Altrincham Festival 2019

Thank you for visiting our website. After 41 wonderful years Altrincham Festival had a revamp in 2018. The changes proved a hit and we are looking forward to the 6th July 2019. Do you have any suggestions for how we can improve the parade or the showground entertainment? if so, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Grand Parade - Saturday 7th July

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Showground Event - Saturday 7th July




Stage information – All subject to change

11:00 – 12.00 – The Henry Review
The Henry Revue Band is based at The Green Room in Altrincham.

The band promotes Manchester talent. By featuring various vocalist. 

From the sweet smooth melodic sounds of reggae to pop fusion and soul, The Henry Revue is guaranteed keep you dancing all night. Go back in time listening to quality old skool and romantic lover’s rock. 

Giving you a recipe for a whole lot of fun. 

12:00–12.15–Fred Urban Poet
“Fred is a local emerging Poet of the ‘urban’ genre, and regularly performs at Sale Waterside Arts with ‘Write out Loud’. His book ‘Poetry Gold’ was released in March 2018 and he was recently commissioned to write a poem ‘Restoration’ for the visit of HRH Princess Anne to Trafford.”

12.15 – 13.00 – Parade arrives to sound and commentary by Trafford Sound

1pm – 1.30 - Onyx Dance
Onyx Academy of Dance, Promotions & Events is a new vibrant Performing Arts School which covers everything from Break Dance to Ballet. We have students starting from just 2 years old, right up to adult age. People come for all types of reasons; a hobby, career, exams, shows, competitions, keep fit/lose weight but most importantly to have fun and meet people. Onyx Academy of Dance opened in January 2009 and is founded by the Principal; Gemma Frances Armer. As well as courses we also offer the following Birthday Parties, Hen/Stag parties and First Dance.

Based in the Altrincham, Onyx Dance Academy and Promotions provides a range of dance, drama and music classes for all ages. If you want to learn tap, jazz, ballet, break dance and a whole range of other dance styles, and you want to meet new people, Onyx Dance Academy is the place to be. Our team are committed to training and supporting pupils to reach for the stars. Whether you want to pursue a career in dance and drama, or you just want to learn simply for fun, call us on 07753 750 675 to find out more


1.30 – 1.45 – Parade trophy awards (On the stage)


1:45 - 2:15 - The Latecomers
Are an enthusiastic 5 piece from Manchester, playing classic rock, indie, punk and some pop music, covering such artists as Eddie Cochran, The Beatles, The Stone Roses, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rolling Stones and many more.


2:15 - 2:45 - JanNick Dance
JanNik Dance provide children's freestyle dance classes & children's Latin American dance classes (ages 3-18years)
We have an Elite performance group who are available for local events, school fairs, charity events, corporate and fundraisers.
We also offer Children's Dance Parties & First Wedding Dance tuition.
Located at Altrincham Methodist Church we have classes after school and at weekends.
Free trial lesson available!


2:45 - 3:15 - Jessie Anne Ginty

Jessie Anne Ginty is a local singer/songwriter from Sale. Her influence is mainly modern country music.

3.15 – 3.30 CATCH UP WITH TRAFFORD SOUND


3.15 – 3.30 – Rebbeca Kelly X- Factor

Singer as seen on X- Factor

4:15 - 5:00 – The Hootin’ Annies feat. The Sultan

Fans of the Blues Brothers will love the soul and swing of this brand new collaboration between local big band the Hootin’ Annies and The Sultan, aka Michael Welton from internationally renowned a cappella group The Magnets. Contact: Michael 07941 415440 Facebook @singingsultan 

 

FRINGE EVENTS


Altrincham and District Festival Pub Quiz - July 16th, 17th & 19th

This year’s Altrincham & District Festival Pub Quiz will once again be held at The Railway Pub on Ashley Road in Hale. We would like to express our thanks to management and patrons of The Railway for continuing to support the Festival.

Heat 1 - Monday 16th July

Heat 2 - Tuesday 17th July

Finals - Thursday 19th July

Get more details and entry forms by following  this link 2018 Altrincham and District Festival pub quiz

Kaleidoscope Big Band - July 11th