What's On In and Around Stoke
Today to Wed 26 Oct, by distance closest first.
Imagine you could take a Magical Mystery Tour back in time to revisit the sound of The Beatles. Well, we can recommend the perfect night for you. Visualise a young Lennon, you have Gaz Keenan.
Mitchell Arts Centre, Broad Street, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST1 4HG Details >
Fri 7 Oct
If you thought the WI was all ‘jam and Jerusalem’, think again! Based on a true story, this popular comedy follows members of a Yorkshire-based WI branch as they set about raising funds for a...
Stoke on Trent Repertory Theatre, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2TR Details >
Tue 11 Oct to Sat 15 Oct
A very special (trick or) treat for Halloween, Gandeys Circus returns once again with a brand-new action-packed legendary Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family.
Circus Big top, Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Staffordshire ST4 8JG Details >
Fri 14 Oct to Sun 30 Oct
Manor Theatre Company Banjos and Bottom Knockers a new play with songs for The Potteries
Endon Village Hall Stoke-on-Trent ST9 9DR Details >
Fri 7 Oct and Sat 8 Oct
12 informal acres, inc superb woodland garden, alpine scree, gravel garden, fine collection of trees and spectacular flower borders.
Dorothy Clive Garden, Market Drayton TF9 4EU Details >
Sat 22 Oct and Sun 23 Oct
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Daneside Theatre, Park Road, Congleton CW12 1DP Details >
Mon 24 Oct to Sat 29 Oct
Acclaimed by the New York Concert Review as ‘Stupendous…totally original and engaging’ at her Carnegie Hall debut recital, harpist Keziah Thomas performs her own arrangement of Vivaldi’s Four
CarmenCo is a trio comprising two guitarists and a flautist who also sings. They arrange most of their own repertoire and nothing is off limits – if they like it they will play it!
Wed 26 Oct
If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the local Rock Choir.
Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach CW11 1AX Details >
Thu 20 Oct, Thu 3 Nov, and more dates until Thu 1 Dec
Murder Mystery Evening These have proven ever popular in the past, with 'Murder on the Disorientated Express', 'Blunder in the Bunker' and 'Who killed the
Willaston Social Club, 7 Wistaston Road, Willaston CW5 6PU Details >
Sat 22 Oct
This 28 acre arboretum has been established since 1960s and contains around 2,500 trees and shrubs, some very rare. National Collections of Pinus and Fraxinus.
The Lovell Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham CW12 2LF Details >
Sun 9 Oct
This show, performed by The Coalesce Dance Company, is a whirlwind of contemporary dance, music, poetry and fun (suitable for children from 4 to 104).
Bidlea Dairy and Ice Cream Parlour, Twemlow Nr Goostrey CW4 8DS Details >
Sat 8 Oct
‘Twisted Tales for Terrible Children’ - storytelling Gav Cross Scratch the surface of all the tales we have heard since childhood and we find they are dark, nasty and full of dubious intention.
Bidlea Dairy and Ice Cream Parlour, Twemlow, nr Goostrey CW4 8DS Details >
Sat 15 Oct
As part of their national tour, Goosfest welcomes Kathryn Tickell and the Darkening. The Darkening’ is the Northumbrian name for twilight, but this band’s music blazes fiercely… Kathryn Tickell...
Sat 15 Oct
A talk that looks at the relationship between historical artefacts and the impact they have on our lives and thinking.
Sat 22 Oct
Organ Spectacular – an organ recital by Jonathan Scott Jonathan Scott is best-known locally as organist at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, but he has a sparkling international career, performing
St Lukes Church, Goostrey CW4 8PJ Details >
Sun 16 Oct
‘And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel’ with Jeffrey Holland in his one-man show Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M’Lord) stars in this show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable
Goostrey Village Hall, Goostrey CW4 8PE Details >
Sun 9 Oct
What is STAFFORD WALKING STREET? In Thailand and many Southeast Asian countries they block off several streets usually on a Saturday or Sunday evening and everyone meets up and socialises.
Market Square, Stafford ST16 2BE Details >
Thu 13 Oct
THE QUIET GIRL / Colm Bairéad / Ireland 2022 / 93 min / 12 / subtitles Set in 1961 Ireland, Director Colm Bairéad's debut film has won plaudits from around the world, including winning the
The Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT Details >
Tue 4 Oct
Wayne Sleep looks back over a glittering career spanning five decades, with a little bit of dance and the unique opportunity of a Q&A.
Gatehouse Theatre ST16 2LT Details >
Sun 9 Oct