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May 2019

Discovering Bollington’s Railway History

May 1 to December 1
Discovery Centre, Clarence Mill
Bollington, SK10 5NU United Kingdom
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An exhibition about the Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway.

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Joy Winkler and Friends

May 3 at 7:00 pm
Cafe Waterside, Clarence Mill
Bollington, SK10 5JZ United Kingdom
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£7.50 10 tickets left

An open mic evening of poetry, play readings and music. Ticket price includes
hot food.

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Festival Art Trail

May 4 to May 6

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Follow the trail and discover a treasure-trove of diverse visual arts produced by artists living or working in Bollington.

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Bollington Festival 3 Peaks Fell Race

May 4 at 2:00 pm
Bollington Brewery, Adlington Road
Bollington, SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Kerridge Hill, White Nancy and The Nab. Price includes a free pint,a tasty helping of chilli and rice and a goody bag! (Over 16s only).

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An Evening With Tom Fordyce

May 5 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£7.50 73 tickets left

The BBC’s Chief Sports Writer talks about the secret world of sports writing, presenting and commentating..

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When the Railway came to Bollington…

May 10 to May 27
Bollington Library, Palmerston Street
Bollington, SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Celebrating 150 years since the opening of the Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple railway.

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Postapoem

May 10 to May 27

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Look out for Postapoems during the Festival

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Periodic Table Scarecrow Trail

May 10 to May 27

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Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.

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Yarn Bombers

May 10 to May 27

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Yarn Bombers are filling Bollington with birds, flowers and many more
handcrafted Community Creations!

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Table Tennis

May 10 to May 27
Bollington Health & Leisure, 5 Heath Road
Bollington, SK10 5EX United Kingdom
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Free throughout the duration of the festival

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Gym Open Weekend

May 10 to May 12
Bollington Health & Leisure, 5 Heath Road
Bollington, SK10 5EX United Kingdom
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Free access for all

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Fitness Class Access

May 10 to May 27
Bollington Health & Leisure, 5 Heath Road
Bollington, SK10 5EX United Kingdom
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Free throughout duration of the festival (dependent on availability)

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Bollington’s Best

May 10 at 7:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£5 107 tickets left

Kick off the Festival with a celebration of local talent. Young and Old(er) - 100+ performers entertain us: dancing, singing, you name it!

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Model Railway Enthusiast Exhibition

May 11 to May 12
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Come along and enjoy the trains!

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Festival Parade

May 11 at 11:00 am
from outside The Poachers, ending at the Leisure Centre
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With a railway theme to remember the opening of the train station in Bollington 150 years ago.

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Here Comes The Sun – Professor Steve Jones

May 11 at 3:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£7 92 tickets left

The renowned geneticist, Professor Steve Jones, considers sunshine and its effects on health, sleep, memory and more:

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Songs From Syria – iyatraQuartet with the Saleh Brothers & Peter Ford

May 11 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£17.50 Sold out

Featuring former diplomat Peter Ford and music from iyatraQuartet led by Will Roberts and featuring Basel and Mohammed Saleh from the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians. Discussion, music and snacks from Syria.

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Roxy Magic

May 11 at 8:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£12.50 102 tickets left

Enjoy the triumphs of Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music (Let’s Stick Together, Love Is The Drug, Virginia Plane, Avalon). This 6-piece tribute band plays live the full range of the originals. Fans of the originals love ‘em, newcomers will too.

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Bollington Festival Walks

May 12 to May 26

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Walks all around Bollington and beyond: suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Love Bollington Market

May 12 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Market Square, High Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5PH United Kingdom
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Our very own monthly market, showcasing local arts, crafts, foods and more.

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HOPE in NE Cheshire

May 12 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Ecumenical worship service with David Maidment of the Railway Children Charity plus "One Way" puppet show.

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Our Kids Social; Make, Do and Bop!

May 12 at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£6.50 33 tickets left

Craft activity, face-painting and a Silent Disco. Something exciting for children from 4 to 100 from this very popular group.

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Bollington Festival Choir with Kathryn Rudge

May 12 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£12.50 216 tickets left

All the best choruses from all the best operas – supplemented by a SENSATIONAL soloist.

