What's On (Apr 27-29): One Night of Elvis, The Fureys and Davey Arthur and more
Appleby Frodingham Theatrical Society heads to the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe with their latest production, Ladies Down Under.
After striking lucky at Ascot races, four ladies from a Hull fish filleting plant fly out to Australia where they venture into the outback and encounter mystical spirits and spiders.
Friday, April 27 (7.30pm), Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £8. Call 0844 854 2776 to book.
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Irish music legends The Fureys and Davey Arthur bring their show of songs and stories to the Grimsby Auditorium.
Having played in some of the biggest concert halls in the world, the group’s folk/middle of the road-based music has entertained the likes of former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, the late Pope John Paul II and Irish President Mary McAleese.
Friday, April 27 (7.30pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £17-£18.50. Call 0844 871 3016.
The King is heading to the Grimsby Auditorium this weekend when One Night of Elvis takes to the stage.
Renowed Elvis tribute artist Lee ‘Memphis’ King – who was awarded the ultimate accolade of World Champion Elvis Tribute Artist at the Collingwood Elvis Festival in Canada – takes you from the ’68 comeback special to the Vegas years in a show that is a must-see for all fans of the legendary singer.
Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £21. Call 0844 871 3016.
This weekend is the last chance to see Be My Baby at the Caxton Theatre in Grimsby, a poignant and uplifting play based on true life stories.
It follows the story of Mary Adams, aged 19, and 7 months pregnant, who is sent to a Mother and Baby home. There she befriends a number of other girls whose youthful effervescence keeps breaking through as they sing along to the hits of the day.
Friday, April 27 (7.30pm), Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Caxton Theatre, Grimsby. Tickets: £6-£7.50. Call the box office in Grimsby Central Library 01472 346251 to book.
Victorian comedy duo Morgan and West, The Time Travelling Magicians, present an award-winning, family-friendly magic show brimming with baffling tricks and mind-boggling time-travel.
No future is left unforeseen, no timeline left unaltered as this pair of tricksters burst into the twenty-first century in full Victorian attire with their trademark mixture of magic, wit and whimsy.
Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Riverhead Theatre, Louth. Tickets: £4-£8. Call 01507 600350.
Head down to Barton’s Ropery Hall on Friday or Saturday for An Evening of Plays with the South Bank Players.
‘The Fat Lady Sings in Little Grimley’ is the final play in the trilogy by David Tristram and follows the antics of Gordon, Bernard, Joyce and Margaret after a rival am-dram group is formed in nearby Grimley-Upon-Neenton that threatens to upstage them in their award-winning musical.
‘The Wacky World of Café Panto Take 2’ sees Charles and Simmons try to keep the café in order with a little bit of help from a fairy with attitude.
Friday, April 27 (7.30pm), Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Ropery Hall, Barton. Tickets: £4-£5. Call 01652 660380.
The Grimsby Philharmonic Society present a programme of joyful anthems and organ music to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Philharmonic Society's 160th Anniversary Year.
The programme will include ‘Grimsby Psalter’, a new work written for the occasion by Lauren Redhead.
Saturday, April 28 (7.30pm). Grimsby Central Hall. Tickets: £8-£13. Call 01472 346251.
A charity gig headlined by veteran folk singer John Conolly at Lucarly’s in Humberston on Friday aims to help save Grimsby’s historic Ice Factory.
John, who will be appearing alongside the Brother Hogg band, is an internationally respected songwriter whose compositions are performed with warmth, good humour and lilting accompaniments on guitar and melodeon.
Friday, April 27 (7.30pm). Lucarly’s, Humberston. Tickets: £5
After four years and five films chronicling the rise of Marvel’s greatest superheroes, it’s finally time for them to team up in Avengers Assemble.
Tony Stark, aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Bruce Banner, aka The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans) are brought together by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), the director of peacekeeping organisation S.H.I.E.L.D. to stop Thor’s brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and his army from destroying the Earth.
VIDEO: Trailer for ‘Avengers Assemble’ (12A)
Avengers Assemble 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.