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What's On - week commencing January 15

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: January 15, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

  • There are several Ukulele-focused events at pubs this week.

  • Blue Jasmine will be the first screening for 2014 at Foxlowe Films on Tuesday.

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Wednesday January 15

Borderland Voices Workshop 10.30am-12.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. DIY Experimental Arts. Plus on Tuesday (January 21) with Creative Writing Group from 10.30am-12.30pm; and Creative Space from 1.30pm-3.30pm. Details: 01538 528708.

Disco Night 7pm-9pm at Macclesfield United Reformed Church, in Macclesfield town centre. Inclusive disco for people with disabilities. Full disabled facilities and ramped access. Food and drink available. Admission £2. Carers and support workers free admission. All ages and all abilities welcome. Every Wednesday. Details: 07787 966621.

Thursday January 16

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

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.

Ukulele Group At The Biddulph Arms, Congleton Road, Biddulph. Every Thursday.

Friday January 17

Grocery Bingo Eyes down at 8pm at St Paul's Church Centre, Novi Lane, Leek. In aid of Leek Gateway Club.

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

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

Ghost Walk 7.30pm-9pm starting from Getliffe's Yard, off Derby Street, Leek Every Friday. Details: call 07765 033733 or email williamcawley55@btinternet.com.

Saturday January 18

Free Therapy Sessions 1pm-4pm at The Friend's (Quaker) Meeting House in Overton Bank, Leek. The treatments include: EFT, Reflexology, Reiki (Usui Tibetan/Angelic/Karuna), Vortex Healing, Indian Head Massage, Hand and Arm/Ankle and Lower Leg Massage, Spiritual Healing, Life Coaching, Counselling and Re-connective Healing. Registration at 12.45pm. Details: 07867 561113.

Live Music 9pm at The Quiet Woman, St Edward Street, Leek. Featuring Tanglewood. Free admission.

Live & Local 7.30pm at Uttoxeter Town Hall, High Street, Uttoxeter.

With Ashley Hutchings and Blair Dunlop. Tickets available from the venue or by calling 01889 564085. Details: www.liveandlocal.org.uk.

Live Music 9pm at The Old Star, Uttoxeter.

With punk band Vomit. Free admission.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at The Ball Haye Green Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week female duo The Dreams. Plus on Sunday with female vocalist Little Miss Motown. Free admission and all welcome.

Sunday January 19

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, Church Lane, Marchington, near Uttoxeter. This week featuring Blackwater to help celebrate the club's First Birthday Party. 01283 820394 or www.dogandpartridge.co.uk

Monday January 20

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

Ukulele Night The Yew Tree, Cauldon, near Waterhouses. With the 'Yew Tree Ukes'. Every first and third Monday of the month.

Tuesday January 21

Piano Concert 7.30pm at Abbotsholme School, near Uttoxeter. With a Mozart programme by Forte pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout. Tickets and details: 01543 263304.

Foxlowe Film 7.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place, Leek. This week with the screening of the 12A rated Blue Jasmine. Doors open at 7pm. Licensed bar and hot drinks available. Admission £5. Details: www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk.

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