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What's on between Friday 31st July 2015 and Thursday 6th August 2015

Friday 31st July 2015
Saturday 1st August 2015
  • National Day of Stitch

    National Day of Stitch

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Portland Basin Museum

    Bring your latest stitching project along and join in this national event.
  • The Heart of the Tame Valley

    The Heart of the Tame Valley

    from 1:00pm to 3:30pm

    At: Portland Basin car park

    A gentle four mile stroll along tranquil canals and river
  • Animal Magic
     

    Animal Magic

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    We play spot the animals in this family friendly exhibition as we showcase all our favourite animal paintings from the collection. Don’t miss our newly restored and never before seen farm yard scenes featuring chickens and lamb

  • Over the Rainbow
     

    Over the Rainbow

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The most colourful objects from the museums collections will transform the museum display cases into a rainbow effect. Like colourful cabinets of curiosities, unusual objects will sit side by side as they are celebrated for their colour.

  • Family History Helpdesk
     

    Family History Helpdesk

    from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The annual creative blockbuster exhibition featuring the cream of Tameside's artistic talent.

Sunday 2nd August 2015
  • Town and Country

    Town and Country

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    At: Cheetham Park Entrance

    A ten mile moderate ramble onto the moors above Stalybridge with Paul Nethercott
  • Family Safari

    Family Safari

    from 11:00am to 2:00pm

    At: Car park, bottom of Meadow Lane

    Explore ponds, meadows and woodlands on a short wildlife walk. Don’t forget a picnic.
  • Over the Rainbow
     

    Over the Rainbow

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The most colourful objects from the museums collections will transform the museum display cases into a rainbow effect. Like colourful cabinets of curiosities, unusual objects will sit side by side as they are celebrated for their colour.

Monday 3rd August 2015
Tuesday 4th August 2015
  • Military Helpdesk

    Military Helpdesk

    from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    At: Local Studies and Archive Centre

    Search for your ancestors’ military history. Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242
  • Balsam Bashing in Castle Clough and Cowbury Dale Local Nature Reserve.

    Balsam Bashing in Castle Clough and Cowbury Dale Local Nature Reserve.

    from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    At: Castle Clough car park

    Help us stop this invasive alien species ruining our woods and meadows.
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    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2

    from 10:30am to 11:30am

    At: Dukinfield Library

    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2 Come along and join us for a fun free activity
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    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2

    from 11:00am to 12:00pm

    At: Hattersley library

    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2 Come along and join us for a fun free activity
  • Ancestral Trail

    Ancestral Trail

    from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Search for your ancestors with volunteers from the Tameside Group of the Cheshire Family History Society of Cheshire. Drop-in session, no need to book.
  • 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 at 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

  • Jolly Holidays
     

    Jolly Holidays

    from 11:00am to 3:00pm

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

  • Chen Tai Chi for Beginners
     

    Chen Tai Chi for Beginners

    from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Traditional Chen Tai Chi taught by qualified instructors, with experience since 1996

  • Over the Rainbow
     

    Over the Rainbow

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The most colourful objects from the museums collections will transform the museum display cases into a rainbow effect. Like colourful cabinets of curiosities, unusual objects will sit side by side as they are celebrated for their colour.

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    Family Tree 1-2-1 sessions

    from 9:30am to 2:30pm

    Family Tree 1-2-1 sessions Book in for a 45 minute slot with a family tree expert

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The annual creative blockbuster exhibition featuring the cream of Tameside's artistic talent.

Wednesday 5th August 2015
  • 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’?
  • Go Wild Outdoors

    Go Wild Outdoors

    from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    At: Oakgates car park

    Discover the wildlife in the park, get creative with nature and try your hand at a woodland craft.
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    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2

    from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    At: Hyde Library:

    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2 Come along and join us for a fun free activity
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    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2

    from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

    At: Mossley Library (George Lawton Hall)

    Record Breakers: The Big Stuff: Summer Reading Challenge Week 2 Come along and join us for a fun free activity
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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 Readers Group (Afternoon)

    from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    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

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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.

  • Chen Tai Chi for Beginners
     

    Chen Tai Chi for Beginners

    from 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Traditional Chen Tai Chi taught by qualified instructors, with experience since 1996

  • Over the Rainbow
     

    Over the Rainbow

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The most colourful objects from the museums collections will transform the museum display cases into a rainbow effect. Like colourful cabinets of curiosities, unusual objects will sit side by side as they are celebrated for their colour.

  • Family History Helpdesk
     

    Family History Helpdesk

    from 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Book a half hour slot with one of our experts on 0161 342 4242

  • Open Art
     

    Open Art

    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The annual creative blockbuster exhibition featuring the cream of Tameside's artistic talent.

Thursday 6th August 2015
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