This year’s Hale Barns Carnival returns tomorrow.

The annual event which raises tens of thousands of pounds for charity, was postponed last year due to Covid.

But its alive and well in 2021 and organisers have worked tirelessly to make sure this will be a carnival to remember.

Demand for tickets means for the first time the Carnival is being extended across three evenings, with a line-up of headline acts.

A very special Proms with Russell Watson opens the carnival on the evening of Friday July 16. It will raise money for The Seashell Trust – a Cheshire charity which helps young people with complex needs and communication challenges.

The glory days of Seventies disco are revisited on Saturday July 17 when headliners are the legendary Boney M, featuring Maizie Williams.

Expect a night of hits including Daddy Cool, Ma Baker, Sunny, Brown Girl in the Ring, Rivers of Babylon, Hooray! Hooray! It’s a Holiday, and their sensational 2021 TikTok version of Rasputin which topped the charts.

Sunday July 18, brings an Eighties extravaganza headlined by Katrina and the Waves and Five Star featuring Denise Pearson.

Support comes from Doctor and the Medics, while Brother Beyond featuring Nathan Moore will also perform as part of the evening.

Gates open at 5pm for the live concerts on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the music starting at 6pm.

All the ticket revenue from the evening concerts will go towards community projects and charities. It will include funding for the building of a new community hall in Hale Barns.

As well as the live concerts are will be a two-day free family event on the Saturday and Sunday (July 17)

Attractions include local performances and live music, a craft activity tent, traditional fun fair rides, a makers’ market, food village and bars.

This year the popular Supercars paddock boasts vehicles from the big and small screen including cars which had a starring role in James Bond, The Saint and Only Fools and Horses.

Daytime entry is free from noon until 4.45pm. Last entry is at 4pm.

Organiser Max Eden from Hale Barns Events said: “I’m really proud that we’ve been able to not only stage Hale Barns Carnival this year but bring together our best-ever line-up.”

At St Ambrose Fields, Hale Road, Hale Barns, WA15 0HE Tickets for all concerts are on sale from