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More details - Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Reptile ramble
Go on a ramble with our Ranger to learn more about - and hopefully see- some of the reptiles that call Kinver Edge home. Find out how we manage the habitat for these special species, and more about the behaviours and breeding needs. Booking Essential. Phone: 08442491895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses - Big Kinver Edge BioBlitz!
Help us discover and record the wildlife of Kinver Edge and have a go at nature challenges. Meet experts and take part in moth traps, bat detecting, bird walks and bug hunts! A family-friendly event, all free. Schedule of activities coming soon! Check this page in May for the full programme.
Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses
Sat 19 May

More details - Black Honey
Black Honey. Artists performing: Black Honey.: Tickets avaiable.
The Sugarmill, Stoke-on-Trent
Thu 10 May

More details - Lou Lou's Stoke Vintage Fair
Kings Hall Stoke Kingsway, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Endon Dramatic Society present Ghost Writer a comedy by David Tristram
Edward is a promising young playwright and husband of the talented but tempestuous actress Ruby. Tragically, Ruby is found dead in bed: an overdose of naughty pills and booze. A year later, Edward remains deeply affected and has moved into the attic room of one of his oldest actor friends, Alex, who is gay.
Endon Village Hall, Station Road, Endon, Stoke-on-Trent
Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Chuckle Bunker - Free Live Stand Up Comedy in Stoke on Trent
CHUCKLE BUNKER Stand Up Comedy night at The White Star Pub in Stoke on Trent. Exciting new and established acts doing new material.
WHITE STAR PUB 63 KINGSWAY, STOKE ON TRENT STAFFORDSHIRE
Sun 13 May

More details - Mayor's Charity Concert
Annual Mayor’s Charity Concert given by Newcastle Male Voice Coir,and supported by The DALEIAN Ladies Choir. Proceeds this year in aid of The Alzheimers Society and the Academy for Theatre Arts .
Newcastle Methodist Church, RYECROFT Newcastle, Staffs
Fri 27 Apr

More details - High Trees - Open Garden for NGS
A pretty, perfumed hidden garden. Colourful herbaceous plants juxtapose to create a rich woven tapestry of spires, flats and fluffs interwoven with structure planting and focal points. An ideas garden continuing to inspire, evoking orderly diversity. All within two minutes walk of a Victorian park.
High Trees, nr Longton Park
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at Trentham Golf Club
Bon Accord gypsy jazz quartet will be providing the music for a French evening at Trentham Golf Club, 4th May, from 7.30 pm.
Trentham Golf Club, 14 Barlaston Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent
Fri 4 May

More details - The Donna Louise 5/10k Family Fun Run
This year’s race will take place at Trentham Gardens, with the start/finish line located within the gardens at the Events Field near the children’s playground. The course terrain is fair to moderate, made up of mainly flat ground with the odd incline.
Trentham Gardens, Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Stoke On Trent
Sun 20 May

More details - Barlaston Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A 3½ acre garden containing a double herbaceous border, woodland walk containing many spring flowers and interesting mature trees, walled vegetable garden and wild flower meadow.
Barlaston Hall, Stoke-On-Trent
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

Astound Contemporary Art Exhibition More details - Astound Contemporary Art Exhibition
Astound 2018 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Nicholson Gallery Leek, 19th May to 9th June. Showcasing a diverse range of creative work from 25 students on Foundation Degree in Creative Art and Design Practice at Leek School of Art, part of the University of Derby. Free entry, closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery, 31 Stockwell St, Leek
Sat 19 May, Sat 9 Jun
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More details - Little Moreton Hall - Welcome to the sixteenth 'scent-ury'
This year join us for a sensory exploration of Tudor smells. Following on from last year’s sleep project we delve further into everyday health and wellbeing from a Tudor perspective.
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Little Moreton Hall - Welcome to the sixteenth 'scent-ury'
This year join us for a sensory exploration of Tudor smells. Following on from last year’s sleep project we delve further into everyday health and wellbeing from a Tudor perspective.
Little Moreton Hall, Congleton,
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Thu 31 May

More details - All Stars Cricket
Mossley Cricket Club will be running All Stars Cricket which is an initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.
Mossley Cricket Club Moss Road Congleton
Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

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 - Gypsy Jazz at Norbury Canal Festival
Bon Accord quartet will be providing a session of gypsy jazz at the Norbury Canal Festival on Sat. 5th May.
The Junction Inn, Norbury Junction.
Sat 5 May

More details - Be a Silversmith for a Day Rings & Things
Rings and Things: This course teaches you how to make silver rings using traditional Silversmithing techniques. Basic skills on finger measuring and ring sizing will be taught.
The Potters Barn, Roughwood Lane, Hassall Green, Sandbach, Cheshire
Sat 19 May

