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What's On in the Staffordshire Moorlands - week commencing April 2, 2014

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: April 04, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Wednesday April 2

Daisy Haye Open Day 10am-3pm at Brough Park Leisure Centre, Leek. Find out more about the new extra care scheme in Leek. Details: 01538 380600.

Free Internet Taster Event 1pm-3pm at The Volunteer Centre, 9 High Street, Leek. Hosted by Support Staffordshire. An event for people to learn about using computers and the internet.

Transcendental Meditation 7.30pm at The Friend's Meeting House (Quakers), Overton Bank, Leek. Free introductory talk by John Windsor. Details: 01629 823987.

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Thursday April 3

Werrington Patients Participation Group 1.30pm at Werrington Village Surgery. Details: 01782 302019.

Farmer's Market 9.30am-2.30pm at Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. Fresh local produce from around the region. Plus Bobby's Bangers will be demonstrating sausage making. Details: 01298 23114.

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

Spring Wines 7.30pm at Peak Weavers Rooms and Restaurant, King Street, Leek. Hosted by The Wine Shop, Russell Street, Leek. Details and tickets: 01538 382408.

Leek Comedy Club Doors open at 8pm for a 8.30pm start at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Featuring comedians Andrew Bird, David Trent, Paul Imrie and compere Lou Conran. Tickets £8 available from the venue or pay on the door.

Friday April 4

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.

Artisan Market 9am-3pm at Biddulph Town Hall. Every first Friday of the month. Traders offering a range of wares including gourmet foods, cakes, crafts and plants. Details: 01782 943138 or veronica@biddulph.co.uk

Start Two 9.30am-1.30pm at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. With job centre staff adviser. Advice for job seekers, people starting up new businesses, training and using online services. Details: 01538 483864.

Leek Allotment Holders and Gardeners Association 7.30pm at St Paul's Church, Novi Lane, Leek.Talk Slide Show with Growing Tomatoes by David Thornton MSc FNVS. Everyone welcome. £3 admission on the door.

Open Mic Night 8pm at Alton Castle pub, Cheadle. A fund-rasing evening with 'The Doctors'. Details: 07970 015828.

Brewery Charity Tour 7.30pm at Lymestone Brewery, Stone. In aid of Douglas MacMillan Hospice. Tour places limited. Call 01782 840552 to book a place.

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.

Chocolate Bingo Eyes down at 7.30pm at Longsdon Memorial Hall, Main Road, Longsdon, near Leek. Take your own drinks and nibbles. Details: 01538 399458.

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

Bingo Eyes down at 7.30pm at Butterton Village Hall. Grocery Bingo with cash flyer. For village hall funds.

Saturday April 5

Coffee Morning 9am-1pm at Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek. Hosted by Leek Moorlands Hospital League of Friends.

Film Screening 10am at St Bartholomew's School, Longnor. With Mr Peabody and Sherman. Admission £3.50 for children and £4.50 for adults. Details: 01298 83233

Christian Aid Walk Registration from 9.15am for a 10am start at Tittesworth Reservoir, near leek. Details: 01782 516137.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at The Ball Haye Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week featuring duo Gold. Plus on Sunday with male singer Leigh Anthony. Free admission and all welcome.

Motown Night 8.30pm until late at The Conservative Club (aka The Dog and Rot), Mil Street, Leek. Presented by Leek Soul Club. Free admission.

Sunday April 6

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.

Sunday Supplement 10.30am-3.30pm in Leek town centre. Every first Sunday of the month.To include lots of stalls offering a range of locally-produced items. Plus lots of independent shops will be open. Organised by the Leek Totally Locally team. www.totallylocallyleek.co.uk.

School Fund-raising Car Boot Open to public from 9am at Horton Lodge Special School, Rudyard, near Leek. Indoor stalls (which can be set up between 2pm-4pm the day before) £6. Outdoor stalls (set up from 8am on the day) £5. Also on May 4 and June 1. Details and to book a stall: 01538 398655.

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

Peak Pursuits Fun Day Tittesworth Water, Meerbrook, near Leek. Details: 01782 722226.

Concert Victoria Hall, Hanley. Featuring the Audley Male Voice Choir. Details: www.theaudleychoir.co.uk.

Monday April 7

Police Surgery 10am-midday at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. Drop-in service.

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). All ages and all abilities welcome. Every Monday.

Reading Group 6pm at The Roebuck, Derby Street, Leek. Free event. Details: 01538 483215.

Tuesday April 8

Police Surgery 5pm-6pm at Werrington Library. Drop-in service. 01782 302706.

Artisan Cheese and Wine Evening 7.30pm at The Dog and Partridge, Marchington. Admission £5. Details: 01283 820394.

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