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What's On - from Wednesday February 13

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: February 13, 2013

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13

Ladies Fashion Show and Sale @ Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Endon High School, Main Road, Endon. Tickets £4 (to include a complimentary drink) available from the school on 01782 502240.

Leek Floral Art Society @ 7.30pm at St Edward's Academy, Westwood Road, Leek. The Society welcomes Kate Russell from The Wirral demonstrating 'Out of the Attic. Guests welcome. Admission £5. Details: 07966 393259.

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14

Guest Speaker @ 7.30pm at Rudyard Methodist Chapel, Lake Road, Rudyard, near Leek. Rudyard & District Women's Institute welcomes Dr Julia Helen Ibbotson 'The Old Rectory – Escape to a Country Kitchen'. Guests welcome. Details: 07966 393259.

Staffordshire Moorlands Cancer Support Group @ 7.30pm at Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek. A group are open to anyone who may have been affected by cancer. Details: 07411 308510 or 01538 752366.

Live Music @ 9pm at The Quiet Woman, St Edward Street, Leek. This week featuring Guitar Monkey. Plus on Saturday with Reefy Blunt and The Biftas. Free admission.

Valentine Dinner @ From 7.30pm at the Three Horseshoes Inn and Country Hotel, Buxton Road, Blackshaw Moor, near Leek. A candlelit three course romantic dinner. Details and bookings: 01538300296.

Valentine Lantern Walk @ 6pm-8pm at Biddulph Grange Garden, Grange Road, Biddulph. Stroll through the lantern lit pinetum, meander through the cherry trees and past the lake on this special Valentine's day lantern walk. Then enjoy a hot chocolate and cake by the fire and lamp light of the garden room. Cost: £8. Details: 01782 375521.

Valentine Supper Train @ 7pm at Churnet Valley Railway, Cheddleton Station, near Leek. A romantic journey through the valley with good food and wine behind a majestic steam locomotive. Tickets £27 per person to include a threecourse supper, glass of bubbly and train ticket. To book call 01538 750755.

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15

Bingo Night @ Doors open at 7.30pm for eyes down at 8pm start at St Paul's Church Centre, Novi Lane, Leek. Proceeds to Leek Gateway Club.

Annual General Meeting @ 7.30pm at the Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. The AGM of the community-led arts centre. An opportunity to review the first year and talk about future plans. Pledgers, donors, volunteers and all supporters welcome. Details: www.foxlowerartscentre.org.uk.

Brassed Up @ 7.30pm at The Village Hall, Foxt, near Ipstones. A concert of brass presented by Orichalcum - World of Brass. Tickets £9 for adults and £6 for children. Details: 01538 266668.

Star Gazing @ 7pm-9pm at RSPB Coombes Valley, Six Oakes Farm, Bradnop, near Leek. Also running on Saturday and Sunday. Learn about the constellations of the winter skies, the myths and legends related to them, and see astronomical objects revealed that you didn't know existed. Weather permitting. Details and to book: 01538 384017.

Young Farmer's Valentine Disco @ 9.30pm-2.30am at The inking Man, Upperhulme, near Leek. Hosted by the Leek Young Farmer's Club. Admission £4 for members and £5 for non-members. Details: 01538 300361.

 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16

Leek's Free Healing Clinic @ 12.45pm at The Friend's (Quaker) Meeting House, Overton Bank, Leek. Moorland Therapists offer the people of Leek a choice from a variety of Complementary and Holistic Therapies every third Saturday of the month. Details:07867 561113.

Guided Walk @ 1pm at RSPB Coombes Valley, Six Oakes Farm, Bradnop, near Leek. A relaxed and informative guided walk including an insight into the history and habitats at the Nature Reserve. Cost: £5 adults and £3 children. (Members half price). Details: 01538 384017.

Brilliant Birds Trail @ 11am-4pm at Ilam Park, Ilam, near Ashbourne. Explore the park for clues and challenges. Be prepared for mud and mess. Cost: £1 each. Running until February 24. Details: 01433 670368.

A Love Like Salt @ 7.45pm at Alstonefield Memorial Hall. A Live & Local event presented by The Devil's Violin Company. Tickets: £8 for adults and £6 for children. Details: 01335 310381.

Social Dance @ Swythamley and Heaton Centre. Featuring Alan Whieldon. Admission on the door £5 including buffet. Licensed bar available.

Magic of Mowtown @ 8.30pm until late at the Conservative Club (aka The Dog and Rot), Mill Street, Cheadle. Leek Soul Clubs' Stef and Soulie spinning the vinyl with 60s soul and pop from the Mod era. All welcome. Free admission.

Rock and Roll Bingo @ Eyes down at 8pm at The Dyers Arms, Mill Street, Leek. All welcome.

Live & Local Event @ Doors open at 7pm for a 7.45pm start at Alstonefield Village Hall. The Devils Violin Company present A Love Like Salt. A beer and wine bar along with hot refreshments, tea and coffee will be on sale in the interval. Tickets £8 for adults and £6 for children under 16. Details: 01335 310322.

Live Music @ Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. Featuring male duo Brothers in Soul. Plus on Sunday with female vocalist Vicky Jay. Free admission and all welcome.

 

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17

Valentine Picnic @ Ilam Park near Ashbourne. An opportunity for couples to enjoy romantic lunchtime picnic hampers in the park grounds. Organised by The National Trust. Hampers, priced at £18 per couple, will be packed with fresh home-made food from the Manifold Tea Room at Ilam Park. Advanced booking is essential by calling 0844 2491895.

Prayer and Praise @ 6.30pm at St Paul's Church, Novi Lane, Leek. A lively service with contemporary worship, music and speaker. All welcome. Refreshments available after the service.

 

MONDAY FEBRUARY 18

Mud Madness @ 11am-3.30pm at Biddulph Grange Garden, Grange Road, Biddulph. Make a mud pie, discover what's in mud, enjoy some mud cake in the tearoom - it's mud madness week. Running until February 24. Details: 01782 375521.

Feed The Birds @ 1pm-3pm at Ilam Park, Ilam, near Ashbourne. Make your own messy breakfast bird's feast and invite the birds to your garden. A fun and messy activity in the Stableyard for ages four to 11- year-olds. Also on Tuesday and Wednesday. Details: 01433 670368.

 

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 18

Foxlowe Film @ Doors open at 7pm for 7.45pm start at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. This week with the screening of the 12A rated To Rome With Love.Admission £5. Details: www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk.

 

DO YOU have a forthcoming event which you would like to appear in our weekly What's On guide? Contact Belinda Hargreaves on 01538 392237 or email belinda.hargreaves@thepostandtim es.co.uk.

 

 

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