Search

Today to Mon 16 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Well House - Open Garden for NGS
This maturing 3 acre garden, tended with a gentle hand offers; shady woodland, formal borders, with lush herbaceous planting & wild flower areas. Both naturalised and planted the wild flowers are managed, cultivated and encouraged wherever possible.
Well House, Wilmslow
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bollin House - Open Garden for NGS
There are two components to this garden, the formal garden and the wild flower meadow. The garden contains richly planted, deep, herbaceous borders with a wide plant variety. Also an orchard, wild flower area and vegetable garden.
Bollin House, Wilmslow
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Brooke Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Garden designer’s plant-filled garden surrounded by trees and shrubs. 3 distinct areas and planting styles. Woodland garden: unusual water feature, many fern varieties incl tree ferns, astrantias, hydrangeas, foxgloves, shade-loving plants.
Brooke Cottage, Handforth
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Quarry Bank - Lost Voices
Lost Voices explores the experiences of women whose stories were not heard, and which are often lost to us today because of their age, status or means. Installations across Quarry Bank will bring their voices to life.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Quarry Bank - Journeys of the Imagination
Pack your bags for an adventure as we discover the incredible journeys made by the people of Quarry Bank. Based on newly written stories by Berlie Doherty with beautiful illustrations by Emma Baldwin.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Quarry Bank - Jonny Duddle at the Children's Book Festival
Yo ho ho! Calling all landlubbers! Author and illustrator Jonny Duddle introduces his newest book ’The Pirates of Scurvy Sands’ with an interactive pirate performance. Ages 4+. Come and celebrate the hilarious voyages of the Jolley-Rogers, the most intrepid pirates of the Seven Seas.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Ed Vere at the Children's Book Festival
Learn how to be a lion with award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer & illustrator of picture books, Ed Vere. Suitable for ages 4+. Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard likes to write poems, and he likes to watch shooting stars.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Tracey Corderoy at the Children's Book Festival
Join author Tracey Corderoy for some fabulous fun with her loveable creations, Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam. Ages 5-9. Hear all about the robber dogs turned crime-solving bakers and their latest adventures in this event full of storytelling fun, games and participation.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Aardman Shaun the Sheep Model Making Workshop at the Children's Book Festival
Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Shaun the Sheep character at this fun, hands-on clay modelling workshop. Suitable for ages 6-96 years!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - SOLD OUT Lydia Monks at the Children's Book Festival
Join the bestselling illustrator of What the Ladybird Heard for a sparkling storytelling adventure and live illustration workshop. Ages 3+. Find out exactly What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday, meet a whole new host of Zoo animal friends to draw, and help Lydia and the ladybird solve a new crime caper!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - National Trust Children's Book Festival - Garden Activities
Enjoy even more story-themed fun, inspired by the authors who are appearing at the festival with dressing up, activities, crafts and interactive games in the gardens. There will also be a chance for you to get your favourite books signed, even if you don’t get an author event ticket!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - SOLD OUT Aardman Hognob Model Making Workshop from Early Man at the Children's Book Festival
Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Hognob character from the new Aardman Animation film Early Man at this fun, hands-on clay modelling workshop. Suitable for ages 6-96 years.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Benji Davies at the Children's Book Festival
Join Benji Davies as he brings his rhyming tale, The Grotlyn, to life with live illustrations, joining in sections and some arts and craft too! Suitable for ages 5-9.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Tony De Saulles at the Children's Book Festival
Tony De Saulles, illustrator of the bestselling Horrible Science series, presents his brand new series Bee Boy, the story of unlikely superhero Melvin Meadly who is half-bee and half-boy. Ages 7+.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Philip Ardagh at the Children's Book Festival
