What's on in Sale Festival

The Festival runs throughout June 2021
Sale Waterside

4 JUNE

8.00pm to 9.00pm- Julian Liu -Guitarist

Julian Liu is a talented young player of classical guitar. Educated at Keele and the Royal Northern College, and tutored by the celebrated Craig Ogden, this award winning performer and teacher will bring technique and variety to this exciting recital. Not to be missed.

Julian Liu programme:-

Prelude No.1 – 4 – H. Villa-Lobos
Grand Overture – Giuliani
Lagrima, Adelita, Maria – Tarrega
Sonatina Meridional: “Copla” and “Fiesta” – Ponce
Theme and Variations on “Folia de Espana”: Variations 1 – 9 – Ponce
“Yesterday” – The Beatles, arranged by Takemitsu

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £8.00; concession £5.00 for under 16s.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

5 JUNE

6.00pm – Film – Paddington 2

Come and see the new hilarious antics and adventures of Paddington on the big screen, Wear a blue jacket, or one for Teddy, if you feel like it and bring a bear (Teddy, Paddington, any old bear). Lucky seat gets a toy from sustainable toy shop Josh and Nelly in Stanley Square, No masks for under twelves but a covid safe, well- spaced environment.
Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £5.00
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

Festival Flag Trail 5 to 13 June

Why not take your family on the walking flag trail? The trail will start in the Derbyshire Road car park at Walkden Garden and follow a route of about 3 km (2 miles). You will be asked to locate pictures and names of flags at various locations along the route.
The winner will receive a prize!
Please download information about the Trail and also download the trail map.
For more information, you can email salefestivalflagtrail@gmail.com

7 JUNE

7.30pm – Mat Walklate Folk Duo

Mat Walklate Folk duo ( Mon)
A great night. Sale’s one and only Mat Walklate, supported by a partner on guitar and vocals. Mat sings and plays the harmonica, flute, uilleann pipes and tin whistle in a feast of Irish traditional songs, with a little Country, Americana and Folk music. Come and enjoy and relax.
Tickets: £10. Under 16s £8
Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £10.00; concession £8.00 for under 16s.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

8 JUNE

7.30pm – Talk by Susan Craig

Distinguished Sale resident Susan Criag raises money for charity with her talks. This illustrated and entertaining exploration of the monologues of Marriott Edgar, who wrote the famous Stanley Holloway monologue, The Lion and Albert and many others. This will be followed by little known videos of some of Britain’s past comedy greats. A lively and enjoyable evening.
Tickets: £8. Under 16s £5 

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £8.00; concessions £5.00 for under 16s.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

9 JUNE

6.15pm – Trafford Music Service Jazz Night

Trafford Music Service Jazz Night (Wed)
Trafford Youth Service show the musical talents of both young players and the tutors. The tutors have their own jazz band Ain’t Misbehavin’ and, together they all guarantee to put a tune in your head and a smile on your face. Come and enjoy yourself.
Tickets: £8. Under 16s £5.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £8.00; concessions £5.00 for under 16s..
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online


10 JUNE

7.30pm – Come and Laugh Comedy Night

The Nodding Dog comedy group of male and female comedians present an evening of stand-up comedy for the over 18s.

MC: ELEANOR CONWAY

Eleanor Conway is a multi award winning comedian.

Opening Act: ALLYSON JUNE SMITH

Having toured all over Canada and starred in her own hour-long TV special, stand-up comic former school teacher Allyson June Smith has made the trip over the Atlantic to take on the comedy clubs, theatres and event venues of the UK.

 

Support: SIMON LOMAS

Simon Lomas is regarded as one of the most exciting and refreshing new acts on the circuit.

 

Headliner: MARTIN MOR
Martin comes from Northern Ireland, and after a successful career as a circus performer, he turned his attention on the unsuspecting comedy circuit.
 

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £10.00 (over 18s only).
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

Martin Mor

11 JUNE

8.00pm – The Karpenters – Tribute Duo

The Karpenters (Fri) 8pm start
If you are old enough to remember Karen Carpenter’s haunting voice and the music she and brother Richard provided, then this is a tribute duo not to miss. If you are young and listen to the Lloyd’s bank advertisement, then you will be amazed at the other wonderful tunes and songs. Laurie is one of the best Tribute singers and will provide just the evening for you. Karen’s tragic life cut short their output of hit songs but there are plenty to enjoy. Grab a ticket before they go!