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Chamber Concert

May 12 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£12.50 40 tickets left

Bollingtonian Emma Purslow and Eleanor Kornas play violin and piano, in a concert drawn from the classical repertoire.

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Embroidery and Craft Exhibition

May 13 to May 18
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Come and see the train-themed embroidery intricately designed and sewn by our very own stitchers.

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Bollington SciBar: Graphene – Unexpected Science in a Pencil Line

May 13 at 6:00 pm
The Vale, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bollington SciBar with a talk from Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan of the National Graphene Institute, University of Manchester.

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Simply Come Dancing

May 13 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£15 20 tickets left

Grab your partner for an evening of social dancing, including Ballroom, Latin and Sequence and learn a new "Festival Tango" especially choreographed by local dance teacher Peter Bailey. Everyone is welcome and the bar will be open.

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While and Matthews

May 13 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£15 91 tickets left

A leading force on the UK's acoustic folk roots arts circuit and named ‘Artists of the Year’ at the prestigious Port Fairy Music Festival. Folk from the very best, Chris While and Julie Matthews formerly of the Albion Band!

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Sister Act, The Musical

May 14 to May 18
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Based on the 1992 film, with music by Alan Menken (famous for his scores of Disney films such as Beauty and the Beast) and lyrics by Glenn Slater, this feel-good, energetic musical is full of laughs and great songs. Brought to you by the directors behind BLOG's 2017 production of Hairspray.

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Wellbeing Sessions

May 14 at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Massage, yoga, anxiety release and more.

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Robin Hill – Classical Guitarist

May 14 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£15 1 ticket left

Prepare to be blown away by flamenco, classical, improvised jazz and more from the internationally renowned British guitarist.

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The Sports Panel

May 14 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£5 – £10 111 tickets left

Premiership referee, Anthony Taylor, Olympic bronze medalist and Team GB cyclist, Katy Marchant, record-breaking fell runner, Nicky Spinks, Bollington-born Manager of Liverpool FC Women, Vicky Jepson ..and more.  Join this panel of current and former professional sports people to get a unique insight into their training, lifestyle, highs and lows, and ask YOUR questions. 

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Make Your Mark

May 15 at 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Printing techniques for the reluctant artist with Debbie Tracey of Isle Be Creative

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Tell Us About Parliament with Michael Crick

May 15 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Come along and talk national politics with Michael Crick, British broadcaster, journalist, author and founder member of the Channel 4 News Team.

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Rule Britannia

May 15 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£10 84 tickets left

Our very own and nationally-recognised Bollington Brass Band celebrates all things British with classics such as Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory.

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Bollington Family History Club – Background to Bollington’s Buildings

May 16 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Come and see a display on the history of some Bollington Buildings - including details of owners and inhabitants.

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Breakthrough Music

May 16 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£10 274 tickets left

A night of some of the best up and coming Manchester bands and artists. Headlined by Fresh indie-pop quartet Corella and hosted by the amazing performance poet, ARGH KiD.

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Ceilidh

May 17 at 7:30 pm
St John’s School, Grimshaw Lane
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5LY United Kingdom
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Dance the night away to music from North America, Quebec, England Scotland and Ireland played by the exceptional Maplewood ceilidh band. Family fun and no experience necessary.

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Bollington Comedy Club Goes Large!

May 17 at 8:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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With Lindsey Santoro, Tom Taylor, Rahul Kohli and quick-witted host, Dave Twentyman. More laughs from The Happy Valley. Strictly 18+

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Oasish – The UK’s Official Number One Oasis Tribute Band

May 17 at 8:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Bring back the glory days of Manchester BritPop band, Oasis, with the winners of the 2016 and 2017 National Tribute Music Award. “The UK's premier oasis tribute band!" - The NME.

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Bollyrocks

May 18 to May 19

Calling all #BollyRock(ers). Get creative and hide a batch of your very best #BollyRocks in and around Bollington.

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Comedy sketch-writing workshop

May 18 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£30 21 tickets left

Learn how to write funny with help from Tim Reid, best known for co-creating and co-writing the BAFTA winning BBC One sitcom, Car Share.

