At the rear of the Grade ll listed C16 cottage (not open) are acre, organic and wildlife friendly garden featuring many aspects that support various forms of wildlife. Steps lead up to a large vegetable and herb garden, with further mixed planting in herbaceous borders. Wildlife pond and bog garden.
A fun morning out for all the family, Dash for Dad will consist of a 1K and 2K fun run for children and adults within the park to raise money for the local charity, Child Bereavement UK.
To register, please visit childbereavementuk.
Arts and Crafts garden created early 1900s. Covering 6 acres, divided into different rooms encompassing parterres, clipped yew hedging, ornamental ponds and herbaceous borders. Banks of rhododendron and azaleas frame a far-reaching view of the Cheshire Plain.
FREE ENTRY to this popular plant fair showcasing highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. All the nurseries are happy to offer advice and tips on selecting the best plants for the time of year.
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn
Beautiful 2½-acre Georgian Walled Garden, with fruit trees, herb garden, colour borders and rose walk. Home to the National Collection of Tree Quince (Cydonia Oblonga) and surrounded by historic pear orchard and wild flower meadow. Norton Priory is also home to medieval ruins and a brand new museum.
A lovely country style, ¾ acre garden with backdrop of mature trees and shrubs. The planting is based around azaleas, rhododendrons, mixed shrub and herbaceous borders. There is a small vegetable garden, supported by a greenhouse and hens providing eggs for all the afternoon tea cakes!!
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
So which event is for you?
A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Trafford Hall is the home of the National Communities Resource Centre. The grounds and gardens are managed using organic methods with sustainability in mind. They cover roughly 14 acres and include woodland, lawns, meadow, Arts and Crafts style sunken garden.
A free monthly way-marked 10K run around Speke Hall estate. A chance to enjoy traffic free routes, great views and have a great training opportunity. Join us for Trust10 which is held on fourth Sunday of each month. You can run on your own or with running friends or family.
This evening lecture will be delivered by Dr. Matt Foley, Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University, as part of our partnership series. Your ticket includes a warming meal in the Home Farm restaurant.
No need to book. No traders - No plants - No food - No new goods (weather permitting).
Gates open at 7am -2pm
SUNDAY 29th April, 27th May, 24th June, 29th July, 26th August, 30th September, 28th October
Blakemere Village, Main Office and Information Centre
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.
One third acre plantwoman’s suburban garden planted since 2011 within the framework of part of an established garden. It is planted to give some colour 12 months of the year and to require no watering even in dry spells. Peonies are a passion of the owner and are at their best in June.
40-acre garden, terraced and landscaped, designed by Thomas Mawson (considered the leading exponent of garden design in early C20), it is the only Grade II* Arts and Crafts garden in Cheshire that remains complete and in excellent condition.
An abundant garden containing many unusual plants, trees and a mini orchard. A waterfall, ponds and planting encourage wildlife. There are also vegetable and herb plots and many roses in various forms. The garden has been split into different areas, each with their own vista drawing one through the garden.
Our Pantomime producers KD Theatre Productions and Scott Ritchie Productions present;
The Wind In The Willows
Join us on an exciting adventure along the riverbank with a brand new staging of Kenneth Grahame’s family classic ‘The Wind In The Willows.
By arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
The Grange Senior School proudly present: Peter Pan
All children grow up, except one…
Join Wendy, John and Michael as they soar into the night sky with Peter and Tinker Bell, to a magical land of mermaids and fairy dust, where children can...
Dive into the fantasy fun of creating your own enchanted fairy doors locket. Work on your own design as we guide you through the basic construction techniques to build your door and frame, then design and create what lies beyond the doors. Is it a secret garden or a hidden message?
The Beadshop Liverpool, Scouts Hut, Ambergate Road, Garston, Liverpool
In this much loved musical, based on the Charles Dickens novel, 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin. When Oliver’s intended mark, Mr.
KISS tribute Supergroup ‘KISS GB’ play Live Rooms, Chester on Saturday 2nd June. Expect all the KISS classics and hits, and authentic costumes, instruments and backline, delivered by current members of the worlds longest running KISS tribute band ‘Dressed To Kill’, and Van Halen Tribute ‘Eruption’ - all lifelong KISS...
This May, Anderton Boat Lift, known as ‘Cheshire’s Cathedral of the Canals’ will be hosting three nights of live music, cask ales and delicious food – what’s not to love!
Cask Ales / Gin & Prosecco Bar / Cider / Burgers / Local Bands
Back by popular demand, this year’s festival is not just for beer lovers...
The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair
Northgate Arena, Victoria Road, Chester CH2 2AU
ANTIQUES --- COLLECTABLES --- VINTAGE --- RETRO
The Northgate Arena has hosted an established and respected Antiques & Collectors Fair for many years now, a favourite with traders from across the UK.
2-acre garden in attractive and secretive rural setting in secluded part of Arley Estate, with ancient yew hedges, herbaceous and mixed borders, shrub roses, climbers, leading to woodland garden and unfenced pond with gunnera and water plants.
Join us for a special Ladies Charity Lunch in aid of the Chester-based charity Children Today at the prestigious Chester Grosvenor hotel, Eastgate St, Chester CH1 1LT on Thursday 21st June 2018 from 11.30am to 3pm!
Bob Chilcott is one of the UK’s foremost choral composers. Those who attended his workshop in April will wish to come and hear several of his outstanding works, including his Little Jazz Mass and arrangements of spirituals.
35 of the Regions Finest Artists selling directly to the public at amazing prices
A huge variety of works on display
Priced to suit every pocket
Paintings for every home
Commission of sales to Women’s Aid Charity
We are pleased to be sharing the stage with the Little Big Band in this concert. The proceeds will go to two charities - Breast Cancer Care, which is a support charity for anyone diagnosed with Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Now, which is the UK’s leading breast cancer research charity.
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.
A traditional and well established country garden with a wide range of roses, hardy shrubs, bulbs, perennials and annuals. You will also find a small vegetable garden, pond and greenhouse as well as vintage machinery and original features from its days as a working farm.
Back again, due to popular demand. Our Marquee is in the centre of Town opposite the entrance to Marks & Spencer. Very busy event with prime location. Car parking is 2 minutes walk away at a cost of £3.50 per day. (Correct at time of printing).