Events

Events at Sheffield Arena

There are some fabulous acts appearing at the Sheffield Arena in the forthcoming months. The Britain’s Got Talent Live Tour 2010 gets under way on 29 June, with the Once in a Lifetime Tour 2010 the following evening 30 June starring the legendary Bay City Rollers, David Essex, Leo Sayer and The Osmonds.

Additional dates have been added to the sensational Rod Stewart tour and he will be appearing at the Sheffield Arena on 20 July.

Michael Flatley has not performed the ‘Lord of the Dance‘ since 1998 but he reprises his role as ‘Lord of the Dance’ at Sheffield on Saturday 30 October.

In November Paramore, Disney on Ice, A-Ha and Paul Weller take to the stage as do Simply Red, JLS and Peter Andre in December.

If you are looking for luxury accommodation near Sheffield Arena then look no further than Throapham House. Throapham House offers friendly, comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation approximately 20 minutes drive from the Sheffield Arena. Why not stay longer and explore what else South Yorkshire has to offer.

Doncaster Races

Racing at Doncaster Racecourse begins on Saturday 17 April with the Doncaster Mile.  There are many meetings throughout the year including the St Ledger Festival on Wednesday 8th September. Throapham House is approximately 15 miles from Doncaster Racecourse and close to the M1/M18. For a luxury b&b near Doncaster Racecourse look no further than Throapham House where you will be made very welcome by Ann and Robert.

York Races – the season begins May 12th

York Races begin on 12th May with the Dante Festival. Racing takes place throughout the year and featrues: May Spring Meeting, the 40th Macmillan Charity Meeting, 51st John Smith’s cup Meeting, Music Showcase Weekend, the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, and ends in October with 2 days of racing including the Coral Sprint Trophy. Enhance your experience at York races with a fabulous stay in our 5 star luxury bed and breakfast approximately 1 1/4 hours drive from York racecourse.

Chatsworth House opens on Sunday 14 March

After major restoration, the house and gardens open on Sunday 14 March with a new visitor route through the house.  There is a new gallery for displaying art and new displays celebrating the Duchess Georgiana and an exhibition celebrating the 90th birthday of Deborah Devonshire, the present Dowager Duchess. For more information on opening times, what’s on etc go to the Chatsworth House website.

Rother Valley Triathlon Festival near Sheffield and Rotherham 12 and13 June 2010

Athletes from around the country are expected to attend the festival and in particular to enter the Sprint race which has been selected as a qualifying event for both the 2010 World and 2011 European Sprint Triathlon Championships.  The event will attract people from all round the country as well as the local community and with many activities taking place in the park throughout the festival this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a sporting weekend away. For accommodation near Rother Valley Country Park look no further than Throapham House where you will receive a warm welcome from Ann and Robert. We are situated just 5 miles (10 minutes drive) from the park and close to junction 31 of the M1.

Hodsock Snowdrops 30 January 2010 to 28 February 2010

Hodsock Priory near Blyth, north Nottinghamshire, will open its grounds on 30 January 2010 so members of the public can enjoy the spectacular display of millions of snowdrops. The best displays depend on the weather and it is advisable to telephone in advance (01909 591 204) to check conditions. There are lots of other plants to see such as aconites, cyclamen, hellebores, irises and much more. Throapham House is situated approximately 7 miles from the Priory and is ideally placed for guests to visit many other attractions nearby.

Peter Kay, Leona Lewis, JLS, Rihanna, Michael Buble, Westlife, Lady Gaga, Dancing on Ice Tour, X Factor 2010 Tour and Strictly Come Dancing

These are just some of the fantastic events appearing at the Sheffield Arena in 2010.

If you are attending any one of these events, why not extend your stay and enjoy some of the many places to visit nearby such as York, Chatsworth House, Clumber Park to name a few or perhaps shopping at Meadowhall in Sheffield?

Throapham House is close to junction 31 of the M1 and is approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from the Sheffield Arena. We are situated on the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire border making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

So if you are looking for accommodation near the Sheffield Arena Ann and Robert will make your stay special at Throapham House.

Sheffield hosts the BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Sunday 13 December sees the BBC Sports Personality of the year presented live from the Sheffield Arena. Tickets go on sale at 9am Tuesday 20th October and are expected to sell out quickly.

Why not enhance your experience of this award with a stay at Throapham House. We are situated close to junction 31 of the M1 and are approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from the Sheffield Arena making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

‘Are you havin’ a laugh?’ – Grin up North, the Sheffield Comedy Festival is back for the whole of October

Live comedy from some of the best comedians from around the world in Sheffield during October.

Eddie Izzard, Michael McIntyre, Toby Foster, Jimmy Carr, Alistar McGowan, Julian Clary and Nicholas Parsons to name a few. For a full list of events in the Grin up North Comedy Festival click here.

Throapham House is situated close to junction 31 of the M1 and is approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from Sheffield, making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.