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Natural Health Fair in November

A Natural Health Fair will be held at the Crown Hotel in the High Street on Saturday 20th November. There will be lots of stalls, a whole host of therapies to try out and plenty of talks and workshops from 10am to 4pm. There will also be a raffle on the day, with all proceeds going to Stone multiple sclerosis ...

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Live music night at The Den

There will be a night of live music on Friday 12th November at The Den, Stone’s excellent youth cafe for young people. The Den – on Lichfield Street – is run by a group of young people and is supervised by adults, giving youngsters in Stone somewhere safe to meet up. The live music night from 7pm will feature young bands and ...

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Free half-term arts and crafts at Stone library

Stone library is hosting free arts and crafts sessions for children during the October half-term school break. There’s a pottery painting workshop on Monday 25th October from 2pm to 3pm, and a crafts workshop on Friday 29th from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Call the library on 01785 354135. Click here for A Little Bit of Stone’s guide to half-term and Halloween ...

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Murder mystery evening at Walton Community Centre

There’s an evening of murder and mystery at Walton Community Centre on Saturday 30th October as Stafford Players perform ‘Who Killed Lady Limp Rist?’. Tickets cost £12.50 and include a three-course meal and complementary drink on arrival. The evening starts at 7.30pm and tickets are available from the office at Walton Community Centre or by calling 01785 811653.

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Pumpkin carving competition at Aston Marina

Aston Marina’s farm shop is holding a great pumpkin carving competition for Halloween. Simply buy one of the shop’s home-grown pumpkins for £1.50, take it home, get carving and return it to the shop. Judging will take place on Sunday 31st October. The prize for the best pumpkin carver is Saturday lunch at Aston Marina’s bistro for up to four ...

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Charity auction for Team Everyman

A ball signed by the whole Manchester United squad, signed and framed Stoke City shirts, Moddershall Oaks evening spa vouchers and lots more will be auctioned for charity at Granville’s in November. Members of Stone’s Team Everyman have competed in 16 triathlon competitions all over the country to raise awareness and cash for the Everyman charity, the UK’s leading prostate ...

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Stone’s 1st Social Media Surgery on 15th November

Stone’s first social media surgery will be held at Titanic Brewery’s Royal Exchange pub on Monday 15th November. What on earth is a social media surgery I hear you ask! Well, it’s a pretty informal gathering of people who want to learn how to use the web and social media tools to communicate. They are deliberately relaxed and the idea ...

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Countdown to the big bonfire and fireworks display

Stone’s annual bonfire and fireworks night at Westbridge Park will be held on Saturday 6th November from 6.30pm. There will be lots of food and drink stands, charity stalls and children’s rides on the site from 6.30pm, with the bonfire to be lit by town mayor Rob Kenney at 7.30pm before the big fireworks display at 8pm. No word yet ...

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Halloween fun on a narrowboat!

A spooky Halloween party with a difference is taking place in Stone on Sunday 31st October – on board a narrowboat on the Trent & Mersey! Daydream Canal Trips are running the special event, with their spookily decorated narrowboat leaving Stone boat yard (opposite Canal Cruising Co near the health centre) at 4pm on the day. “Dress up and get ...

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