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May 2022

The Rondino String Quartet

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Wilkes Head, 15 St Edward Street
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 5DS United Kingdom
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Ever wondered what classical music sounds like played live? Here's your chance to experience it without taking the risk of having to pay for a ticket! Leek Arts Festival is giving you the chance to see, hear and experience classical music up close and personal in the backyard of a pub - and it's free!!!!! The Rondino String Quartet is a Manchester-based group of professional musicians with a very wide range of experience and repertoire. They have travelled extensively in…

An evening with Kristin Hersh

May 10 @ 7:45 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD United Kingdom
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Influential songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kristin Hersh, leader of the indie rock band Throwing Muses and the noise rock power trio 50 Foot Wave, is back on the road with her highly acclaimed Throwing Muses release, Sun Racket. Playing here in a solo capacity, this is a rare opportunity to spend an intimate evening alongside one of the world’s most uniquely gifted and compelling songwriters. “Lean, Immersive, and groove-heavy, tapping the vein of hardscrabble psychedelia that defines their best work ”…

Out of Arran / Music and Poetry

May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD United Kingdom
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Finalists in Arran’s 2019 international McClellan Prize for Poetry: Pamela Brough, James Caruth and Jane Kinton, with guitar and song from Arran’s Tim Pomeroy and violinist John Pursaill. Pamela Brough’s work includes The Burma Play, promoted by Amnesty, sponsored by The Co-operative; Jinglebones, a long narrative poem grant-aided by the Arts Council. Radio work includes Moorland Matters for BBC Radio Stoke and Diary of a Moorland Winter, with Prunella Scales. She worked with farmers in Cumbria during the Foot and…

Red Ball Comedy Night

May 12 @ 8:00 pm
Leek Cricket Club, Macclesfield Road
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 8SG United Kingdom
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A night of award winning stand up comedy featuring the British Comedian of the Year, JEFF INNOCENT. Plus support, guaranteeing you a great night of outstanding comedy. Doors open 6:00pm, Start time 8:00pm Leek Cricket Club, Tickets £10 from www.comedyatwork.com/rbcc   Book Now

Eddi Reader 40th anniversary tour

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD United Kingdom
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Eddi Reader grew up in Glasgow and Irvine, Scotland and it was in those towns that she learned to use music as a vehicle for communicating with others through busking and performing at the local folk clubs. In the early 1980s, Eddi travelled around Europe with circus and performance artists before moving to London where she quickly became a sought after session vocalist. She famously harmonized with Annie Lennox touring with the Eurythmics, after her time with successful punk outfit…

Sister Suzie & The Right Band (with Unlucky Strike in support)

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
The Silk Mill, 3 Market Street
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6HX United Kingdom
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The most outstanding performance at Leek Blues & Americana Festival 2019 returns!!! LBAF in association with Leek Arts Festival present Sister Suzie and the Right Band with support from Unlucky Strike. Sister Suzie hailing from the North of Northumberland delivers her shows with an undiluted boisterous charm and she packs a punch in every performance. She and The Right Band take their audiences on an explosive musical journey of blues, rhythm and blues and raucous rockers paying tribute to Suzie's…

Leek Arts Festival Folk Day at The Foxlowe

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD United Kingdom
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Leek Arts Festival Folk Day Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek 12noon-1pm Storytelling sessions 1pm-5.30pm Eardley, Rhead and Crosbie host a concert featuring local artists and special guest Pete Morton. Free Event

Leek Ska Presents… ‘Ska at The Cock’

May 14 @ 3:00 pm
The Cock Inn, 19 Derby Street
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6HN United Kingdom
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3pm Alcohol Licks 4pm The Skalinskis (lite) The Cock Inn, Leek Free event

Leek Ska Presents… ‘Ska at The Buck’

May 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Roebuck, 18 Derby Street
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 5AB United Kingdom
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7.30pm Roots To Nowhere 8.30pm Herbie Jack The Roebuck, Derby St, Leek. 7.30pm Free event

Evening Ceilidh

May 14 @ 8:00 pm
Foxlowe Arts Centre, Market Place
Leek, Staffordshire ST13 6AD United Kingdom
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Evening Ceilidh with Cuckoo’s Nest plus friends. Tickets £6 from the Foxlowe and on the door or call 01538 385260 (answerphone)

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