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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tytherington School Art Exhibition

May 22 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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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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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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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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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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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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Family Picnic

May 27 at 12:00 pm
The Rec, Adlington Road
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JT United Kingdom
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Gather together with your friends and family to wind down at the end of the Festival. Food and drink will be on tap to purchase.

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Beeston Brow Hill Climb

May 27 at 2:00 pm
Beeston Brow, Palmerston Street SK10 5PR United Kingdom + Google Map
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Come and watch cyclists race up Beeston Brow! Starting at Palmerston Street, cyclists will set off at one minute intervals to see who can be the fastest up the cobbles and along Long Lane as far as Nab Quarry.

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June 2019

Bollington Art Group Exhibition

June 7 to June 9
Civic Hall, Palmerston Street
Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JX United Kingdom
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Annual Exhibition with paintings for sale. Homemade refreshments available.

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Open Gardens

June 29 to June 30

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Buy a map on The Green and then visit a number of Gardens around the town.

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