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Today to Thu 17 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Try Sailing for FREE in MAY!
Sailing is a great sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family together. Why not come along to our Open Day on Saturday 12th May and find out more. Have a FREE trial sail with one of our instructors or just watch the kids have a go. We aim to let everyone who wants to, have a sail.
Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club Green Lane Lowton Nr Warrington
Sat 12 May

More details - Warrington Choral Society
Warrington Choral Society, directed by Michael Wynne presents a programme of music by Zelenka, Mozart and Vivaldi. Litaniae de Venerabili Sacramento (Zelenka); Regina Coeli (Mozart); Magnificat (Vivaldi)
St Mary’s Shrine Church, Buttermarket Street, Warrington
Sat 5 May

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Warrington Pretty Muddy & Pretty Muddy Kids
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.
Victoria Park, Warrington
Sun 6 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
Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Orpheus in the Underworld
An adventurous helter-skelter journey from Greece, up to Mount Olympus and down to the Underworld. Fun and mischief with bouncing, foot-tapping music by Offenbach, including the Can-Can!! Orpheus is married to a beautiful wood nymph, Eurydice, but their marriage is in dire straits.
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Creative Club
Creative Club workshops take place during school holidays and support young artists aged 7-3 to develop their creative skills in a range of media. Come along and join the club! Visit www.theturnpike.org.uk/workshops?
The Turnpike Civic Square Leigh
Today to Sat 21 Apr

More details - Lane End Cottage Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Formerly a nursery, this 1 acre cottage garden is densely planted for all year round colour and scent with many unusual plant varieties. Features include deep colour themed mixed borders, ponds, herb garden, walled orchard with trained fruit, shady woodland walk, sunny formal courtyard, vegetable garden and chickens.
Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - 6 Birch Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small wild life friendly garden brimming with colour making the most of its potential. Large collection of alpines and succulents and used in interesting and creative ways. Extensive and inspirational use of recycled materials giving them a new lease of life.
6 Birch Road, Leigh
Tue 1 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Dunham Massey - Super Senses Trail
Discover the garden in a way that appeals to all your super senses. Imagine you have the eyes of an owl and the ears of a rabbit on a sensory nature trail. Normal admission applies to the garden. Don’t forget to get your tickets from visitor reception before heading to the garden. Booking Not Needed.
Dunham Massey, Altrincham
Today to Tue 22 May

More details - The Three Sisters Family Festival Day – Bank Holiday Monday 7th May
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a rally or race car? Or to enjoy handling a powerful racing kart? How about finding what ‘Supermoto’ motorbikes are all about? Well then, you better come and see all the May 7th action at Three Sisters Circuit WN4 8DD!
Three Sister’s Circuit, Three Sisters Road, A-in-M, Wigan
Mon 7 May

More details - Farmer's Market & Craft Fayre
Farmer’s Market & Craft Fayre at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ Sunday 29th April 2018, From 9am - until 3pm. There will be over 40 stalls selling a selection of food, drink and crafts.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan.
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Spring Plant Fair
Enjoy a day out browsing the specialist plant nurseries selling unusual plants, shrubs and spring flowering bulbs and gather great ideas for your garden for the coming seasons. Adult entry is £1.
Arley Hall & Garden, Northwich, Cheshire
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Guided Estate & Bluebell Walks
Sunday 30th April / Monday 1st May Saturday 6th May / Sunday 7th May 11am & 2 pm • Enjoy huge carpets of bluebells & many other wild flowers • See magnificent woods in spring-time glory & listen to glorious spring birdsong • Walk by the Lake to see many kinds of water birds • Experience countryside not
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - 'Stags & Hens' (The Remix)
The play is set in a trashy 70’s disco in Liverpool, England. The action is mainly in the gents and women’s toilets of the disco where both Linda (The Bride) and Dave (The Groom) have decided to hold their stags and hens nights, not knowing that their other half is at the same place.
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse Barrington Road Altrincham
Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May

