What's going on in Derbyshire this weekend?
Yet another varied weekend of entertainment for all is on the cards this weekend.
From today until Saturday, at the Guildhall Theatre
in Derby, Hull Truck presents The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Nick Lane - a story of love, betrayal and murder.
Tickets, priced from £11 - £17, are available on 01332 255800.
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Macbeth, Shakespeare's shortest and darkest tragedy, is on at Derby Theatre until Saturday. To book tickets, which are priced from £10, call the box office on 01332 593939.
On Friday evening Ripley Amber Valley Lions are hosting an evening of clairvoyance with Ann Anderson at The Kestrel in Marehay, near Ripley, at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £5 and are available from England Barker Jewellers', Ripley, or from Lion Bill Butler on 01773 761825. All proceeds from this event will be used to support local charities.
Also on Friday, the sought after young acoustic musician, Elliott Morris, will be playing at the Fishpond in Matlock Bath at 9pm.
Finally for Friday, singer-songwriter Cliff Bywater will be playing acoustic pop and rock covers and original songs at The Three Horseshoes, in Ashbourne from 9pm.
Saturday will see Victorian technophiles descend on Matlock Bath for the weekend long Steampunk Illuminata Fair in the Grand Pavilion, which promises a veritable host of stalls, craftsmen, artisans and marketeers to lure you with their unique and delectable wares.
There will be mild and amusing entertainments throughout the day including olde games, best dressed competitions, tombolas, and a Steampunk favourite "tea duelling".
For those looking to lose themselves in a good book then Belpers Strutts Society are holding their popular annual book sale on Saturday and Sunday at the Strutt Centre. The sale is on from 10am to 4pm on both days and admission is 50p.
Matlock Bath’s 2012 Illuminations season continues from 7pm on Saturday and Sunday with Derwent Gardens opening at 7pm followed by the traditional parade of illuminated boats at 8pm.
Belper Spiritualist Church on New Road in Belper are having a Special evening of Spiritualist Mediumship on Saturday at 7pm with Liz Goddard and Annette Rodgers. Entry is £4.50 at the door and includes light refreshments.
Saturday night sees another chance to catch one of the spectacular clifftop fireworks displays in Matlock Bath which can be seen from anywhere in the town.
Following on from the Steampunk market on Saturday, the Pavilion will host a full night of Steampunk entertainment from 8pm, featuring Professor Elemental, BB Black Dog, Demolitia Tribal, and Bangtail Vixen. All proceeds from this event will go to support The Grand Pavilion. Tickets cost £10.00 each.
For folk fans, The 1930s will be playing at The Fishpond in Matlock Bath at 9pm on Saturday night where the folk duo from Northern Ireland will be demonstrating their usual blend of infectious melodies and meaningful lyrics.
On Sunday there’s a rare chance, as part of Derby City Council's Wild Derby project, to join Derby Civic Society for a walk around Uttoxeter New Road Cemetery, to take a look at some of the interesting memorials and hear about those interred there. Numbers are limited and booking is essential on 01332 346154.
Finally, for those who prefer a quieter browse and are looking for an early and unique Christmas present, the Vintage and Quirky Handmade Christmas show takes place in Beeley Village Hall from 10 ‘til 5 with a chance to meet designer makers offering unusual and individual gift ideas for you, your family, your friends and your home.