1. Creamfields

OK, so it's a little further afield, but Creamfields returns to Daresbury with an all-star line-up on Saturday and Sunday. Big names include Calvin Harris, Avicii, Tiesto, Fatboy Slim, Eric Prydz, Groove Armada, Pete Tong and many more. For details visit www.creamfields.com.

2. Antiques fair

Antiques fair at the Northgate Arena in Victoria Road in Chester from 9am-3.30pm on Saturday with about 120 stalls.

3. Bricks in Motion

Bricks in Motion at Chester Cathedral throughout the weekend. An exhibition of more than 100 Lego models created by some of the finest Lego artists in the world to celebrate the weird and wonderful world of transport. Adults £3, children £2.50, family ticket £10. Visit www.chestercathedral.com.

4. Sci-Fi Reading Group

The Chester Library Sci-Fi reading group meets on the fourth Saturday of the month at 2pm in the library meeting room on the first floor in Northgate Street. Everyone who enjoys reading and chatting about science fiction and fantasy is welcome.

5. Chester FC v Sutton United

The Lookers Vauxhall Stadium, Chester

Chester FC v Sutton United in the Vanarama National League at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium. Kick-off 3pm on Saturday. 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.

6. Moonlight Flicks

Moonlight Flicks presents a screening of the classic 1987 musical Dirty Dancing (12) starring Patrick Swayze in the Roman Gardens in Chester at 7.30pm on Saturday. Tickets £8.50. Visit www.storyhouse.com for details.

7. Motorheadache

The Live Rooms in Chester

Motorheadache and Saxonised in concert at The Live Rooms, Homer House, Station Road in Chester from 7pm on Saturday. Admission £10 in advance. Visit www.theliverooms.com/www.seetickets.com.

8. Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows headline the festival.

Chasing Shadows in concert at Alexander’s, Rufus Court in Chester on Saturday. Tickets £4 advance. Call 01244 401402 or visit www.alexanderslive.com.

9. The Haphazards

Telford's Warehouse at Tower Wharf.

The Haphazards in concert at Telford’s Warehouse in Chester on Saturday. Free before 9pm, £4 thereafter. Call 01244 390090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com for details.

10. Country fair

Cheshire Game and Country Fair at Tabley Showground

Cheshire Game and Country Fair at the Cheshire Country Showground at Tabley on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The show is open daily from 10am–6pm. Admission prices: adults £13, over 65s £12, children £4. For further information and discounted advance tickets see www.livingheritagecountryshows.com or call 01283 820548.

11. Open air theatre

Danny the Champion of the World at Tatton Park

Illyria present an outdoor theatre performance of Danny The Champion of the World by Roald Dahl at the Old Hall at Tatton Park on Saturday. Gates open 6pm, show starts 6.30pm. Watch Danny as he masterminds the most incredible and exciting plot ever to save his dad from danger. Adults £11, children £7, family £32. Call 01625 374400 or visit www.tattonpark.org.uk.

12. Oulton Park

Oulton Park at Little Budworth

Historic Sports Car Club celebrates its 50th anniversary at Oulton Park on Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a line-up that includes everything from 60s Grand Prix cars to powerful 70s single-seaters and stunning 90s touring cars. Gate admission £27-£5. Call 0843 453 9000 or visit www.oultonpark.co.uk.

13. National Youth Dance Wales

Young members of National Youth Dance Wales

National Youth Dance Wales 2016 in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre at Theatr Clwyd in Mold at 7.30pm on Saturday. NYDW artistic director, Kerry Nicholls – one of the UK’s finest dance artists – returns to lead this year’s company in an exacting programme that combines artistry, clear technique and high energy. The programme will include aM, a work that wowed audiences at Apex Rising 2015 – an international youth dance programme at Sadlers Wells, London – alongside a new piece of dance created by guest choreographer, Eleesha Drennan, and Maelstrom by Anna Kenrick for NYDCS. Tickets £15, concessions £13. Call 01352 701521 or visit www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk.

14. Book swap

Hinderton Arms at Neston

The Hinderton Arms on Chester High Road in Neston is looking to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support with a book swap event, launching over the August bank holiday weekend. The aim is to encourage members of the public to bring their old books along, and swap them for a new read. For every book donated, another can be taken home for a suggested donation of £1. Cake and refreshments will also be available to those donating books over the weekend.

15. Anderton Boat Lift

Top of the World tours at Anderton Boat Lift in Lift Lane in Northwich on Saturday. Unique behind the scenes tours which are not for the faint-hearted. They start in the visitor centre and then you are guided out on to the lift along the aqueduct and taken into the previously unseen control room and machine deck. Tickets £10. Call 01606 786777 or visit www.canalrivertrust.org.uk.

16. Family fun weekend

Blakemere at Sandiway

August bank holiday entertainment at Blakemere Village in Chester Road from 9am onwards on Saturday and Sunday including children's tea party (£5 per child), family disco, family bingo and Elton John tribute act. Call 01606 227319.

17. Medieval Beeston

The thrilling Knights Tournament takes place at Beeston Castle

Medieval Beeston at Beeston Castle from 11am-5pm on Sunday and Monday. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life in medieval Beeston. Adults £6.70, children 5-15 £4, family £17.40. Call 01829 260464.

18. Blues Festival

Alexander’s Blues Festival in Rufus Court, Chester, on Sunday. Call 01244 401402 or visit www.alexanderslive.com.

19. Eaton Hall Gardens

Eaton Hall Gardens charity open day from 10.30am-5pm in Eccleston on Sunday. Gun dog and falconry displays, charity stalls and lots more. Adults £7, children £2, family £16. Call 01244 684400 or visit www.eatonestate.co.uk.

20. Flipside Campout

The Flipside Campout will take place at Kings Acre Farm in Saughall on Sunday and Monday. The festival aims to promote local music and raise funds for Flipside Radio – a community-based and volunteer-led radio station in Chester. American-born singer, songwriter, musician and artist Jeb Loy Nicholls will headline a stellar bill of local and national artists. Huw Costin, from notable UK group Torn Sail will also be performing. Joining them on the bill will be some of the most talented musicians and bands in Chester and North Wales. There will be a Kids Art Space where they can get creative and people from Upcycle Bee Creative will be helping them make art from recycled junk. There will also be a diverse mix of local independent stalls including Glitterbugz body art, Hush Vintage with a dress up photo booth for the kids, Becnicks Wonder Emporium, Henna by Angela, Cyprium Jewellery, Upcycle Bee Creative and The Mini Makery. Tickets are £12 advance (14 years and up) or £15 on the gate. This includes overnight camping and parking. For more information visit http://www.flipsidecampout.com/

21. Birthday celebration

The Lord Binning in Kelsall celebrates five years in business this Bank Holiday Monday. To celebrate, there will be a special birthday barbecue, with a free bouncy castle for children along with special drinks promotions. visit www.lordbinning.co.uk or call 01829 751 441.

Kelsall pub celebrates five years in business with bank holiday barbecue