More details - Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong)
Wild Goose Wellbeing Skill (Qigong) is a set of lovely Chinese exercises, which open the energy channels, benefiting all the body systems and calming the mind and emotions.
Large Schoolroom, Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel, Altrincham
Tue 8 May
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More details - ComedySportz
ComedySportz is the fast-paced family friendly competitive comedy show where you decide the winners! Two teams compete for your laughs with fully improvised gags, games, sketches and songs. There’s a referee on hand to keep it clean, keep it fair and field your suggestions.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - ComedySportz 4 Tots
The team from ComedySportz have a brand new show for even younger audiences with plenty of BIG laughs for little kids. With fully improvised songs, stories and sketches this show has plenty of interactivity to get kids joining in. Kids suggestions inspire silly games and adventures with players from ComedySportz.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - ComedySportz Manchester
Join ComedySportz as they celebrate 16 years of all ages, all action, all improvised competitive comedy!
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday
The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.
Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale
Thu 3 May

More details - MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies.  Kind of.
Direct from a sell-out, award nominated tour of Australia and New Zealand, the world’s premier nerd-culture comedy double-act, The Just Us League (comedians Gary Tro and Javier Jarquin), return to the UK with their smash hit show MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies Kind Of.
Waterside, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Trafford
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - St Peter's Players (drama group)
St Peter’s players (SPP) are an amateur acting school and drama group based in Hale, Cheshire. We would like to invite all budding writer’s actor’s director’s musician’s singers and artists to come and join us.
St Peters House, 233 Ashley Rd, Hale, Altrincham
Today, Thu 3 May

More details - Arena
Classic Rock Society present the long-awaited return of prog rock legends Arena. A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event The Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long-awaited return of prog-rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 20 Apr

More details - The Doors Alive
The Doors Alive widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960’s rock gods, The Doors, in the world today. The band formed in 2005. Since then there have been 3 Jims, 2 Rays, 2 Robbys and just 1 John, but the current line up is the best it has ever been!
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Definitely Oasis
Definitely Oasis are regarded by many Oasis fans and promoters alike as the best Oasis tribute band there is. See more info at definitelyoasis.net *Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Twinkle Twinkle (2:30pm Performance)
This original tale of love, loss and light has been especially made for audiences aged 1 – 3 and its rich, near-wordless storytelling entrances toddlers and parents alike.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Twinkle Twinkle (12:30pm Performance)
This original tale of love, loss and light has been especially made for audiences aged 1 – 3 and its rich, near-wordless storytelling entrances toddlers and parents alike.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jadis
U.K Neo Progressive band Jadis eagerly head out to play live for the first time in 6 years .Band members Gary Chandler,Stephen Christey and Andy Marlow are joined this time by Keyboard player Martin Orford ,who was a major part of the band during their ‘More than meets the eye’ and ‘ Across the Water’ albums.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Fri 4 May

More details - Danny Bryant
The UK’s ‘National Blues Treasure’ (Planet Rock Radio), is coming to the Citadel to launch his highly anticipated new studio Album, ‘Revelation’. With support from Canada’s own Steve Hill. This will be a special night of Blues and Rock not to be missed. Visit www.dannybryant.com for more info.
The Citadel Arts Centre, Waterloo Street, St Helens
Sat 12 May

More details - "Much Ado About Nothing" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Caroline McCann Shakespeare has an enduring popularity and this in one of his best comedies, combining as it does mistaken identities, love, hilarity and themes of honour, shame and court politics.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Today to Sat 21 Apr

More details - International Circle Dance
Regular drop-in session. Usually second Friday of the month. Beginners welcome. Learn at your own pace. No partner required. Emphasis is on participation, not performance. Dances range from some which are simple and meditative to those which are a little more complex and challenging.
Timperley Village Club, 268, Stockport Road, Timperley
Fri 11 May, Fri 8 Jun

More details - AKA Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher is the writer and powerhouse behind Oasis and the global hits that defined UK music from the mid 90’s onwards. Since the band split he has continued to pen anthemic records and retained the stratospheric respect across the music industry as an incredible solo artist and an icon of a generation.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 21 Apr

More details - MERRY HELL - Electric Saturday
Merry Hell are back at The Old Courts and have a brand new album to launch to you faithful followers and new recruits alike. The Folk-Rockers are the pride of Wigan and fly the flag for outstanding, relatable folk music.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 28 Apr

More details - MERRY HELL Acoustic Sunday
The Merry Hell album launch weekender concludes in The Old Courts Theatre with a seated acoustic gig to celebrate the launch of "Anthems To The Wind" Doors will open at 6pm to allow seating and relaxed refreshments. The band will be on stage at 7.30pm and the event will finish at 9.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sun 29 Apr

