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Events in Staffordshire for April 2008

Community events from all around Staffordshire for April - as submitted by you - from April Fool's to St George's Day.

What Was On...

Date and time of event: TUESDAY 1ST APRIL 2008 9am - 1pm
Name of event: BRIC-A-BRAC FAYRE AND COFFEE MORNING
Location: KIDSGROVE METHODIST CHURCH, THE AVENUE, KIDSGROVE
Event details: BRIC-A-BRAC FAYRE WITH VARIOUS STALLS AND COFFEE MORNING WITH REFRESHMENTS AT MODERATE CHARGES
Additional information: : PLEASE JOIN US YOU ARE VERY  WELCOME - FREE ADMISSION
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: 1st April 10.45am 1pm 3.15pm
Name of event: Dr Seuss' Horton Hears A Who, Cert U
Location: Forum Theatre, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley Event details: Staffordshire Reels On Wheels Film Screening
Additional information: All Seats £4.00 Recreation Key £3.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday, 1st April, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Name of event: Tile-tastic!
Location: Gladstone Pottery Musuem, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, ST3 1PQ
Event details: Be inspired by our tiles and create your own design using block printing. 
Additional information: Drop in workshops,  free with museum admission.

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Date and time of event: Tuesday, 1st April, 11am - 4pm
Name of event: Easter Craft Activities - Bunny Ears
Location: Gladstone Pottery Musuem, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, ST3 1PQ
Event details: Hop to it with our bunny ears drop in workshops.
Additional information: 50p plus museum admission.

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Date and time of event: 1st - 5th April 2008
Name of event: Castle Capers Scout Show
Location: Mitchell Theatre, Broad Street, Hanley
Event details: Scout show of Newcastle District
Additional information: Tickets : 01782 611091 / www.castlecapersgs.co.uk
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Tues, 1st and Wed 2nd April. 7-9.30pm
Name of event: Volunteer Recruitment Evening for Samaritans
Location: Samaritans, 3 Shelton New Road, Shelton, Stoke on Trent, ST1 4PF
Event details: Fascinating evenings which explore why using your ears is more important than using your mouth. Volunteering for Samaritans can change someone's life- your own
Additional information: Contact Sharon on 07852353316 or just turn up on the night
Is there disabled access? No

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Date and time of event: April 1st 2008 7pm
Name of event: North Staffs Astronomical Society Meeting
Location: 21st Hartshill Scout Group HQ, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Event details: Annual General Meeting

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 1st April 2008 19:30
Name of event: History Down Your Way
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: A five week series of History evenings led by North Staffs leading Local Historian Richard Talbot. These Magic Lantern Shows will include the districts of Hanley, Stoke, Boothen, Longton, Newcastle, Penkhull, Trentham & Hanford.
Additional information: Admission £4 .00 including refreshments. (Proceeds in aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal)
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 1st April 2008, 7.30 pm
Name of event: North Staffs Classical Association Lecture
Location: St Wulstan's (RC) Primary School Hall, Church Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle Event details: Lecture: Mgr Bruce Harbert, Chaplain of Honour to His Holiness the Pope: "The Roman Missal: Translations and History"
Additional information: Mgr Harbert, formerly Fellow of Merton College Oxford, is in charge of preparing a new English language version of the Roman Missal for use world wide, and is an expert on the history of the Latin Missal. ALL WELCOME See our web site: http://www.geocities.com/northstaffsca/
Is there disabled access? Yes, notice required for wheelchair access

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Date and time of event: TUESDAY 1ST APRIL 2008 AT 7.45PM
Name of event: CHOIR PRACTICE
Location: KIDSGROVE METHODIST CHURCH, THE AVENUE, KIDSGROVE
Event details: CHOIR PRACTICE - WE HAVE VACANCIES IN OUR SMALL CHOIR FOR ALL SECTIONS, PLEASE JUST TURN UP OR SEE MR. PASKIN AT THE CHURCH REFRESHMENT MORNING ON TUESDAYS
Additional information: EVERYONE IS VERY WELCOME
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: 2nd April 10.45am 1pm 3.15pm
Name of event: Dr Seuss' Horton Hears A Who, Cert U
Location: Forum Theatre, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley Event details: Staffordshire Reels On Wheels Film Screening
Additional information: All Seats £4.00 Recreation Key £3.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Wed 2nd April. 7-9.30pm
Name of event: Volunteer Recruitment Evening for Samaritans
Location: Samaritans, 3 Shelton New Road, Shelton, Stoke on Trent, ST1 4PF
Event details: Fascinating evenings which explore why using your ears is more important than using your mouth. Volunteering for Samaritans can change someone's life- your own
Additional information: Contact Sharon on 07852353316 or just turn up on the night
Is there disabled access? No

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Date and time of event: 2nd to the 5th April 2008 7.30pm
Name of event: 'Growing Old Disgracefully'
Location: Stafford Gatehouse Theatre (MET Studio)
Event details: OPUS Theatre Company presents the comedy 'Growing Old Disgracefully' a new play which will move your heart and remind you that growing older does not have to be boring!
Additional information: First night, all tickets 2 for 1!! Don't miss out
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Wed 2nd April to Sat 5th April at 7.45pm
Name of event: Honour by Joanna Murray Smith, in a production by Alsager community Theatre  
Location: Alsager Civic Centre
Event details: George and Honour have been married for 32 years, and Honour believes them to enjoy “the sweet certainties which belong to a shared life.” However, when this security comes under threat, Honour has to make some dramatic adjustments.
Additional information: Tickets are £7 (£6 concessions) and are available from Alsager Information Centre or by phoning (01270) 874985.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 3rd April 10.45am 1pm 3.15pm
Name of event: Dr Seuss' Horton Hears A Who, Cert U
Location: Forum Theatre, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley Event details: Staffordshire Reels On Wheels Film Screening
Additional information: All Seats £4.00 Recreation Key £3.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Thursday 3rd April at 7.00pm
Name of event: Dresden & District Garden Club
Location: United Reformed Church Longton, Trentham Road
Event details: "Plant hunting in Crete"  talk and slides by Mr Dave Mountford. (No Passports required)
Additional information: Admittance is £1.50 which includes light refreshments, plus raffle and plants table.
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: April 3rd 7.30p.m.
Name of event: Madeley Flower Club
Location: Village Hall New Rd,  Madeley
Event details: Flower Arranging Demonstation by Mrs M Howells  'Spring'
Additional information: Visitors £3 50 inclusive of cup of tea and a biscuit
Is there disabled access? Entrance with no steps

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Date and time of event: 3rd-6th April 2008 Thu/Fri 7:30pm; Sat 7:00pm; Sun 6:30pm
Name of event: Evangelistic Service
Location: Bucknall Pentecostal Church, Eaves Lane, Bucknall
Event details: Biddulph Ladies Choir singing with a talk from Pastor Alec Hilton
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Thursday 3rd April. 8.00pm 'til 10.15pm
Name of event: Stafford Folk Dance Club
Location: Walton Village Hall, Green Gore Lane, Off Main Road, Walton-on-the Hill, Stafford
Event details: Dancing each week ,British and American Folk dances with various local club callers
Additional information: All new dancers welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 4th April, doors open 7pm
Name of event: Randy - ex Vice Versa
Location: Ubberley and Bentilee Workingmens Club.
Event details: There will also be bingo, lucky dip and a raffle
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 4th April '08. 7.30-9pm
Name of event: Sahaja Meditation
Location: The Dudson Centre, Hope Street, Hanley
Event details: Free Meditation session running in Hanley for 7 weeks
Additional information: Then moving on to a different location. Everyone Welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 4 April 7.30pm
Name of event: Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - Stone Group Annual Quiz
Location: St John's Church Hall, Longton Road, Stone
Event details: General knowledge quiz with a slight wildlife bias
Additional information: STAFFORDSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: April 5th 2008 - 9.30 to 11.30am
Name of event: Spring Fair
Location: Alsager Civic Centre
Event details: Alsager Liberal Democrats
Additional information: Admission 50p includes Fairtrade tea or coffee. Stalls include books, bric-a -brac, crafts, cards cakes, stamps,
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April, 10-11.30am
Name of event: Jumble Sale
Location: Salvation Army, Faraday Road, Stafford
Event details: Admission 20p,.Refreshments Available
Additional information: Faraday Road is off of Prospect Road
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April, 10.00am till 12 noon
Name of event: Spring Coffee Morning
Location: British Red Cross Centre, Waterloo Road, Haslington 
Event details: Coffee morning Tombola, Raffle, Sales Table etc.
Additional information: Admission 50p Includes a tea or coffee
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: 5th until 10th April, 10am-4pm daily
Name of event: Re-cent Work
Location: Art Waves, Nile Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent
Event details: Art exhibition
Additional information: The work of three local art students is being brought into focus at a new Burslem gallery aiming to springboard fresh local talent. Fay Johnson, Katie Latham and Lee Wain have been invited to stage the first exhibition at the Nile Street Studio - set up by established artists wanting Stoke-on-Trent to recognise the rich vein of creativeness to be found in the city
Is there disabled access? Small step to front of the property, no designated disabled toilets

