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What's on in the Staffordshire Moorlands week commencing Wednesday August 27

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 27, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Wednesday August 27

Archery Session 12midday-3pm at Milward Hall Youth Centre, Salisbury Street, Leek. £3 per child. Details and registration: 01538 483180.

Rural Activity Summer Fun 4pm-8pm with a visit from the Mobile Youth Bus in Ipstones. Details and registration: 01538 483180.

Garden Party 2pm-4pm at Leek Moorlands Hospital, Ashbourne Road, Leek. To include tombola stall, raffle, and refreshments. Proceeds to recourses and activities for patients. Details: 0300 1231894.

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Prize Bingo Eyes down at 8pm at Swinscoe Village Hall.Everybody welcome.

Thursday August 28

Reading Circle 2pm at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. Plus Reading Group at The Fountain, Fountain Street, Leek at 7pm. Both free events. Details: Janet Bray on 01538 483215.

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.

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.

Friday August 29

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

Acoustic Open Mic Night 8.30pm at The Alton Castle, Tape Street, Cheadle. Details: 07970 015828.

Whist Drive 8pm at Sheen Village Hall. Cost £1.50 including refreshments. In aid of St Luke's Church in Sheen. Details: 01298 84492.

Live Music 9pm at The Old Star, Uttoxeter. With duo Jason Callear. Plus on Saturday with pop and rock group Verticals.

Saturday August 30

Police Surgery 10am-midday at Cheadle Library, High Street, Cheadle. Drop-in session.

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.

Monthly Bric-a- Brac Sale 10am-midday at the Conservative Club, Cheadle. There will be something for everyone - books, pottery, glassware, jewellery, bedding, clothing, etcetera. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available. Admission is free. All the proceeds will be used to help the waifs and strays in the care of Cheadle Animal Welfare Society.

Vintage Fashions Collection 10am-4pm at Nicholson Gallery and Museum, Nicholson Institute, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek. Exhibition by The Hope House Costume Museum has now amassed a huge collection, including outfits and accessories dating from 1790 up to the 1970s. Running until September 27. Details: 01538 483741.

Summer Children's Workshops 2pm-3.30pm at Cabbage-Rose, 37 St Edward Street, Leek. With Soap Making. Cost £3 per child per session. Materials and refreshments provided. Details: 07772 484268.

Live Entertainment In the evening at The Conservative Club (aka The Dog & Rot), Mill Street, Leek. With brother and sister act Gareth and Hayley. Not to be missed. Charity night in aid of The Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Everyone welcome and free admission.

Live Music 9.30pm at The Black Swan, Sheepmarket, Leek. Featuring The Goodfellas blues and rock band. Free admission.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at the Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week with Tony Deema Experience. Plus on Sunday with male vocalist Andy Gale. Free admission and all welcome. Details: 01538 398634.

Sunday August 31

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.

Marchington Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog & Partridge, Marchington. With Dom Duff.

Exploring the Warslow Moors 11am-3pm at Warslow, near Leek. Guided four mile walk. Cost £4. Details: 01629 816211.

Summer Band and BBQ Day at Tittesworth Water 1pm at Tittesworth Water, Meerbrook, near Leek. See the summer holidays out in style with a sizzling barbecue and live band, One Million Fingers. Details: 01538 300180.

Fund-raising Walk 11am at Tittesworth Reservoir, Meerbrook, near Leek. In aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Details: 07808 733870.

Dog Show 1pm at The Priory, Abbots Road, Leek. Organised by the Haregate Community Queen Committee.

Monday September 1

Coffee Morning 10am-midday at St Mildred's Church, Whiston. To include cakes, teas and raffle. Proceeds to the church.

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. 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. Every Monday.

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

Free Buddhism Talk 7.30pm-8.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Details: www.samudracentre.org.

Tuesday September 2

Drop-in Information Session 3pm-4pm at Cheadle Library, High Street, Cheadle. With Moorlands Housing. Details: 01538 483864.

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

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