Bollington Festival: Friday 16th May - Sunday 1st June

  • 24. Bollington Brass Band: Brass on Broadway
    An evening of music and song from some of Broadway’s biggest hits including: Les Miserables, Oklahoma, Moulin Rouge, West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Cabaret, Mary Poppins, We Will Rock You and many more.
  • 30. "Signs of a Diva"
    Local deaf actress Caroline Parker aka Caro Sparks OBE will enthrall with her mesmerising combination of drama and mime. Think "Little Voice" with Attitude. (As seen at the Olympic opening ceremony).
  • 45. Massed Male Voice Choir
    170 singers from 4 choirs will make the Rec ring to their singing, accompanied by Northern mezzo-soprano Michelle Robinson.
  • 50. Northern Chamber Orchestra "Concert for Families"
    A concert for families, enthusiasts and novices by nationally renowned musicians, including an exclusive performance with local amateurs playing alongside the pros.
  • 55. Morgan and West: Time Travelling Magicians
    Great Scott ! Victorian magicians Morgan and West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you ! See the plucky prestidigitators present dazzling deceptions, unparalleled precognitive powers and a totally genuine ability to travel through time!
  • 57. Folk with Martin Simpson (support: Lucy Ward)
    Nominated 26 times in the Radio 2 Folk Awards, widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin's solo shows are intense, eclectic and deeply moving. Joined by Lucy Ward: "Britfolk's most vibrant and forthright new young talent" - MOJO
  • 61. Opera - Rossini's "The Barber of Seville"
    The North West's renowned professional opera company, Heritage Opera, is approaching its tenth anniversary, and will delight all with its own world-class production of Rossini's much-loved comic opera of love, deception and confusion. Not just for opera lovers !
  • 68. The Big Chris Barber Band
    From the finest band of its kind in the world, an exciting evening of high quality jazz and blues which will appeal in equal measure to the aficionado and the newcomer.
  • 85. Songs of Praise with Don Maclean
    Your favourite hymns and a lot of laughter! Also local singers and Paul Kerryson.
  • 87. Upbeat Beatles
    This won't be a Hard Day's Night! Relive the sounds and excitement of the 60s with this leading Beatles tribute band.
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