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What's on This Week

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: May 01, 2013

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What’s On

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 1

The Roaches, Wild and Free @ The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. A photographic exhibition by Brett Trafford. Free admission and running until May 31.

Jacqui McShee's Take 3 @ 8pm for 8.30pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. A new trio featuring Pentangle's Jacqui McShee with Gerry Conway and Alan Thomson. Tickets £12 from www.leekartsfestival.org.

 

THURSDAY MAY 2

Farmers Market @ 9.30am-2.30pm at The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. Free event. Plus on Saturday: A Jewellery, Woodcrafts and Ceramics Show between 10am and 4pm; plus on Bank Holiday Monday: Picnic on the Prom and Garden Plants & Crafts Event between 10am and 4.30pm. Details: www.pavilliongardens.co.uk or 01298 23114.

Leek Comedy Club @ 8pm for 8.30pm start at the Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Tickets are £7 in advance from www.funhousecomedy.co.uk, from the venue (01538 386112), or on the door.

Bingo @ Eyes down at 8.30pm at The Priory, Abbots Road, Leek. Hosted by the Haregate Community Carnival Queen. Every Tuesday.

Herbs and Leekies @ 8pm for 8.30pm start at The Red Lion, Cheddleton. This local band will be presenting their Special Stew of songs and stories. Admission £5 on the door.

 

FRIDAY MAY 3

Pie and Pea Supper and Quiz Night @ 7pm for 7.30pm start at Horton St Michaels School, Rudyard. The quiz which will be followed by an auction of lots, including delicious home-made produce, concert tickets and much more. £5 per person entry with a maximum of six in a team. Details and tickets: 01538 381501. All profits to Friends of Horton St Michaels.

Bingo @ Eyes down at 7.30pm at Butterton Village Hall. Grocery Bingo with a cash flyer. Proceeds to the village hall.

Concert @ 7.30pm at Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek. Featuring the Halle Orchestra soloists. Tickets £10 from www.leekartsfestival.org.

 

SATURDAY MAY 4

50 Things To Do Before You're 11 @ 11am-4pm at Ilam Park, near Ashbourne. How many things can you tick off your 50 Things list at Ilam Park? A weekend of outdoor play and fun, running until Monday. Details: 01433 670368.

Ridges and Hills of the White Peak @ 9.30am-5.30pm meeting at Longnor Market Place. An 11 mile walk to explore the stunning limestone hills of the White Peak with their sharply pointed summits and almost knife edge ridges. Cost: £15 per person. Details and to book a place: 07870 778585.

Sequence Dance @ 8pm-11pm at the Empire Ballroom, Ashbourne. Dancing to Fred Ayres. Every Saturday. Everyone welcome.

Family Fun Day @ 1.30pm at The Sports Hall in Brough Park Leisure Centre, Leek. Lots of activities including tombola, raffle, bouncy castle, live music, and face painting. Admission 50p (free for under fives). In aid of Cancer Research UK.

Choral Society Concert @ 7.30pm at Werrington Village Hall, Washerwall Road, Werrington. Featuring the Cheadle and District Choral Society performing a varied repertoire of music. Tickets £5 (to include tea/coffee and biscuits) available by calling Pauline on 01782 303093.

Live Music @ 8pm at the Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. With the seventies tribute band Funk Station. Tickets £5 from www.leekartsfestival.org.

Rock Concert @ The Winking Man, Upperhulme, near Leek. With Leek band Demon. Tickets £10 from www.leekartsfestival.org.

Live Entertainment @ Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. Featuring duo Expressive Harmony. Plus on Sunday with female vocalist Amy Metcalf. Free admission and all welcome.

Live Music @ 9.30pm at The Black Swan, Sheepmarket, Leek. Featuring multi-instrumentalist Dave Lacey. Free event.

 

SUNDAY MAY 5

Public Open Day @ Consall Hall Landscape Gardens, Leek. 01782 551947. www.consallgardens.co.uk.

Cauldon Lunch Train @ 1.20pm- 5.30pm at Froghall Station, Churnet Valley Railway. Enjoy a traditional four course Sunday lunch while travelling by steam train through the Staffordshire Moorlands. Cost: £35 for meal and train fair. Details and booking: 01538 750755.

Toy and Train Fair @ 10.30am- 3.30pm at Bakewell Agricultural Business Centre. Modern and vintage toys, trains, die-cast, action figures, dolls, teddies and collectables. Details: 07846 772568 or www.ttctoyfairs.webs.com.

Sunday Supplement @ 10am-4pm in Leek's Market Place and surrounding streets. Lots of stalls offering locally produced and sourced products. To include a performance by the Totally Locally Youth Band.

Live Music @ 4pm-7pm at The Dyers Arms, Macclesfield Road, Leek. Featuring The Fires. All welcome and free admission.

Nana's Vintage and Makers Market @ 10am-4pm at Spout Coffee Shop, St Edward Street, Leek. To include original and reworked vintage, handmade clothing designers, jewellery makers and designers, as well as fabulous accessories makers too.

Bingo @ Eyes down at 8pm at The Flying Horse, Ashbourne Road, Leek. Hosted by the Haregate Community Carnival Queen. Every Sunday. To include a raffle.

The Situation's Big May Birthday @ 12noon-midnight at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. With nineteen acts taking to three stages. Admission £5.

 

MONDAY MAY 6

Car Boot Sale @ 9.30am-12.30pm at Meerbrook Village Hall. Stalls inside and outside. Proceeds to Meerbrook Church. Details: 01538 300229.

 

TUESDAY MAY 7

Film Night @ 7.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. This week's screening will be of the 12A rated Amour. Tickets and details: www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk.

 

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