Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Cheshire on Sunday 29th April 2018
Plant Fair at the wonderful Cholmondeley Castle Gardens with a special HALF PRICE entry on the day for the gardens and plant fair of just £3.50.
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Cholmondeley, Malpas
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cholmondeley Castle Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Over 20 acres of romantically landscaped gardens with fine views and eye-catching water features, but still manages to retain its intimacy.
Cholmondeley Castle Garden, nr Malpas
Thu 10 May

More details - Combermere Abbey Bluebell Walk and Walled Garden Open Day
Enjoy a 2 mile springtime walk through glorious ancient bluebell woods on a historic estate and visit the restored Walled Gardens and its unique Fruit Tree Maze and Glasshouse. Plant sale, estate produce stall. Dogs on leads are welcome. Free parking near registration point. Refreshments and toilets available.
Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Long Acre - Open Garden for NGS
Plantswoman’s garden of approx 1 acre with unusual and rare plants and trees including Kentucky Coffee Tree, Scadiopitys, Kalapanax Picta and others, pool garden, exotic conservatory with bananas, anthuriums and medinilla, herbaceous, greenhouses with Clivia in Spring and Disa Orchids in Summer..
Long Acre, Bunbury
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Music in the Air!
Join Decibellas on their return from a concert tour of Budapest! The programme explores journeys, whether leaving on the Chatanooga Choo Choo or crossing a Bridge over troubled water, it proves that music transcends borders.
St Boniface Church, Vicarage Lane, Bunbury
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Oteley - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres running down to The Mere. Walled kitchen garden, architectural features, many old interesting trees despite recent storms, rhododendrons, azaleas, wild woodland walk and views across Mere to Ellesmere. First opened in 1927 when NGS first started.
Oteley, Ellesmere
Sun 13 May

More details - Ellesmere Antique & Collectors Fair
Ellesmere Antique & Collectors fair selling a wide variety of antiques and collectables including ceramics, jewellery, postcards, clocks and furniture, militeria, vintage textiles. This is a popular monthly event. The venue has free parking, full disabled facilities and good quality refreshments.
The Town Hall, Willow Street, Ellesmere Shropshire.
Mon 7 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - IWA Chester & Merseyside Branch Waterways Walk - Barbridge, Nantwich
This walk has a very rural route with hardly any roads and with very pleasant but not spectacular scenery which includes a lot of lush meadows. The first part is the most difficult and earns the walk a moderate grade - and is a challenge.
Ye Olde Barbridge Inn, Old Chester Rd, Nantwich
Thu 17 May

More details - 9th Annual Wem Spring Market aka St. George's Market
A popular Food, Drink, Craft, and Plant Market organised by Wem Combine Harvesters. Nearly 60 stalls in the Town Hall (SY4 5ER), Baptist Church (SY4 5DG) and Senior Club (SY4 5DG) with a wide range of high quality, locally-produced goods (within an approximately 30-mile range of Wem) including apple juice, baked...
Wem Town Hall, High Street, Wem
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Tirley Garth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Tirley Garth Gardens, Tarporley
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Bubble Rush Oulton Park 5k
The bubble rush is a fantastic family friendly event which will leave you bubbling with excitement whilst raising vital funds for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Along the course you will enter different bubble zones with coloured bubbly foam walls often reaching 5 foot at each station.
Oulton Park Racing Circuit Little Budworth Tarporley
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Chester Music Society Showcase Concert
Chester Schools Concert Band
St Mary’s Creative Space, St Mary’s Hill, Chester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Celebrity Singing Workshop Bob Chilcott
A One-day Workshop led by the composer, Bob Chilcott. Described by the Observer newspaper as “a contemporary hero of British choral music”, Bob Chilcott has always been immersed in the choral tradition of his country.
St Marys Creative Space, St Mary’s Hill, Chester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Chester Music Society Showcase Concert
Jonthan Guy clarinet; Leanne Cody piano
St Mary’s Creative Space, St Mary’s Hill, Chester
Wed 9 May

More details - The Citadel - Open Garden for NGS
Imposing castellated house (not open) stands in 4 acres. Mature garden, with fine trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, acers and camellias. Herbaceous borders; walled potager and Victorian thatched summerhouse provide added interest. Paths meander around and over sandstone outcrop at centre.
The Citadel, Weston-under-Redcastle
Sun 13 May

