What’s On Congleton

Congleton Information Centre – 01260 270350 option 1

Open: Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm & Saturday 10.15am-1.45pm

Town Hall, High Street, Congleton CW12 1BN





Magical Bluebell Walks

1, 4 & 6 May

10am -4pm

The carpet of bluebells in the Old Wood is stunning and combined with our beautiful daffodils, azaleas and early rhododendrons it is a lovely Spring Walk.  Why not combine your walk with a trip to the farmers’ market on Saturday 4 May.  Courtyard kitchen open serving cakes, lunches and drinks.

Location:  Rode Hall, Scholar Green, ST7 3QP

Admission: adults: £7.50,

children £3 under 5s free

For tickets visit: rodehall.co.uk


Comedy at The Lion & Swan

Wednesday 1 May &

the first Wednesday of every month

Doors open 7pm for 8pm start

Paul McCaffrey, Michael Shafar, Jordan Ducharme and MC Mick Ferry

Location:   The Lion & Swan, Swan Bank, CW12 1AH

Price: £16.50

For tickets visit: ents24.com or



Flow Yoga for Rejuvenation

Thursday 2 May

10am – 11.15am

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner, this class is perfect for anyone looking to rejuvenate their spirit and energize their body. Come join us for an hour of blissful yoga and a 15 minute deep relaxation with head massage and leave feeling refreshed and renewed!

Location:  Barre Sculpt Studio, 4 Martins Court, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR

Price: £9.50

For a place please visit:



Film at The Daneside

Friday 3 May


Wicked Little Letters (15)

Location:  Daneside Theatre, Park Road, CW12 1DP

Tickets: £5

Tickets available from Congleton Information Centre

Congleton Museum Sunday Walk

Sunday 5 May


‘Discovering your Congleton’

With Ian Doughty

Location: Congleton Museum, Market Square, CW12 1ET


FOCM: £7 / Adult: £10 / Child U15: Free

Tickets available from Congleton Museum: 01260 276360

Artisanity Destash

Car Boot Sale

Monday 6 May

9am – 2pm

Do you have a house stuffed full of craft items that aren’t getting used? Want to clear some space for more? Want to grab a bargain? Our inaugural Destash car boot event is taking place at the front of Glebe Farm.

Location:  Glebe Farm, Astbury, CW12 4RQ

Free entry


Club Tropicana – Paint & Sip Event

Thursday 9 May

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Whether you’re a seasoned painter or a complete beginner, this event is perfect for anyone looking to unwind, socialize, and create something beautiful. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to sip, paint, and mingle in a vibrant atmosphere. Grab your friends and reserve your spot now.

Location:  R & G’s Tap House, Congleton Market Quarter, CW12 1AB

Price: £38.62

Available from: eventbrite.co.uk


Needle Felting, Food & Fizz

Friday 10 May

7pm – 9pm

Join Vicky from Needlessly Felted for a sparkling evening of arty fun. Relax and enjoy learning how to create felted goodies. Choose your project, sip your chilled prosecco and when you’re finished – tuck into a delightful grazing table!

Location:  Cocktails on the Corner, 29 High Street, CW12 1BG

Price: £55 – £62

For more info and to book, visit:



Big Clothes Movement

Saturday 11 May


Pre-Loved Childrens Clothes Event. Baby and kids clothes, shoes and other bits and pieces. £2 per reusable bag.

One rule – no onward sales!

Location: Congleton Cricket Club, Booth Street, Congleton, CW12 4DG

Free to enter

Daytime Disco in aid of Dementia UK

Saturday 11 May


Disco for the over 30s with local DJ legends: The Spindoctors.

Location: The Cygnet Club, 12 Swan Bank, CW12 1AH

Price: £12.50

Tickets Available from Congleton Information Centre or www.spindoctorsdj.com/tickets 


Silk Brass in Concert

Saturday 11 May


Featuring Congleton & Cheadle Magic Voices

Location:   St Michael’s Church, Macclesfield, SK10 1DY

Tickets: £12 (u16 free) available from Macclesfield Visitor Centre or on the door


2024 Find Day at Congleton Museum

Monday 13 May


Bring along objects to be identified and recorded.

Location: Congleton Museum, Market Square

Price: Free

For more information tel: 0151 478 4259 or visit:



Monday Talks at Congleton Library

Monday 13 May


The Stanleys of Alderley

Location: Congleton Library

Price: Free – Donations welcome

Ladies Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop in aid of Marie Curie

Tuesday 14 May

7pm – show starts at 7.30pm

Shop your favourite brands at 50% less.

Location: Wellspring Methodist Church. CW12 3AP

Price: £5 (to be purchased in advance)

For tickets call:

07850 844113 or 07739 885749

Disney Frozen Jr.

Tuesday 15 – Saturday 18 May


(2.30pm matinee – Saturday)

Presented by Congleton Amateur Youth Theatre

Location: Daneside Theatre, Park Road, CW12 1DP

Price: £12

Tickets available from: Congleton Information Centre

Top Gun Outdoor Cinema Experience

Friday 17 May

Pretty Woman Outdoor Cinema Experience  

Sunday 19 May

Gates open 6pm – Film 8pm – 9.45pm


A blockbuster outdoor cinema experience. Bring your own blanket or camping chair.

Location:  Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, SK11 9JY

Tickets: £15.50 / U12’s £9.50

Available from: Eventbrite.co.uk

Discos for Grown-Ups 70s, 80s & 90s

Friday 17 May

7.15pm – 11.30pm

Discos for Grown-ups creates fun, fabulous and feel good disco events in incredible spaces for ‘grown ups’ who love to dance the night away!

