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What's on in the Staffordshire Moorlands week commencing Wednesday May 21

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: May 21, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Wednesday May 21

Ted Cullinan Lecture ** CANCELLED.** The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek.

Bingo Night Eyes down at 8pm at Swinscoe Village Hall. Prize bingo. All welcome.

Warslow Fund-raisers 7.30pm at Warslow Village Hall. With Bingo Night. Plus on Monday (May 26) with Whist Drive at 8pm. All in aid of village hall funds.

Leek Arts Forum AGM 7.30pm at the Trent Room in Moorlands House, off Stockwell Street, Leek.

Thursday May 22

Police Surgery 3pm-4pm at The Old Tea Rooms, Hollow Lane, Cheddleton. Residents are invited to go along and discuss issues that matter to them and the community with local officers. The surgeries are an opportunity for residents to get involved in setting police and partnership priorities.

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

Ukulele Group At The Biddulph Arms, Congleton Road, Biddulph. Every Thursday. Details: 01782 513129.

Annual Plant Sale 10.30am-5.30pm at Brook Roods, Warslow (opposite village hall). In aid of St Lawrence's Church.

Friday May 23

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.

Funk Station 8pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Tickets £5 from the venue.

Live Music 9pm at The Old Star, Uttoxeter. With rock band Playin Lazee. Plus on Saturday with rock band The Mysterions.

Musical Event 7pm at St Edward's Church in Cheddleton. Featuring Sax & Keys. Admission £5 on the door. Advance tickets available from church warden or Cheddleton PCC members. Proceeds to general maintenance of the church. Details: 01538 361331.

Saturday May 24

Family Fun Day 1pm at The Travellers Rest, Leekbrook. To include: Snazaroo Face Painting, cake stall, tombola, and sweet stall. Plus 1pm-3pm Rodeo and 4pm-6pm Bungee Jumping. In aid of Help For Heroes and Oscar's Giving.

May Market 2pm-5.30pm at Earl Sterndale Church. Also on Sunday and Monday. With sales tables, tombola, raffle, refreshments and more. In aid of church repair funds. Details: 01298 83334.

Flower Festival 10am-4pm at St Mark's Church, Foxt. 'Service before Self'. Refreshments, plant sale, hanging baskets and raffle. Proceeds to the church. Also on Sunday and Monday.

Poppy Queen Celebrations 12.30pm at Hartington village. With Warslow Silver Band, the Legendary Duck Race, various stalls and scarecrows around the village, and the crowning of the Poppy Queen.

Astound Art Exhibition The art gallery in Nicholson Institute, Stockwell Street, Leek. With work by students from Leek School of Art (part of Buxton & Leek College). Running until June 14.Details: 01538 398866.

Guided Walk 10.30am meeting at the Tourist Information Centre, Market Place, Leek. With Leek and the First World War by Bill Cawley. Cost £5.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week with male duo Rocking Ratbags. Plus on Sunday. Free admission and all welcome. Details: 01538 398634.

A Night of the Musicals 7.30pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Tickets £7.50 on the door.

Elvis Night 7.30pm-12.30am at The JCB Lakeside Club, Rocester, near Uttoxeter. With Mark Clay as Elvis. Presented by Cheadle SMU Football Club. Tickets £8. Details: 07766 660215.

Sunday May 25

Music in the Park midday until late in Cheadle.

Meet and Greet Fireman Sam At The Churnet Valley Railway. 'Action Stations Everybody' as Fireman Sam is on his holiday, so why not visit him as he keeps a watchful eye on the fiery steam trains. Also on Monday.

Fund-raising Car Boot Sellers from 7am and buyers from 7.30am until midday at Sainsbury's, Macclesfield Road in Leek. In aid of animal charities.

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

Plant Sale 10am at Onecote Village Hall. For sale: vegetables, herbs, bedding, plants for hanging baskets and tubs, perennials, and more all locally grown. Proceeds to Onecote Village Hall Trust and Onecote Bloomers Gardening Group. Details: 01538 304594.

Peak District Big Band 8pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Directed by John Milner. Tickets £4 from the venue.

Marchington Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog and Partridge, Marchington. With Funke and The Two Tone Baby.

Monday May 26

Sing around Session At The Wilkes Head, St Edward Street, Leek. All performers welcome. Sing around session leaning towards Americana and bluegrass. Every Monday.

Embrace Disco 7pm-9pm at Milward Hall, Salisbury Street, Leek. Light refreshments available. Full disabled facilities and ramped access. All ages and all abilities welcome.

Grand Auction and Sale 6pm start with auction at 6.30pm at Waterfall Village Hall. To include barbecue and bar.

Grand Sale of Flower Festival Props 11am-4pm at Hollinsclough Chapel. Refreshments available. Details: 01298 83270 or 01298 83479.

Tuesday May 27

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

Foxlowe Films 7.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek. With 12A rated Renoir. Cost £5.

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