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April 10am-6pm
Name of event: Oscar Pet Foods
Location: Freeport, Talke
Event details: Come along for FREE and obtain FREE advice on what you should be feeding your pets, also the opportunity to enter our FREE competition to Win a years supply of Pet Food, For a Happier, Healthier and Longer Life
Additional information: Come along and book a FREE Taste Trial for your dog (Try before you buy)
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday April 5th 10-30am till 12.30pm
Name of event: Yoga for Dance
Location: Butt Lane Community Centre, Kidsgrove
Event details: Yoga for Dance with Jill Amison. Focusing on core strength and stability
Additional information: Aimed at dancers but suitable for all. Please contact 07903 303653 or stokebellydance@yahoo.co.uk

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Date and time of event: 5th April 10.45am; 1pm & 3.15pm
Name of event: Dr Seuss' Horton Hears A Who, Cert U
Location: Forum Theatre, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley Event details: Staffordshire Reels On Wheels Film Screening
Additional information: All Seats £4.00 Recreation Key £3.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sat 5th April 2008
Name of event: Arnold Bennett Society unveiling of plaque on Arnold Bennett's birthplace
Location: 90 Hope Street, Hanley
Event details: The Lord Mayor will unveil a plaque on the site of the birthplace of Arnold Bennett, now the Brighter Futures Hostel. The Dudson Museum and cafe will be open specially from 12- 4pm
Additional information: The grandson of Arnold Bennett will lay roses at his grandfather's birthplace. There will be some readings in the Dudson Museum following a short ceremony outside. Children from Bursley Way School will join the celebration
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April, 2008 at 2pm
Name of event: Spring Lecture Meeting of the North Midlands Group of the National Association for Colitis & Crohn's Disease
Location: Staffordshire General Hospital, Weston Road, Stafford
Event details: Talk by Dr. Paul Hiley, Consultant Histopathologist at Staffordshire General Hospital
Additional information: Question & Answer session, Bring & Buy, Raffle, information and refreshments, free admission
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April 2008 at 7.30pm
Name of event: Gala Charity Concert
Location: St. George's Church, Newcastle
Event details: Newcastle male voice choir with soloists Denise Leigh Philip Cartwright
Additional information: In aid of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Tickets £7. Call John Goodwin - 01782 617216 or Emlyn Davies - 01782  633203 
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 5th April.  7.30pm
Name of event: The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir
Location: St Peter's Church, Hixon. 
Event details: Tickets £5.00.  For tickets please call Joyce Lynn on 01889207095 Additional information: Car Park
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 5th April, 7.30pm
Name of event: Gala Charity Concert with Newcastle Male Voice Choir
Location: St George's Church, Newcastle.
Event details: Featuring soloists, Denise Leigh and Philip Cartwright
Additional information: Tickets £7, contact J Goodwin on 01782.617216
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Sat 5 April, 8.45 p.m.
Name of event: Monthly Acoustic Music Night
Location: The Bulls Head, Marchington
Event details: Monthly acoustic night, singers, sayers, players, all styles, all welcome, very friendly & informal
Additional information: No admission charge
Is there disabled access? With assistance

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Date and time of event: Sat 5th April 2008
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Stage Struck top boy/girl duo - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday morning, 6th April 2008
Name of event: Table Top Sale
Location: Gnosall Memorial Village Hall (7 miles west of Stafford on A518)
Event details: Sellers from 9 a.m. (£5 per table); Buyers from 10 a.m. (Adults 20p, Children free). If preferred, tables may be reserved by phoning 01785 780662.
Additional information: Event organised by Friends & Patients of Gnosall Surgery. Proceeds to purchase additional medical equipment for patients of Gnosall NHS Surgery.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday April 6th - 11am until 3pm
Name of event: Spring craft and food fayre
Location: Tommy Cheadle's Pub, Hamil Road, Burslem
Event details: Over 30 stalls ranging from chocolates, plants to jewellery
Additional information: Free admission, free parking, refreshments available

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Date and time of event: Sunday 6th April 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Name of event: Ashbourne Animal Welfare Open Day & Fun Dog Show
Location: The Ark Rescue & Rehoming Centre for Cats & Dogs, Wyaston Rd, Ashbourne
Event details: Ashbourne Animal Welfare invites you to come along to its Spring Open Day and join in the Fun Dog Show which starts at 12.30. Classes include Waggiest Tail, Top Dog etc. All welcome. There will be tours of the cattery and kennels from 11am- 4pm, homemade lunches & teas, gifts for sale and visit Aladdin's Cave for book and bric a brac bargains  There is also the opportunity to get your pet microchipped for only £10!
Additional information: For more information tel 01335 300494 or visit our website ashbourneanimalwelfare.org
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 6th April 3.15pm
Name of event: Dr Seuss' Horton Hears A Who, Cert U
Location: Forum Theatre, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Hanley Event details: Staffordshire Reels On Wheels Film Screening
Additional information: All Seats £4.00 Recreation Key £3.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sun 6th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Connor O'Neil top male vocal - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 6th April 2008
Name of event: Redesmere Craft Fair
Location: Siddington VIllage Hall
Event details: Siddington Village Hall is 1 mile south of Capesthorne Hall on the A34 Additional information: Meals & Refreshments are available all day with free parking
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Monday 7th April. 1-2pm
Name of event: MS DROP IN
Location: YMCA . Harding Road. Hanley.
Event details: The chance to talk in privacy about any concerns relating to MS. Call in for a chat and a cuppa. See what activities are available for people with MS.  Free Publications .
Additional information: Karen and Lin from the support team will be available.
For more information contact Lin Hulme 01782-503855
Is there disabled access? ABSOLUTELY

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Date and time of event: 7th April 2008 6.15pm for 6.30pm, ends at 9.30pm
Name of event: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Location: MOUNTBATTEN SUITE THE GATEHOUSE THEATRE STAFFORD
Event details: Sarh Tenant and Residents Federation  Meeting
Additional information: Election of new federation officers, Guest Speaker Dennis Rees from the Tenants Participatory Advisory Service, Representatives of the Direct Maintenance Team and a social gathering afterwards with buffet.
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: Monday, 7th April, at 7.00.p.m.
Name of event: Newcastle under Lyme Flower Arranging
Location: Seabridge Community Education Centre, Ash Way, Westlands
Event details: Flower Arranging Demonstration by Margaret Howells, of Newcastle entitled "Spring into Spring"     
Additional information: All welcome - admission £4.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Monday April 7th 2008, concert starts at 8pm
Name of event: Stafford Keyboard & Organ Society
Location: Stafford Rangers Social Club, Astonfields Road, Stafford
Event details: Guest Organist Phil Tempest
Additional information: Members £3.50  Visitors who are always welcome £4.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Monday 7th April. 1-2pm
Name of event: MS DROP IN
Location: YMCA, Harding Road, Hanley
Event details: The chance to talk in privacy about any concerns relating to MS. Call in for a chat and a cuppa. See what activities are available for people with MS.  Free Publications .
Additional information: Karen and Lin from the support team will be available.
For more information contact Lin Hulme 01782-503855
Is there disabled access? ABSOLUTELY

