Sale gears up for festival fever

A recent Sale Festival regatta

A recent Sale Festival regatta

First published in News

SALE is gearing up for festival fever, with a fortnight of fun filled events for all ages.

Music lovers are well catered for and performances range from live jazz to the Gilbert and Sullivan favourite Ruddigore.

The community is also invited to come together for a picnic in Ashton on Mersey Park and festival goers can lose themselves in the fairytale world of Peter Pan and The Lost Boys in an open air theatre production in the pleasant surroundings of Walkden Gardens.

Anyone who fancies taking to the water can enjoy a canal cruise to Manchester’s Castlefield district and if you prefer dry land, there’s the Sale Festival Photographic Competition Other highlights of the Sale Fesrival include - • June 7 – Summertime Sounds, Canal Boat Parade and Farmer’s Market – The Square.

• June 7 – Ashton-on-Mersey Showband – Walkden Gardens.

• June 7 – Sale Brass Band Concert – .Ashton-on-Mersey Golf Club.

• June 8 – Picnic in Ashton on Mersey Park.

• June 9 – Pub Quiz – Belmore Hotel.

• June 9 – Mike Baker Saxophone Sextet – Sale Waterside Chambers.

• June 10 – Sale Folk Club -Festival Acoustic Folk Night – United Services Club.

• June 11 – Trafford School Choirs Celebration – Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre.

• June 13 – Swing Commanders & Artful Voices Concert – Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre.

• June 14 – Sale Choral Society, ‘Ruddigore’ – The Avenue Methodist Church.

• June 14 – Le Vent du Nord – Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre.

• June 14 – Special Concert , Risky Business – United Services Club.

• June 15 – Sale Lions Father’s Day Fete – Worthington Park.

• June 15 – Canal Cruise to Castlefield, Manchester.

• June 15 – Mike Hall Jazz Quartet with Trafford Youth Jazz Group – Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre.

• June 15 – Peter Pan and The Lost Boys – Walkden Gardens.

• June 18 – Sallow Tree Concert , The Scott Brothers – Waterside, The Chambers.

• June 19 – Sale Male Voice Choir & Bloomsbury Cellarmen Jazz Band – Timperley Congregational Church..

* Sale Festival runs from June 6-22 and tickets are available from 0161 912 5616 or

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