Five fun things to do in Rotherham this week

By Michael Upton | 02/02/2018

Five fun things to do in Rotherham this week

STUCK for something to do in Rotherham over the coming week?

Check out our guide to what's happening:

1 Get your walking boots on for a triple bill of rambling delights.
Rotherham Metro Ramblers will be offering a choice of two walks on Saturday.
The first is a moderate 9.5-mile circular trek from Parkgate to Wentworth via Upper Haugh, led by Val Rowley and Gill Burley, who can be contacted on 07835476124 or 0114 287 5205.
Meet at 10am on Greasbrough Road car park.
Alternatively there is a Ranger Walk to see the Throapham snowdrops.
Walkers can join Alan Duncan on this informative walk. Find out more on 01709 546746.
Meet up at 10am in Throapham village.
More information is available at
Rotherham Rambling Club is holding a nine-mile moderate circular walk around White Edge and Houndkirk Moors on Sunday (Feb 4).
The walk leaders will be Kay Pugh (contact 07712655188) and Kevin Grundy (contact 07709134517.
Participants should meet at Fox House 10am. 
More information is available at

2 Get creative at Clifton Park Museum with a toy-themed toddler crafts session on Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm.
Fun with crafts, toys and sensory activities is planned for under-4s.
Entry is £2.50 and sessions run from 10.30am to noon and 1pm to 2.30pm.
Book your spot on 01709 336633.

3 Take in some fancy footwork at the Civic Theatre.
The Thompson Dance Studios is presenting Small Wonders on Saturday at 2pm and 4pm.
Tickets are £10 for this show suitable for all the family.
Book your seat on 01709 823621 or at

4 Check out a movie as Rotherham’s first cinema for nearly 30 years opens its doors.
Rotherham Underground, which will also stage theatre productions, launches with a screening of Suffragette on Tuesday.
You can find it in the former Turf Tavern bar on Corporation Street.
The show starts at 7:30pm but doors will open at 6:45pm.

5 Pop for a coffee and support a good cause.
Fundraising friends David Scott, Jamie Woodcock, Ellen Taylor, Chris Waddington and Adam Taylor are hosting the event at Swinton Library from 10am to noon on Saturday, with all proceeds going to MIND.