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Nick Robinson

May 18 at 10:00 am
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£10 103 tickets left

You’ve heard him on the BBC’s Today programme. Today, the broadcaster is in Bollington talking about contemporary politics.

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Railway Cassations

May 18 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Rehearse and sing the story of the railway coming to Bollington. Simple, linked songs suitable for all ages and ability. Enjoy a good sing, simple refreshments and a brief performance at 11:45 for friends and family.

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Squash Open Day/Tournament

May 18 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bollington Health & Leisure, 5 Heath Road
Bollington, SK10 5EX United Kingdom
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All ages welcome. Adult £8 Children £5

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Morgan & West’s Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

May 18 at 2:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£7.50 91 tickets left

Time travelling magicians Morgan & West present a jaw dropping, heart stopping, brain busting, opinion adjusting, death defying, mind frying, spirit lifting, paradigm shifting, outlook changing, furniture rearranging magic extravaganza! For ages five to 105 !

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The Jazz Club Goes Large with The Magnificent 7

May 18 at 8:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Featuring musicians of the bands of Chris Barber, Kenny Ball and Mr. Acker Bilk you won’t find a finer jazz collective bringing popular jazz into the 21st century.

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Backwoods Creek

May 18 at 8:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£15 88 tickets left

The Country Rock band from London plays some of the hardest rockin', boot stompin' Country you’ll hear this side of the Atlantic.

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Tytherington School Art Exhibition

May 19 to May 25
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Tytherington School exhibits a range of work produced by its Senior School art students.

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David Gibb “Climb That Tree”

May 19 at 10:00 am
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£5 60 tickets left

Join David on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where bears live in the cupboard under the stairs, wolves are roaming the corridors at school, and trips to the moon are a regular occurrence. For young children 3+ and their families.

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Dog Show

May 19 at 10:00 am
The Rec, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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The time for Bollington’s dogs to shine. A wide variety of classes for all our canine friends and their humans. Pimp My Dog returns by popular request.

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Drumroots Workshop

May 19 at 12:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Enhance your wellbeing and learn about established traditional West African drumbeats and rhythmic patterns in this interactive workshop.

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Just Wild (under 16s)

May 19 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tinkers Clough, Clough Bank
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5NZ United Kingdom
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The forest school brings crafty woodland activities to Tinkers Clough for kids and their families. Includes activities, drink and snack.

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Triathlon

May 19 at 1:00 pm
Bollington Health & Leisure, 5 Heath Road
Bollington, SK10 5EX United Kingdom
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For ages 7 to 13

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Tanante

May 19 at 2:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£7.50 87 tickets left

Let Drumroots’ performance group’s drumming and dance traditions of West Africa steal into your soul, create energy - put a smile on your face and joy in your heart!

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Text, Notes and Peterloo

May 19 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Prize-winning local poet Michael Symmons Roberts and award-winning local composer Emily Howard talk and perform.

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William Byrd Singers: The Singing Will Never Be Done

May 19 at 7:30 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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A programme of delightful music combining themes arising from the Bollington Festival, the Byrds and summertime.

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Massed Male Voice Choir

May 19 at 8:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£15 249 tickets left

With over 150 voices creating stirring, beautiful sounds the buzz from this performance will make your hair stand on end!

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Cheshire artists and MAFA Academicians Lorna Green and Joanne Risley

May 20 to May 22
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Their sculptures and installations, inspired by topical issues, nature, people, and local history

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What on Earth is Going On ?

May 20 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Bollington TRANSITION group presents the award-winning documentary, “TOMORROW”. The perfect antidote to global despondency, it boasts amazing stories of community efforts for change from around the world.

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Kate Humble

May 20 at 8:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£20 84 tickets left

The celebrated television presenter talks about her life working with animals and wildlife, the far flung places this has taken her and the inspiring people she has met on her travels.

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Journey Into Light

May 21 to May 27
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Exhibition of art from prisoners of HMP Styal and HMP Thorn Cross expressing the experiences of prisoners and their background stories.