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Date and time of event: 7th April 2008 6.15pm for 6.30pm, ends at 9.30pm
Name of event: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Location: MOUNTBATTEN SUITE THE GATEHOUSE THEATRE STAFFORD
Event details: Sarh Tenant and Residents Federation  Meeting
Additional information: Election of new federation officers, Guest Speaker Dennis Rees from the Tenants Participatory Advisory Service, Representatives of the Direct Maintenance Team and a social gathering afterwards with buffet.
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: Monday, 7th April, at 7.00.p.m.
Name of event: Newcastle under Lyme Flower Arranging
Location: Seabridge Community Education Centre, Ash Way, Westlands
Event details: Flower Arranging Demonstration by Margaret Howells, of Newcastle entitled "Spring into Spring"     
Additional information: All welcome - admission £4.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Monday April 7th 2008, concert starts at 8pm
Name of event: Stafford Keyboard & Organ Society
Location: Stafford Rangers Social Club, Astonfields Road, Stafford
Event details: Guest Organist Phil Tempest
Additional information: Members £3.50  Visitors who are always welcome £4.50
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday April 8th at 12.30pm
Name of event: Lunchtime Music "The Learning Curve"
Location: St. Paul's Church, Victoria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Event details: "The learning curve" is a concert  of piano and violin music performed by talented young musicians as they develop their skills. Alexander Clarke will play piano music by Bach, Mozart and others, while Jinpo Xiang will play violin music by Vivaldi, Shostakovich and Dvorak
Additional information: Admission free but donations welcome. Tea coffee available from 12 noon in the Church Hall. Bring your lunch.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 8th April 2008 19:30
Name of event: 'History Down Your Way'
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: A five week series of History evenings led by North Staffs leading Local Historian Richard Talbot. These Magic Lantern shows will include the districts of Hanley, Stoke, Boothen, Longton, Newcastle, Penkhull, Trentham & Hanford
Additional information: Admission £4 including refreshments. (In aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal). Visit www.hanfordchurch.co.uk for more information
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: WEDNESDAY 9th APRIL. 7.30pm.
Name of event: NORTH STAFFS. GROUP DIABETES UK MONTHLY MEETING.
Location: QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, MILLER STREET, NEWCASTLE.
Event details: GRAND PRIZE  DRAW (ABOUT 40 PRIZES ) & SOCIAL EVENING
Additional information: FREE CARPARK, ADMISSION AND REFRESHMENTS. ALL  WELCOME
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: Wednesday 9th April at 7:45pm
Name of event: Burslem History Club
Location: The Leopard  in Burslem
Event details: We look forward to a return visit of Syd Bailey who is always entertaining and informative. This time he has titled his talk "Unconsidered Triffles 1914-40". It is facinating!
Additional information: Everyone is most welcome The cost is £1:00 payable at the door this includes light refreshment
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: until 10th April, 10am-4pm daily
Name of event: Re-cent Work
Location: Art Waves, Nile Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent
Event details: Art exhibition
Additional information: The work of three local art students is being brought into focus at a new Burslem gallery aiming to springboard fresh local talent. Fay Johnson, Katie Latham and Lee Wain have been invited to stage the first exhibition at the Nile Street Studio - set up by established artists wanting Stoke-on-Trent to recognise the rich vein of creativeness to be found in the city.
Is there disabled access? Small step to front of the property, no designated disabled toilets

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Date and time of event: Thursday 10th April
Name of event: Spring into Summer
Location: The Shelton Centre, Cauldon Road, Shelton
Event details: Free health information and light exercise classes
Additional information: An Etruria Residents Association 10 week course run by a WEA fitness instructor
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Thurs 10th April 6.30-7.00 Start
Name of event: Public Meeting
Location: St. Barnabas Church Hall, Hanbridge Ave, Bradwell
Event details: Staffs Police/Bradwell Village Residents Assoc/Neighbourhood Watch and Mike Reynolds 50 Plus Forum
Additional information: Come along and ask questions or voice your concerns about your neighbourhood
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 10th April 2008 at 7pm
Name of event: Community Meeting
Location: Berryhill High School
Event details: A public meeting for the community affected by the closure of Berryhill and Mitchell High schools
Additional information: All members of the community welcomed it is hosted by the Berryhill and Mitchell Community Action Group
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Thursday 10th April 8.00pm til 10.15pm
Name of event: Stafford Folk Dance Club
Location: Walton Village Hall, Green Gore Lane, Off  Main Road, Walton-on-the Hill, Stafford
Event details: Dancing each week, British and American Folk dances with various local club callers
Additional information: All new dancers welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Event date, and time: THURSDAY 10TH OF APRIL at 9pm
Name of event: QUIZ NIGHT
Location: QUEEN VICTORIA PUBLIC HOUSE, VICTORIA ROAD FENTON
Additional information: £1 PER PERSON ENTRY FEE. TEAMS OF SIX PERSONS MAX

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Date and time of event: 11th April 2008. 6-9pm
Name of event: Dreamscheme Awards Evening
Location: Hope Centre, Garth Street, Hanley
Event details: Celebration event for Dreamsheme members and their communities across North Staffordshire
Additional information: Dreamscheme supports children, young people & communities
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 11/04/08 at 7pm
Name of event: Keep Our Post Offices Open
Location: Churnet Room. Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek
Event details: Public meeting to oppose the planned closure of Post Offices in the Staffordshire Moorlands
Additional information: This meeting will be attened by the leader of the council and fellow councillors and the public
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 11th April at 8pm
Name of event: Coull Classics
Location: Alton Village Hall, Alton, Staffs
Event details: The Coull Quartet are an internationally renowned ensemble resident at University of Warwick for 30 years. A chance to hear some classical masterpieces in an informal setting
Additional information: Tickets £6 (£4 students) from Alton Post Office or 01538 703222
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Until 13th April 08
Name of event: Embeer Festival
Location: Ember lounge Students Union, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent
Event details: Beer festival with a selection of local beers
Additional information: Call 01782 294368 or on facebook as Embeer Festival
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 2008, 10-11.30 am
Name of event: Orienteering event
Location: Biddulph Grange Country Park, Grange Road, Biddulph.
Event details: "Come & Try It" event, suitable for beginners & experienced orienteers.  Adults £3, Juniors/concessions £1.50.  Instruction provided, everyone welcome
Additional information: Barbara Farr 01270 877846
Is there disabled access? Not on the orienteering courses

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April  10am to noon
Name of event: Coffee Morning and Nearly New Sale
Location: Leek Salvation Army, Salisbury Street
Event details: This event is to raise money to finance our work with young people
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 10-12 and 1-3pm
Name of event: Spring Clean at Whitfield Valley Local Nature Reserve
Location: Whitfield Valley Nature Reserve, Ford Green Road, Stoke on Trent
Event details: Give a helping hand cleaning and tidying up the reserve ready for the summer. Stout shoes/boots, gloves and suitable clothing should be worn
Additional information: Meet on the car park next to Ford Green Museum at 10am
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 2008 10am-4pm
Name of event: Sandon Business & Enterprise New School Welcome Tour
Location: Sandon Business & Enterprise School, Sandon Rd, Meir, Stoke on Trent Event details: Calling all former students and staff of Sandon High School formally known as Longton High School for Boys - please join us for an exclusive tour around the new building and facilities
Additional information: Advance booking required due to restricted places - Wendy Whorton during school hours 01782 883042
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: April 12th & 13th, 10am-5pm each day
Name of event: Stafford Antiques Fair
Location: Prestwood Complex, Stafford County Showground
Event details: Giant antiques and collector fair with 350 stands from all over the UK -  thousands of fine antiques and collectables
Additional information: Helps raise money to two local charities, Animal Lifeline and Cancer Trust
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 10-4pm
Name of event: GREYHOUND AWARENESS DAY
Location: STAPELEY WATER GARDENS, LONDON ROAD, STAPELEY, Nr NANTWICH
Event details: Bring your hound for a fun day out and make new friends whilst supporting Greyhound rescue West of England reg charity no 1056676 We will have a fundraising tombola stall, Greyhound merchandise. Meet some of our gorgeous guys and gals looking for forever homes
Additional information: Log on at www.grwe.co.uk

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April at 10.30am-1pm
Name of event: Secondhand Book Sale
Location: Minshull United Reformed Church, Eardswick Lane, Minshull Vernon, Nr Crewe
Additional information: 1000's of books from 20p. Proceeds to Church Funds

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 10.30am-3.00pm
Name of event: Toy & Train Collectors Fair
Location: Fenton Manor Sports Centre. City Road
Event details: New & used models for sale or exchange etc 
Additional information: Admission £1.00, free parking
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April, 11am-1pm
Name of event: Book Fayre + Table Top Sale
Location: Salem Methodist Church, Smallthorne
Event details: Free Admission, Refreshments available
Additional information: In aid of church funds
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 2008 1.00pm until 4.00pm
Name of event: Bethesda Chapel Open Day
Location: Bethesda Chapel, Albion Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Event details: The Chapel will be open to the public where they can see the progress of the restoration
Additional information: The Friends of Bethesda will try to get a choir to sing on the day
Is there disabled access? Yes with one small step

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12 April, 1:30 p.m.
Name of event: Jumble Sale
Location: Sacred Heart Social Centre, Eastwood Place, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Event details: Lots of bargains. Admission 20p. Proceeds in aid of Church funds
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April @ 2pm
Name of event: Spring Fayre
Location: St Lukes Church, Hanley
Event details: Come and join us at our Spring Fayre there are many stalls to choose from try the tombola or buy some of the home made cakes or have a look at the book stall or browse on the bric-a-brac stall there are also raffles to be won and games to play and many more stalls to look at please come along we would love to see you Additional information: Refreshments are being served
Is there disabled access? We have disabled access and facilities

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Date and time of event: Saturday April 12th 2pm
Name of event: Jumble Sale
Location: Hilderstone Village Hall Women's Fellowship
Event details: Admission 20p, all proceeds to church funds

