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What's on between Thursday 31st July 2014 and Wednesday 6th August 2014

Thursday 31st July 2014
  • Balsam Bashing at Knott Hill Local Nature Reserves.

    Balsam Bashing at Knott Hill Local Nature Reserves.

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Gorsey Lane entrance,

    Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 10:15am to 11:15am

    At: Droylsden Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this session is repeated in the afternoon.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 10:30am to 11:30am

    At: Tameside Central Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this session is repeated in the afternoon.
  • Jolly Holidays

    Jolly Holidays

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Portland Basin Museum

    Artist led craft activities for all ages. 50p per child.
  • Go Wild

    Go Wild

    from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    At: Castle Clough car park

    A fun afternoon in the countryside with a variety of activities. There may be a wildlife wander, river and pond dipping, denbuilding and environmental art.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 2:15pm to 3:15pm

    At: Droylsden Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this is a repeat of the morning session.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

    At: Tameside Central Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this is a repeat of the morning session.
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    Time for a Rhyme (Denton Library)

    from 2:15pm to 2:45pm

    Stories, rhyme and song for little ones, their parents and carers.

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    Time for a Rhyme (Dukinfield Library)

    from 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    Stories, rhyme and song for little ones, their parents and carers.

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    Dukinfield Library Book Time for Yourself Club

    from 10:30am to 12:00pm

    The clubs offer a new type of reading experience. They are small and friendly, and meet at various locations across Tameside once a week for an hour and a half.

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    Stay Play and Read at Denton Library

    from 2:45pm to 3:45pm

    Choose your books, then stay and play! a drop-in for parents and children.

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    Stay Play and Read at Droylsden Library

    from 9:15am to 10:15am

    Choose your books, then stay and play! a drop-in for parents and children.

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    Lego Club

    from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Lego Club Come and join us at the Central Library Lego club

  • Free Self Defence Classes (Ashton-U-Lyne
     

    Free Self Defence Classes (Ashton-U-Lyne

    Free self defence classes for adults and children (ages 5+) - learn Ju jitsu with a dedicated instructor. Meet new people, get fit, boost confidence and most importantly have fun!

  • Chen Tai Chi Class
     

    Chen Tai Chi Class

    from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Beginners Tai Chi class teaching Chen Laojia Yilu - Old frame, First form

  • The Manchesters Go To War
     

    The Manchesters Go To War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out.

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 1:00pm to 7:00pm

    See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside.

Friday 1st August 2014
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 10:30am to 11:30am

    At: Mossley Library (George Lawton Hall)

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this session is repeated in the afternoon.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 1 - Enter the Labyrinth

    from 2:15pm to 3:15pm

    At: Mossley Library (George Lawton Hall)

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+. Please note this is a repeat of the morning session.
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    Book Time for Yourself Club- Denton Library

    from 10:30am to 12:00pm

    Book Time for Yourself Club Come along to this informal and relaxing book club

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    Book Time for Yourself Club- Hyde Library

    from 10:30am to 12:00pm

    Book Time for Yourself Club Come along to this informal and relaxing book club

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    Book Time for Yourself Club - Droylsden Library

    from 10:30am to 12:00pm

    Book Time for Yourself Club Come along to this informal and relaxing book club

  • The Manchesters Go To War
     

    The Manchesters Go To War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out.

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside.

Saturday 2nd August 2014
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    Poppy & Art Display

    from 11:00am to 2:00pm

    At: Hyde Market

    Children to bring back poppies planted at previous event to display will also feature art produced by children.
  • Free Self Defence Classes (Ashton-U-Lyne
     

    Free Self Defence Classes (Ashton-U-Lyne

    Free self defence classes for adults and children (ages 5+) - learn Ju jitsu with a dedicated instructor. Meet new people, get fit, boost confidence and most importantly have fun!

  • Yellow
     

    Yellow

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Featuring the most yellow works from Astley Cheetham Art Collection this exhibition explores colour and its meaning in art.

  • The Manchesters Go To War
     

    The Manchesters Go To War

    from 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 1:00pm

    See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside.

Sunday 3rd August 2014
  • K.I.T.E (Kids in the Environment)

    K.I.T.E (Kids in the Environment)

    from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    At: Park Bridge Heritage Centre

    Come and join us for fun, forest school activities, discovering and exploring the countryside. 7 – 12 years.
  • Medlock Meander

    Medlock Meander

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Park Bridge Heritage Centre

    Enjoy the highs and Lows of the Medlock Valley; Park bridge, Daisy Nook, Knott Hill and Hartshead Pike. 8 miles
  • Service of Reflection

    Service of Reflection

    from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    At: The Cenotaph

    A Service of Reflection will be held at the Cenotaph followed by a short service at the Memorial Garden near to the visitors centre.
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    Sunday Worship

    from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Every week at 10.30am morning worship. Come along and join us you will be most welcome

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

Monday 4th August 2014
Tuesday 5th August 2014
  • Balsam Bashing in Brushes Valley

    Balsam Bashing in Brushes Valley

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Oakgates car park

    Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 2 - Lost in the Mountains

    from 10:30am to 11:30am

    At: Dukinfield Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 4+.
  • Jolly Holidays

    Jolly Holidays

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Portland Basin Museum

    Artist led craft activities for all ages. 50p per child.
  • Meet Tommy Atkins: First World War Soldier

    Meet Tommy Atkins: First World War Soldier

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Portland Basin Museum

    Have you ever wondered what a soldier wore, what he ate, how he lived, fought and died in the ‘Great War for Civilisation’?
  • Madagascar (PG) Film

    Madagascar (PG) Film

    from 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    At: Hyde Festival Theatre

    Spoiled by their upbringing with no idea what wild life is really like, four animals from New York Central Zoo escape, assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar, among a bunch of merry lemurs. All tickets £3. Booking advisable.
  • Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - Mythical Maze - Week 2 - Lost in the Mountains

    from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    At: Hattersley Library

    Join us for a fun free family activity. We’ll have crafts, treasure hunts, games and much more. No need to book. Just drop-in on the day. Suitable for children aged 0+.
  • Flora Walk

    Flora Walk

    from 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    At: Quarry car park

    Spend a relaxing evening with the Bamforth Brothers in close study of the local flora.
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    Time for a Rhyme (Stalybridge Library)

    from 9:30am to 10:00am

    Rhymes, songs and stories for little ones, their parents and carers.

