a special breakfast and afternoon tea sittings on 11th March. Breakfasts offering the park's tasty morning treats will start at 9:00am and 9:30am while a sumptuous afternoon tea will be served from 2pm to 4pm.
Guests will be served a chef’s selection of sandwiches, cream tea, a selection of sweet treats, tea or coffee, a mini bottle of Prosecco and a present for Mums. Afternoon tea costs £17.95 without alcohol and £22.95 with a mini bottle of Prosecco.
Booking is recommended via the weblink: https://booking.yorkshirewildlifepark.com/events.aspx
The park also offers a range of other gifts perfect for Mother’s Day including VIP experiences and the chance to adopt an animal.
Keepmoat Stadium - Sunday 11th March, kick off at 3:00pm
Give your mum a treat she will never forget this Mother’s Day as the Dons are offering fans mums a chance to walk out with the players.
And that is not all, mums can also attend the game for free (if bought in conjunction with a full paying adult ticket, or with voucher A of your season ticket book).
So come and cheer on the lads as they look to continue their succesful season and give your mum a Mother’s Day not to forget.
Tickets for the home fixture against Whitehaven are available now from £15 for a standard adult ticket. Call the Club Doncaster Box Office on 01302 762 576, go to tickets.clubdoncaster.co.u
Doncaster Dome - Sunday 11th March, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Premier Music Fairs are a regular highlight at the Doncaster Dome. Come along to one of the fairs and enjoy a great day out. Meet the sellers face to face and examine the condition of the records yourself - no mis-described items or long waits for the post to arrive. Haggle to get that bargain and enjoy the buzz and sociability that only meeting like-minded people can bring.
Admission: Adults: £3.00, Seniors/Concessions: £2.00, Students: £1.50
For more information visit: https://www.dclt.co.uk/whats-on/premier-music-fair
Whatever you're up to this week and beyond, have a great one and don't forget to keep us up to date with how you're spending your time in Doncaster, by uploading your pics and using @VisitDoncaster, #youradventureawaits and #doncasterisgreat.
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