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Date and time of event: SATURDAY 12TH APRIL 2008 at 7.30
Name of event: CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT
Location: JUBILEE HALL, GLEBE STREET, STOKE-ON-TRENT
Event details: CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT BY NORTH STAFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CONDUCTOR, PETER STALLWORTHY, LEADER - SHEILA DEXTER, SOLOIST - LELAND CHEN, PROGRAMME INCLUDES MUSIC BY MALCOML ARNOLD.KODALY, BRAHMS, AND LELAND CHEN IS THE SOLOIST IN THE SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO
Additional information: TICKETS FROM A MAJOR MUSIC - BRIDGE STREET, NEWCASTLE, 01782 634634 - £7.50 / under 16 £3 - at the door, or via the website nsso.org/uk
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 7.30pm
Name of event: Family Race Night
Location: Walton Community Centre, Whitemill Lane, Walton, Stone
Event details: Come along and enjoy our Family Race Night. Pick your horse and have a little flutter! Everyone Welcome 
Additional information: Bring your own refreshments. There will be a raffle. FREE ADMISSION. Details from Steve  01785 811653
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th April, 2008
Name of event: Cantemus Spring Concert
Location: Trinity Church, Stafford town centre
Event details: Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Pergolesi’s Magnificat. Accompanied by Staffordshire Youth Chamber Ensemble
Additional information: Admission £8 (£7 conc.); £1 discount for advanced purchase.  £2 for school-agers. Interval refreshments available
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 12th April 2008 at 7.30pm
Name of event: Congleton Youth Orchestra Annual Rotary Club of Congleton Concert
Location: Trinity Methodist Church, Wagg St. Congleton
Event details: Annual Rotary Club of Congleton Concert given by the Congleton Youth Orchestra
Additional information: Varied Programme of Music, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Romeo & Juliet Overture.Tickets available Mid March from A. & A. Music, Congleton.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 12th April 2008  7.30pm
Name of event: "Growing Old Disgracefully"
Location: Moreton Village Hall, Morton, Nr. Newport, Salop
Event details: Comedy by Andy Powrie and Bill Cashmore
Additional information: Presented by OPUS THEATRE COMPANY
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday, 12th April 2008, commencing at 7.30 p.m.
Name of event: An Evening of Musical Entertainment to be presented by Burton Borough School Big Band
Location: Gnosall Memorial Village Hall (7 miles west of Stafford on the A518) Event details: Tickets to include tea/coffee/squash & biscuits: £6.00 for adults and £2.50 for children
Additional information: Event is organised jointly by Friends & Patients of Gnosall Surgery and Gnosall Memorial Village Hall Committee. Proceeds towards additional medical equipment for Gnosall Surgery and to benefit Gnosall Memorial Village Hall
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 12th April   7.30pm
Name of event: Cheadle Lions Irish Night with "Murphy's Marbles"
Location: Painsley High School. Station Road, Cheadle Staffs
Event details: A concert with local band Murphy's Marbles, who have performed
the length and breadth of  the county, Ireland and Europe at major
festivals. Their stage performance is charismatic and dynamic.
Additional information: Cheadle Lions are priviliged to have this band for
the evening all proceeds going to local Lion's Charities. For more information and ticket enquiries ring 01538 752220 and 01538 756772.  Information on Murphy's Marbles can be found at www.homepage.ntlworld.com/p.brennan83/marbles/
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 12th April 2008 8pm to 12 midnight
Name of event: Charity Music Night & Quiz
Location: The Plume Of Feathers - Barlaston
Event details: Tickets £5 - Raising funds for the Donna Louise Trust Childrens Hospice
Additional information: Live music from Mark Cocker, Pub Quiz, Raffle and Hot Pot Supper. www.markcocker.co.uk
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sat 12th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Cool Memory - a father/son duo - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 13th April, 9am til noon
Name of event: Car Boot and Table Top
Location: Walton Community Centre, Whitemill Lane, Walton, Stone
Event details: Tables £5 inside, £4 outside. For bookings please ring 01785 813461. All proceeds are for the Community Centre funds.
Additional information: Refreshments available.
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sun, 13th April at 2pm
Name of event: Nearly New Sale
Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Fegg Hayes Road, Fegg Hayes
Event details: Lots of nearly new items. Plenty of bargains. Come one, come all!

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Date and time of event: Sunday 13th April 08 @ 7.30pm
Name of event: Stone Choral Society presents Faure's Requiem
Location: St Dominic's Church, Stone
Event details: Faure's Requiem, Durufle's Motets, Faure's Madrical
Additional information: tickets £10 & concessions £8, pay on door, inc refreshments

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Date and time of event: Sun 13th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Carol Lesley - first class female vocalist - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

Date and time of event: Tuesday 15th April
Name of event: Bird Walks
Location: Berryhill Fields, off Dividy Rd.Bucknall. (Hallhill Drive entrance)
Event details: Walk on the fields to listen to and identify birds
Additional information: Two sessions-8.00AM-9.00AM and 7.00PM-9.00PM
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: 15th April 2008, 7pm
Name of event: Samaritans information evening
Location: 3 Shelton New Road, Shelton, Stoke on Trent
Event details: An evening to explore the work of Samaritans and why volunteering can change lives. We need listeners, statistician, fundraising, shop manager, co-ordinators etc.
Additional information: Ring Sharon on 07852 353316 or just turn up on the night
Is there disabled access? Sadly no

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 15th April 2008 19:30
Name of event: 'History Down Your Way'
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: A five week series of History evenings led by North Staffs leading Local Historian Richard Talbot. These Magic Lantern shows will include the districts of Hanley, Stoke, Boothen, Longton, Newcastle, Penkhull, Trentham & Hanford
Additional information: Admission £4 including refreshments. (In aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal). Visit www.hanfordchurch.co.uk for more information
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: TUESDAY APRIL 15TH 7.45PM
Name of event: NORTH STAFFS ACCORDION CLUBNITE
Location: HOLDITCH MINERS WELFARE CLUB, LONDON ROAD, CHESTERTON, NEAR NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, STAFFS.
Event details: THE NORTH STAFFS ACCORDION CLUB WILL HOLD THEIR NEXT CLUBNITE  WITH SPECIAL GUEST, SCOTTISH ACCORDIONIST TOM ALEXANDER OF THE ALEXANDER BROTHER, PLUS THE USUAL PLAY-ALONG BUSKING SESSION AND INVITED PLAYERS. ADMISSION £3.00 FURTHER DETAILS ON 01782 776431
Additional information: BEGINNERS ACCORDION CLASSES ON MONDAYS AT 8.00PM ALSO ACCORDION BAND NOW TAKING CONCERT BOOKINGS. FURTHER DETAILS ON 01782 776431
Is there disabled access? YES

Date and time of event: 16th April at 10am
Name of event: Reminiscence Training
Location: WRVS Hanley
Event details: For anyone interested in participating in carrying out reminiscence training
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 16th April at 7pm
Name of event: A Meeting of Knypersley Community Association
Location: Biddulph High School
Event details: All welcome - come and voice your opinions

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Date and time of event: Wednesday 16 April at 7.30pm
Name of event: RSPB North Staffs Local Group
Location: North Staffs Conference Centre, (Medical Institute), Hartshill
Event details: Illustrated talk by STEVE KNELL entitled A TASTE OF YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Wednesday 16th April 2008 at 7:30pm
Name of event: S-o-T Association of Engineers Lecture
Location: Newcastle College, Liverpool Road, Newcastle
Event details: 2nd Floor Conference Room, Newcastle College
Additional information: A talk by Philip Cartwright on large wind organ restoration
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Thursday 17th April, 8.00pm 'til 10.15pm
Name of event: Stafford Folk Dance Club
Location: Walton Village Hall, Green Gore Lane, Off  Main Road, Walton-on-the Hill
Event details: Dancing each week, British and American Folk dances with various local club callers
Additional information: All new dancers welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 18th April
Name of event: Give It Sum Wellie Day
Location: Wherever you are in Staffordshire and South Cheshire
Event details: The Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust is challenging people across the area to don a pair of wellington boots in return for a donation to help life threatened children. Schools, colleges, businesses - absolutely anyone can take part in this fun day. Simply tell your friends and get everyone wearing their wellies to support your local children's hospice. Go on! Give your Wellies a workout!
Additional information: The Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust offers respite and end of life care for children between the ages of 0 and 19 years who have a life threatening condition. The charity relies on the general public to raise the £2 million every year needed to run the service

