What's On In and Around Stoke

Today to Wed 26 Oct, by distance closest first.

John Lennon Tribute - Lennon Retrospective

John Lennon Tribute - Lennon Retrospective 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

Calendar Girls

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

Gandey Circus ‘Spooktacular’ 2022

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

'Banjos and Bottom Knockers' Manor Theatre Company

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

Dorothy Clive Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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


Footloose 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

Sandbach Concert Series - KEZIAH THOMAS – THE FOUR SEASONS

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
St Mary’s Church Hall, Market Square, Sandbach CW11 1HD Details >

Sandbach Concert Series - CarmenCo

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!
St Mary’s Church Hall, Market Square, Sandbach CW11 1HD Details >
Wed 26 Oct

FREE taster session with the Sandbach Rock Choir

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

Who Killed The Vicar

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

The Lovell Quinta Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS

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

Goosfest - The Coalesce Dance Co. presents ‘The Old Green Time Machine

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

Goosfest - ‘Twisted Tales for Terrible Children’ - by Gav Cross

‘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

Goosfest - Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening Concert

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...
Terra Nova School, Jodrell Bank CW4 8BT Details >
Sat 15 Oct

The Beauty Thing - A Talk by Mark Edmonds, Emeritus Professor York Uni

A talk that looks at the relationship between historical artefacts and the impact they have on our lives and thinking.
Terra Nova School, Jodrell Bank CW4 8BT Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Goosfest - An organ recital by Jonathan Scott

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

Goosfest - ‘And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel’ with Jeffrey Holland

‘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

Stafford Walking Street Market

Stafford Walking Street Market 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

Stafford Film Theatre: The Quiet Girl

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

An Audience with Wayne Sleep

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

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