Garden developed over last 4 to 5 years and now looking mature. Mixed herbaceous and shrub borders, with some choice small trees all set in fully stocked sinuous borders. In June, peaonies and roses come to the fore, but there are plenty of other genus, too.
The garden is surrounded by mature trees. Spring borders with camellias and rhododendrons, followed by herbaceous borders offering colour and variety of planting. The borders provide fragrance with roses climbing up obelisks. A tender plant area and fern bed sit amongst the cottage garden plants.
HOW TO SPOT AN ALIEN invites you on a voyage of discovery with 12-year-old Jelly and her cousin JonJo.
They have a sneaking suspicion that their aunt is an alien. She won’t let them leave the house. Or ask questions. And she definitely won’t let them in the attic.
Theatr Clwyd 7 Raikes Lane Mold
Sat 2 Jun, Mon 4 Jun, Tue 5 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun
Willaston Grange returns after opening for the first time last year. The gardens extend to almost 6 acres with a small lake, wide range of mature and rare trees, herbaceous borders, woodland and vegetable gardens, orchard and magical tree house.
Tennessee Williams’ timeless classic is a raging portrayal of what it means to be an outsider, in a society where we’re all desperate to belong. When Stanley’s anxious, seductive and fiercely clever sister-in-law Blanche DuBois comes to stay, her arrival threatens his entire way of life.
The Skampa Quartet, originally from from the Czech Republic, have toured worldwide for over 20 years and have an outstanding reputation, playing in all the major concert halls and festivals throughout Europe, north America and Asia.
Theatr Clwyd Comedy Club. Recommended Age: 16+ 3 May - Mike Newall and guests. 7 June - ITV’s Weekend regular Stephen Bailey, the charming Lukas Kirkby and guests. 5 July - Featuring Silky, Carey Marx and special guests.
In this riotous comedy, Christy Mahon walks into a small village pub claiming to have killed his father in self-defence. Captivating the locals at first with his tale of bravery, suspicions become aroused as the tale gets more and more elaborate. The Royal Welsh College’s Richard Burton Company production.
In a very special event to close the season, pianist Llyr Williams explores Schubert’s piano repertoire in two concerts, with, between the concerts, a talk Schubert’s Piano Music offering a deeper insight and discoveries about the music by BBC Radio 3’s Stephen Johnson.
The Deeside Antiques & Collectors Fair
Deeside Leisure Centre, Chester Road W, Queensferry CH5 1SA
**Under New Management**
Shepherd & Williams are very proud to present The Deeside Antiques & Collectors Fair.
Deeside Leisure Centre, Chester Road W, Queensferry
¾ acre plantswoman’s garden, well worth a visit any time of the year. Collection of snowdrops, epimediums, hellebores and daffodils in spring. Many unusual bulbs, shade loving plants and perennial borders in summer. Alpine house with sand plunge beds new in 2016 to house alpine plants and bulbs.
A multi-interest and surprising suburban garden. Both front and rear gardens incorporate innovative features designed for climbing and rambling roses, clematis, under-planted with cottage garden plants with a very productive kitchen garden.
Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder and blackmails an old acquaintance into strangling her and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself.
The Gladstone Theatre, Greendale Road. Port Sunlight, Wirral
Faure - Requiem
Poulenc - Gloria
Durufle - Quatre Motets
Join Birkenhead Choral Society for an evening of contrasting French music, in the company of Soprano Soloist Jocelyn Somerville.
(Date for your diary - Handel’s ’Messiah’ with soloists and orchestra Saturday 3rd November)
Prepare to be Amazed by Science this May half-term!
Come and join in the fun at the Cheshire-wide science festival with a week full of science shows for all the family at lots of different venues and attractions, from Chester City Centre to Jodrell Bank and more!
Celebrate spring by planting seeds! Grab a plant pot, fill it with compost, then plant it with seeds of your choice. Take it home and watch it grow into a tasty plant. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Spend a day learning outdoor skills with the Hare Hill Rangers. Find out more about the work of our Rangers on a fun-filled and informative day. Have a go at rope and knot tying, learn how to throw a rope and make a swing, or make a bird feeder.
