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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Antarctica by Brian Anderson at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

BICKERTON: Bickerton Film Nights present The Help (12A) at the village hall. Doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Adults £6, concessions £3.

CHESTER: Farmers’ market at the Grosvebor Garden Centre in Wrexham Road from 10am-2pm. Admission free. Call 01244 625200.

CHESTER: Telford’s October Beer Festival at Telford’s Warehouse in Tower Wharf. Call 01244 390090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com for details.

ELLESMERE PORT: Beer Festival at the National Waterways Museum with real ale from the best of British craft brewers with canal connections plus musical entertainment. Adults £6.50, concessions £5.50. Call 0151 373 4373 or visit www.nwm.org.uk.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

CHESTER: Telford’s October Beer Festival at Telford’s Warehouse in Tower Wharf. Call 01244 390090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com for details.

ELLESMERE PORT: Beer Festival at the National Waterways Museum with real ale from the best of British craft brewers with canal connections plus musical entertainment. Adults £6.50, concessions £5.50. Call 0151 373 4373 or visit www.nwm.org.uk.

WREXHAM: Wrexham Antiques and Collectors Fair at the Memorial Hall from 9.30am-3.30pm. Adults £1, concessions 70p, children free accompanied by an adult. Call 01492 547868, 07786016576 or email [email protected].

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

CHESTER: TV presenter and historian Dan Snow gives a talk on Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare at the Town Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Call 0845 241 7868.

ELLESMERE PORT: Beer Festival at the National Waterways Museum with real ale from the best of British craft brewers with canal connections plus musical entertainment. Adults £6.50, concessions £5.50. Call 0151 373 4373 or visit www.nwm.org.uk.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

CHESTER: Chester Mystery Plays 2013 Script Premiere - the unveiling of the script for next year’s production takes place in the Cathedral Refectory at 7.30pm. Admission free but ticket required. Call 0845 241 7868.

CHESTER: TV presenter Jonathan Dimbleby gives a talk entitled Destiny in the Desert, the story of El Alamein, at the Town Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £11. Call 0845 241 7868.

CHESTER: Chester Theatre Club introduction and reading of My Three Angels by Sam and Bella Spewack, their January production, at the Little Theatre, Gloucester Street, at 8pm. Visit www.chestertheatreclub.co.uk for more details.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

CHESTER: Chester Civic Trust lecture at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm. Call 01244 318415 or visit www.chestercivictrust.org.uk.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Journeys Through The Tropical Forests of Borneo by Geoff Somers at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

CHESTER: Chester Theatre Club open auditions of My Three Angels by Sam and Bella Spewack, their January production, at the Little Theatre, Gloucester Street, at 7.30pm. Visit www.chestertheatreclub.co.uk for more details.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

CHESTER: Chester Photographic Society meeting with talk on Where Wild Birds Draw Me by John Power at the Grosvenor Museum, at 7.30pm. Call 01244 300166 or visit www.chesterphotographicsociety.org.

CHESTER: Chester Theatre Club open stage - Bring your talent to the Club and prepare a showcase to show in November, at the Little Theatre, Gloucester Street, at 8pm. Visit www.chestertheatreclub.co.uk for more details.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Road to Bali by Denise Haywood at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Shake, Rattle and Roll (Rollercoasters) by Dr Paul Hindle at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

BACKFORD: Backford Mollington & District Local History Society meeting with talk on Thelwall – the First Gunpowder Works in the North of England by Mike Taylor, at Backford and Mollington Village Hall at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Eastern Turkey - Land of the Kurds by Chris and Keith Buxton at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

WREXHAM: Wrexham Antiques and Collectors Fair at the Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd Road, from 9.30am-3.30pm. Admission adults £1, concessions 70p, accompanied children free. Contact Martin Heath 01492 547868 or email [email protected].

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Art and Culture of Sicily by Adrian Sumner at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Japaese Gardens by David Woolf at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

BACKFORD: Backford Mollington & District Local History Society meeting with talk on The Haunting of Backford Hall by Mike McManus, at Backford and Mollington Village Hall at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Wild Snowdonia by Glyn Parry at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Close Encounters Down Under by Margaret Sixsmith at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Manchester Muck and Money by Michael Murphy at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Ancient Mummies by Bob Connolly (The Bog Man) at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Francis I of France by Fenella Billington at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on Recent Railway Rambles by David Alison at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

ELLESMERE PORT: Model Boat Fair at National Waterways Museum - great weekend for model boat fans and for families. It sees model boats being demonstrated in the docks and locks as well as displays of intricate models and stalls selling the latest model making gear. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

ELLESMERE PORT: Model Boat Fair at National Waterways Museum - great weekend for model boat fans and for families. It sees model boats being demonstrated in the docks and locks as well as displays of intricate models and stalls selling the latest model making gear. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on East African Game Parks by Peter Kirk at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on The Eye of the Tiger by Pollyanna Pickering at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

CHESTER: Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art meeting with talk on The Art of Stained Glass by David Cummings at the Grosvenor Museum Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

ELLESMERE PORT: Easter Boat Gathering and Sea Shanty Festival 2013 at National Waterways Museum - traditional gathering of canal boats and sea shanty musicians returns for another year. It’s a colourful weekend of traditional canal crafts, music, boats, demonstrations and more. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

ELLESMERE PORT: Easter Boat Gathering and Sea Shanty Festival 2013 at National Waterways Museum - traditional gathering of canal boats and sea shanty musicians returns for another year. It’s a colourful weekend of traditional canal crafts, music, boats, demonstrations and more. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

ELLESMERE PORT: Easter Boat Gathering and Sea Shanty Festival 2013 at National Waterways Museum - traditional gathering of canal boats and sea shanty musicians returns for another year. It’s a colourful weekend of traditional canal crafts, music, boats, demonstrations and more. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

MONDAY, APRIL 1

ELLESMERE PORT: Easter Boat Gathering and Sea Shanty Festival 2013 at National Waterways Museum - traditional gathering of canal boats and sea shanty musicians returns for another year. It’s a colourful weekend of traditional canal crafts, music, boats, demonstrations and more. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

ELLESMERE PORT: Warriors and Washerwomen – Living History Weekend at National Waterways Museum - this colourful weekend will see the museum taken over by re-enactors from many different periods giving a living, walking exhibition of the history of Cheshire. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

ELLESMERE PORT: Warriors and Washerwomen – Living History Weekend at National Waterways Museum - this colourful weekend will see the museum taken over by re-enactors from many different periods giving a living, walking exhibition of the history of Cheshire. Visit www.nwm.org.uk or call 0151 373 4373.

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