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Just Wild (for toddlers)

May 21 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tinkers Clough, Clough Bank
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5NZ United Kingdom
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The forest school brings crafty woodland activities for adventurous toddlers and their families. Includes activities, drink and snack. Children must be accompanied.

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CANCELLED Heritage Opera: La Bohème – REPLACED WITH Opera Now!

May 21 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£17.50 Sold out

Apologies due to exceptional circumstances this event has been cancelled. Tickets purchased to date have been refunded.

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James Chadwick and the Discovery of the Neutron

May 21 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Cross School, Bollington Road
Bollington, SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Peter Rowlands of the Institute of Physics history group talks about the Nobel laureate from Bollington who discovered the neutron.

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Sarah Corbett

May 21 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Award winning campaigner, founder of the Craftivist Collective and author of “The Art of Craftivism: The Gentle Art of Activism”, explains how the world can be influenced in artistic and non-aggressive ways.

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Opera Now!

May 21 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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A gala evening of opera brought to you by The Royal Northern College of Music

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MFM Project UK (My Fertility Matters Project UK) – 9:15am Session

May 22 at 9:15 am to 10:15 am
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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An innovative and fun education program brought over from Germany- what every 11 year old  (and their parents and carers) needs to know, presented in an interactive workshop  An hour - long presentation, repeated three times during the morning, will teach parents, carers and educators to understand the amazing things that happen during puberty: facts that everyone should know.  

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MFM Project UK (My Fertility Matters Project UK) – 10:15am Session

May 22 at 10:15 am to 11:15 am
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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An innovative and fun education program brought over from Germany- what every 11 year old (and their parents and carers) needs to know, presented in an interactive workshop  An hour - long presentation, repeated three times during the morning, will teach parents, carers and educators to understand the amazing things that happen during puberty: facts that everyone should know.  

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MFM Project UK (My Fertility Matters Project UK ) – 11:15am Session

May 22 at 11:15 am
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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An innovative and fun education program brought over from Germany- what every 11 year old (and their parents and carers) needs to know, presented in an interactive workshop  An hour - long presentation, repeated three times during the morning, will teach parents, carers and educators to understand the amazing things that happen during puberty: facts that everyone should know.

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Pilates Taster Session

May 22 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Improve core strength, posture and flexibility with Pilates. Suitable for all abilities, beginners welcome. Equipment provided. Just wear something comfortable.

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Gospel Train

May 22 at 2:00 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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A church-run praise event for all.

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An evening with Jimmy McGovern

May 22 at 7:00 pm
Pott Shrigley Village Hall, Shrigley Road
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire SK10 5RT United Kingdom
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The BAFTA award-winning English television scriptwriter and producer (“Care”, “Broken”, “Cracker“) talks about what and why he writes.

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Oysterband – 40th Celebration Special

May 22 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£17.50 88 tickets left

Prepare yourselves for an evening of classics from one of the UK’s best loved Folk Rock bands.

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Claritas Choir

May 22 at 8:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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East Cheshire Hospice choir, performs an accessible, entertaining medley of popular songs from musicals and the Charts!

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Portrait Drawing Workshop

May 23 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Bring out your inner artist with help from Christopher Clements and Kieran Ingram, professional artists, classically trained in Florence.

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Portrait Demonstration

May 23 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley
Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5SB United Kingdom
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Join Christopher Clements for a charcoal portrait drawing demonstration in the amazing surroundings of Shrigley Hall Hotel.

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RNCM Jazz Collective

May 23 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£12.50 218 tickets left

The young guns from the Royal Northern College of Music return – see tomorrow’s star jazz musicians, playing today.

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Microplastics In Our Seas – eXXpedition

May 23 at 7:30 pm
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Round Britain crew member, biochemist and environmental artist Deborah Maw gives us the low-down on her part in the ocean-going scientific research mission by all-female crews to investigate marine plastic waste.

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Life Girl

May 23 at 8:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£7.50 42 tickets left

Local girl Jane Pugh with original drama and music, reading from her 'Robinson Crusoe' diaries as she learns to live on her own. Has funny bits, sad bits and rude bits - but haven't we all!?

