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What's On this week in the Staffordshire Moorlands

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 19, 2012

By BELINDA HARGREAVES

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19

Autumn Exhibition at 10am-5pm at The Craft Centre, Market Square, Longnor. Running all month and open seven days a week. Including works by artists Chris Thompson, Janet Turner, Melandra Smith, and Sue Fox. Details: 01298 83587.

Borderland Voices Workshop at 1.30pm-3.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. DIY Experimental Arts. Details: 01538 528708.

Art Exhibition at 10am-4pm Wednesday to Saturday and 11am- 4pm on Sundays at the Gallery in the Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Running until October 14 entitled 'Interpretation' and including works by Stephen Hodgetts, Jon Braley, and Josh Howard. Details: www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk/gall ery.

What's It Worth? at 11am-1pm at the Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Allan Pickering, Moorlands Radio Antiques expert, will be holding a free valuation session. For further details contact Moorlands Radio 01538 383830.

Cardmaking Club at 6.30pm- 8.30pm at New Hall, Westwood College, Leek. A new series of the weekly sessions starts this evening. Beginners or experienced. Cost: £5. Details: 01538 387796.

Staffs Moorlands CVS AGM at 7.30pm The Co-operative Emporium, High Street, Leek. Open to all with an interest in the local voluntary and community sector. Details: 01538 381356.

Valuation Day at 1pm-3.30pm in the Gallery above Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. Louis Taylor Auctioneers will be available in the gallery to value your antiques and collectables. Details: 01538 483207 or 01538 483211.

Live Music. Doors open for 8pm start at The Biddulph Arms, Congleton Road, Biddulph. With John Tams and Barry Coope. Details: 01782 514896.

FIFA 12 PS3 Tournament at 7.30pm at The Dyers Arms, Macclesfield Road, Leek. A tournament on the PS3. Details: 01538 382 321.

Foxlowe Talk at 7.30pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. With Janet Broome on 'A Taste for Herbs'. Janet is a Fellow of the UK Herb Society and was voted Best of 10 speakers at the USA Herb Society National Conference. Tickets £5 available from the venue.

 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20

Live Music at 9pm at The Quiet Woman, St Edward Street, Leek. With The Score. Free admission. Also on Saturday with Mickey Rhead.

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21

Grocery Bingo at Doors open at 7.30pm for eyes down at 8pm at St Paul's Church Centre, Novi Lane, Leek. Hosted by the Leek Gateway Club.

Multiple world champion Phil Taylor PDC Darts WII Tournament at 8pm at The Dyers Arms, Macclesfield Road, Leek. Details on 01538 382 321.

 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22

Flower Festival at 10.30am-5pm at Onecote Methodist Chapel. Also on Sunday and Monday. With the theme of 'Let's Celebrate'. Free admission and light refreshments will be available as well as a raffle and tombola stall.

Youth Theatre at 9.30am-11am for eight-11 year olds, and 11.30am- 1pm for 12-15 year olds; at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Running every week until October 27, and then November 10 until December 15. Details: 07939 265532.

Dyers Arms Premier League Darts Third and Fourth Division Final at 8pm at The Dyers Arms, Macclesfield Road, Leek. Details: 01538 382 321.

Live Entertainment. Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Sports and Social Club, Leek. With Debbie Marx and the Boyz. Also on Sunday with male vocalist Dave Nicholls. All welcome and free admission.

 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23

The Moorlands around Leek at 10.30am meeting at Ladderedge Country Park car park, Sunnyhills Road, Leek. A nine-mile walk from Leek towards Tittesworth Reservoir and back.

 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24

Cheddleton Historical Society at 7.30pm at Community Centre, Hollow Lane, Cheddleton. Speaker: Steve Booth on 'Staffordshire and the coming of the Tudors'. Non-members welcome £2. Details 01782 550020.

Acoustic Night at 9pm at The Wilkes Head, St Edwards St, Leek. Every Monday.

 

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28

Borderland Voices Workshops at 10.30am-12.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. Creative Writing Group. Plus at 1.30pm-3.30pm with Creative Space Portraits. Details: 01538 528708.

Leek and District Arts Club at 7.30pm at Dove Room, Moorlands House, Leek. With an illustrated talk, Isle to Isle, by Ron Scholes. Ron will describe a 500-mile walk from the Isle of Wight to Anglesey. Members £2, non-members £4. All welcome.

Film Night at 7.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. With the screening of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (12A). Tickets: £5. Details: www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk.

 

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