THURS, APRIL 23
Breaking The Code: A compassionate and often amusing play concerning Alan Turing, mathematician and computer pioneer who broke the German Enigma code. Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Road, Altrincham. £10, concessions £8. April 23-25, 7.30pm, matinee April 25, 4pm. Call 0161 928 1677. Keegan Kennedy School Of Irish Dancing Feis: St Kentigern’s Irish Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester. Thursday and Saturday 11am-12.30pm, Friday and Saturday 6pm-7.30pm. Call 0161 224 2033. Guided Tours Of Paradise Mill: Explore Macclesfield’s industrial heritage. Paradise Mill, Park Lane, Macclesfield. £5, concessions £4.50 Monday - Saturday 11.45am, 1pm, 2.15pm. Call 01625 612045. Ceili Sets Dance Class: For all ages. St Kentigern’s Irish Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester. 8pm-11pm. 0161 448 8675. Adlington Hall: A red-brick stately home forming part of the 2,000-acre Adlington Estate that dates back to the Norman Conquest. Adlington Hall, Mill Lane, Adlington, Macclesfield. House and gardens £9, child/NUS £5, garden only £6, child/NUS free. Monday - Sunday, 11am-4pm. 01625 827595. Blaze Farm: A farm with nature trails, woods and meadows. Blaze Farm, Wildboarclough, Macclesfield. Free. Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5.30pm. Call 01260 227229. Gawsworth Hall: A day out for all the family. Gawsworth Hall, Church Lane, Macclesfield. £7.50, child £3.50. Monday - Sunday, 2pm-5pm. Call 01260 223456. Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre: The home of the Lovell telescope with exhibitions on space and astronomy. Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Lower Withington, Macclesfield. Peak - adult £7, child/ concessions £5, family tickets £22-£26.50, off peak - adult £6.50, child/ concessions £4.50, family ticket £20 -£24. Monday - Sunday, 10am-5pm, last admission 4pm. Call 01477 571 766. Alderley Edge: Views across Cheshire towards the Peak District with walks through oak, beech and pine woodlands. National Trust: Alderley Edge, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield. Free. Call 01625 584412. Silk Heritage Centre: The history and origins of the silk industry told through film and a display of costume from regency to present day. An audiovisual presentation tells of the development of the industry in the town. The Silk Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield. £3.50, concessions £3. Monday - Saturday, 10am-3pm. Call 01625 613210. Quarry Bank Mill: Mill, apprentice house and gardens, showing how a complete industrial community lived. National Trust: Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Wilmslow. Free, plus admission £15.50, child £7.75, family £38.75. November to February, open Wednesday to Sunday. Call 01625 527468.