More details - Chester Philharmonics April Concert
This concert sees Daniel Parkinson make a welcome return. Daniel, a former Chester Philharmonic string player, is now making a name for himself as Assistant Music Director for Northern Ballet.
Chester Cathedral
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bad Manners
Bad Manners + Support. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
The Live Rooms, Chester
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Chester Music Society Choir Concert
Music for Kings Queens and Princes
Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street, Chester
Sat 12 May

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
A spectacular evening of live music, lights and video in honour of one of the greatest bands of all time
Live Rooms, Chester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Faure Requiem - Chester Bach Singers
Faure’s Requiem is one of the most popular of all choral works. Written by the composer in memory of his parents, it is a gentle, reflective piece that provides comfort for those left behind.
St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Parkgate Road, Chester
Wed 2 May

More details - Mount Pleasant - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of landscaped garden and woodland started in 1994 with impressive views over the Cheshire countryside. Steeply terraced in places. Specimen trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, conifers, mixed and herbaceous borders; 4 ponds, formal and wildlife.
Mount Pleasant, Kelsall
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Wollerton Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
4-acre garden created around C16 house (not open). Formal structure creates variety of gardens each with own colour theme and character. Planting is mainly of perennials, the large range of which results in significant collections of salvias, clematis, crocosmias and roses.
Wollerton Old Hall, Market Drayton
Fri 18 May

More details - Abbeywood Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Superb setting near Delamere Forest. Total area 45 acres incl mature woodland, new woodland and new arboretum all with connecting pathways. Approx 4½ acres of gardens surrounding large Edwardian House. Vegetable garden, exotic garden, chapel garden, pool garden, woodland garden, lawned area with beds.
Abbeywood Gardens, Northwich
Sun 13 May

More details - Run for your life. The zombies will be after you!
Organised by Bodytech Health Clubs; a Zombie Escape Race will take place on Saturday 12th May and involves a 5K Course involving caves, forests, and valleys in the picturesque setting of Hawkstone Park, Weston Under Redcastle.
Hawkstone Park
Sat 12 May

More details - Ultra 90s
Blow your whistle, put your hands up in the air & let me hear you say YEAH!!!! Live at the Crosville Social Club, Crewe on Friday, 20th April 2018 welcomes back “Ultra 90s” by popular demand - The greatest Dance Anthem production show in the UK.
Crosville Social Club, Chester Street, Crewe

More details - Hare Hill - Walk with the Ranger: April
Join the Hare Hill Ranger for an insight into Ranger life. An informative walk around the varied landscape of the Hare Hill estate with one of our Rangers. You’ll learn about the day to day running of the park, and find out more about the life of a National Trust Ranger. The walk will last 1-2 hours.
Hare Hill
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Hare Hill - Spring Bird Walk
Would you like help identifying Spring birdsong' Join our local bird watching experts Brian and Alison for an informative two hour walk through Hare Hill garden and parkland. You’ll discover much more about bird activity at this time of year. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome accompanied by adults.
Hare Hill
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Hare Hill - Garden Tour: May
Join one of our expert gardeners for a relaxed and informative walk around the garden. They’ll be able to point out the seasonal highlights, talk you through the plans for the garden, and help with any questions you may have. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hare Hill
Wed 2 May

More details - Stonyford Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Set around a tranquil pool this Monet style landscape has a wealth of moisture loving plants, incl iris and candelabra primulas. Drier areas feature unusual perennials and rarer trees and shrubs.
Stonyford Cottage, Oakmere
Sun 13 May

More details - Villagers Day
An invitation event. This is a fun, interactive family day out with lots of free activities and offers to thank our loyal local customers for their business over the last 23 years, and also to introduce ourselves to those who haven’t visited us before, or not for a while.
Blakemere Village, Main Office and Information Centre
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Car Boot Sale
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
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Paper Flower Workshop
A relaxed and fun workshop where you will learn how to create giant paper flowers. No previous experience of paper craft is necessary. All materials will be provided and you will be able to take your paper flower creations home at the end of the workshop.
Baschurch, Shrewsbury
Thu 26 Apr

More details - VOLUNTEER OPEN DAY@Cambrian Heritage Railway  - Oswestry, Llynclys & Gobowen
Oswestry’s own station now the centre of the Heritage Railway c/w Museum has arranged an Open Day at Oswestry, Lynclys and Gobowen sites for prospective volunteers to see what is involved.. Also on this day is the official opening of the Signal box at Oswestry ( approx 12 noon)..
The Station, Oswald Road, Oswestry, Llynclys and Gobowen
Sat 12 May

