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What's on in the Staffordshire Moorlands week commencing Wednesday September 3

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 03, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Wednesday September 3

Storyfinders 1.30pm-3.30pm at St John's Church Hall, Belle Vue, Leek. A weekly Baby and Toddler Group with toys, Bible Story time, messy crafts, outdoor play, refreshments and a friendly welcome. Every Wednesday. For children 0-four years and their carers.

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.

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

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Thursday September 4

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. Every Thursday. With cash prizes.

Leek Comedy Club Doors open at 8pm for 8.30pm start at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. Featuring Mitch Benn, Caimh McDonnell, Steve Goodall, and Jay Islaam. Tickets £8 available from the venue or www.funhousecomedy.co.uk.

Friday September 5

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.

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

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.

Oakamoor Village Festival In the village of Oakamoor. A three days festivals with lots of fun for all the family including a Dog Show on Sunday at 11am in the picnic area of the park in Mill Road. Details: find 'Oakamoor Village Festival' on Facebook.

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 Night Eyes down at 7.30pm at Butterton Village Hall. Grocery with cash flyer. All welcome.

Anthemia Night 9.30pm until late at The Old Central, Market Street, Leek. DJs Nick Sheldon and Chrissi B will be back behind the decs for an evening of eighties music. Tickets: £5 from Bits 'n' Bytes in Bath Street, Leek. Details: 07912 645867.

Saturday September 6

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.

Action West End Family Fun Day 1pm-5pm at Westwood Road Recreational Grounds, Leek. Lots of fun for all the family including: tombola, live music, dance display, raffle, refreshments, fairground rides, fun dog show, It's A Knockout Competition for Children, fancy dress competition, side stalls, face painting and much more. Free admission. Details: 07941 806986.

Calton Wakes 2pm in Calton Village. Starting with wreath laying at the memorial plaque and then a procession to the village hall for a host of activities. Plus in the evening there will be a dance in the marquee. Details: 01538 309803.

Elvis Night 8.30pm at Cauldon Lowe Village Hall. Featuring a tribute Elvis act. In aid of Alder Hay Hospital. Bar applied for and catering van. Tickets £6.50 from Helen Smith on 01538 308881.

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

Live Music At Cheadle Cricket Club. Featuring Radio Mary. Details: 01889 563123.

W2014 Party in the Car Park 8pm at The Wilkes Head, St Edward Street, Leek. An evening of duo and solo acts within the marquee. Plus on Sunday from 2.30pm with a host of musical talent.

Race Night 8pm at the Conservative Workingmen's Club, Mill Street, Leek. Hosted by Staffordshire Moorlands Conservative Association. Buffet tickets £2.50 available from the club or by calling Mrs Pickford on 01538 383093 or from The Conservatives office at 13a Getliffe's Yard, Derby Street, Leek or turn up on the night.

Blitz Night At The Winking Man, Upperhulme, near Leek. DJ Anthony Grain will be paying a host of New Romantics, New Wave, 2tone, Ska, and alternative tunes. Admission £6. Details: 07919 675971.

Sunday September 7

Sponsored Walk and Fun Day 2pm-4pm at Waterhouses Sports Recreation Ground. Hosted by Waterfall Women's Institute. To include stalls and cream teas. Details: Joyce Mycock on 01538 308540.

Queen of the Moorlands Marching Band Contest 10am at St Edward's Academy, Westwood Road, Leek. Details: 07753 663560.

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.

Bandstand Concert 2pm-4pm at The Bandstand, Brough Park, Leek. Featuring the Ashbourne Town Band. Organised by the Friends of Brough Park.

Marchington Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog & Partridge, Marchington, near Uttoxeter. Featuring Ferocious Dog and Teenage Casket Company. Details: 01283 820394.

Flower and Veg Show Entries to be submitted by 1pm at The Anchor Inn, Teanford, Tean. To include raffle and tombola. Proceeds to charity.

Monday September 8

Consultation Event 3pm-6pm at Werrington Library. Reshaping Libraries Consultation. Drop in event. Details: 01782 302706.

Creation Station Every Monday at 9.45am and 11.15am at Spout Coffee Shop, St Edward Street, Leek. (Babies and toddlers). Plus every Wednesday at 10.30am at Beresford Children's Centre (Babies only - up to 18 months). Different arts and crafts activities each week. Cost: £4.50 a class per family. All sessions run during term time only. To book a place call Gemma on 07463 723794.

Embrace Disco 7pm-9pm at Milward Hall, Salisbury Street, Leek. All inclusive disco. All ages and all abilities welcome. Every Monday.

Tuesday September 9

Mischievous Peter Rabbit 9.30am-10am at Werrington Library. Stories and activities for under five's. Free event but booking needed. Details: 01782 302706.

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.

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