Thoroughly modern medium Derek Acorah brings his show Love, Life, Laughter to Swindon Arts Centre tonight at 7.30pm. Tickets for the show are £22, with concessions available. Evenings of mediumship are not scientifically proven and for entertainment purposes only.

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo, comedian Dane Baptiste has a new show called GOD - short for Gold. Oil. Drugs. He will be performing at the Swindon Arts Centre on Friday at 8pm and the show - his third - was a sell-out at the Edinburgh Fringe. The show explores our world-wide pursuit of wealth, power and pleasure. Tickets are £14.50.

Bob Drury's one-man show Viva Neil Diamond comes to the Swindon Arts Centre on Saturday. A must-see for fans of Neil Diamond, Drury is famed for his vocal likeness to the American singer and the playlist will include favourites such as America, Love on the Rocks, Forever in Blue Jeans, and of course Sweet Caroline, as well as Diamond’s UK hit Pretty Amazing Grace and a few lesser known songs that are sure to become your favourites by the end of the evening. Tickets are £17.

A darkly comic, Mel Brooks-style parody of the famous novel by DH Lawrence, Not Lady Chatterley's Lover will be performed at Swindon Arts Centre on Monday at 7.30pm. It tells the story of Lady Chatterley welcoming home her husband Clifford, who was badly injured in the war. As he is confined to his wheelchair, Constance falls into a passionate and curiously experimental affair with gamekeeper Mellors. Suitable for ages 16 plus, tickets are £16.50 with concessions available.

The Close Up Show, an intimate evening of close-up magic, trickery and sleight of hand, is scheduled for The Place in the Wyvern Theatre on Saturday at 7.30pm. One of the most popular and impressive forms of the art, this unique event showcases some of the best exponents direct from the sell-out shows at The Magic Circle.

Three magicians of contrasting styles perform in turn, typically with cards, coins and borrowed objects. Tickets are £17.50.

Welsh National Opera presents an uproarious comic entertainment called Rhondda Rips It Up! at the Wyvern Theatre on Tuesday. This is a riotous romp through the life of Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda), the Newport suffragette whose activities paved the way for women’s rights in the personal, professional and political worlds, all performed in a classic music hall style. Tickets are £21.50, with concessions available.