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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 - 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 - 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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Today

More details - Boots + Roots
Boots + Roots will be held on Sunday 6TH May 2018, the aim of the day is to provide families with a ‘digital detox’ where they can get involved in activities including den building, crafts, messy play, gardening, cooking, sports and much more!
Haughton Farm, Shrewsbury
Sun 6 May

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 - See and Hear Shropshire Exhibition 2018
The See and Hear exhibition is a free event where companies and services showcase what equipment and support is available for those with visual and/or hearing problems.
Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Sundorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Wed 16 May

More details - Street Photography Workshop
Photography workshop with professional photographer Philip Dunn. Open to photographers of all levels over the age of 16 On these workshops you will learn how to: Prepare yourself and your camera Use light to add visual impact and atmosphere Anticipate your subject’s next move When to ask a subject’s...
Shrewsbury
Today

More details - Bostin' Chase Sportive
The Bostin’ Chase Sportive is an on-road sportive event for road cyclists, and is a new Bostin’ Ride event for 2017.
Harper Adams University Edgmond, Newport
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Medieval and Community Fair 2018
This is our 8th Medieval and Community event. There will be many stalls including, arena events, during the day, Wings and things, Lakeside Donkeys, Circus in a box, Coin Strike, Apothecary, Tarot, Cakes, Surgeon, Kings Executioner, Medieval Stall, Music, Face Painting, Blacksmith, etc.
Millennium Green and Audley and District Community Centre. Castle Hill. Nantwich Road. Audley. .
Today and Sun 22 Apr

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 - 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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - Chester Globetrotters Club
An opportunity to join us on Saturday, 19th May, for the next event in our series of fascinating and informative travel talks: First talk: "Moscow and St Petersburg". Speaker: Dominique Schickele Second talk: "Build a Plane and Fly around the World".
Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre, 25-27 Grosvenor Street, Chester
Sat 19 May

More details - Shrewsbury Steam Rally’s ‘Have-A-Go’ Day!
Have you ever wanted to drive a steam engine? Maybe ride in a vintage lorry, an army tank or a tractor?
The Greenhous West Mid Showground off Berwick Road Shrewsbury
Sat 12 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 - Watercolour Workshop
A full day Workshop from 10am - 4pm covering the skills involved in Watercolour Painting. The Workshop is designed for beginners or as a refresher to those who want to re-discover their painting skills.
Kinnerley Parish Hall, Kinnerley
Sun 29 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
Today

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
Wed 25 Apr

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 - Sketchbook Sundays at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
Throughout 2018, we are offering reduced entry of £2 on the first Sunday of the month. On the first Sunday of the month, bring your sketchbook with you when you visit us and show it to reception in the VIC!
The Music Hall The Square
Sun 6 May

More details - Sandbach Art Club
Art Exhibition and Sale
The Masonic Hall, Scotch Common, Sandbach, (next to library)
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Carducci String Quartet Series:  ‘From Budapest to Leipzig'
The well-loved Carducci continue their 21st anniversary celebration ‘Voyages from Budapest’ Series with an afternoon concert on Sunday 29th April, 3pm at the Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury.
Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Last chance to catch Carducci String Quartet:  ‘From Budapest to New York’ An American Quartet
In 2018 the well-loved Carducci are celebrating their 21st anniversary. As part of their nationwide ’Bartok 2018’ project, in Shropshire the quartet have been presenting a chamber music Series called ‘Voyages from Budapest’, including this last concert featuring jewels by Haydn, Bartok and Dvorak which...
Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury
Sun 13 May

More details - Shrewsbury Kids Festival
Join us and celebrate Shropshire Kidsfest third year!. We turn the Quarry Park into one HUGE play park for your children to enjoy, with so much going on your children can have an amazing day filled with fun activities and giggles all when discovering new talents.
The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

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 - Shrewsbury Regatta
The 2018 Shrewsbury Regatta will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018. The Regatta is one of the oldest events in the rowing calendar, having first been held in 1871. Races will take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury between English Bridge and the boathouses opposite the Quarry.
Pengwern Boat Club, Kingsland, Shrewsbury
Sat 12 May and 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
Today

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