What's On (Aug 31 - Sep 2): Cleethorpes Rocks, ELO Experience, Calendar Girls and more
This year’s Cleethorpes Rocks spectacular at Pleasure Island promises an evening of first class musical entertainment.
Among the acts performing will be The Proclaimers, Simon Townshend from The Who, and Henry Cluney from Stiff Little Fingers.
Saturday, September 1 (5pm-11pm). Pleasure Island, Cleethorpes. Tickets: £24-£29. Call 01472 349222
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The greatest hits of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra are reproduced by the incredible ELO Experience at the Grimsby Auditorium on Saturday.
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.
One of the UK’s first ever amateur theatre productions of Calendar Girls is being performed at the Caxton Theatre in Grimsby this weekend.
This quirky true story sparked a global phenomenon when it was adapted into a film in 2003 starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
From Saturday, September 1 (7.30pm). Caxton Theatre, Grimsby. Tickets: £6-£7.50. Call 01472 346251
The Proclaimers perform ‘I’m On My Way’. They will take to the stage at Pleasure Island on Saturday
The Briggstock Acoustic Festival will see a wide range of musicians play sets on the main stage in the town’s Market Place and at busking stations located at St John's Church, Queen Street, College Yard and Chapel Court.
Among the confirmed acts are The Missing Pages, UV PØP, Rachel Lewis, Starstruck, Brigg Music Club House Band and Lucy Marshall.
Saturday, September 1 (11am-7pm). Various location in Brigg. Free entry. More information at www.facebook.com/BriggstockAcousticFestival
The Scunthorpe Big Square Bash on Saturday will feature a festival of music, sport and arts across four venues in and around Church Square.
The event, which is aimed at 8-18 year olds will include live music in Church Square, a 300ft long cave simulator, circus performers, arts and crafts activities, workshops and much more.
Illyria are bringing Gilbert & Sullivan’s satirical opera, HMS Pinafore, to Thornton Abbey for a wonderful open-air performance on Sunday.
The Abbey Gatehouse will provide a stunning backdrop to the comic opera, which mocks great British institutions such as class, patriotism and the Royal Navy.
Sunday, September 2 (6pm). Thornton Abbey, Thornton Curtis. Tickets: £14 (£8 Under 18s/students). Call 01469 541445.
The Caistor Arts & Crafts Festival will see over 300 pictures plus a selection of craft stalls and demonstrations head to Caistor Town Hall this weekend.
See the arts of spinning and weaving, lace making, sculpture and furniture restoration in action alongside lively music to enjoy whilst you browse.
Saturday, September 1 (10am-4pm), Sunday, September 2 (10am-4pm). Caistor Town Hall. Free entry and parking. Call 01472 851096 for more information.
Total Recall sees Philip K. Dick’s short story ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’ loosely adapted to the screen again, 22 years after the Arnold Schwarzenegger thriller of the same name blasted into cinemas.
Colin Farrell stars as Douglas Quaid, a frustrated factory worker who decides to add some excitement to his life by visiting a company that implants false memories. However, after the procedure goes wrong, he learns he is really a spy and is forced to go on the run from security forces.
Trailer for ‘Total Recall’ (12A)
Total Recall 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.