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FRI 12 JAN – SUN 14 JAN

Snow White and Seven Dwarfs, Uppingham, Sat 12 Jan – Sun 13 Jan

The tale of a beautiful princess, pursued by her evil stepmother, taken in by kindly dwarfs who then falls in love with a dashing prince. An odyssey now realised by the actors of Highfield in a riotous, hilarious and quite frankly ridiculous pantomime, guaranteed to have you in side-splitting laughter throughout. Presented by Highfield House. Recommended age 12+. Performance time 7.30pm.

Uppingham Theatre, 32 Stockerston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9UD

David Hockney Exhibition at A Bigger Gallery, Oakham, until 31 Jan 

Some of the English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer’s works will be available to view and purchase from this private collection on sale for a limited time only at the local gallery. Free entry all day from 10am – 5 pm.  Get there quick and you will find originals, limited edition signed prints, original posters and signed books

Itch Gallery, 17a Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6EA

Aladdin Panto at Conkers, Fri 12 Jan – Sun 14 Jan 

A thrill a minute pantomime that promises a brilliant time, With jokes and slapstick, song and dance, ghosts betrayal and romance! BUT will Aladdin overcome the evil Abanazer? Can he rescue the princess? Can Widow Twanky get the red wine stains out kimonos? Only the Genie knows the answer. Tickets adults, £6, child £5 and a family (2 adults and 2 children) £20.

Visit Conkers, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Nr Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire DE12 6GA


Folk Art Machine Embroidery, Wistow, Sun 14 Jan 

Use colourful and patterned fabrics to create a unique wall hanging or cushion front cover. Layer fabrics, inspired by Scandinavian and American Folk Art designs and then use free hand machine embroidery or hand embroidery and finish with buttons or braid. Bring your own sewing machine or share time on one of Linda’s. All materials included. Email linda@inspiring-art.co.uk  or book 07999 840140
Wistow Gallery, Wistow Rural Centre/Kibworth Rd, Leicester LE8 0QF

Naturally, Loughborough Sock Gallery, until 24 Feb

This exciting group exhibition by Tangent Textiles have brought together a selection of contemporary stitched textiles is inspired by the natural world and each member of the group has interpreted the theme in their own unique style; the interesting mix of techniques further illustrates their diverse creative strengths.

Sock Gallery, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3EB

George’s Marvellous Medicine, Curve, until 20 Jan 2018

Pic credit: Curve taken by Manuel Harlan

Most grandmothers are lovely, kind, helpful old ladies. Not George’s Grandmother. George’s Grandmother likes to gobble up slugs and bugs, and is always telling George what to do. But one day, when his parents leave him alone with the grizzly old grunion, George takes his chance and sets about creating a brand new medicine to cure her of her cruelty. Little does he know that his perilous potion will be the start of a rather marvellous adventure…

Curve, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB 

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