Monday, August 10, 2020

Hale Barns Carnival Announces Mini Edition For July 2020

Hale Barns Carnival - Mini Edition
Live Shows Feature George Michael Hale Barns Carnival has announced that it will return after all in 2020, with a mini-edition event following the relaxing of the government rules regarding outdoor events. The organisers have moved quickly to turn around a fantastic night of entertainment on Saturday 18th July, the date the original festival was due to take place. This smaller...

Hale & Altrincham Life’s Nigel Carr Joins Alty Radio

nigel carr.- radio alty presenter - fb
Hale & Altrincham Life's co-owner and Louder Than War Editor Nigel Carr joins Radio Alty this week. He will present a two hour set on Wednesday evenings packed with new music, local bands & artists and classics. Under the banner of 'Reaching into the past to make sense of the present'. Nigel told us: "Very little music is completely new...

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...