What’s on in February

Saturday 3rd February

Tarporley Rotary Country Market, 9.30am – 1.15pm, at Tarporley Community Centre. 25 stalls including cheese, bread, coffee, yoghurts, cakes, jams, pickles, pies, fish, pates, eggs, gift cards, children’s books, beauty products etc. Enquiries to A K Wallace 07850 250641


Friday 9th February
A quiz will be held at the War Memorial Hall in Duddon, starting at 8pm. Entry is £2.50 and there will be a bar and raffle.


Friday 9th February
Wine tasting evening at Cotebrook Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £15 per person includes sampling eight different red and white wines and a light supper. For further information and tickets contact Judith Walters on 07711243521 or email judithmjones@hotmail.com.


Friday 9th February
Huxley Film Night, at Huxley Village Hall, 7.30pm: ‘Victoria and Abdul’. Entrance £5. Food and drink available. Call 01829 781294 or781573


Sunday 11th February

The outstanding international pianist Steven Osborne returns to Tattenhall for a programme of classical music, including Prokofief, Berg and Ravel. The concert, organised by Tattenhall Music Society, will be held at the parish church of St Alban, at 6.30pm. Prior to coming to Tattenhall he is performing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and his following concerts are in Paris and Rome. Tickets are £10 and £8 for Members (under 18 years old are free) and available from Tattenhall News, Pluto House Post Office or you can just pay at the door. Contact Anne McGrath Tel: 01829 770932


Sunday 11th February

Chess Set Exhibition at the Barbour Institute, Tattenhall, from 2-5pm. More than 40 chess sets show the variety of piece themes, shapes, materials, and countries the craftwork comes from. For further details please call or email Klaus 01829 771698; tekniepe@wortzuwort.de


Friday 23rd February

Peter Solan will talk about Cheshire Salt History and Lion Salt Works at 7.30 pm at Cotebrook Village Hall. Tickets £5 to include tea & coffee, feel free to bring a bottle. For further information contact Judith Walters on 07711243521 or email judithmjones@hotmail.com



Tarporley WI
For our February meeting we are very happy to welcome back Francis Illing, for another fascinating talk, this time about his former career in Vice. Join us on Wednesday 7th, doors open at 7:30 for 7:45pm in the Done Room, behind St. Helen’s Church.  Bring a friend – your first meeting is free!  £1 donation for refreshments. Please also remember we are still collecting old/new bras and/or new knickers for women and girls, for donation to ‘Bras for Africa’. Find out more by visiting our website: www.TarporleyWI.org, email TarporleyWI@hotmail.com, phone Sarah on 733813. A warm welcome awaits you!


Bunbury WI

The group meets every second Thursday of the month at 7-30pm in The Pavilion. Our speaker in February will be Sue Ord speaking on the subject of Hand Writing Analysis Visitors will be made very welcome so please join us.


Kelsall WI

Our next meeting is on February 7th when our speaker is Carole Codd, the recently retired superintendent registrar at Liverpool Registration Service. The March meeting takes place on the 7th when our speaker will be Edward Abrams, describing Chester’s history during the English Civil War. Both meetings are held in Kelsall Methodist Church Hall and begin at 7.30 pm. Visitors and new members are welcome to join us. All details are on our website: www.kelsallwi.org.uk. Call 01829 759310


Tiverton District Garden Club

On Tuesday 6th February, 7.30pm, at Tiverton Village Hall, Huxley Lane (just off A49), perk up your garden in 2018 with some “Troughs, Sink Gardens and Raised Beds” to give added interest and colour. Mr Peter Foley will tell us how to do it! Entry £2 (members), £3 (visitors). Includes raffle and refreshments. All are welcome.


West Cheshire Rural U3A

Come and join us for the next meeting on Thursday 15th February at the Barbour Institute in Tattenhall. Mike Foster will talk about “Have Camera Will Travel”. Refreshments will be available from 2pm. For further information on membership and forthcoming events please contact either Hilary Scarratt 01829 770516 Hilary@Scarratt.com or visit our website u3asites.org.uk/west-cheshire


Tarporley and District U3A

John Christopher will talk about “6000 years with Clay and Pottery” at the next meeting on Thursday 22nd February at Tarporley Community Centre. Doors open at 10am, refreshments until 10.30am, speaker starts at 10.30am and usually ends by noon.


Tattenhall Garden Society

Designing Gardens for small Spaces’ – an illustrated talk with tips and tricks of the trade for turning your tiny garden from a big problem to a bigger success, by landscape gardener Alex Radley on Wednesday 14th February at 7.45pm in The Barbour Institute, Tattenhall. Non-members welcome. Contact Jen Benefield, Chair, for further details 01829 770692


Tarporley, Bunbury and District Historical Society

The group meets every 4th Thursday of the month in Tiverton Village Hall at 7:30. We usually have an invited speaker to talk on local history topics. The February speaker will be Jeremy Nichols who will be talking about ‘100 years of trains to Audlem’. Visitors are always welcome. See our website tbdhs.blogspot.co.uk/ for more details.