What's On (May 25-27): ELO Experience, Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival, The Searchers and more
The greatest hits of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra are reproduced by the incredible ELO Experience at the Grimsby Auditorium on Friday.
A tribute to one of the world’s best known 70s bands, the ELO Experience brilliantly recreate classic songs including Living Thing, Telephone Line, Wild West Hero, Sweet Talking Woman, and Mr Blue Sky.
Friday, May 25 (7.30pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £19. Call 0844 871 3016.
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Phenomenally successful band The Searchers are performing at Scunthorpe’s Plowright Theatre this Friday.
The group have sold over 40 million records across the world with such classic hits as Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room.
Friday, May 25 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £18. Call 0844 854 2776.
Barton-Upon-Humber and District Lions Club are serving up the 16th annual Barton Beer Festival this weekend.
A wide selection of ales will be available to try including Bunny's Revenge, Top Totty, Firefly, Yorkshire Blonde, Dick Turpin and Champion Ale as well as a range of ciders.
Friday, May 25 (from 5.30pm), Saturday, May 26 (from 12pm). Baysgarth Park, Barton. Entry: £3 (includes souvenir pint glass and programme). Vouchers exchangeable for drinks will be available at the door.
Live music and top-class cider are on offer at this year’s Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival.
Performing at the event will be The Life and Times of the Brothers Hogg, Grimsby Morris Men, Merlin’s Keep, Joe Solo, Anna Shannon, Nimming Ned, Ploughmen’s Bunch and Starvin’ Sid.
Over 60 ciders from around the world will make an appearance whilst real ales will be available from the “smallest pub in the world”, the Signal Box Inn.
Friday, May 25 – Sunday, May 27 (Various times). Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway. For more information visit www.folkandcider.co.uk
An afternoon of quality entertainment awaits at this year’s Winterton Fake Festival on Saturday.
Top tribute acts to the Red Hot Chilli Peppers (Really Hot Chilli Peppers), Stereophonics (Stereotonics) and Green Day (Basketcase) headline the event, supported by talented local bands. A beer tent, food stands and plenty of additional entertainment will also be on offer.
Saturday, May 26 (12.30pm-11.30pm). Winterton Showground. Tickets: £17.50-£22 (Adult), £10-£15 (Young person), £45 (Family 2+2), Under 10s are free when accompanied by an adult. Visit www.fakefestivals.co.uk for more information.
Performances of John Godber’s hilarious April In Paris start at the Caxton Theatre in Grimsby this weekend.
The play tells the story of Al and his wife Bet who, after ten years of marriage, have fallen out of love with each other and have nothing in common. After Bet wins a trip to Paris, Al reluctantly agrees to go and, among the amusing incidents along the way, they begin to believe in a future together.
From Friday, May 25. Caxton Theatre, Grimsby. Tickets: £7-£7.50. Call the box office in Grimsby Central Library 01472 346251 to book.
A British Heart Foundation fundraiser in memory of Jonathan Beale will take place at The Imperial Hotel, in Grimsby Road, on Friday.
Talented musicians such as The Bush Doctors, The Domestics, Greg Webb and duo Jamie and Tony will take to the stage making their tribute to Jonathan, who died in June 2006 due to a heart condition.
Friday, May 25 (7.30pm). The Imperial Hotel, Cleethorpes. Entry: £2. You can donate directly by visiting http://uk.virginmoney giving.com/team/Jonathan_Beale
Comedy sketch group Idiots of Ants are bringing their latest full-length show, Model Citizens (and more), to Heslam Park in Scunthorpe on Friday.
The foursome answer all the big questions: If an air guitar falls over in a forest does it make a sound? And why is the Old West's fiercest cowboy hearing voices in his head?
Friday, May 25 (8.15pm). Helsam Park, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £6-£8. Visit www.yorkshirecoastcomedy.co.uk for more information.
Figure out ‘who dunnit’ when there’s a Murder In The Choir at Grimsby Central Hall on Saturday.
Featuring musical accompaniment from the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Ladies Choir, the show will see the audience actively participate to solve the mystery and decide who committed the crime.
Saturday, May 26 (7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £6. Call 01472 355025.
Spend An Evening With Elvis at the ). Ropery Hall in Barton this Saturday.
Four brand new 15-minute plays connected by the name and fame of Elvis are linked by professional Elvis Tribute Artists performing some of his best known songs. Along the way, little known ‘facts’ about Elvis are revealed including how he came by his name and evidence is unearthed about Elvis’s secret visit to London in 1960.
Saturday, May 26 (7.30pm). Ropery Hall, Barton. Tickets: £6-£8. Call 01652 660380.
Ten years after their previous outing blasted into cinemas, Men In Black III sees Agents J and K return once again to keep the world safe from the scum of the universe.
The story this time sees an alien criminal kill Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) in 1969, altering the timeline and putting the Earth in danger. J (Will Smith) must travel back in time to work with the young K (Josh Brolin) in order to save him and the whole of humanity.
VIDEO: Trailer for ‘Men In Black III’ (PG)
Men in Black III is showing daily at cinemas throughout northern Lincolnshire including Parkway Cinema in Cleethorpes, Vue cinema in Scunthorpe and Playhouse Cinema in Louth. Check with your local cinema for times.