Events on 16 April 2012

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BookStart Bear visits Winsford Library

When 16 April 2012  
Location WINSFORD LIBRARY HIGH STREET WINSFORD CW7 2AS  
Postcode CW7 2AS  
Description A fun morning of rhyme, rhythm and song for all children under five and their parents. A chance to be as loud as one likes and to get a chance to hug a bear in the process.
Contact Winsford Library  
Telephone 01606 552065  
Email winsford.library@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings 10.30am to 11am  
Age range Younger Children
Cost Free  
Link Winsford Library

The Dame Kelly Holmes Rotunda Challenge

When 16 April 2012  
Location Ellesmere Port Campus Sutton Way Ellesmere Port CH65 7BF  
Postcode CH65 7BF  
Description Aspiring athletes from West Cheshire College will be taking part in the ‘Dame Kelly Holmes Rotunda Challenge’ set by the Olympian during her visit to the College last year.
Kelly, a double Olympic champion, presented the College’s Annual Awards and set the challenge for students to beat her GB record (read more about 'The Dame Kelly Holmes Rotunda Challenge')
Contact Jennifer Turner  
Telephone 01244656419  
Email J.turner@west-cheshire.ac.uk
Timings 4pm - 5pm  
Age range All Ages
Cost Free  
Link West Cheshire College

Capoeira

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 16 April 2012 to 23 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Water Tower Garden Pavilion, Chester  
Postcode CH1  
Description Suitable for males and females and growing in popularity; Capoeira is an energetic and fun dance style that originates from Brazil. It involves martial arts, dance and music combined.
Every Monday 7:30-9pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 7:30-9pm  
Age range Adult
Cost £4.50  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Creative Youth Dance

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 16 April 2012 to 23 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Water Tower Garden Pavilion, Chester  
Postcode CH1  
Description Suitable for all young people aged 12-21 years, no experience required. Every Monday 6-7pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 6-7pm  
Age range Older Children / Teenage
Cost £3.00/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Creative Youth Dance

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 16 April 2012 to 23 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Action Transport Theatre  
Postcode CH65 2HB  
Description Suitable for all young people aged 12-21 years, no experience required. Every Monday 6-7pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 6-7pm  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost £3.00/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Hoola Hooping on a Monday

When 16 April 2012 to 30 July 2012  
Date(s) 16 April 2012
Location The Royal British Legion Stanney Lane Ellesmere Port CH65 9AF  
Postcode CH65 9AF  
Description Hoola Hooping is a fun high energy workout, it builds overall fitness and endurance, develops balance and co-ordination.
Contact Sandra Lewis  
Telephone 0151 356 6970  
Email sandralewis@nhs.net
Timings -  
Age range Adult
Cost Free  
Link Links Healthy Living Centre

Cooking Class

When 16 April 2012 to 25 July 2012  
Date(s) 16 April 2012
Location HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE CIVIC HALL ELLESMERE PORT CH65 0AZ  
Postcode CH65 0AZ  
Description Free cooking classes - Book To Reserve a place learn how to cook tasty healthy meals from simple ingredients. These sessions will help you to build you confidence in the kitchen and develop new cooking skills.
Contact Sandra Lewis  
Telephone 0151 356 6970  
Email sandralewis@nhs.net
Timings Weekly every Monday 12noon - 2.00pm  
Age range Adult
Cost Free - Booking Essential to reserve a place  
Link Links Healthy Living Centre

Inspire Dance, 50+

When 25 February 2012 to 26 May 2012  
Date(s) 14 April 2012 to 21 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Hollymere, New Grosvenor Road.  
Postcode CH65 2HB  
Description Dance for all ages 50+
Saturdays 10:30-11:30
Free until end of March then £3.50/session.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Timings 10:30-11:30am  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost £3.50/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Adult Belly Dancing lessons

When 16 February 2012 to 31 May 2012  
Date(s) 12 April 2012 to 19 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Water Tower Garden Pavilion, Chester  
Postcode CH1  
Description For all adults, no costumes required! Get your body moving with a bit of middle eastern folk dance. First session is free! Every Thursday 7-8:30pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 7-8:30pm  
Age range Adult
Cost £4.50/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

The Monster in the Hall

When 11 April 2012 to 21 April 2012  
Location Clwyd Theatre Cymru, Mold  
Postcode CH7 1YA  
Description A low budget indie comedy musical about a girl on the verge of a nervous breakdown played out by four actors and a big fat motorbike which goes vrrooommm.
Contact Box Office  
Telephone 0845 330 3565  
Timings 7.45pm. Sat mat 2.45pm, Wed 18 & Thu 19 1.15pm  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost £12, £10, Concs £2 off (excl Sat eve)  

Capoeira

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 9 April 2012 to 16 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Water Tower Garden Pavilion, Chester  
Postcode CH1  
Description Suitable for males and females and growing in popularity; Capoeira is an energetic and fun dance style that originates from Brazil. It involves martial arts, dance and music combined.
Every Monday 7:30-9pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 7:30-9pm  
Age range Adult
Cost £4.50  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Creative Youth Dance

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 9 April 2012 to 16 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Water Tower Garden Pavilion, Chester  
Postcode CH1  
Description Suitable for all young people aged 12-21 years, no experience required. Every Monday 6-7pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 6-7pm  
Age range Older Children / Teenage
Cost £3.00/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Creative Youth Dance