Location:  Congleton Town Hall,

Tickets from www.discosforgrownups.com

Macclesfield Male Voice Choir Joint Concert with the Caravanettes Ladies Choir

Saturday 18 May



A variety of styles of music.

Location:  Macclesfield United Reformed Church, Park Green, Macclesfield, SK11 7NA

Price: £12 Adult   £6 u18s

Tickets available from Congleton Information Centre

Bath House and Physic Garden Open Day

Saturday 18 May

10am – 4pm

The Bath House will be open with historical interpretive tours + garden-related stalls + input from the herb society.

Price:   Free but donations welcome

Details of the open day can be found at: www.congletonbhpg.co.uk  and on their Facebook page.

The Girl on the Train

Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 May


Presented by Phoenix Theatre Company

Location: Daneside Theatre

Price: £10 Tickets available from Congleton Information Centre Tel: 01260 270350

Congleton Paddling Pool

Saturday 25 May

10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

Opens for the season.

Capacity 140. First come first served, no queuing between sessions. Closed Monday & Tuesday during term time.

Location: Park Road, Congleton CW12 1DP

Price: Free, but booking essential

Strictly Over 30s Funk & Soul Saturday Afternoon Disco

Saturday 25 May

4pm – 9pm



Get ready to groove to the timeless beats of Soul II Soul, Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, TLC, Sister Sledge, and an array of other iconic artists. The dance floor comes to life with flashing lights, creating an electrifying atmosphere enhanced by bespoke LED lighting.


Location:   3D Congleton, 38-40 High Street, CW12 1BD

Price:  £5

Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Sunday 26 May 10am to

Monday 27 May 4pm

This family friendly event regularly attracts 400-500 display vehicles to this most picturesque of settings.

Location:  Capesthorne Hall,

Siddington, SK11 9JY

Tickets: £10

Available from: classicshows.org

Congleton Town Council & War Memorial Hospital ‘Centenary Event’

Monday 27 May

12 noon – 5pm

Pack a picnic and join us for live music and entertainment, including a brass band, 1920s swing band, traditional games, RSPCA dog show, food & drink stalls and much more! Don’t miss the spectacle of the hospital bed race!

Location:  Congleton Park, Park Road, CW12 1DP

Entry: Free

Congleton and District Horticultural Society present

‘Gardens Well Worth a Visit’ – Judy Popley

Wednesday 29 May

7:30pm – 9.30pm


Join the Horticultural Society for an evening with a guest speaker. There will be tea & coffee and a raffle.

Location: Underground at Congleton Library

Price: £3 for members £4.50 for visitors.

Polly Gibbons

Friday 31 May



Singer, songwriter, Jazz , RnB, Soul vocalist “Her talent is one in a million…miss her gigs at your peril”

Location:  Clonter Opera Theatre, Congleton, CW12 2LR

Prices: from £26

Tickets available from: www.clonteropera.com





Regular Local Activities…





After-school Board Game Club



Congleton Library

Free, all welcome

Contact: 01260 375550

Crafternoon Tea

3rd Monday of the month

2pm – 3.30pm

Congleton Library

£1.00, Booking required

Contact to book: 01260 375550

Barclays Local

Barclays Bank Staff will assist with money management & support

Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday

10am-12.30pm & 1pm-4.30pm

Congleton Library


Contact: 01260 375550

Stories and Songs


10.30am – 11am

Congleton Library

Free, pre-school children and their grown-ups. Great for active toddlers

Contact: 01260 375550

Keen Cooks

2nd Tuesday of the month


Congleton Library


Contact: 01260 375550

Congleton Family History Society of Cheshire

3rd Tuesday of the month

Talks begin at 7.30pm

Congleton Library

All welcome

Contact: David 01625 426173 or Sue 01260 271714

Lip Reading

Wednesday (term time only)


Congleton Library

For those with hearing loss – Free

Contact: Debra @ lipreading.debra@btinternet.com or text/WhatsApp: 07754 782072

Pre-School Fun



Congleton Library

Free, Children aged 0-5 and their grown-ups.

Contact: 01260 375550

Crafty Natter

Alternative Wednesdays


Congleton Library

Free, all welcome, bring your projects.

Contact: 01260 375550

Good Vibrations (sing-along)

Alternative Wednesdays


Congleton Library

Free, all welcome

Contact: 01260 375550

Congleton & District Horticultural Society

Last Wednesday of the month


Congleton Library

All welcome

Contact the society on their Facebook page.




Congleton Library

Free, Children aged 0-5 and their grown-ups.

Contact: 01260 375550

Baby Bounce



Congleton Library

Free, Little ones under 12 months – not yet walking.

Contact: 01260 375550




Congleton Library

Free, all welcome

Contact: 01260 375550

Book Club

Every Saturday


The Old Saw Mill

Back River Street

CW12 1HJ

Contact: 01260 277658

Congleton Repair Cafe

Last Saturday of the month


The Old Saw Mill

Back River Street

CW12 1HJ

Contact: 01260 277658

Ukrainian Conversation Café

Every Sunday

1.30pm – 3.30pm

New Life Church. CW12 4EY

Free, all welcome











Congleton Information Centre offer a variety of things…


  • Gifts & Souvenirs
  • Free leaflets for Congleton & surrounding areas
  • Books of local interest
  • Walking Guides and Maps
  • Locally produced gifts
  • Locally produced food & drink (while stocks last)
  • Theatre Tokens


We act as ticket agents for…


  • The Daneside Theatre
  • New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
  • Buxton Opera House
  • Chester Zoo


There are no booking and transaction fees on tickets purchased from Congleton Information Centre.


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