Gorsdale Nurseries Limited

Chester High Road, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire (tel: 0151 336 2116)

Take a look at apples and the diversity of the different flavours as well as promotions, tastings and demonstrations.

Saturday and Sunday, various times, admission free

Haydock Park Racecourse

Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside (tel: 01744 750606)

Approximately 60 stalls of genuine crafts for sale and demonstrations.

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4.30pm, adults £1 and children free

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton, Preston (tel: 01254 852986)

Farmers Market

A wonderful selection of fresh and traditionally produced foods including speciality cheeses, meats, tantalising pickles and jams, ice creams, cakes and fresh vegetables will be available for samping and purchasing.

Sunday, 10am-4pm, free

Judges Lodgings

Lancaster (tel: 01524 32808)

Witch Demdike and her Potions

A children's workshop suitable for all ages. Booking advised.

Saturday, 2.30pm-3pm and 3.30pm-4pm, children free when accompanied by an adult

Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve

Myers Farm, Silverdale, Carnforth (tel: 01524 701601)

An exhibition of carved wildfowl and other birds with some carvings available for sale.

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, admission free

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn (tel: 01928 569895)

Apple Day

A chance to taste traditional orchard fruit and food and have a go at activities including games and quizzes with a fruit flavour with the Landscape Trust.

Sunday, 12noon-8pm, adults from £3.95 and children from £2.75

Reebok Stadium

Horwich (tel: 0161 766 2012)

Antique and Collectors Fair

A variety of antiques and collectables for sale.

Sunday, 9.30am-4.30pm, £2 adults and £1 conc.

Turton Tower

Chapeltown Road, Turton (tel: 852203)

Be A Tudor

Dress in reproduction Tudor costumes and try out calligraphy, bed making and learn Tudor etiquette and games.

Saturday and Sunday, 1pm-4pm, normal admission charge £3 adults and £1.50 concessions, event free

Woodford Community Centre

Chester Road, Woodford, Stockport (tel: 01625 430519)

Craft, Design, Food and Wine Fair

Exhibitors from all over the country displaying a selection of greeting cards, wood turning, artists, ceramics, dolls and flowers.

Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am-5pm, adults from £2 and conc. from £1.50