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What's on the Staffordshire Moorlands week commencing Wed Aug 6

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 06, 2014

Cheadle Farmers' Market takes place on Saturday.

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Wednesday August 6

Summer Children's Workshops 10am-midday at Cabbage-Rose, 37 St Edward Street, Leek. With Bath Bombs and Fizzes. Plus on Tuesday from 10.30am-midday with Beginner's Crochet. Cost £3 per child. Refreshments and materials included. Details: 07772484268.

Flower Festival Closing Concert 7.30pm at Rudyard Methodist Chapel, Lake Road, Rudyard, near Leek. With 'Sounds of Music'. Admission £5. Everyone welcome. Details: 07518 074185 or suzsheldon@btinternet.com.

Bakewell Show At The Showground, Bakewell. Also on Thursday. Details: www.bakewellshow.org or call 01629 812736.

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Leek Allotment Holders and Gardeners Association Monthly Meeting 7.30pm at The Blue Mugge, Osbourne Street, Leek.

Thursday August 7

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.

The Old Central Bingo Eyes down at 8pm at The Old Central, Market Street, Leek. The weekly Thursday Bingo Nights are back at The Old Central following a refurbishment. With cash prizes.

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

ME Support Group Meeting 7pm-9pm at Meerbrook Village Hall, near Leek. Details: 01538 300101.

Friday August 8

Start Two 9.30am-1.30pm at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. With Job Centre staff advisor. Details: 01538 483207.

Drama Session 10am-12noon at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Hosted by Elite. Cost £6.50. 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.

Tribute Artist Night and Disco Live entertainment from 8.30pm at The Old Central, Market Street, Leek. The Grand Opening of the Old Central. Details: 01538 385872.

Live Music 9pm at The Alton Castle, Tape Street, Cheadle. With acoustic artist Paul Tabor. Details: 07970 015828.

Saturday August 9

Peppa Pig Churnet Valley Railway. Alson on Sunday and Wednesday August 13.Meet and greet Peppa Pig and George. Details: 01538 750755.

Guided Walk 10am meeting at the Tourist Information Centre, Market Place, Leek. With Leek and the First World War by Bill Cawley. Cost £5. Every Saturday until end of October.

Cheadle Farmers' Market 9am to 4pm in Cheadle town centre.

Remembrance Weekend St Michael's Church, Rocestor, near Uttoxeter. Also on Sunday. Displays and activities focusing on Rocestor between 1914 and 1918. Details: 01889 590379.

Live Music 7.30pm at Leek Conservative Club (aka The Dog & Rot), Mill Street, Leek. With Karl Kristen. Details: 01538 383093.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week with Carl Stevens Duo. Plus on Sunday with another top act assured. Free admission and all welcome. Details: 01538 398634.

Sunday August 10

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.

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

Wilkestock 2.30pm onwards at The Wilkes Head, St Edward Street, Leek. Lots of musical talent on stage in the pub car park. Admission by free ticket available from behind the bar at the venue.

Peace Through Folk Choir The Rainbow Room at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place Leek. Details: www.peacethroughfolk.org.

Anthem for Doomed Youth 7.30pm at St John's Church in Buxton. Featuring pianist Ian Buckle and reader Philip Holland. An evening commemorating the Centenary of the 1914 and 1918 World War through contemporary words and music. Tickets: £10 by calling 01298 72190.

Monday August 11

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.

Tuesday August 12

Mini Beast Explorers 10.30am-12.30pm at Tittesworth Reservoir, near Leek. Join the Churnet Valley Living Landscape staff and the Severn Trent Rangers for buglastic activities. (Ages 4-10 years).

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

Action on Hearing Loss 10am-midday at Trinity Church, Derby Street, Leek. The group will be celebrating it's First Birthday. Drinks and cakes available. Free hearing aid batteries, hearing screening, advice and support available to anyone with a hearing loss and their family. Details: 07767 117141.

New Line Dancing Lessons 7pm-9pm at The Old Central, Market Street, Leek. For beginners. Hosted by the Kingfisher Country Music Club.Every Tuesday. Admission £3 on the door. Details: 07813 264165.

Whist Drive 8pm at Warslow Village Hall. Proceeds to village hall funds. Rescheduled date for event.

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