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Event date, and time: 18th April 10am till 2pm
Name of event: Disability Day
Location: Stoke-on-Trent College, Cauldon Campus, Shelton in the Sportshall
Event details: Disability fun day, a number of events are planned including a wheelchair assault course, raffle with a laptop as the first prize, hands on disability awareness training, deaf awareness and finger spelling. There will also be a number of agencies present for information, advice and guidance

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Date and time of event: Friday April 18th at 7.30pm
Name of event: An evening of light and light classical organ music
Location: The Methodist Church, Endon
Event details: Join Nigel Ogden presenter of Radio 2's The Organist Presents for an evening of music
Additional information: Tickets £6.00 inc refreshments, call Joyce on 504990 or Vera on 502095
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 18th April 2008. 7.30pm
Name of event: The restoration and regeneration of Trentham Gardens
Location: St. James church hall, Clayton
Event details: A talk by Mr Michael Herbert
Additional information: Admission £3.00 including refreshments
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Friday 18 April at 7.30pm
Name of event: The New Park at Trentham
Location: St John's Church Hall, Longton Road, Stone
Event details: Illustrated talk on Hem Heath Nature Reserve, The New Park at Trentham
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 18th April 2008. 7.30pm
Name of event: "Growing Old Disgracefully"
Location: Great Bridgeford Village Hall, Stafford
Event details: Comedy by Andy Powrie and Bill Cashmore
Additional information: Presented by OPUS THEATRE COMPANY
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: FRIDAY 18TH APRIL 2008
Name of event: EVENING OF CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL MUSIC
Location: ST JOSPEH'S COLLEGE, TRENT VALE
Event details: EVENING OF CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSICAL MUSIC, FEATURING MY FRIEND ANNIE BY LAURA JAYNE BOWLER - FURTHER DETAILS FROM DEBBIE BOWLER 01630 647484 OR Karen Morrison 01782 615464
Additional information: CONDUCTED BY EWA STRUSINSKA, IN SUPPORT OF B-EAT: THE NATIONAL CHARITY FOR EATING DISORDERS

Date and time of event: 19th & 20th April
Name of event: Sandbach Festival Of Transport Extravaganza
Location: Sandbach Jnct 17, M6
Event details: On the Saturday we have a carnival parade, a hovercraft display, a staged RTA involving all the emergency services, football skills, a LandRover display, marching bands, fire cadet display, ATC cadet display, truck pull competition, Subaru Rally Car, clowns circus workshop, morris dancers, live music, a crown bowling competition, Cheshire Police Band, a climbing wall, garden festival in the park, art exhibition, kids funfair, hog roast, fire station open day, London bus rides, market stalls, craft stalls & charity stalls. On the Sunday there will be the usual yearly new & vintage vehicle parade. This year celebrating 75 years of ERF. There will a town criers competition, a garden festival in the park and a wealth of other exhibits and attractions for a great family day out!
Additional information: We are linked to Cheshire Year Of The Garden and Caudwell Children Charity
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sat 19th April 9am-5.30pm & Sun 20th April 10am-4pm
Name of event: Continental Market
Location: Cheadle High Street
Event details: Stalls will line the High Street with produce form several European countries including Belgian chocolates, French cheeses, sun ripened olives, biscuits,cakes and cider.
Additional information: Free car parking on Sunday
Is there disabled access? : Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19 April 2008, 10am-4.30pm
Name of event: Train rides with a difference!
Location: Marsh Playing Fields, Off High Street, Kinver
Event details: Children (of all ages!) are invited to take a train trip with a difference and support Kinver Scout Camp. Rides will be available on 3.5 inch and 5 inch gauge scale models of steam and diesel locomotives built by members of the Kinver and West Midlands Society of Model Engineers. Each ride costs £1.00 and the proceeds will be donated to Kinver Scout Camp, which is raising money towards toilet facilities for children with disabilities and special needs
Additional information: www.kinvercamp.org.uk or www.kinvermodelengineers.org.uk Is there disabled access? Access to part of the site

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Date and time of event: Sat 19 April 2008, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Name of event: "Know Your Blood Pressure"
Location: Trinity Church Rooms
Event details: Free blood pressure testing and stroke information, organised by the Rotary Clubs of Endon; Stockton Brook and Leek in partnership with The Stroke Association
Additional information: High blood pressure is the leading risk factor for stroke, which is the UK's third-biggest cause of death and the leading cause of severe disability. About 16 million people in the UK have high blood pressure and many are unaware of it. A quick, simple and non-invasive test could prevent your suffering a stroke

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19th April 2008 @ 11am
Name of event: Coffee Morning
Location: Hoar Cross Nursing Home St Michael's House, Abbots Bromley Road, Hoar Cross Staffordshire DE13 8RA
Event details: Tea, Coffee & Cakes, Table Top Sale & Raffle
Additional information: Everyone Welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19th April at 11am
Name of event: Jumble Sale
Location: Fenton Park Methodist Church, Fenpark Road, Fenton
Additional information: Proceeds to Church Funds

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Date and time of event: 19th & 20th April, activities between 11.30-1 & 2-4
Name of event: Teddy Bears' Picnic Weekend
Location: Biddulph Grange Garden
Event details: Visit Biddulph Grange Garden on Teddy Bears' picnic weekend and enjoy a variety of fun family activities. Explore the garden by following the Teddy Bear trail & hear Teddy tales. Make & take away with you, your very own Teddy puppet or mask 
Additional information: There is free entry for children who bring their Teddy Bear.  Storytelling times will be available on the day. You may bring your own light refreshments, these may be consumed on the tennis lawn. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19th April from 2-4pm
Name of event: Spring Sale
Location: Rushton CE Primary School, Sugar Street, Rushton Spencer, on the Leek to Macclesfield Road
Event details: Spring Sale with many stalls including Good as New, Toys, Books, Cakes, CDs, Bran Tub, Tombola and Refreshemnets. A great chance to look round this lovely rural school deemed as "Outstanding" by Ofsted
Additional information: Come and meet the staff, parents and pupils for a good afternoon out

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Date and time of event: 19th April
Name of event: Axis Festival making workshops
Location: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Event details: Come along and help Denise O'Sullivan make large scale artworks
Additional information: Free event.
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19th April at 7.30pm
Name of event: Audley Male Voice Choir in Concert
Location: Parish Church of St Andrew, Bedford Street, Crewe, CW2 6JG Event details: Concert by the Choir, Female Soloist and accompanist
Additional information: Entry at door £5.00 - Interval refreshments included

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Date and time of event: Saturday 19th April at 7.30pm
Name of event: UK Beach Boys in concert
Location: Prince of Wales Centre, Church Street, Cannock
Event details: The UK Beach Boys re-create the sound of the Beach Boys in a way no-one else possibly can
Additional information: Tickets £15.00, Box Office - 01543.578762

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Date and time of event: 19th April 2008, 7.30pm
Name of event: Concert by the Middlewich Concert Orchestra
Location: Civic Hall, Middlewich, CW10 9AS
Event details: Talented violinist Sophie Mather (From Chethams School of Music) plays the Bruch violin concerto with the Middlewich Concert Orchestra.
Additional information: The program also includes Dvorak's 8th Symphony and Mendelssohn's Ruy Blas overture. Tickets cost £5 (£3 concessions) - available at the door, or contact Eric Quirk on 07966 134421
Is there disabled access? yes

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Event date: Saturday 19th April
Name of event: DURUFLE and VAUGHAN WILLIAMS 
Event location: St Mary's Parish Church, NANTWICH
Event details: 'REQUIEM' and 'MASS IN G MINOR'
Additional information?: NANTWICH SINGERS (Conductor: Tony Metcalfe) SIMON RUSSELL: organ

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Date and time of event: Sat 19th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: 2 Well Suited - top boy/girl duo - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Until 20th April, 11am to 5pm daily
Name of event: Chris House - Paintings & Prints
Location: Museum of Cannock Chase, Valley Road, Hednesford
Event details: Chris House - one of Wales' finest artists' with a new exhibition of his latest works.  A new collection, inspired by film noir, will be on display alongside a selection of innovative studies of the female form and prints of his most popular work Additional information: Free admission

