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What's On in the Staffordshire Moorlands

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: January 22, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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Wednesday January 22

Coffee Morning 9.30am-11am at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. A coffee morning to celebrate Chinese Year of the Horse. Try green tea and fortune cookies. Free event. 01538 483207.

Borderland Voices Workshop 1.30pm-3.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. DIY Experimental Arts. Plus on Tuesday (January 28) with Creative Writing Group at 10.30am-12.30pm;

Open Mic Night Doveridge Club, Alms Road, Doveridge. All styles welcome. Details: 01889 563625.

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.

Meditation Session The Quaker Meeting House, Overton Bank, Leek. An introduction to different Meditation skills. People with any or no experience welcome. Take your own blankets, cushions etc. Most Wednesdays - initially for nine weeks. Booking essential: call 07966 094052.

Thursday January 23

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

British Isles Quiz 7.45pm for 8pm start at The Central Club. Market Street, Leek. Organised by Leek Labour Party. £5 per person with buffet provided. Maximum of four people per team.

Friday January 24

Start Two 9.30am-1.30pm at Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. With Job Centre staff adviser. Advice for job seekers, people starting up new businesses, training, and using online services. Free event. Details: 01538 483207.

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.

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.

Saturday January 25

Race Night 8pm at The Conservative Working Men's Club (aka The Dog and Rot), Mill Street, Leek. A race night in aid of Douglas MacMillan. Food available on the night. Details: 01538 383093.

Live Entertainment Doors open at 7pm at The Ball Haye Sports and Social Club, Leek. This week featuring trio Limozine. Plus on Sunday with male singer Nathan John. Free admission and all welcome.

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

Big Family Night 7.30pm at Werrington Village Hall. To include: quiz, bingo, disco, games, buffet. Take your own drinks. Tickets: £5 adults, £2.50 children, and free for under six's. Tickets and details: 01782 869153 or 07982 430210.

Live Music 9pm at The Old Star, Uttoxeter. With rock band Badgers.

Sunday January 26

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

Faith At Five 5pm at St Edward's Church, Leek. Informal service suitable for all ages to include: songs, prayer, games, crafts and discussion. Stay for a bring and share tea. All welcome.

Marchington Music Club 5pm-7.30pm at The Dog & Partridge, Marchington. The Landlord's Big 56th Birthday Party with Abandon Her, Chloe, and David Lacey. Details: 01283 820394.

Holistic Social Event 10.45am-5.30pm at Dreamcatcher Farm, Bosley Crossroads, near Leek.

Hosted by the North Manchester Holistic Group. With talks by Dawn Gibbins MBE and Alison Levesley. Admission £15. Details: davebinder123@hotmail.com.

Music Session 9pm at The Bramshall Inn, Bramshall. With The Vice-Bishops of Uttoxeter. Details: 01889 563634.

Monday January 27

Holocaust Memorial Day Display Leek Library, Stockwell Street, Leek. Plus at Cheadle Library in High Street, Cheadle. Free event. Details: 01538 483207.

Patchwork Classes 10.30am-12.30pm at 57 Queens Drive, Leek. Free creative workshops running every week for three months.

To book a place telephone 01538 528708.

Police Surgery 5pm-6pm at Werrington Library in Ashbank Road. 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.

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

Tuesday January 28

Quilting Group 1.30pm-3pm at Cheadle Library, High Street, Cheadle. Free event. Details: 01538 483864.

Leek and District Arts Club 7.30pm in The Dove Room, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek.

The North and South Staffordshire Regiments in the First World War, a talk by Major Ted Green of the Staffordshire Regiment Museum. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members; all welcome.

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