Starting the musical weekend with On at The Swan, Chestergate... as tonight the Adam Palma Band play, followed on Saturday night by This Year's Winner Is (07793373698).
Staying with Saturday, Cheshire Rural Touring Theatre in the Quarter present, Forgotten Fortress, a journey into Cheshire's past at 7.30pm in Mottram St Andrew Village Hall (01625 583930). The Bollington Chamber concerts present The Finzi Quartet (see pic) playing Haydn, Bridge, Stravinsky and Beethoven, 8pm and £14 at the Bollington Arts Centre. (01625 560355 http://www.bollingtonartscentre.org.uk/ )
There's a treat in store at the Hollins, on Black Road, with Fretbuzz, featuring Simon Kempston and the fabulous Alexis McLean (01625 424920 http://www.the-hollins.com/ )
ANd if you want to learn to play Jazz Sax there's a weekend workshop, sat and sun (intermediate level) with top jazz pro, Paul Bartholomew. Includes informal performance in local pub sat night with piano, bass and drums. 10am-5pm, £90, incl buffet lunch, tea and coffee (for details and venure 01625 573039 http://www.pbartholomew.com/
...and of course, it's TREACLE MARKET SUNDAY!!! and we will, of course, be all over that one buying necessities, eclectics and luxuries as the mood takes us. See you there.