More details - Courtwood House - Open Garden for NGS
Small L-shaped, walled garden, which is designed as a walk-through sculpture. Mainly shrubs with structures and water features, hidden spaces and seating areas, with strong shapes and effects utilising a wide range of materials, incl. a synthetic lawn. Small art gallery with acrylic paintings by owner for sale.
Courtwood House, Betley
Sun 20 May

More details - Bosley Bobkins Stay & Play
Bosley Bobkins Stay & Play Friendly staff, relaxed environment. Open play, a snack for parents and Children and a story.
Bosley St Marys Primary School, Leek Road, Bosley
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May

More details - Wedding Open Day
We are delighted to invite you, your family and friends to visit us for our Wedding Open Day! Our friendly team will be on hand to give you a tour of The Boat House and facilities, as well as answer any questions you may have.
Lichfield Road (A51)
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Ladies Night
Come along to our first EVER Ladies night! Enjoy a three course meal and dance the night away to some of the greatest film hits. We can’t promise Patrick Swayze however we might have some hunky, scantily clad men to spice the night up for you.
Congleton Road, Sandbach
Sat 5 May

More details - Sandbach Concert Series April Concert
Rachel Helleur-Simcock is a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and The 12 Cellists of The Berlin Philharmonic. Together with International piano sensation Gwilym Simcock they will be presenting a program of French music and original pieces for cello & piano.
St Mary’s Church Hall, High Street, Sandbach
Today

More details - Brereton Open Gardens Weekend
Brereton Residents are opening their gardens again to the public to raise funds for St Oswald’s Church. There will be a display of flowers in church where delicious refreshments will be served. The gardens and church are open on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May from 1pm - 5pm.
7 Maple Close, Brereton, Sandbach, Cheshire
Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Sugnall Hall Walled Kitchen Garden  Saturday 28th April 2018
Specialist Plant Fair with GREAT VALUE ENTRY PRICE of only £1.00 for the plant fair & entry to the 2 acre walled kitchen garden. Featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees,herbs, rare species and old heritage varieties.
Sugnall Hall, Sugnall, Nr Eccleshall, Stafford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Sandon Spring Fair 2018
Enjoy a celebration of Spring in Sandon Hall’s glorious 50 acre gardens. Food & craft stalls, live entertainment, family fun – including farm animals to meet, Punch & Judy shows, kids’ crafts and fun fair. Historic house and garden tours also available, plus garden games to enjoy.
Sandon Hall, Sandon, Stafford, Staffordshire
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning plant lovers garden of acre with countryside views, Box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and climbing plants, fruit trees, pools, late flowering perennials, vegetable and soft fruit garden.
The Beeches, Rocester
Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Nordic Walking Taster at Ilam Park
Come to Ilam Park and try out Nordic Walking! Ideal for beginners and a great introduction to the activity, this free taster session will show you what it is all about. Nordic Walking uses poles in order to add two major benefits. The use of poles means the upper body muscles are used as well as the legs.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Today, Wed 23 May

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak - Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne,
Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Nearly New Baby & Children's Market Uttoxeter
Nearly New Baby & Children’s Market - Lots of stalls bursting with top brand - Toys, clothes, buggies, bikes, highchairs, footwear, car seats, stair gates, books, games, and so much more! Ranging from birth to 8 years!
Uttoxeter Heath Community Centre
Sun 29 Apr

More details - RSPB Macclesfield Local Group - Indoor Meeting
Annual General Meeting & Members’ Digital Photos & Videos. Each year, following the AGM, members produce some fine images depicting wildlife from both home and abroard, so do come along and support the evening.
United Reformed Church, Park Green, Macclesfield
Tue 8 May

More details - Capesthorne Hall Craft, Gift, Food Country House Show
This is one of the most prestigious venues in Cheshire. Very busy well-attended events.
Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

Come and Sing with Uttoxeter Choral Society More details - Come and Sing with Uttoxeter Choral Society
Love the drama and intensity of opera? Fancy a dose of glamour? Here’s your chance to channel your inner diva and perform your favourite opera choruses with our inspiring musical director, Jakob Grubbstrom and Uttoxeter Choral Society.
The Dove Free Church, Stone Road, Uttoxeter
Sat 12 May
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More details - Conducted Tour of the Old Medicine House
The Old Medicine House at Blackden is a Tudor, timber-framed building which was moved from Staffordshire in 1970 by Alan Garner and his wife Griselda.
The Old Medicine House, off Bridge Lane, Blackden, Cheshire
Wed 9 May, Sat 26 May, Wed 6 Jun