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Date and time of event: Sunday 20th April from 10am 'til 2pm
Name of event: Finding Our Happiness From Within
Location: WAS The Coppice School. VENUE NOW CHANGED TO Wye Community Centre, Seabridge, Newcastle (just five minutes away). There will be someone giving directions from the Coppice to the Wye on Sunday morning! 
Event details: An Introductory Day Course entiitled 'Finding Our Happiness From Within', presented by Buddhist Monk Kelsang Khechog of the Derbyshire based Tara Centre. The course will give practical meditation instruction based on simple Buddhist methods for finding inner peace.
Additional information: Fee is £10, which includes light refreshments and a vegetarian buffet. All proceeds will go towards Tara Centre's charitable aims. PLACES HAVE TO BE BOOKED: contact JOAN - 01782 624917 / email - joanclarke-marsh@hotmail.co.uk
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: 20th April 2008, 12.45pm
Name of event: Old Hanliensian Club
Location: Borough Arms Hotel, Newcastle
Event details: 2-course lunch and illustrated talk by Tony Marriott, an Old boy of Hanley High School. The presentation will deal with journeys in the far north of Scandinavia and compared with a trip to Antarctica.
Additional information: The cost is £13.50 and further information can be obtained either from Brenda Stanway on 01782 212727 or John Camm on 01782 632564
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 20 April 2008, 1-4pm
Name of event: Stylish Tudors
Location: Ford Green Hall, Ford Green Road, Smallthorne
Event details: Become a Tudor Trinny and Sussanah in this 16th Century Dressing up date at Ford Green Hall. This interactive event is open to all ages and visitors are encouraged to come along and dress up in the Museums Tudor and Stuart costume collection and dress up and take pictures in ruffs and coifs and other fashions of the 17th Century.
Additional information: Visitors are encouraged to take photo's and are welcome to drop them in to the Museums Big Picture photomontage

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Date and time of event: Sun 20th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Amanda - top female vocalist - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

Date and time of event: Monday, 21st April. 10am-12.30pm
Name of event: Weekly Life Drawing sessions in Leek
Location: 2nd Floor, Cross Street Mill, Leek
Event details: Weekly life drawing sessions with professional models and guidance if you need it
Additional information: £8 / session inc refreshments. Materials included. Beginners welcome. Call 07989 149168 if you'd like to know more

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Date and time of event: Monday, 21st April until May 17th
Name of event: 'Life on Canvas' by Elizabeth Weckes
Location: New Vic Theatre, Etruria Road, Hartshill
Event details: An exhibition of still lifes in oil and pen exploring nature, scale and perspective
Additional information: What might seem familiar and traditional at first glance are worryingly different. Object and background become surreal metaphors
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Monday 21st April 1-2pm
Name of event: MS DROP IN
Location: YMCA. Harding Road. Hanley
Event details: The chance to talk in privacy about any concerns relating to MS. Call in for a chat and a cuppa. See what activities are available for people with MS. Free Publications
Additional information: Karen and Lin from the support team will be available.
For more information contact Lin Hulme 01782-503855
Is there disabled access? ABSOLUTELY

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Date and time of event: Monday 21st April, 7-9.30pm
Name of event: Allergies - A Natural Approach
Location: Friends Meeting House, Miller St, Newcastle
Event details: An evening of information and and ideas to help you cope with allergies of all sorts. Come and hear 3 expert speakers and sample delicious refreshments. Raffle in aid of The Donna Louise Trust
Additional information: £1.50 on the door, FREE entrance with flier. Contact Debby Moss on 07866 427690 for more details

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Date and time of event: Monday 21st April, 7.45pm
Name of event: Auriculas & Primulas - a talk by John Gibson
Location: St. John's Church Hall off Longton Road, Stone 
Event details: This month's meeting of The Gardening Club of Stone Chrysanthemum & Dahlia Society. New visitors welcome free of charge
Additional information: Annual membership £4. 01785 812097 for more details

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Date and time of event: Monday 21st April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: L.A. Guns - original band - live in concert
Location: The Limelight Club, Hightown, Crewe
Additional information: Bad Boys of Rock in concert

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 22nd at 7pm
Name of event: Choristers of Lichfield Cathedral in Concert
Location: St. Paul's Church. Victoria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Event details: This concerts is one of the events in celebration of the centenary of the consecration of St. Paul's Church in 1908. It is a fine opportunity to hear singing of a very high standard by the boys of the highly acclaimed choir of Lichfield Cathedral.  Besides choral pieces there will also be items performed on instruments and organ
Additional information: Admission £5.00, under 12s free. Tickets available from A Major Music Supplies, 45 Bridge Street, Newcastle, ST5 2RY or  telephone D. Jones 01782 612542
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Event date, and time: Tuesday, 22nd April 2008 7.30pm
Name of event: In Praise of God service and recording
Location: Stoke Minster Church, Glebe Street, Stoke
Event details: St Georges Day "In Praise of God" service recorded by BBC Radio Stoke
Additional information: Please be in your seats by 7.30pm for rehearsal. Service to be broadcast on Radio Stoke on Sunday, 27th April at 9am
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 22nd April 2008 19:30
Name of event: 'History Down Your Way'
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: A five week series of History evenings led by North Staffs leading Local Historian Richard Talbot. These Magic Lantern shows will include the districts of Hanley, Stoke, Boothen, Longton, Newcastle, Penkhull, Trentham & Hanford
Additional information: Admission £4 including refreshments. (In aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal). Visit www.hanfordchurch.co.uk for more information
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 22nd April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: Live Music with Los Salvadores
Location: The Limelight, Hightown, Crewe
Event details: Original Folk Band combining banjos with blast beats
Additional information: Admission £4.00

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Date and time of event: Every Tuesday night 
Name of event: Sequence Dancing
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Sequence Dancing with live organist
Additional information: Bingo too
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Wednesday 23rd April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: Metal band Dyinise and Apollyon live in concert
Location: The Limelight, Hightown, Crewe

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Date and time of event: Thursday 24th April  10am - 12 noon
Name of event: Newcastle 50+ Forum
Location: Oddfellows Hall, Ashley (Adjacent to the Catholic Church)
Event details: Rob Stanway, Complex Care Co-ordinator for North Staffs Primary Care Trust will talk about NHS Continuing Care
Additional information: ContinuinG care is the name for a package of services provided to meet the physical and mental health needs of patients
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 24th APRIL, 2-4pm every Thursday
Name of event: BALLROOM/LATIN DANCING
Location: CHRIST CHURCH HALL. CHURCH ROAD. ALSAGER.
Event details: IMPROVERS/LEARNERS GROUP. £4.
Additional information: PROFESSIONAL DANCING TUITION WITH TEACHER FRANK DIAMOND. EVERYONE VERY WELCOME. AND MORE DETAILS OF THIS EVENT ARE AVAILABLE FROM FRANK ON 01606 860921
Is there disabled access? YES

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Date and time of event: Thursday, 24th April 2008 from 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Name of event: Get Involved with the Old Manor, Norbury
Location: Norbury Manor, ASHBOURNE
Event details: Are you looking for a chance to get involved with a historic building and meet new people? If you are, the National Trust wants to hear from you! This year the medieval hall and gardens at the Old Manor at Norbury will be open two days a week (until 11th October) and the National Trust is looking for volunteers to welcome visitors and help them discover more about this fascinating building

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Date and time of event: Thursday 24th April, 2008 First Race at 6.20pm
Name of event: Mow Cop Killer Mile
Location: Mow Cop - races start by the level crossing on Drumber Lane
Event details: The Killer Mile is a run of exactly one mile up the side of Mow Cop.  There are races for  teenagers, club runners, adults and veterans with a shorter distance race for the under 11's. Come and take part or cheer on those who do!
Additional information: Details and an entry form go to www.mowcop.info/killermile

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Date and time of event: THURSDAY 24th APRIL 2008 AT 7PM
Name of event: JUMBLE SALE
Location: MINTON COMMUNITY CENTRE (Formely Hartshill Church Hall), off Minton Street, Hartshill
Event details: BARGAINS GALORE! PROCEEDS IN AID OF CHURCH FUNDS
Additional information: ADMISSION 30p
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: 24 April 2008 At 7pm.
Name of event: Porthill Residents Association
Location: St. Andrews Church Hall. Lawton Terrace. Porthill
Event details: A forum with guest speakers from Trading Standards and North Staffs Pension Service. The police will also give an update on questions asked last time
Additional information: Light refreshments will be served during the interval
Is there disabled access? No

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Date and time of event: 8pm, Thursday 24th April
Name of event: Have I Got Worms for You?
Location: Whittington Social Club
Event details: Whittington and Fisherwick Environment Group talk on Home Composting by Anne Nagle, Home Composting Advisor for Staffordshire
Additional information: Free refreshments provided by River Nene Organics

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Date and time of event: Thursday 24th April, 8.00pm til 10.15pm
Name of event: Stafford Folk Dance Club
Location: Walton Village Hall, Green Gore Lane, Off  Main Road, Walton-on-the Hill, Stafford
Event details: Dancing each week ,British and American Folk dances with various local club callers
Additional information: All new dancers welcome
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Thursday 24th April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: Live music with rock band Tygers of Pan Tang
Location: The Limelight, Hightown, Crewe
Event details: Admission £8

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Date and time of event: Friday April 25th at 7-00pm
Name of event: Grand Jumble Sale
Location: Penkhull Village Hall
Event details: Plenty Bargains Admission free