Join Philip Ardagh as he shares the silly secrets of being a knight in training in a medieval castle and find out what life was really like as a Victorian house maid in his My Secret Diary event. Ages 7+. Expect a fun fact-filled session with lots of laughs.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - SOLD OUT Axel Scheffler at the Children's Book Festival
Join Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler as he introduces the latest adventures of his delightful characters, Pip and Posy. Ages 3+. Good friends (most of the time!) this charming pair, Pip and Posy always have fun and will delight toddlers and parents alike.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Tom Percival at the Children's Book Festival
Join Tom Percival for plenty of adventure, tall stories and live drawing along the way. Ages 5-9. Tale Town is a faraway kingdom full of extraordinary children that you just might recognise. A wondrous world full of witches, wolves, dragons and fairies where magic and mystery crackle through the air.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - SOLD OUT Aardman Gromit Model Making Workshop at the Children's Book Festival
Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Gromit character at this fun, hands-on clay modelling workshop. Suitable for ages 6-96 years!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Paddington Storytelling at the Children's Book Festival
Everybody’s favourite bear and Darkest Peru’s most famous export comes to life in this interactive Paddington storytelling session. Ages 5+. Discover how he met the Brown family, became friends with Mr Gruber and got to know his new home in this celebration of 60 years of Paddington!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - We're Going on a Bear Hunt Storytelling at the Children's Book Festival
Join us on a very special Bear Hunt with storytelling, arts and crafts and maybe even a special appearance from the bear himself! Ages 3-6. This event is inspired by ’We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Let’s Discover Bugs’ and ’Let’s Discover Birds.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Benji Davies at the Children's Book Festival
Meet author and illustrator Benji Davies for a lively talk where he describes and demonstrates how he creates his stunningly beautiful picture books including The Storm Whale and Grandad’s Island. Ages 4+.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Berlie Doherty at the Children's Book Festival
Come and hear Berlie Doherty’s exciting stories - from mill apprentices to boys who want pet dragons. She might also tell you about the stories she has written especially for Quarry Bank! Ages 8+. Berlie Doherty will have a host of characters to introduce you to in her many stories and books.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - David Litchfield at the Children's Book Festival
Join David Litchfield, author and illustrator of The Bear & The Piano, as he brings his Bear Band to the woods at Quarry Bank. Ages 4+. David will present a special reading of his award-winning book with musical accompaniment from a Bear pianist.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Alex. T. Smith and Claude on TV Premiere at the Children's Book Festival
The hilarious and bestselling series Claude launches on Disney Junior in June, and we have an exclusive premiere event with Claude’s creator, Alex T. Smith! Ages 6+.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Harriet Muncaster at the Children's Book Festival
Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique! With author Harriet Muncaster, take part in a magical storytime and fun craft workshop. Ages 5-8. In her latest adventure, Isadora goes on her first ever trip to the fun fair.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - A.F Harrold at the Children's Book Festival
Come along and meet author and poet A F Harrold and find out all about his latest series, Greta Zargo, a school girl turned detective who is on the case of some amoeba monsters from the middle of the earth. Ages 7-12. A.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Sibeal Pounder at the Children's Book Festival
Think you know all there is to know about Mermaids' Let Sibal Pounder set the record straight with her fantastic series, Bad Mermaids! Ages 7+.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Steve Antony at the Children's Book Festival
Join bestselling, award-winning author and illustrator Steve Antony, creator of The Queen’s Hat and Mr Panda series. Ages 3+. Read stories together including Steve’s newest book, Unplugged, which is all about enjoying the outside world. Learn to draw Steve’s characters alongside him!
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quarry Bank - Outdoor Theatre: We Are Three Sisters by Blake Morrison
Telling the remarkable stories of the Brontes, Charlotte, Anne and Emily light up Blake Morrison’s play with outspoken wit, aspirations, dreams and ideas. Staged in Quarry Bank’s beautiful gardens by Wilmslow Green Room.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Fri 6 Jul and Sat 7 Jul

