Thursday, November 21, 2019

Harfest – Altrincham – This Weekend 22nd – 23rd September

Harfest Altrincham
Altrincham's Harfest Is This Weekend! We are promoting this because there is no Harfest page on facebook so when you search on Facebook you don't get anything! As it is arguably THE event of the year we thought we would try and help! Free Events THE MAIN EVENTS ARE FREE - YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK TABLES TO SEE THE MAIN STAGE ON CENTRAL...

The Hale Barns Carnival – This Weekend!

The Hale Barns Carnival
The Hale Barns Carnival returns this weekend on July 14th & 15th on St Ambrose Playing fields from 12 noon each day, Entertainment all day and evening concerts!

World Premiere Of Hale Teenager’s Rock Opera

Twelfth Night
More than 5000m up Everest the first melodies for ‘Twelfth Night’ formed in Dylan Morris’ mind and a year later the 18-year-old’s rock opera is being premiered on Monday, July 9th. Based on his favourite Shakespeare play, Dylan, from Hale, spent “at least 100 hours” last summer writing music, lyrics and planning the show. And he and some of the...

Altrincham Grammar School For Boys Take Top National Swing Band Award!

The Swing Band from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys has taken the top national award at the UK’s largest big band festival for an unprecedented third time.

Altrincham Goose Green Festival This Weekend – Live & Free

Altrincham Goose Green Festival
Altrincham’s hugely popular Goose Green Summer Festival, now in its third year, will be back this August bank holiday weekend.

Annie: A Triumph At The Garrick, Altrincham – live review

Annie - Altrincham Garrick
Annie Altrincham, Garrick Playhouse 22 May 2017 Annie opened at the Garrick on Monday night. Hale and Altrincham Life's Nigel Carr caught the musical which features a host of local acting and singing talent, and reports back below. The musical opens to slides depicting the Great Depression following the Wall Street crash in 1929. Hooverville, the homeless persons village that grew up in Central...

Brassed Off Featuring The World Famous Wingates Brass Band Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Brassed Off Featuring The World Famous Wingates Brass Band
A stunning play, featuring the world famous Wingates Brass Band, Brassed Off found huge popularity with our audiences in two previous sold out productions. The stage adaptation by Paul Allen is set in Grimley (Grimethorpe), a mining town in the north of England, when the mine is up for closure. The plot concerns a family within a community fighting for...

Bowie Lightening Bolt For Altrincham

Bowie Lightening Bolt For Altrincham
Altrincham is to get its very own tribute to David Bowie in the form of a 60 foot tall lightening bolt which will sit proudly at the intersection of Shaw's Road and George Street. The music legend played at the nearby Stamford Hall in the sixties as part of his two former groups The King Bees and The Lower Third. He could also...

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys – Jesus Christ Superstar

AGS Judas
Lack of funding means musical spectaculars at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys are under threat. The squeeze in education budgets has seen the flagship school forced to scrap A Level Music as an option next year, along with A Level German and Latin. Next week sees the boys perform Jesus Christ Superstar: the most ambitious musical production the school has...

Drake Parties at Aurous Altrincham

Drake Parties at Aurous Altrincham
A few week's back it was Justin Bieber partying at Tavern on The Green and now last night after his sellout performance at The Manchester Arena, Canadian rapper Drake was spotted at Aurous in Altrincham. He partied from 1am -5am. His security was strict but Hale and Altrincham Life reader Jayne Gray managed to get a snap of him!...