Join a Tai Chi class in the tranquil setting of the walled garden. Tai Chi is a system of slow controlled movements that improve your balance, flexibility, strength and coordination. This gentle exercise, which is suitable for all ages, also aids relaxation and keeps the mind calm and focused.
Murder Inn is set in New England, at the Barnsley Inn, a dilapidated eighteenth century inn, which is supposedly haunted by Marco, a knife-throwing poltergeist. A group of tourists, on a tour-Ghosts and Ghouls of New England-is forced, by a storm, to make an unscheduled stop at the Barnsley.
Now in its 18th year Prestatyn Classic Car Show hosts cars from the early 1900’s through to today’s Supercars. Held in the centre of the seaside town of Prestatyn and with over 300 classic vehicles on display it is a must visit show, with something for the whole family.
Here are three town gardens of different styles. Llys Allen is an ex farmhouse and its cottage garden, fruit trees, water feature and hidden areas gives it a lovely atmosphere. Next door the garden at Tryfan has been designed by a busy family to keep work to a minimum.
Ellesmere Port Civic Hall plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club.
This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
A great evening of original stand-up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit.
Terraced courtyard garden developed since 2009 surrounded by old stone walls enclosing cottage style planting and formal hedging. 5yrs ago work started on the old kitchen walled garden with a view to incorporating it within the whole garden plan. A chance to see a new garden evolving within an old setting.
The Drovers Arms is where the Welsh Drovers would stop for ale on the way to London, and the Drovers Cottage is the converted Cattle Barn next door. Both gardeners are members of the Rhewl Gardening Club and have enjoyed creating their gardens over many years.
Liverpool Biennial, a free festival of contemporary art with something for visitors of all ages, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?, running from 14 July – 28 October 2018.
Over 30 stalls of Rare and collectable music, Vinyl,CD’s,Tapes,DVD’s,Memorabilia Top record dealers attending from around the UK. Large venue historic venue at ’the top of town’ with plenty of room, Ground floor with Toilets, onsite Cafe,Disabled access and nearby Cafes and Bars.
Overlooking the stunning Vale of Clwyd the historic market town of Denbigh has more listed buildings than any other town in Wales with a 13C castle at the top of the hill. All these gardens sit within the ancient town walls.
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.
Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as "incurable" by the medical profession.
Friends Meeting House, George Fox Room(3rd Floor), 22 School Lane, Liverpool
This walking tour explores the distinctive architecture of the buildings in and around Rodney Street. Explore this stunning part of Liverpool with one of our experienced volunteers. Booking Essential. Phone: 0151 709 6261.
This tour will focus on Margaret’s life before working at the Photographic Studio and the early years of her marriage to Edward. Discover more about this fascinating woman who had a skill for business which drove the studio to success. Booking Essential. Phone: 0151 709 6261.
This exciting walking tour begins with a look at some of Hardman’s photographs in the Exhibition Room at his home and studio in Rodney St, followed by a visit to buildings photographed by Hardman to learn about their architecture and history. Booking Essential. Phone: 0151 709 6261.
Vintage Fair offering Vintage Clothing - men and womens - vinyl - accessories, jewellery and homeware. A great choice of drinks and food available from the Shipping Forecast - ’Make us your regular vintage Shop’
In this workshop you’ll use songs and games to help your child develop their musicianship and creativity. Children will lead the music making, with you responding and ‘tuning in’ to the sounds.
Suggested age: 18-36 months. For workshops for children of other ages, please click here.
In this workshop, your child will explore pitch and rhythm, using songs and activities to help them develop their creativity. They will also explore percussion instruments and learn about instruments of the Orchestra.
Suggested age: 3-5 years.
Conductor Edward Peak and Orchestra dell’Arte continue their journey through the world of music with their next concert in their fourth series as Orchestra-in-Residence at the magnificent St George’s Hall in Liverpool.
Liverpool has been awarded the honour UNESCO Creative City of Music.