More details - Quarry Bank - Lost Voices
Lost Voices explores the experiences of women whose stories were not heard, and which are often lost to us today because of their age, status or means. Installations across Quarry Bank will bring their voices to life.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Quarry Bank - Journeys of the Imagination
Pack your bags for an adventure as we discover the incredible journeys made by the people of Quarry Bank. Based on newly written stories by Berlie Doherty with beautiful illustrations by Emma Baldwin.
Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Hazel Grove, Carnival
Live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from Stockport
Torkington Park, Hazel Grove, Stockport
Sat 7 Jul

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 24 Jun

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 1 Jul

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 8 Jul

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 15 Jul

More details - Lunchtime Concert
Lunchtime Concert by students from Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester
Alderley Edge Methodist Church, Chapel Road, Alderley Edge
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Transition Bollington group meeting
Monthly meeting for all things green, sustainable & resilient in Bollington. Including but not limited to...
Dog & Partridge
Mon 25 Jun

More details - 18 Highfield Road - Open Garden for NGS
This small terraced garden packed with plants was designed by Melita and has evolved over the past 10 yrs. This plantswoman is a plantaholic and RHS Certificate holder. An attempt has been made to combine formality through structural planting with a more casual look influenced by the style of Christopher LLoyd.
18 Highfield Road, Macclesfield
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
Cheadle Social Club plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford. A great evening of original stand-up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.
Cheadle Social Club, Ashfield Crescent, Cheadle, Stockport
Fri 29 Jun

More details - West Drive Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Cul-de-sac, do not park beyond notice. Here are two gardens of very different character, reflecting their owner’s gardening style. Although suburban , they are surrounded by mature trees and have a secluded feel. Rich variety of planting incl. ferns, hostas and herbaceous borders.
West Drive Gardens, Cheadle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - 218 Marple Road - Open Garden for NGS
This secret south-facing garden approx 1 acre, full of herbaceous plants, specimen trees, vegetable plot, plant growing area, plants for sale, topiary, unfenced ponds/water features, fun feature areas, developed from paddock to garden over 20yrs by current owners.
218 Marple Road, Stockport
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Transport & Aviation Festival
Over the weekend of 30th June – 1st July the Manchester Airport Aviation and Transport Festival will be taking place at the Airports Runway Visitor Park (WA15 8XQ). Attracting over 15,000 people this years event will be celebrating Manchester airports 80 years of operations.
Runway Visitor Park Off Sunbank Lane
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Ladybrook Singers 90th Anniversary Concert
Join us in a celebratory concert to mark 90 years of making music with guests Flute Salad & Poynton Male Voice Choir. We will perform a mix of sacred and secular choral music.
St Mary’s in the Marketplace, Churchgate, Stockport
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Lyme - 'Gifts for the Gods' - Animal Mummies Revealed
In association with the Manchester Museum and their Egyptology specialists, an exciting exhibition about mummified animals is coming to Lyme. In the early 1800s, Thomas Legh travelled to unexplored areas of Egypt, taking part in digs and excavations along the way.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Today, Tue 19 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Tue 26 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Tue 3 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Lyme - Walking to Health - Reservoir Walk
A moderate 3.6 mile walk, taking in Bollinghurst Reservoir, the Red Deer Sanctuary and Hawthorn Drive. Keep active and improve your health by joining an experienced Lyme Park volunteer on a guided walk. These easy to moderate walks take in beautiful scenery and explore lesser known areas of the Park.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Lyme - Lyme Runners - Tuesday Run Group
If you’re new to running, looking to get more active and wanting to get out running somewhere new why not join our qualified Leader in Running Fitness at Lyme.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Lyme - Mums, Tums and Buggies
We’ve teamed up with Sarah Parker Fitness to offer a weekly outdoor postnatal fitness class for mums and babies involving a group walk with buggies, cardio, strength and flexibility exercises in the beautiful outdoors at Lyme.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Lyme - Ranger Walk
Join a 1.5-2 hour walk and talk, taking in many of the most interesting and impressive parts of the park. No booking needed, no charge. Moderate difficulty, appropriate clothing necessary. No booking needed, no additional charge. Moderate difficulty, appropriate clothing necessary. Vehicle admission charges apply.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Wed 20 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Lyme - Nordic Walking Adventure Walks
A series of social walks on circular routes of around 5km within the Historic Estate of Lyme Park. NWUK Freedom Passport needed for these walks. Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme was once home to the Legh family and in its heyday a great sporting estate.
Lyme, Disley, Stockport,
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

Things to do in Woodford