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Date and time of event: 26th April 2008, 9am until 1pm
Name of event: Uttoxeter Farmers Market
Location: Market Place
Event details: English Medieval Day Farmers Market celebrating St. George's Day
Additional information: The usual market with a difference
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April. 9.30 - 11.00am
Name of event: Alsager Animals Coffee Morning
Location: Alsager Civic Centre
Event details: All the usual goodies, good quality clothing, books, cakes, bric-a-brac, plants etc. Good company and a nice cup of tea
Additional information: Free admission

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Date and time of event: Saturday, 26th April between 10am-1pm
Name of event: Indoor Table Top Sale
Location: Haregate Community Centre, Haregate Road, Leek
Event details: Find a bargain or sell your unwanted items. £5 per table
Additional information: First come, first served, so booking is advisable on 01538 381356

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April, 11am-2pm
Name of event: Table Top Sale
Location: Church of the Good Shepherd, Sandbach Road, Rode Heath
Additional information: Contact Margaret on 01270 874003 or Diane 01270 874281

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Date and time of event: Sat 26th April, 11.00am - 4.00pm
Name of event: CREWE FIRE STATION OPEN DAY
Location: Fire Station, Macon Way, Crewe
Event details: Fun packed day for all the family, old and new fire appliances on display, kids fire engine rides, fire safety displays, drills by fire cadets and lots more
Additional information: FREE ADMISSION

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th APRIL 2008
Name of event: TALENT SHOW
Location: LEOPARD PUB BURSLEM STOKE ON TRENT
Event details: Auditions held between 11-4pm to enter just turn up
Additional information: £2.00 entry per person, top prizes inc a chance to perform at our mind body spirit event in August at Trentham Gardens in AID of SAAS: Staffs Adults Autistic Society. See www.saas.uk.com

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Name of event: City Music and Performing Arts - an Axis Festival Event
Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April from 12-2pm
Location: The Potteries Museum, Hanley
Event details: Come and Sing - anyone can join in

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Date and time of event: 26th April, noon-4pm.
Name of event: Pin Hole Photography
Location: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Event details: World Pin Hole Photography Day is on 27th April so here's a workshop for people to come along and try it out
Additional information: Booking advised
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 26 April, 11am - 12.30pm or 2 - 3.30pm
Name of event: Hand Made Paper Making Workshop
Location: Gladstone Pottery Musuem, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 1P
Event details: Learn how to make your own paper which can be used as unique stationary.
Additional information: £6 per person inlcudes museum admission worth up to £5.95. To book your place please call the museum on 01782 237777
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April, 1:30 p.m.
Name of event: Jumble Sale
Location: Sacred Heart Social Centre, Eastwood Place, Hanley, Stoke on Trent
Event details: Lots of bargains. Admission 20p. Proceeds in aid of Church funds
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April at 2pm
Name of event: Spring Fair and Car Boot Sale
Location: The Meadows School, High Street, Knutton
Event details: Raffle, tombola, face painting, badge making, bouncy castle
Additional information: Refreshments available, cars set up from 12 noon, to book your place for £5, ring 01782 297920

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Date and time of event: 26th April 08, 14.00 - 16.00
Name of event: Haslington Companions Spring Market
Location: Yoxall Village Hall, Crewe Road Haslington (opposite The Fox)
Event details: Huge Sale of donated items i.e Furniture, Clothing, Footwear, Books, Toys, Bric a Brac, Household Goods, Electrical Items etc
Additional information: Funds raised are for the Village Elders Outings & 65 Club

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April 2pm
Name of event: Spring Fair
Location: Coppenhall Methodist Church, Bradfield Road, Crewe
Event details: Lots of stalls incl books, cakes, cards etc.
Additional information: Refreshments available, there will also be a silent auction and tombola

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Date and time of event: SATURDAY 26th APRIL. 2pm.
Name of event: NORTH STAFFS GROUP, DIABETES UK JUMBLE  SALE.
Location: BRADWELL COMMUNITY & EDUCATION CENTRE, RICEYMAN ROAD
Event details: GRAND DISPLAY OF "HIGH CLASS" JUMBLE, BRIC-A-BRAC etc.
Additional information: FREE CARPARK, ADMISSION 20p. REFRESHMENTS   AVAILABLE. ALL WELCOME.
Is there disabled access? YES.

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26 April 2008
Name of event: Worship & Witness, Power & Praise
Location: St John's Methodist Church, Knypersley Road, Norton
Event details: A Praise extravaganca for all ages by all ages
Additional information: There is music & readings, an opportunity to listen, pray & sing. It will last just over an hour and be followed by a Faith Tea
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 26TH APRIL - 6pm gardens open. 7.30pm Jazz starts
Name of event: NSPCC JAZZ AT CONSALL HALL GARDENS
Location: CONSALL HALL GARDENS, CONSALL, WETLEY ROCKS
Event details: East Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra concert, plus light supper and entry to the gardens. Tickets £20.00 must be bought in advance. Amazing music from very talented youngsters and fabulous landscaped gardens by Bill Podmore of Consall Hall
Additional information: Tickets from Sue Wardle - 01782 550258 / email checkleysue@aol.com, or contact any member of Leek NSPCC

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Date and time of event: 26th of April - between 7-8.30 P.M.
Name of event: Strings and Sounds - Classical South Indian Workshop & chamber music Concert 
Location: Swansmoor Drive, Hixon, ST18OFP
Event details: Workshops in South Indian Stringed instrument(Violin) - Methods, techniques and innovative concepts with Balu Raghuraman, a Senior Violinist based in London. The second half of the event will feature a concert by Chithra Ramakrishnan, a South Indian classical vocalist
Additional information: Admission to the event is free

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April 7pm-late
Name of event: ROCK AND ROLL Fund Raising Night
Location: Talke Pits Village Hall
Event details: Rock and Roll Night with The Halcyon Nights. Contact Brian 07878 036639 or Charlie 07770 861652 HELP US RAISE MONEY FOR THE UP KEEP OF THE HALL
Additional information: Raffle and Irish Bingo

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Event date, and time: 26th April at 7.30pm
Name of event: Rhos Orpheus Male Voice Choir in Concert
Location: All Saints' Church  Odd Rode Scholar Green
Event details: Concert in church with Alf Gladman, Tenor and Stephan Andrusyschyn UK National Accordion Champion. Tickets £7 / £6 concessions
Additional information: Tickets from The Rectory 01270 882195, John Lowe 01782 785451 or pay at the door

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Date and time of event: until Sat 26th April 7.30pm plus Sat 2.30pm
Name of event: Steel Magnolias
Location: Mitchell Memorial Theatre, Hanley
Event details: In a small Louisiana town, all the ladies who are ‘anybody’ go to Truvy’s beauty salon to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle, the outspoken, wisecracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to her many customers. Although filled with hilarious repartee, the play moves toward tragedy, but the characters’ underlying strength and love gives them that special quality which makes them truly touching and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad
Additional information: Evening tickets £8 (Children & Student Card holders £5).
Saturday matinee £5. Call 01782 617055 for reservations
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: 26th April - 7.30 start
Name of event: The Potter's Boutique
Location: The Bridge Centre - Birches Head Road
Event details: An LADIES only shopping evening with many stalls from different 'home party' companies, including Avon
Additional information: Free Entry. For ladies of all ages - variety of stalls to suit. Makeovers and demonstrations including DIY. Food available. Also raising money for the Centre and Cancer Research
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: 26th April at 7.30pm
Name of event: 'Spring Prom'
Location: Alsager Civic Centre
Event details: Members and friends of Alsager U3A's light Orchestra entertain Additional information: The programme consists of music from films and musicals and will end in true prom style with Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory. Tickets which include light refreshments are priced at £7.50p and can be obtained by telephoning 01270 872813 There will also be an Interval Bar.
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: APRIL 26th at 7.30pm
Name of event: NSPCC JAZZ CONCERT
Location: CONSALL HALL GARDENS CONSALL
Event details: East Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra playing to raise funds for NSPCC. Early admission to beautiful Landscaped gardens of Consall Hall
Additional information: Tickets £20 including refreshments (gardens normal charge £5.00)
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April 2008 19:30
Name of event: Stafford Orchestral Society concert
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: 'An Evening of Light Classical Music'
Additional information: Admission Adults £5, Concessions £3 (In aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal) Visit www.hanfordchurch.co.uk for more information
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Saturday 26th April 2008 - 8pm-1am
Name of event: Waterhouses PTFA Spring Dance
Location: Waterhouses Primary School
Event details: A friendly event with all proceeds going directly to the school
Additional information: Music from Stone Cold Sober and a licensed bar until midnight. Tickets £5 available from the school office, or on the door

