1. Chester FC v Tranmere Rovers FC
Chester FC v Tranmere in the Vanarama National League at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium on Sunday. Kick-off noon. Seated: Adults £18, concessions £12, under 21s £10, 16-17-year-olds £5, 5-15 £3, under fives free. Standing: Adults £15, concessions £10, under 21 £10, 16-17-year-olds £5, 5-15 £3, under fives free. Car parking £2. Visit www.chesterfc.com for details.
2. China Centre conference
University of Chester China Centre conference Culture and the Creative Economy in a Global Context with a launch event at Chester Town Hall, followed by sessions at the China Centre, on Saturday. The keynote speech at the town hall will be delivered by Head of Division for Culture, Memory of the World at UNESCO Christine Merkel. Christine advises the German government and parliament in culture and cultural policy. The conference will include a calligraphy demonstration and then cover five sub-themes for panel discussions. Modern Tradition, Aesthetics and Creativity;, Contemporary Arts and Economics; Creative Cities and Rural Development; Cultural Policy and Cultural Security; Media Technology: the future or limitation? Registration fee is £60, which will include lunch, dinner, refreshments and a wine reception. To register, and for further information, including a full list of partner organisations, visit www.chester.ac.uk/node/32884
Theatretrain Mold double bill of Spy Games and Matilda Mini Musical at the Forum Studio Theatre in Hamilton Place at 6pm on Saturday. All seats £8. Call 01244 341296 or visit www.tiptopproductions.co.uk.
4. The Wave Pictures
The Wave Pictures and Seazoo in concert at Telford’s Warehouse on Saturday. Free before 10pm, £4 thereafter. Call 01244 390090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com for details.
5. Megadeth UK
Megadeth UK and Buckle Tongue in concert at The Live Rooms, Homer House, Station Road from 7pm on Saturday. Tickets £11 in advance. Visit www.theliverooms.com/www.seetickets.com.
6. Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof by Tennesee Williams in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre at Theatr Clwyd at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday. Catrin Stewart, who played Jenny Flint in Doctor Who, and Gareth David-Lloyd, who played Ianto Jones in Torchwood, come together in this new production of the American stage classic. The story is set in a plantation-owner’s mansion on an airless Mississippi night, where faded golden boy Brick and his beautiful but frustrated wife Maggie have gathered with the rest of the family to celebrate Big Daddy’s 65th birthday. Tickets £25-£10. Call 01352 701521 or visit www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk.
7. Open mic session
Open mic session with Ashley Fayth at Telford’s Warehouse in Tower Wharf on Sunday. Free entry. Call 01244 390090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com for details.
8. Indoor car boot sale
Indoor car boot sale at Guilden Sutton Village Hall from 10am-noon on Sunday. £5 per table. Refreshments available. Call 07974 194551 or 0740 182 9592.
9. Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo - with 12,000 animals in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens this is one of the world’s top zoos which is now home to the spectacular Islands exhibition featuring the breathtaking Monsoon Forest, the largest indoor zoo exhibit in the UK. Open daily from 10am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. You can park for free, or come by train, bus or bicycle. Cyclists get 15% off their tickets. Gate prices: adult £24, child £20 or book online to make savings. Visit www.chesterzoo.org or call 01244 380280. To read more click here.
10. Cheshire Ice Cream Farm
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm in Tattenhall - a family friendly tourist attraction bursting with all of the fun you need for a great day out. Whatever the weather, you can call in for a quick play and a scoop of your favourite Cheshire Farm ice cream or a whole day of Ice Cream Farm fun. The ice cream parlour is the shining beacon at the epicenter of this new development, with the fun open plan design serving counter and plush seating areas. The famous blue building that housed the previous parlour has been transformed into a 180-seater food and drink area, providing a bright and contemporary environment, as well as a new menu. From Honeycomb Hive, a sand and water play area that allows children of all ages and abilities to play, engage and explore whatever the British weather brings, to Daisy’s Garden, Strawberry Falls and Silvercone to name but a few. Open daily 10am to 5.30pm. Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Admission is free. Play Passes start at £10 for four discounted plays. Call 0800 133 7000 or visit www.theicecreamfarm.co.uk.