More details - Stars and Stones - A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event
Jodrell Bank and the Blackden Trust are close neighbours. Whilst one is home to the Lovell Telescope and ground breaking discoveries in radio astronomy, the other boasts evidence of human activity dating back 10,000 years and is the home of renowned author Alan Garner.
The Old Medicine House, off Bridge Lane, Blackden, Cheshire and Jodrell Bank
Wed 23 May, Thu 21 Jun, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Heaven 17 - Live After Racing
Heaven 17 - Live After Racing plus special guest Lightning Seeds. Artists performing: Heaven 17.: Tickets avaiable.
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter
Sat 19 May

More details - Stafford Music Festival:  Manchester Camerata ensemble with pianist Mark Viner (near Eccleshall)
Join Manchester Camerata principal musicians and Keyboard Trust virtuoso pianist Mark Viner for an early evening of music by Schubert, including the monumental ‘Trout’ quintet, and French composer Charles-Valentin Alkan.
St Michael and All Angels Church, Adbaston, Stafford
Sun 6 May

More details - Macclesfield RUFC Warrior Camp
Rugby is one of England’s fastest growing female team sports. With the turn of spring bringing longer days and lighter evenings – and the women’s rugby sevens making its first appearance in the Commonwealth Games this April – there’s no better time to give rugby a try.
Priory Park, Priory Lane, Macclesfield
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Marston Montgomery Arts Festival
There will be an exhibition in Coronation Hall of paintings by local artists which will also be for sale. In addition, there will be exhibition of photographs and flowers in the church. Refreshments will be available in the hall also.
Coronation Hall, Thurvaston Road, Marston Montgomery and St. Giles’ Church, Thurvaston Road, Marston Montgomery.
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Roth Guitar Duo
For the final concert of the season the Middlewich and District Concerts Society is delighted to welcome the Roth Guitar Duo. Sam Rodwell and Emma Smith formed the duo in 2014 whilst studying at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tutelage of Craig Ogden.
Drama Studio, Middlewich High School, King Edward Street / St. Anns Walk, Middlewich
Sat 12 May

More details - Walk for Parkinson's Stafford
Take part in Walk for Parkinson’s Stafford and help raise vital funds for people affected by Parkinson’s. Every step will take us closer to a cure.
Starts at Stafford Rugby Club
Sun 13 May
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More details - 29 St John's Road - Open Garden for NGS
Against a backdrop of mature Hornbeams there are 2 acres of informal garden made up of many complementary areas. View the wooded dingly dell, colourful terraces, abundant kitchen garden, bronze armillary, water features, circular lawns plus the roses and clematis that scramble through the trees.
29 St John’s Road, Stafford
Fri 18 May

More details - Yew Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Hardy Plant Society member’s garden brimming with unusual plants. All-yr-round interest incl Meconopsis, Trillium, and Arisaema. National Collection Dierama flowering in July. ½-acre incl gravel, borders, vegetables and plant sales area.
Yew Tree Cottage, Haughton
Sun 6 May

More details - Yew Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Hardy Plant Society member’s garden brimming with unusual plants. All-yr-round interest incl Meconopsis, Trillium, and Arisaema. National Collection Dierama flowering in July. ½-acre incl gravel, borders, vegetables and plant sales area.
Yew Tree Cottage, Haughton
Thu 10 May

More details - Gandeys Thrill Circus
The UK’s biggest and most spectacular Big Top show, GANDEYS THRILL CIRCUS is coming to Macclesfield with an all new action-packed star-studded production for all the family.
Bollington Roundabout, Silk Road (A523)
Fri 4 May to Tue 8 May

More details - 23 St Johns Road - Open Garden for NGS
Pass through the black and white gate of this Victorian house into a part-walled gardeners haven. Bulbs and shady woodlanders in Spring and masses of herbaceous plants and climbers. Sit and enjoy home-made cakes by the pond or Victorian-style greenhouse.
23 St Johns Road, Stafford
Fri 18 May

More details - Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside - Guided Walk around Alderley Edge
Would you like to learn more about the strange bumps, humps and hollows, or is it the mines or the legends which you are interested in' Why not come along on one of our guided walks. Find out about our ancient copper mines dating back to the bronze age.
Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside, Macclesfield Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside - Guided Walk around Alderley Edge
Would you like to learn more about the strange bumps, humps and hollows, or is it the mines or the legends which you are interested in' Why not come along on one of our guided walks. Find out about our ancient copper mines dating back to the bronze age.
Alderley Edge and Cheshire Countryside, Macclesfield Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield
Sun 6 May

More details - Time to Sing - Accordion concert near Knutsford
’Time to Sing’ a concert and singalong to accordion accompaniment. Mass accordion orchestra plus solo/duet performances from - Karen Tweed (Orkney), Karen St)reet (Wells), Pearl Fawcett-Ariano (Barnsley), Helen Rich (Stockport), Julie Best (Cumbria), Barry Graham (Wrexham), Mike Richards and Paul Hobbs...
The Hall at Masrthall, Sandlebridge La, Knutsford
Sun 13 May