What's On (Oct 12-14): Simon & Garfunkel tribute, Ralph McTell and more
You can hear the Sounds of Simon at the Plowright Theatre on Friday evening in a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon & Garfunkel.
A full band will play such classics as Mrs Robinson, The Boxer, The Sound of Silence and You Can Call Me Al as well as all the others that have established Paul Simon as one of the most successful songwriters of all time.
Friday, October 12 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £16. Call 0844 854 2776.
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The South Bank Players present ‘Hello, Is There Anybody There?’ at Barton’s Ropery Hall this weekend.
This full-length comedy refuses to take itself seriously and is sure to have you chuckling as the story unfolds.
Friday, October 12 (7.30pm), Saturday, October 13 (7.30pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £3-£4. Call 01652 660380.
Ralph McTell brings his stories and songs to the Plowright Theatre on Saturday for a special performance.
The prolific and gifted songwriter, known for his virtuoso guitar style, is now celebrating more than 40 years on the road having made his debut in 1968 with the album Eight Frames a Second.
Saturday, October 13 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £20. Call 0844 854 2776.
Thirty years after the death of rock legend Billy Fury, his band hits Grimsby Auditorium on Saturday.
The show, Halfway to Paradise - The Billy Fury Story, sees Fury’s Tornados, along with Londoner Colin Gold as the man himself, remembering their old friend and boss with a performance of his magical hits.
Saturday, October 13 (7.30pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £19.50. Call 0844 871 3016.
Europe’s most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock ’n’ roll, Showaddywaddy, will be making a rare appearance in the area on Friday.
They head to Grimsby’s Central Hall along with 38 incredible years of top hits including Under The Moon Of Love, When, You Got What It Takes, Three Steps To Heaven and Hey Rock And Roll.
Friday, October 12 (7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £18-£19. Call 01472 355025.
The Orpheus Male Voice Choir is hosting the Grimsby & Cleethorpes Ladies Choir, who will be singing their popular songs at Grimsby’s Central Hall on Saturday.
The choir will also be introducing two students from Franklin College, who will perform their own style of music.
Saturday, October 13 (7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £8-£10. Call 01472 355025.
With Halloween not far away, Louth Playgoers present a new supernatural thriller, Sleep No More at the Riverhead Theatre.
The play is set in a theatre that has been closed for sixty years following the accidental death of a child during rehearsals for a Victorian thriller. Micky, the great-grandson of the theatre’s original owner, sets about restoring the place to its former glory but, after ignoring warnings from his father to abandon his plans, unusual and mysterious occurrences begin to mount with deadly and terrifying consequences.
Daily until Saturday, October 13 (7.30pm). Riverhead Theatre, Louth. Tickets: £4-£7.50. Call 01507 600350.
Caistor Model Railway Club’s annual show takes place this weekend.
There will be several local layouts and trade stands with drinks and snacks available and a charity raffle. Any other funds raised will go the the new clubhouse fund.
Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14 (10am-5pm). Caistor Town Hall, Grimsby Road, Caistor.
The classic monsters of 1930s cinema get an invite to Dracula’s ‘five-stake’ resort in this week’s new animated comedy Hotel Transylvania.
Frankenstein's monster, Mummy, a Werewolf family, and the Invisible Man head to the famed vampire’s hotel to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis. However, when the resort is unexpectedly visited by an ordinary young traveller named Jonathan, Dracula must protect Mavis from falling in love with him before it is too late.
Trailer for ‘Hotel Transylvania
Hotel Transylvania is showing daily in 2D and 3D at cinemas in northern Lincolnshire including Parkway Cinema in Cleethorpes, Vue cinema in Scunthorpe and Playhouse Cinema in Louth. Check with your local cinema for times.