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What's On - April 23 to April 29

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: April 23, 2014

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Wednesday April 23

Fun Day 10am-4pm at Bridge End Garden Centre and Coffee Shop, Macclesfield Road, Leek. Meet the Minibeasts and Majestic Owls. Plus face painting with Auntie Dawn, Easter Egg Hunt, colouring competition, Tub and Planter Workshop, bouncy castle and Highland Pipes. Details: 01538 383057.

Outdoor Activities for Youngsters 10am at Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek. Creating a wildlife garden. PLUS a walk at Alton Park tomorrow (Thursday, April 24). Details: Martin Evans 07530 489798 or m.evans@staffs-wildlife.org.uk.

Prize Bingo Eyes down at 8pm at Swinscoe Village Hall. All welcome.

Practical Projects Work party 10am-3pm at Hawksmoor Nature Reserve. Stile/Kissing gate installation and path works. Details: Richard Whiting: 07960 875157 or email r.whiting@staffs-wildlife.org.uk

Borderland Voices Workshops 1.30pm-3.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. DIY Experimental Arts. Plus on Tuesday (April 29) at 10.30am-12.30pm with Creative Writing Group. And 1.30pm-3.30pm with Creative Space. Details: 01538 528708.

Leek Palestine Group Meeting 7.30pm at the Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek. To include the screening of prize winning documentary of 'Roadmap to Apartheid'.Details: 01538 386946.

Thursday April 24

Elite Sessions 10am-12noon at Haregate Community Centre, Leek. Arts and Crafts (£5) plus a separate session at the same time of Cookery (£7). Every Thursday. Details: 01782 565723 or info@elitestaffordshire.co.uk

Friday April 25

Drama Session 10am-12noon at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Hosted by Elite. Cost £5. Every Friday. Details: 01782 565723 or info@elitestaffordshire.co.uk

Ghost Walk 7.30pm meeting at the Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street, Leek. A guided walk led by local historian Bill Cawley. Cost £4 adults and £2 children. Details: 01538 382563 or email williamcawley55@btinternet.com

Age UK Leek Men's Group 1.30pm-3.30pm at Haregate Community Centre, Leek. A social activity group with lively chat about a topic of interest. Tea, coffee and biscuits. Cost: £2 each. Details: 01782 286209.

Choral Concert At Painsley Catholic College, Station Road, Cheadle. Featuring the Cheadle Choral Society. Also on Saturday.

Chernobyl Children's Project Event 7pm at Upper House in Barlaston. The Annual Auction and Dinner Dance of the Endon and Stoke Group. Tickets and details: 07816 842322.

Saturday April 26

Spring Fair 2pm at Wetley Rocks Village Hall in Mill Lane, Wetley Rocks. Organised by the village's Women's Institute group, there are set to be many stalls including: Crafts, Cakes, Chocolate Tombola, Lucky Dip, Plants, Bric-a-brac, Books, DVDs, Nearly New Cloths and home-made cake with Coffee or Tea. Details: 01782 550406.

Elvis Night 8.30pm at Cauldon Lowe Village Hall. Featuring Mark Clay as Elvis. Tickets £6.50 from 01538 308881. Proceeds to Alder Hey Children's Hospital.

Monthly Bric-a-Brac Sale 10am-midday at the Conservative Club, Cheadle. Large variety of items on sale including jewellery, pottery, books, bedding, clothing, glassware, toiletries, and more. Tea, coffee and biscuits available. Free admission. All proceeds will be used to help the waifs and strays in the care of Cheadle Animal Welfare Society.

Treasure Hunt 2pm starting at The Priory, Abbots Road, Leek. Hosted by Haregate In Action. Entry £2 per team. Details: 01538 388980.

Live Music 9pm at The Old Star, Uttoxeter. With ska and two tone band The Rude Boys.

Charity Civic Ball The Three Horseshoes in Blackshaw Moor, near Leek. A fund-raising evening hosted by Leek Town Mayor John Fisher. Tickets and details: 01538 381271.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week with duo Total Eclipse. Plus on Sunday with female vocalist Karen Star. Free admission and all welcome. Details: 01538 398802.

Live Music 9.30pm at The Black Swan, Sheepmarket, Leek. With rock and metal band Mecury's Curse. Free admission.

Sunday April 27

Car Boot 8am-1.30pm at Cattle Market, off Junction Road, Leek. Every Sunday throughout the year. Pitches on hard standing. Details: 07967 100297.

Afternoon Tea at Alton Castle 2pm-5pm at Alton Castle. With String Quartet. Plus tours of castle will be available. Tickets: £7.50 available by calling 01538 703224.

Fund-raising Car Boot Sellers from 7am and buyers from 7.30am until midday at Sainsbury's, Macclesfield Road in Leek. Hosted by fund-raising stalwart Cynthia Lubacz in aid of animal charities.

Singing Workshop 2pm-4.30pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. A fun singing workshop with Kate Barfield and Greg Stephens.

Film Night Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start at Ipstones Memorial Hall. With the 15 rated '12 Years a Slave'. Admission £4.50 on the door. Refreshments available.

Marchington Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog & Partridge, Marchington. With acoustic comedy act The Starbotherers. Plus Open Mic Night at the same venue on Tuesday (April 29). Details: 01283 820394.

Walk to Warslow and Ecton 10.30am-3.30pm meeting at Hulme End Car Park. A nine mile walk with John Mills to Warslow over Ecton Hill. A steep climb but rewarded with excellent views and industrial archeology. Take a packed lunch. Details: 01538 483741.

Acoustic Jam Session 9pm at The Bramshall Inn, near Uttoxeter. With the Bishops and friends. Details: 01889 563634.

Monday April 28

Whist Drive 8pm at Warslow Village Hall. Proceeds to the running of the venue.

Embrace Disco 7pm-9pm at Milward Hall, Salisbury Street, Leek. An all inclusive disco where people living with disabilities are welcome. Admission: £2 (free for carers). Light refreshments available. Full disabled facilities and ramped access. All ages and all abilities welcome. Every Monday.

Tuesday April 29

Quilting Group 1.30pm-3pm at Cheadle Library, High Street, Cheadle. Free event. Details: 01538 483864.

Police Surgery 5pm-6pm at Werrington Library. Drop-in event. Details: 01782 302706.

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