More details - Shropshire Produce Market
The best produce and craft traders from around the County
Cross Street, Oswestry
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Brownhill House - Open Garden for NGS
Has to be seen to be believed. A unique hillside garden (over 700 steps) bordering R Perry. Wide variety of styles and plants from formal terraces to woodland paths, plus large kitchen garden. Lawn area redeveloped in 2017 with new statues.
Brownhill House, Shrewsbury
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 22 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at Madeley Centre, Staffs
Bon Accord Quartet will be providing a session of gypsy jazz at the Madeley Centre, Staffs on Sunday, 6th May.
Madeley Centre, New Road, Madeley
Sun 6 May

More details - Antique & Bargain Hunting at Lady Heyes Craft and Antiques Centre
Four separate Antique emporiums each with numerous dealers. Lots to see Tea shop on site Camping and Caravaning Plenty of parking Search Lady Heyes Crafts and Antiques Centre
3 Kingsley Rd Frodsham
Today to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Musical Memories
Dancing 4 Fun is proud to present it’s annual dance show, with two performances, one at 11.30am and one at 5.30pm. Our children range from 2 years up to 21 years of age, and we pride ourselves in including everyone in our shows.
The Grange Theatre, Bradburns Lane, Hartford
Sun 13 May

More details - Come and Sing Mozart's Requiem
Frodsham & District Choral Society warmly invite you to join us to sing Mozart’s Requiem. We will be using the Novello vocal score edited by Best (NOV070224) Many of you will be experienced singers who are just savouring the opportunity to sing this work again, because it is so rewarding to perform.
Frodsham Methodist Church, Kingsley Road
Sat 12 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at  Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury on Saturday 21st April 2018
FREE ENTRY to this great plant fair. It’s a great time to get out in the garden and get planning and planting for the year ahead and where better to get inspiration than at a Plant Hunters Fair.
Battlefield 1403 Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Mold Record & CD Fair
Very popular Fair in the Historic Market Town of Mold. 10am - 4pm . (RECORD STORE DAY EVENT) 23 stalls of Rare and collectable music, Vinyl,CD’s,Tapes,DVD’s,Memorabilia Top record dealers attending from around the UK. Admission – Adults 50p Concessions Free!
The Daniel Owen Community Centre , Earl Road,Mold.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Concert
Concert by Crewe Male Voice Choir and Friends supporting the Crewe and District Branch Parkinsons UK
Wesley Centre, Wesley Avenue, Sandbach
Sat 21 Apr

More details - The Assassination of Katie Hopkins
A smart, witty new musical by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth about truth, celebrity and public outrage. A shocking crime divides the nation. Fingers are pointed, sides are drawn, facts are hard to come by.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Today to Sat 12 May

More details - Flintshire Music Service Concerts
Join us for our annual celebration of music with broad mix of jazz, rock and classical music performed by the finest young musicians in the county.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - Oh What a Night!
Bringing together a selection of the finest and best loved songs from the most successful West End musicals of all time. From Jesus Christ Superstar to Wicked, Jersey Boys to Les Miserables, join Dee & Alyn for a glitzy night of show tunes.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Mayor’s Concert 2018
As part of his “Inspirations and Legends” theme Mayor Bob Gaffey invites you to an Evening with Dafydd Iwan & Guests in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Louder is not always Clearer
Jonny is a teacher, a workshop leader and an avid football fan. Jonny is deaf. He was born deaf to hearing parents who were afraid that disability would stigmatise their son. ‘Louder Is Not Always Clearer’ is an honest portrayal of the vulnerability of a deaf man, created and performed by a deaf man.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Tue 1 May and Wed 2 May

More details - Alys Williams
Combining folk, country and jazz influences to stunning effect with her 5-piece band, Alys Williams is one of Wales’ leading singers. She has headlined the National Eisteddfod as well as appeared on BBC 1’s The Voice.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Thu 3 May

More details - Benjamin Baker & Daniel Lebhardt
A recent prize-winner, the dazzling New Zealand-born Benjamin Baker is a young soloist and rising talent who is earmarked for great things. He is joined by Hungarian pianist Daniel Lebhardt in a programme which includes the great Beethoven Kreutzer sonata and a romantic sonata by Strauss.
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Sun 6 May

More details - Brighton Rock
An unmissable new version of this gripping noir thriller by Graham Greene. Fred is found dead – they deny it was murder. Rose is in love – they say she’s in danger. And that boy, Pinkie….
Theatr Clwyd Mold, Flintshire
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May