With Macclesfield’s thethread.org.uk I Believe in Children as the Future: This talk by Sue Bowen, former teacher, headteacher, advisor and inspector, rejoices in the company of children and the funny things they say! Date: Wednesday, March 9 Time: 7.30pm Venue: The Heritage Centre, 01625 423535 Open Mic Night: Enjoy live music at a local pub and why not try it yourself on Thursday with the Swan Karaoke? Date: Wednesday, March 9 Time: Evening Venue: The Swan With Two Necks, Macclesfield Web: theswanlive.co.uk Car Boot Sale: Buyers £1, kids go free. Bacon butties, cakes, hot drinks. Call 07906 822140 to book a place. £10 per car in advance, £12 on the day. Date: Saturday March 12 Time: 10am-noon Venue: Bollington St John’s School KEMS Orchestra Concert: King Edward Music Society (KEMS) Orchestra performing Rachmaninov’s famous Second Piano Concerto with Adam Swayne at the piano. This piece is number two on the Classic FM Hall of Fame. Also on the programme are Schumannâs Manfred Overture, derived from a romantic poem by Lord Byron. Also Dvorak’s Seventh Symphony, another romantic piece which grabs you near the beginning and carries you on all the way through to the end. Tickets: Adults £10, under-18s £2.50 Date: Saturday, March 12 Time: 7.30pm Venue: St Michael’s Church Tel: 01625 430174 Bollington & District Horticultural Society Date: Saturday, March 12 Time: 2pm-4pm Venue: Civic Hall Bollington Tel: 01625 572057 Irish Night: Tickets adults £10, children (age 15 and under) £5. Includes Irish dancing display from Fraser School of Irish Dance, live music from Irish band Kiss The Blarney and an Irish supper. For tickets please contact Catherine on 07973 428081. Date: Saturday, March 12 Time: 7.30PM Venue: Broken Cross Club Library in the Landscape Birthday Walk: Help them to celebrate the third birthday of the Library in the Landscape at Tegg’s Nose Country Park, with a walk to the library with volunteer librarian Ailsa Holland and ranger Martin James, followed by celebratory cupcakes! Date: Saturday, 12th March Time: 2pm to 4pm Venue: Tegg’s Nose Country Park Visitor Centre Tel: 01625 374833 Bollington SciBar: Palliative care talk by Dr Debbie Alexander, specialty doctor in palliative medicine, East Cheshire Hospice. Arrive in good time to be sure of a seat. No charge. Date: Monday, March 14 Time: 6.20pm Venue: Vale Inn Bollington Web: www.bollingtonscibar.co.uk Email: bollingtonscibar@ hotmail.co.uk Live & Local Present: Chris and Sophie of Blast from the Past are highly experienced and skilled historical music performers who bring to life 600 years of music with warmth and wit. Between them, they play more than 30 instruments and fit in numerous costume changes. Tickets £8.50 (under-14s £6.50) from 07814 582741. Date: Monday, March 14 Time: 7.45pm Venue: Swythamley Community Centre Email: gunend1@tiscali. co.uk Consciousness, the Physical World and Richard Rorty: James Tartaglia is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Keele University. He studied philosophy at University College London and completed his PhD on consciousness in 2001. His main interests are reconciling the world-view of physicalism with consciousness. Date: Tuesday, March 15 Time: 7.30pm Venue: Macclesfield Library
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