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    Time for a Rhyme (Central Library)

    from 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    Rhyme and song for babies and their parents

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    Dukinfield Library Crime Readers Group

    from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Meets monthly to discuss a range of books and authors

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    Central Library Readers Group - Tuesday group

    from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Groups meet monthly. Meetings are informal, fun and a great way to share your thoughts and feelings about books and authors.

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    Time for a Rhyme (Hyde Library)

    from 10:30am to 11:00am

    Time for a Rhyme Join in the fun at rhyme times where we love singing our favourite rhymes and shaking our instruments

  • Fitsteps class
     

    Fitsteps class

    from 6:15pm to 7:00pm

    FitSteps® is a dance fitness programme that is ‘so much fun you don’t even realise you’re getting fit!’ Classes are held every Tuesday Evening 6.15-7pm at the Janice Hughes School of Dance, Unit 3, The Railway Sidings, Commercial Brow, Newton, Hyde, SK14 2JP. You first class is free! So why not come and join the fun?

  • Chen Tai Chi Class
     

    Chen Tai Chi Class

    from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Mixed Level Tai Chi class teaching Chen Laojia Yilu - Old frame, First form

  • Ladies Only Burlesque Fitness and Chair Dance Class
     

    Ladies Only Burlesque Fitness and Chair Dance Class

    from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Brand new burlesque fitness term starts Tuesday 1st April at 7:30pm in Hyde Learn sections of a sexy, sassy routine over 6 weeks to get you feeling glitzy and glamorous as you have a giggle with some great girlies – including how to strut, shimmy, and peel off gloves with your teeth! Practice chair based choreography to improve fitness, muscle-tone, movement memory and coordination.

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    Physical Play (Hattersley Library)

    from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

    Join in this free physical play session for children aged 0-5 years

  • The Manchesters Go To War
     

    The Manchesters Go To War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out.

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside.

Wednesday 6th August 2014
  • Discovery Day

    Discovery Day

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Museum of the Manchester Regiment

    Fun for the whole family with soldiers past and present available on the day.
  • Discovery Day

    Discovery Day

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: King George V Playing Fields

    Fun for the whole family with soldiers past and present available on the day.
  • Station Walk

    Station Walk

    from 12:30pm to 4:30pm

    At: Mossley Railway Station

    Take the train to Greenfield and walk the 3½ miles back to Mossley via Grasscroft and Quick Edge. (£1.50 approx)
  • Toy Story (U) (film)

    Toy Story (U) (film)

    from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    At: King George V Playing Fields

    Join Woody and Buzz Lightyear for cinema in the park. Bring a blanket and picnic. Tickets £5
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    Time for a Rhyme (Hyde Library)

    from 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    Rhymes, songs and stories for little ones, their parents and carers.

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    Time for a Rhyme (Stalybridge Library)

    from 2:15pm to 2:45pm

    Rhymes, songs and stories for little ones, their parents and carers

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    Mossley Library Book Time for Yourself Club

    from 10:30am to 12:00pm

    The clubs offer a new type of reading experience. They are small and friendly, and meet at various locations across Tameside once a week for an hour and a half.

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    Mossley Library Evening Readers Group

    from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Meets monthly to discuss a range of books and authors

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    Stay Play and Read at Tameside Central Library

    from 9:30am to 11:00am

    Choose your books then stay and play! A drop-in for parents and children.

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    Children's Chess Club

    from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

    Provides regular coaching and friendly play

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    Droylsden Lively Library Club for the over 55s

    from 10:00am to 11:30am

    Droylsden Lively Library Club for the over 55s

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    Slimming World

    Lose weight without ever feeling hungry ever again. Amazing weight loss system with a money back guarantee

  • Chen Tai Chi Class
     

    Chen Tai Chi Class

    from 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Beginners Tai Chi class teaching Chen 18 movement short form

  • Chen Tai Chi Class
     

    Chen Tai Chi Class

    from 7:45pm to 8:45pm

    Beginners Tai Chi class teaching Chen Laojia Yilu - Old frame, First form

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    Hyde Library Afternoon Readers’ Group

    from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Hyde Library Afternoon Readers’ Group Group meets monthly

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    Zumba Fitness

    from 6:45pm to 7:45pm

    Zumba® is the Latin inspired, easy to follow, calorie burning dance fitness party. Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Just feel the music and let loose.

  • The Manchesters Go To War
     

    The Manchesters Go To War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Find out what role some the soldiers in the Manchester Regiment did as war broke out.

  • Tameside’s War
     

    Tameside’s War

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    As soldiers headed off to war, life changed for those left behind. This exhibition looks how the First World War changed people’s lives forever.

  • Ashton Grammar School Memorial
     

    Ashton Grammar School Memorial

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has worked with pupils from Ashton Sixth Form College to interpret this local memorial to fallen soldiers.

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    See and marvel at the breath of artistic talent in Tameside and perhaps buy your own unique artwork made by artists in Tameside.

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