Thursday, July 7, 2022

Dubbed Out Festival – Ashley Hall Showground – 9-12 June 2022

  Dubbed Out Festival takes place between 9th and 12th June 2022 - we take a look at what to expect! You'd be forgiven for thinking Dubbed Out derived its name from being a music festival. It is and it isn't. Here's the story of how, why and when Altrincham is now home to the biggest Volkswagen or 'Dub' festival in...

Hale Barns Carnival – This Weekend!

Hale Barns Carnival
SIZZLING WEEKEND PROMISED AT HALE BARNS CARNIVAL We are super impressed by the line-up at Hale Barns Carnival. As ever they have real artists playing series of concerts throughout the weekend, so hats off to all involved! Look out for the guys from Radio Alty who will be around during the weekend, doing live broadcasts - so say hello and get...

Bowdonbury Festival – This Bank Holiday Weekend

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BOWDONBURY FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND!  Giant LED Screen To Show Champions League Match and Doors Open Earlier At 2pm Festivals are back and this weekend the brilliant Bowdonbury Festival will be one of the first in the country to welcome visitors and the forecast is glorious sunshine! Final preparations are now being made for the two day event of...

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

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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.