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £10.00
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

12 JUNE

7.30pm – String Infusion

String Infusion (Sat) 7.30pm start
The end of our week and a night not to be missed. Local but well known nationally we have a trio of electric strings from the amazing all female players who astonish all who hear them play. Managed by Emma Rushworth, recently Young Business-Woman of the Year, who spares nothing to make the night one to remember. Social distancing means a shortage of seats so…. ring the box office before it’s too late!
Tickets: £12. Under 16s £10.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £12.00; concessions £10.00 for under 16s.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

13 JUNE

2.00pm – Historic Walks – Discover Sale

Join local guide Alexandra Fairclough, come rain or shine, for a special walking local history talk about the buildings, people and places in Sale’s remarkable past.
Starting at Sale Town Hall, the tour will cover 2.5 miles and take 1.5 to 2 hours.
Tickets £10.30 (early bird) or £11.37 (including booking fees)

More information and book tickets

17 JUNE

7.30pm Online Gin Tasting

Join us online, via Zoom, with South Manchester Gin Experience for a gin tasting.

Tickets must be ordered by 11 June at the latest and the sample gins will be delivered to you if you live in Sale, Timperley or Urmston areas on Wednesday 16 June.

The online session will consist of four 10 minute chats about the gins and the history of gin etc.

The sample gins will be:-

1st shooter with strawberry and Mediterranean tonic from Sale
2nd Camino with Lemon and light tonic from Mobberley,
3rd Evolution with Blackberries and original tonic from Urmston.
4th Lucky Bee Hench (navy strength) with lime and light tonic, from Timperley.

Watch this site for more details!

Order tickets online
Tickets £15 (£16.22 including booking fee)

19 JUNE

10.00am – Historic Walks – Discover Ashton upon Mersey

Ashton upon Mersey is part of the township of Sale. It is a small village with lots of character and a great sense of community.
“Ashton” is Old English for “village or farm near the ash trees”, suggesting that Ashton upon Mersey is of Anglo-Saxon origin. The township is ancient and is first mentioned in 1260.
Join me as part of the Sale Festival celebrations on this walking history exploration of Ashton village.
Hear interesting historical facts including its’ evolution, events and people as well as seeing some of the old buildings around the area.
We start off at St Martin’s Church on Church Lane and we will walk around the locality.
Meet at St Martin’s Church. It will take around 1.5- 2 hours and will be around 2 miles.

Tickets £10.30 0r £11.37 including booking fees

More information and book tickets

20 JUNE

11.00am to 3pm – The Makers Market – Sale Town Centre

Sale Town Partnership, in conjunction with The Makers Market, present a large craft market in The Square Shopping Centre and on School Road in Sale town centre.
The Makers Market is an event bringing together the finest, and often award winning, food, drink, art and craft producers.

26 JUNE

10.00am – 12 noon – Children’s Treasure Hunt – Worthington Park

Search for the letters ASTHMA and win a finger puppet, made by local people Suitable for children age 2+. All children to be accompanied by an adult.
Contact Heather Henry, BreathChamps CIC Tel 07941 790 670 Supported by Sale and District Lions Club.

27 JUNE

10.00am – 12 noon – Children’s Treasure Hunt – Walton Park

Search for the letters ASTHMA and win a finger puppet, made by local people Suitable for children age 2+. All children to be accompanied by an adult.
Contact Heather Henry, BreathChamps CIC Tel 07941 790 670 Supported by Sale and District Lions Club.

10.00am & 3.30pm – A4 Brass Quartet

A4 Brass Quartet comprises of principal players from some of the UK’s top brass bands, including Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick and Foden’s. With “technical virtuosity in abundance” (Brass Band World), these four astonishing musicians come together to perform both lyrical and high-octane works, forming a distinctive and new take on chamber music.

Jamie Smith cornet / flugelhorn
Jonathan Bates tenor horn
Mike Cavanagh baritone horn
Chris Robertson euphonium

The Quartet has a unique blend of instruments, with a cornet, tenor horn, baritone and euphonium creating an exclusive sound that stands out from the standard brass quartet. With this unusual instrumentation, A4 Brass has actively developed their repertoire, commissioning new music, composing and arranging music themselves.

These concerts will now take place outside at Trafford Music Service, The Claremont Centre, Claremont Road, Sale, M33 7DZ.

Yoga In Walkden Gardens

All are welcome! Please bring water, something warm to wear for relaxation at the end, and a mat if you have one, or feel free to plant your bare feet in the grass.

Provisional Dates, subject to possible change.

Starting Tuesday 25 May and then every Tuesday until 31 August.

6.00pm to 7.00pm. £5 per session.

Classes will take place in dry, fine weather only.
Places must be prebooked as numbers are restricted.
Contact Gaynor Mullin email gaynormullin@hotmail.com or phone 07732 321156

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Other Festival Events

Other Events at Waterside Arts

During June and throughout the year, there are many other events at Sale Waterside Arts,

Please go to their website to see their full programme.