More details - BLUES: Emma Wilson Blues Band
Proudly from Teesside Emma Wilson is a dynamic, powerful & soulful Blues singer who gives it everything at every gig, leaving audiences completely wowed! Her powerful and expressive voice together with a solid band behind her mean that her shows are hugely popular wherever she performs...
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 5 May

More details - ACDC Experience
THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE – arguably Britain’s best AC/DC tribute band – are heading out on an eagerly-awaited nationwide tour.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 11 May

More details - Fairport Convention
Rarely can so many superlatives be used to describe a band. The Old Courts are delighted to welcome true folk royalty.Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Tue 15 May

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - FARNWORTH 05/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth, BL4 9RU SATURDAY 5th MAY 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes,
St James’s High School, Lucas Road, Farnworth
Sat 5 May
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More details - All Fours Farm - Open Garden for NGS
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.
All Fours Farm, Northwich
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Tatton Park - Open Garden for NGS
Features incl orangery by Wyatt, fernery by Paxton, restored Japanese garden, Italian and rose gardens. Greek monument and African hut. Hybrid azaleas and rhododendrons; swamp cypresses, tree ferns, tall redwoods, bamboos and pines. Fully restored productive walled gardens.
Tatton Park, Knutsford
Wed 16 May, Wed 13 Jun

Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children’s Sale - Wigan 12/05/18 More details - Cheeky Monkies Baby & Children's Sale - Wigan 12/05/18
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at The Deanery, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ SATURDAY 12th MAY 1-3pm x For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes, sensory equipment,
The Deanery High School, Frog Lane, Wigan
Sat 12 May
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"The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael’s ADS Spring Production More details - "The Actress" - by Peter Quilter - St Michael's ADS Spring Production
Don’t miss this funny & poignant comedy directed by Lauren Sturgess. "The Actress dramatises the events backstage as a colourful, complicated actress makes her emotional farewell performance.
St Michael’s Parish Hall, Shaw Street, Swinley, Wigan
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May
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More details - Ultra '90s Party Night
Ultra ’90s perform the best classic chart, dance and club anthems from the 1990s. Their set list includes favourites such as Dreamer, Set you free, Rhythm is a dancer & Show me love. The evening also includes: 4 course meal, live entertainment & disco with DJ.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 21 Apr

More details - An Evening with Jake Quickenden
Leisuretec UK presents An Evening with Jake Quickenden on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in Rigalettos at the DW Stadium in Wigan. Enjoy live music from reality TV star Jake Quickenden and then here about his experiences on the X Factor, I’m a Celebrity...
Rigalettos Restaurant DW Stadium Loire Drive Robin Park Wigan
Wed 2 May

More details - Rumpelstiltskin
Award-winning dance company and Sadler’s Wells partner prepares for national tour Multi-award-winning dance theatre company balletLORENT is preparing for its 2018 national tour presenting an original adaptation of the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.
Lowry Pier 8 Salford Quays
Fri 20 Apr and Sat 21 Apr

More details - 64 Carr Wood - Open Garden for NGS
Two-thirds acre landscaped, S-facing garden overlooking Bollin Valley laid out in 1959 by Clibrans of Altrincham and recently restored. Gently sloping lawn, woodland walk, seating areas and terrace, extensive mixed shrub and plant borders. Partial wheelchair access and ample parking on Carr Wood.
64 Carr Wood, Altrincham
Sat 12 May

More details - Handmade fair at the Georgian House
The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more. All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people.
Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton
Sun 13 May

More details - Cheshire Spring Foraging Courses
We’re excited to be running our first courses at Marbury Country Park, a beautiful new Cheshire venue on the edge of Budworth Mere. The mixture of open grassland, woodland and brooks makes this park perfect for Spring foraging.
Marbury Country Park, Cumberback, Northwich
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Comedy @ Chorlton Irish Club
With Mark Nelson Gareth Richards Sarah Keyworth Justin Moorhouse
Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton
Fri 4 May

More details - bring & Buy
Bring 7 Buy; tea & Biscuits; stalls, raffle; organised by our Guild members. All Welcome; Fundraiser for church funds.
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Big Corner
Adapted from the short stories of Bill Naughton by former Octagon Artistic Director Lawrence Till, The Big Corner follows Bill and alf, two young Bolton lads hungry for adventure, who discover the mystery and delisghts of girls as they grow up together.
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Today to Sat 5 May