Ten Top things to do - Mon Feb 01 2010

LOOKING for something to do in and around Sheffield today? Check out our 10 top things - plus other ideas for the next few days.

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1.Craft Workshops, beginners and experience crafters are invited to join new weekly workshops, different topics each week (card, scrapbooking, cuttlebug, altered art), Quayside Crafts, (A & G Passenger Boats Ltd), Arch 16, Victoria Quays, Wharf Street, Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am to noon (2786314. www.sheffieldboats.co.uk).

2.Digital Photography for Beginners, eight week course, 1 to 1 digital photography lessons, Eckington School, Mondays, 7pm-8.30pm (www.greenfoxphotography.co.uk, mail@greenfoxphotography.co.uk, 07758193741).

3.Sheffield Ski Village, New state of the art Ten Pin Bowling Alley now open daily, ski slope opening times, Monday-Friday, 2pm-10pm and weekends, 9am - 7pm, ski and snowboard lessons available for individuals and groups plus recreational slope use, including freestyle Fun Park; Guaranteed to Ski courses (80), Adventure Mountain outdoor play area and caf open at weekends and holidays, children's parties, holiday academies, licensed bar and function room available, Vale Road, Parkwood Springs (www.sheffieldskivillage.co.uk or 2760044).

4.Code: Craft, new exhibition curated by local digital arts organisation Lovebytes showing how artists are exploring and exploiting computer coding to produce stunning visual art using the latest digital technologies but inspired by artistic traditions, such as Chinese watercolour painting or Abstract Expressionism, Millennium Gallery, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 11am-5pm to June 16.

5.Comedians: From the 1940s to Now, drawn from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, iconic images of some of Britain's best-loved entertainers. from Frankie Howerd and Les Dawson to ensembles such as Monty Python and French and Saunders in intimate portraits by photographers including Annie Leibovitz and Henri Cartier Bresson, Graves Gallery, Surrey Street, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-5pm until March 20.

6.A Century of Chairs, touring exhibition from the Design Museum Collection traces the history of modern design through the evolution of the chair, with 75 classic examples from Michael Thonet's bentwood classic to contemporaries Jasper Morrison andf the Bouroullec brothers, Gallery@the Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 10am-4pm until March 12.

7.The Comedy Club, Vladimir McTavish, Chris Roche, Danny Ward and Tom Holt are on this month's bill, Forum Caf Bar, Devonshire Street, Monday, 9pm (5).

8.Thomas the Turtle's Family Trail, ages five to 12 can meet some of the animals hiding in the displays and explore some of the objects on display through drawing and quizzes, Metalwork Gallery, Millennium Galleries, daily, Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-5pm and Sundays, 11am-5pm (1 per trail, drop in),

9.Dressmaking and Creative Development, includes soft furnishings, textile art, machine embroidery, pattern cutting, The Dressmakers Workshop, Wortley Road, High Green, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am -12; Mondays and Fridays, 7pm -9pm (Sheila, 2846868).

10.Everyone Sing!, harmony singing workshop for both experienced singers and those who have never sung before because everything is taught by ear and learned as a group, using songs from all over the world, Rarmoor Parish Centre, Mondays, 1pm-3pm (Jacqui Ford 07796 131611, www.jacapella.co.uk).

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