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Date and time of event: Sat 26th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Burn Baby Burn - top trio - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April 7am
Name of event: Early Bird Walk (Stoke on Trent City Council)
Location: Westport Lake Local Nature Reserve, off Davenport Street, Brownhills
Event details: Rise and shine to the sights and sounds of birds around the reserve on a walk organised by the Friends of Westport Lake birdwatchers.
Additional information: Meet on the car park at 7am
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April. 0900-1200
Name of event: Car Boot and Table Top
Location: Walton Community Centre, Whitemill Lane, Walton, Stone
Event details: Pitches available outside only £4 - no new items to be sold. Tel 01785 813461. Having a clear out? Come and join us at the friendly car boot
Additional information: All proceeds to Walton Community Centre. Refreshments available

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Event date, and time: Saturday 27th April 10am - 3.30pm
Name of event: Record & CD Fair
Location: YMCA Hanley
Event details: VIP Music Fair - vinyl, cds, programmes, books
Additional information: Collectables, rarities and new releases on cd and vinyl

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April, 10am-4pm
Name of event: RECORD & CD FAIR
Location: Cobridge Community Centre, Bursley Rd, Cobridge
Event details: NORTH STAFFS LARGEST MUSIC FAIR
Additional information: Thousands of vinyl & cd items for sale, classical, jazz, soul, indie, punk, blues, reggae, folk, soundtracks, pop, disco and a lot more. Free record valuation service all day

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April, 10am to 4.30pm
Name of event: Staffordshire Bead Fair
Location: Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
Event details: Stoke's first fair dedicated to jewellery makers and beaders with Exhibitors from across the UK, Demonstrations and Mini Exhibition 
Additional information: £3 admission charge (under 16's free with paying Adult). Visit website www.staffsbeadfair.co.uk for latest information and directions

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Date and time of event: 27 April, 10.30am - 1pm
Name of event: Raku Pottery Firing Workshop
Location: Gladstone Pottery Musuem, Uttoxeter Road, Longton
Event details: Raku is a Japanese pottery firing method and in these hands on workshops you can glaze and fire a pot in our special outdoor kiln. An ideal way to find out more about the process and make your own work of art to take home with you
Additional information: £10 per person inlcudes museum admission worth up to £5.95.  To book your place please call the museum on 01782 237777
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: until 27th April, Sat-Sun, 11.00am-4.00pm
Name of event: "Save As"
Location: Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke
Event details: Staffordshire University 2nd Year Photography Show 2008
Additional information: A diverse selection of contemporary photographic practice showcasing up and coming talent in the photography world
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April 2008. Noon-4pm
Name of event: Wedding Fayre
Location: Alsager Golf & Country Club
Event details: This is a first rate venue surrounded by beautiful parkland. Come along and meet many professionals that will make you wedding day special
Additional information: Free entrance with complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz. Details at www.alsagergolfclub.com

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Date and time of event: Sunday April 27th 1pm-4pm
Name of event: Bellydance Workshop
Location: Packmoor Community Centre, Lorraine Street, Packmoor, ST7 4QG
Event details: Bellydance Workshop with Professional Cairo based teacher Sara Farouk
Additional information: email stokebellydance@yahoo.co.uk or phone 07903303653

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Date and time of event: Sunday 27th April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: Evening of soul and blues music with live band 'Safe House'
Location: The Limelight, Hightown, Crewe
Event details: Free Admission

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Date and time of event: Sun 27th April
Name of event: Live entertainment
Location: Birches Head Gardeners Club, Oak Street
Event details: Terry Jay - top male vocalist - dont miss it!
Additional information: Plus bingo snooker/pool table
Is there disabled access? yes

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Date and time of event: Monday, 28th April. 10am-12.30pm
Name of event: Weekly Life Drawing sessions in Leek
Location: 2nd Floor, Cross Street Mill, Leek
Event details: Weekly life drawing sessions with professional models and guidance if you need it
Additional information: £8 / session inc refreshments. Materials included. Beginners welcome. Call 07989 149168 if you'd like to know more

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Date and time of event: Monday 28th April 1-2pm
Name of event: MS DROP IN
Location: YMCA. Harding Road. Hanley.
Event details: The chance to talk in privacy about any concerns relating to MS. Call in for a chat and a cuppa. See what activities are available for people with MS. Free Publications
Additional information: Karen and Lin from the support team will be available.
For more information contact Lin Hulme 01782-503855
Is there disabled access? ABSOLUTELY

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Date and time of event: Monday afternoons from 1.30pm
Name of event: Pub Club
Location: Waggon & Horses, Bentilee
Event details: This is a social group that meets for a chat, quizzes, bingo and if you wish you can stay for a meal afterwards...

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Date and time of event: Monday 28th April 7.15pm
Name of event: Headlines & Deadlines
Location: Newcastle Library
Event details: National Year of Reading - Geoff Browne a former national newspaper and magazine journalist, will give an illustrated talk with some humorous examples of misadventures in print 
Additional information: Tickets cost £1.50 available from Newcastle Library
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Monday 28th April at 7.30pm
Name of event: An evening with Henry Blofeld
Location: The Prince of Wales Centre, Church Street, Cannock
Event details: Blowers is your chance to meet the voice of Test Match Special, and evening of cricketing stories and a chance to ask questions

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Date and time of event: 29th April 2008
Name of event: An Evening of Clairvoyance
Location: The Ramada Hotel, Clayton Road, Newcastle Under Lyme
Event details: Three international mediums who orginally come from the area, Mavis Pittilla, Janet Parker and Paul Jacobs will present an evening of 'communication with the otherside' They have worked throughout the world and now return to their roots. See three of the best mediums working today
Additional information: Tickets  £15 Contact 01625 613590

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 29th April 2008 19:30
Name of event: 'History Down Your Way'
Location: St. Matthias Church, Church Lane, Hanford
Event details: A five week series of History evenings led by North Staffs leading Local Historian Richard Talbot. These Magic Lantern shows will include the districts of Hanley, Stoke, Boothen, Longton, Newcastle, Penkhull, Trentham & Hanford
Additional information: Admission £4 including refreshments. (In aid of St. Matthias new porch entrance appeal). Visit www.hanfordchurch.co.uk for more information
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 29th April at 7pm
Name of event: Fashion Show with a difference
Location: Mitchell High School
Event details: The show will include dancers, singers, jugglers, free runners, bmx display and gymnasts 
Additional information: Also starring 'Friends of Ken' one of Stokes biggest Punk bands. There is also a cosmetic sale. Admission £1.00

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Date and time of event: Tuesday 29th April, doors open 8pm
Name of event: Bill Kelly, featuring Folkfoot play blue grass and country
Location: The Music Cafe, The Limelight, Hightown, Crewe
Event details: Admission £3

Date and time of event: until 30th April
Name of event: CAB advice for families with children under 5 and pregnant women
Location: Outreach locations throughout the city
Event details: Free CAB advice sessions for families with children under 5 and pregnant women. Outreach sessions in Burslem, Blurton, Longton, Abbey Hulton, Shelton, Tunstall. For help with debts, benefits, housing or any other issues.
Additional information: Phone 01782 408779 for an appointment
Is there disabled access? Yes

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Date and time of event: From April - May 2008
Name of event: 'There Is Beauty In The City'
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Event details: A collaborative Project between Axis Festival, artist Anna Francis and the people of Stoke-on-Trent
Additional information: Join the project  at www.thereisbeautyinthecity.blogspot.com

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Date and time of event: until 5th June
Name of event: An artistic tribute to Lennon and McCartney
Location: Keele University Art Gallery
Event details: Paintings by June Burnett and Ian Stopforth including paintings by June based on the music of Lennon & McCartney - Lady Madonna, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and Get Back
Additional information: Ian Stopforth's speciality in portraiture

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Name of event: DIABETES AWARENESS EVENT
Event date, and time: WEDNESDAY, 30th APRIL  2 - 6pm
Location: WESTFIELD CHILDREN's CENTRE, BUCCLEUCH ROAD, LONGTON
Event details: INFORMATION ABOUT DIABETES SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR THE ETHNIC COMMUNITY
Additional information: SPECIALIST NURSES TO GIVE ADVICE ON EYE CARE, FOOT CARE, BLOOD SUGAR TESTING AND CONTROL, etc. ALSO " HEALTHY EATING " COOKING DEMONSTRATION IN KEEPING WITH INDIAN CUISINE

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Date and time of event: 30.04.08 7.45pm
Name of event: The Burma Play
Location: Stoke Film Theatre
Event details: A one hour drama with two actors, one musician and virtuosos performances bringing the sory of Burma to life through the eyes of a damaged comedian. To recover his memory, he re-plays old jokes and sketches that bring blazing insights into Burma's story, past and present

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