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What's On in the Staffordshire Moorlands - week commenceing April 16, 2014

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: April 16, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

Wind in the Willows is showing at the Foxlowe Arts Centre this weekend.

Wind in the Willows is showing at the Foxlowe Arts Centre this weekend.

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Wednesday April 16

Practical Projects Workparty 10am-3pm at Tittesworth Reservoir, near Leek. Path works including step and boardwalk construction. Details: 07960 875157 or email r.whiting@staffs-wildlife.org.uk.

Bingo Night Eyes down at 7.30pm at Warslow Village Hall. In Aid of Warslow Village Hall funds.

Charity Darts Night The Rose & Crown, Stockton Brook. In aid of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. To include a demonstration from PDC contender Andy 'The Hammer' Hamilton as well as an auction and raffle.

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Foxlowe Talk 7.30pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Landscape Art and Labourers by Dr Chris Wakeling.

Thursday April 17

Maundy Thursday Agape Supper 6.30pm at St Luke's Church, Fountain Street, Leek. Plus on Good Friday at 10am with Family Crafts and Activities followed by refreshments and a short All Age Service. And on Easter Sunday at 10am with an All Age Family Service with Holy Communion. Details: 01538 373306.

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 18

Wind in the Willows 7pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Presented by the Leek-based Lambdog Theatre Company. Also on Saturday. Tickets £8 for adults and £6 for concessions available from the venue.

Best of British Beer Festival Leek Hockey Club, Macclesfield Road, Leek. Running also on Saturday and Sunday with live music from Dirty Rotten Souls and One Million Fingers on the Saturday evening.

Easter in Leek Town Centre Lots of activities in Leek town centre including a Totally Locally Easter Egg Trail and workshops at independent shops. Plus on Saturday with a Music and Motors event along with the monthly Fine Foods Market.

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail 11am-4pm at The National Trust at Ilam Park near Ashbourne. Running every day until Monday April 21. Details: 01335 350503 or go online to www.nationaltrust.org.uk.

Easter Exhibition Launch 7pm-9pm at Longsdon Village Hall, near Leek. Exhibition of original paintings by David Hunt and Jonathon Walker, running 10am-4pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Details: 07976 418781.

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

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.

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.

Saturday April 19

Free Guided Tours 10am-12.20pm at The Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street, Leek. No booking required. Details: 01538 381271.

Coffee Morning 9.30am-12.30pm at St Edward's Church in Leek. With plant stall, cake stall, hot drinks and toast / hot cross buns, tower trips and Children's Church Easter Egg Trail. In aid of Synapse Youth Work Project.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at The Ball Haye Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week featuring Broken Dream. Plus on Sunday with male singer Chris Bateman. Free admission and all welcome.

A Night at the Proms 7.30pm at Uttoxeter Town Hall. Details and tickets: 01889 564085.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week with Backbeat. Plus on Sunday with vocalist Darren Collns. Free admission and all welcome. Details: 01538 398802.

Live Music 9pm at Draycott-in-the-Clay Village Hall. With Radio Mary. Tickets available from the village shop or The Roebuck pub in Draycott.

Rock Night 9pm at The Old Star in Uttoxeter. With rock band Resurrection.

Sunday April 20

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

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.

Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog and Partridge, Marchington. With acoustic act The Nightwires.

DJ Music 8pm-midnight at The Red Lion, Market Place, Leek. With DJ Dave Payne.

Easter Sunday Services Holy Communion at 8am at St Paul's Church, Novi Lane, Leek. Plus at 11am with All Age Family Service. Followed by refreshments. Details: 01538 373306.

Monday April 21

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.

Tuesday April 22

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

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