13 September 2015
A 100 mile cycle route along beautiful lanes through Cheshire, raising funds for the Christie Hospital. Looking to take on our biggest cycling challenge? Why not sign up for the Manchester 100 Bike Ride. This offers both a 100 mile and 100km route from Wythenshawe Park, across the beautiful Cheshire countryside and back again. Sign up at www.christies.org/manchester100
Submit images showing all the great things happening in Ellesmere Port. 12 photographs will be chosen to create the I Love EP Calendar 2016. The not-for-profit calendar goes on sale in December 2015 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. For more information phone Sarah on 0151 33 76886 or visit here
Deadline is 1 October 2015
A unique opportunity to see professional artists at work in their studios.
The Cheshire Open Studios OPEN Exhibition & Open Studios event provides a unique opportunity to experience art in Cheshire and meet artists in their own working environment/studios. Discover how and where they produce their work in an informal environment. Gain an insight into painting, sculpture, ceramics, stone carving, jewellery making, pottery, textiles, willow weaving and crafts. cheshireopenstudios.org.uk
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 September 2015
Fantastic free food & drink festival in the heart of historic Nantwich. For one long weekend each September, Nantwich is transformed into a food lovers paradise, with two marquees full of top quality food and drink producers from Cheshire, all around Great Britain, as well as a wide variety of street food stalls. This year there will be later opening hours on Friday, with exciting entertainment and delicious food all evening.
Real Ale and Cider Festival - The Crown Hotel
Over 40 Ales and Ciders for you to try.
Friday 4th, Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th September 2015
The Crown Hotel, High Street, Nantwich, Cheshire. CW5 5AS
Over 40 Real Ales and Ciders will be on offer with flavours to satisfy even the most discernible of palates. Free entry! Festival bar will be open from 5pm on Friday, 11am-11pm Saturday & Sunday. A refundable deposit is required for your Festival glass. Live entertainment all weekend.
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 September 2015
Our Polo weekends are memorable days out for the family. Relax pitch side with general admission passes, which also provide access to our shopping village. Bring along a picnic or enjoy a bite to eat and a glass of Pimms from our food and drink outlets located within the shopping village.
Friday 11 September 2015
First race at 2pm
Saturday 12 September 2015
First race at 1.40pm
Saturday 26 September 2015
The final flutter at Chester Races. First race at 1.55pm
Tatton Park Events Guide 2015 here (pdf)
American Civil War at the Old Hall
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September 2015
Share the myth, romance and reality of this period as you walk and talk your way through their encampments. Gunfire and skirmish, bugle and drum as well as rest and recreation offer vignettes of other lives. Spectacular and noisy battles each day.
Walk of Hope
Saturday 19 September 2015
A gentle 10k evening stroll to raise vital funds for leading cancer centre The Christie. (www.christies.org)
Sunday 20 September 2015 11am
Guilden Sutton, near Chester
Also see our Postcards of Chester.
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 September 2015
A quality antiques and fine art fair with nationally known dealers selling a wide range of items to include town and country furniture, clocks, silver, British, European and Oriental porcelain, antique and vintage jewellery, mirrors, antique and contemporary paintings and bronze sculpture, oriental carpets, antiquarian maps and prints and many decorative items to furnish any home with style. Admission £5 children under 16 free. Free parking. Open 10:30am – 5pm daily. (www.gallowayfairs.co.uk)
Sunday 13 September 2015
Enjoy a day out browsing the specialist plant nurseries selling unusual plants, shrubs, trees and bulbs and gather great ideas for your garden for the following year. The Arley gardner's will be at the fair and will be only to pleased to give advice, guidance and answer any questions you may have about the best type of plants for your garden.
Adult entry is £1.50 which is redeemable against entry to the stunning Arley Gardens, the Tudor Barn restaurant is open for meals or just delicious tea and cake. Open 10 - 4pm, children and parking is free. Dogs very welcome on a lead.
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September 2015
Top local and artisan producers, a big serving of stunning hot food, add a dash of real ale and wine bars, kids cookery lessons and lots of children’s activities, top chef demos popular Men v's Food, with lashings of excellent live music and mix together.. you get a fun foodie day out for the whole family. (www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com)
Throughout September 2015
Mount Pleasant Gardens is holding is Annual Sculpture Exhibition throughout September, we are open 12pm to 5pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With growing success, the exhibition is drawing artists in from across the UK to show their work.
Artists can now apply here.
Mount Pleasant Gardens, Yeld Lane, Kelsall, Cheshire CW6 0TB
Sunday 27 September 2015
Join us for an evening 10k walk with colleagues, friends and family as our Chester walk explores a unique Roman past, crosses the Queen’s Park Suspension Bridge and tackles the city walls.
After completing the walk and as the sun sets, settle down and enjoy some entertainment and refreshments as we celebrate life and remember those that have been taken from us too soon and spend time with those that continue to fight the battle against this devastating disease. For more information or to register, please visit our website
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