When 20 February 2012 to 28 May 2012  
Date(s) 9 April 2012 to 16 April 2012 (1 week)
Location Action Transport Theatre  
Postcode CH65 2HB  
Description Suitable for all young people aged 12-21 years, no experience required. Every Monday 6-7pm.
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Email info@cheshiredance.org
Timings 6-7pm  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost £3.00/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Olympic Poster Exhibition

When 7 April 2012 to 17 June 2012  
Location GROSVENOR MUSEUM 25-27 GROSVENOR STREET CHESTER CH1 2DD  
Postcode CH1 2DD  
Contact Adrian Sumner  
Telephone 01244976790  
Timings All Day  
Age range All Ages
Cost To be confirmed  

Cheshire's Sporting Heroes Campaign

When 6 April 2012 to 8 July 2012  
Location Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, 162 London Road, Northwich  
Postcode CW9 8AB  
Contact CWAC  
Telephone TBC  
Timings TBC  
Age range All Ages
Cost TBC  

Castles and Forts of Chester

When 3 April 2012 to 8 July 2012  
Location Weaver Hall Museum 162 London Road Northwich CW9 8AB  
Postcode CW9 8AB  
Description Discover the story of local defences from the Iron Age hillforts of the Sandstone Ridge to the timber fort of Roman Northwich, and from the motte-and-baileys of the Welsh border to the Neoclassical rebuilding of Chester Castle in the 18th century.
Contact Tom Hughes  
Telephone 01606 271640  
Email tom.hughes@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm, Weekends 2-5pm  
Age range All Ages
Cost Free admission  
Link Weaver Hall Museum

Just One Look....at 1960s Chester

When 2 April 2012 to 29 June 2012  
Location HERITAGE CENTRE BRIDGE STREET CHESTER CH1 1NW  
Postcode CH1 1NW  
Contact Elaine Pierce Jones  
Telephone 01244 972210  
Email elaine.pierce-jones@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings see opening times  
Age range All Ages
Cost free  

The Dinosaurs Bite Back

When 1 April 2012 to 4 November 2012  
Location Chester Zoo  
Postcode CH2 1EU  
Description Come and visit our all-new exhibition, featuring 19 life-like robotic replicas of the creatures that roamed the earth 200 million years ago.
Contact Info  
Telephone 01244 650240  
Timings Daily  
Age range All Ages
Cost Normal Zoo Adm  
Link www.chesterzoo.org

'Brains of Britain' Charity Quiz night and Auction

When Evening of Sunday 25th March 2012  
Location CHERRY ORCHARD 5 CHAPEL LANE CHESTER CH3 5EN  
Postcode CH3 5EN  
Description Charity Quiz night and Auction for the Tomas Leighton Charity.
Contact Debbie Leigh  
Telephone 01244 346644  
Email andrew@cheshirehomecare.com
Timings 17.30 - late  
Age range Adult
Cost £1 per person to enter the quiz.  

Your Heritage Photographic Competition

When 21 March 2012 to 8 June 2012  
Location Victoria Building Lewin Street Middlewich CW10 9AS  
Postcode CW10 9AS  
Description To capture an image of Cheshire, exploring the landscape both natural & worked and historic built environment. For 2012 we are introducing a new ‘general’ category that will allow more scope in terms of having a prize winning photograph that does not fit into an existing category.

This exciting opportunity (read more about 'Your Heritage Photographic Competition')
Contact Kerry Fletcher  
Telephone 01606 841379  
Email heritage@middlewich.org.uk
Timings -  
Age range Adult
Cost free  
Link Middlewich Heritage

Hotsteppin'

When 22 February 2012 to 30 May 2012  
Location RUDHEATH COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL MIDDLEWICH ROAD NORTHWICH CW9 7DT  
Postcode CW9 7DT  
Description Street dance for all abilities.
Wednesdays 6-7pm and 7-8pm
Contact Sadie Walker  
Telephone 01606 861770  
Timings 6-7pm(6-11yrs) & 7-8(12-16yrs)  
Age range Younger Children
Cost £3.00/session  
Link www.cheshiredance.org

Walking through the Stalls: A Glimpse of Chester Market

When 30 January 2012 to 27 April 2012  
Location HERITAGE CENTRE BRIDGE STREET CHESTER CH1 1NW  
Postcode CH1 1NW  
Contact Elaine Pierce Jones  
Telephone 01244 972210  
Email elaine.pierce-jones@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings see opening times  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost free  

Colourful Impressions: The Joy of Modern Prints

When 28 January 2012 to 7 May 2012  
Location GROSVENOR MUSEUM 25-27 GROSVENOR STREET CHESTER CH1 2DD  
Postcode CH1 2DD  
Contact Peter Boughton  
Telephone 01244 972197  
Email peter.boughton@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings 10.30-5 M-S, 1-4 Sun  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost free  

Olympic Poster Exhibition

When 21 September 2011 to 19 December 2012  
Location Vale Royal School Sports Partnership  
Postcode TBC  
Contact Adrian Sumner  
Telephone 01244976790  
Timings All Day  
Age range All Ages
Cost Free  
Link www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Fifties Frocks: Female Fashion from the 1950s

When 23 July 2011 to 30 June 2013  
Location GROSVENOR MUSEUM 25-27 GROSVENOR STREET CHESTER CH1 2DD  
Postcode CH1 2DD  
Contact Peter Boughton  
Telephone 01244 972197  
Email peter.boughton@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Timings Monday -Saturday 10.30-5, 1-4 Sunday  
Age range -Please Select-
Cost Free  

   



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