What’s On in Cheshire in April

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Exhibition: Exploring Motherhood

Lāsma Poiša

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“I Became A Mother” – Until 19 May

Venue: Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

The Warrington Museum & Art Gallery hosts “I Became A Mother,” a thought-provoking exhibition by Lāsma Poiša exploring motherhood’s raw and often unexposed facets. Poiša’s work, which garnered the First Prize at the Warrington Arts Festival’s Open Exhibition in 2022, continues to challenge and engage audiences.

Learn more at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery.

Dance: The Return of a Classic Ballet

The Royal Ballet

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“Swan Lake” – 24 April

Venue: Storyhouse

The Royal Ballet will bring its luxurious rendition of “Swan Lake” back to the Royal Opera House with a live screening on 24 April at the Storyhouse. Liam Scarlett’s interpretation honors classical ballet, graced with Tchaikovsky’s iconic score and John Macfarlane’s enchanting stage designs.

Details are available at Storyhouse.

Event: Indoor Floral Extravaganza

The Royal Horticultural Society

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RHS Show – 18-21 April

Venue: Depot Mayfield

Manchester is set to host a pioneering RHS flower show from 18-21 April 2024, uniquely located within a repurposed railway space. The show aims to spotlight the burgeoning community of urban gardeners and the nexus of horticulture, well-being, and sustainability.

For more information, visit the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

Music: A New Album on the Horizon

Declan McKenna

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UK Headline Tour – 6 April

Venue: Uni Mountford Hall

Declan McKenna is launching a UK headline tour to celebrate his new album, “What Happened To The Beach?”, featuring the lead single, “Nothing Works.” The album is a sequel to his successful “Zeros.”

Visit the Liverpool Guild of Students for more details.

Comedy: Live, Laugh, and Podcast

The Two Pints Duo

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“April Fools’ Live Tour! 2024 – 5 April

Venue: Manchester Albert Hall

Will Mellor and Ralf Little are bringing their “April Fools’ Live Tour! 2024” to the Manchester Albert Hall on 5 April. Expect a night of laughter with the Two Pints duo, fresh off their acclaimed 2022 live tour.

Tickets can be found at Albert Hall Manchester.

Music: Theatrical and Musical Prowess

Paloma Faith

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Paloma Faith – 8 April

Venue: Liverpool Empire Theatre

British sensation Paloma Faith introduces “How You Leave A Man,” the lead single from her sixth studio album, “The Glorification of Sadness.” She embarks on a tour to mark this new chapter, with a stop in Brighton.

Further details are at Liverpool Theatres.

Art: Showcasing Manchester’s Talent

HOME Gallery

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Open Exhibition – Until 28 April

Venue: HOME Gallery

HOME Gallery hosts the Open Exhibition until 28 April. It features 480 artworks selected by a panel of experts and community leaders and celebrates Greater Manchester’s vibrant artistic community.

Learn more at HOME mcr.

Column: Celebrating Sandbach’s Transport Legacy

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Sandbach Transport Festival – 20-21 April

The beloved Sandbach Transport Festival returns on 20-21 April, offering a glimpse into Sandbach’s transport history alongside a selection of 80 cars, 50 trucks, 45 motorcycles, and 10 steam engines. Prepare for live music, family-friendly entertainment, and a showcase of local musical talent, including tribute acts to Bon Jovi and Pink.

For the full festival experience, visit Sandbach Transport Festival.

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