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Plein Air Painting

May 24 at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
The Poachers, Ingersley Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5RE United Kingdom
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Leave the four walls of your studio behind and experience painting and drawing in the landscape with artists Chris Clements & Kieran Ingram.

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Junior Schools Big Sing

May 24 at 2:15 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Singers from all of Bollington’s junior schools as well as from Rainow, Adlington & Pott Shrigley perform together in the Big Tent.

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The Railway Children

May 24 at 6:00 pm
Pott Shrigley Village Hall, Shrigley Road
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire SK10 5RT United Kingdom
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£5 35 tickets left

Screening of the classic children’s movie starring Jennie Agutter.

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Comedy Extravaganza!

May 24 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£20 88 tickets left

JUSTIN MOORHOUSE takes time out of his Northern Joker Tour to lead an all-star line-up, in the capable hands of your MC for the night, KERRY LEIGH. Featuring JO CAULFIELD and WILL-E. STRICTLY 18+

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Bollington Folk Club

May 24 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£12.50 38 tickets left

Devon duo Nick Wyke and Becki Driscoll deliver a night of brilliant violin and viola. Driving chords, powerful vocals and anecdotes of adventures and stories from the road. With support from local Folk Club regulars.

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Fashion Design For Sustainability

May 24 at 7:30 pm
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Fashion and sustainability pioneer, Professor Kate Fletcher leads a debate about the heart and soul of environmental action in the fashion sector.

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Bollington Railway History Day – Session 1

May 25 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Browse the records; Look at early railway maps and plans of the MB&M railway and of Bollington from the 1840s onwards, specially brought over for the day from Chester by the Cheshire Archive Service.

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Bollington Railway History Day – Session 2

May 25 at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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An extensive range of talks, exhibitions and models to satisfy any level of interest in our local train history. Celebrate the anniversary of the Marple to Macclesfield Railway, find out about the Bollington Bug or simply talk trains.

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Billington In Bollington: ACT II

May 25 at 2:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Britain's longest-serving theatre critic Michael Billington returns to tell us more about his adventures and preferences in Britain’s theatreland.

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Joe Riley and Friends

May 25 at 2:00 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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A musical talent showcase by young local people, headed by Year 7 pupil and fine composer, Joe Riley.

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Eddi Reader (and special guests)

May 25 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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A masterclass in musical entertainment featuring a rare blend of meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism.

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John Leather’s Tarantino Disco

May 25 at 7:30 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£10 57 tickets left

Inspired by but not affiliated to the uniquely wonderful soundtracks of Quentin Tarantino. Creating a set of dancefloor fillers from all the greatest movies, blending cinema and dancefloor.

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The Bollington Movie

May 26 at 9:30 am
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Relive our very own community movie made for the Festival in 2014.

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50 Shades Of Brown

May 26 at 11:30 am
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Jason Wood, of Adam Partridge Antiques, discusses and exhibits 20th century ceramics.

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Benedict Allen Is (Not) Lost?

May 26 at 12:00 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£15.00 264 tickets left

Maxonian English writer, traveller and adventurer known for his technique of immersion among indigenous peoples from whom he acquires survival skills for hazardous journeys through unfamiliar terrain.

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Club Tropicana

May 26 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine invites you to explore a tropical disease wonderland through fun, family-friendly scientific demonstrations and games.

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Buccaneers Of The Bollin

May 26 at 2:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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Youngsters of Bollington Festival Musical Theatre present Donald Judge’s latest family-friendly Festival offering, written especially for the 2019 Festival.

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Taize Worship Service

May 26 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Bollington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5EG United Kingdom
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Prayer, Song, Thanksgiving. Refreshments.

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Screaming Beavers

May 26 at 7:30 pm
Festival Marquee, Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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£17.50 106 tickets left

Let your hair down again to one of the finest soul shows, all the way from Macclesfield. Including a funky 4 piece brass section. Get on that dance floor!

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Elbow Jane

May 26 at 8:00 pm
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JR United Kingdom
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£12.50 64 tickets left

One of the finest live acoustic acts in the UK perform the work of their own songsmiths comprising guitars, bazouki, mandolin, piano, bass, percussion and expressive vocals.

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