What's on in Sale Festival

The Festival runs throughout June 2019
Sale Waterside

1 JUNE

11.00am to 3.00pm- Trafford Arts Association Showcase

Come and join us for an afternoon of musical performances, displays and demonstrations by members of Trafford Arts Association.

Includes:-

Sale Handbell Ringers (based at The Avenue Methodist Church). Email salehandbellringers@gmail.com

Sale Photographic Society

Sale Brass Band

Urmston Musical Theatre Juniors

Sale Library Foyer – Waterside Plaza –  Entry Free

Open Space Event

2.00pm  – Canal Boat Parade with The Mayor

Sale Cruising Club kindly host a canal boat parade with the Mayor of Trafford on board.
The boats will return to Sale Waterside about 3.15pm where the Mayor will disembark to listen to Sale Brass Band.

Waterside Plaza and Canal.

2.30pm  – Sale Brass Band on Waterside Piazza

Sale Brass Band will be playing on Sale Waterside piazza.

Sale Waterside Piazza
FREE!

2 JUNE

1.30pm – Ashton Park Bowling Competition

The Sale Ladies Bowling League are holding a round robin “foursomes” bowling competition in support of their charities. The will be tea, biscuits and cake to enjoy and prizes to be won.

Entry Fee £1.00

4 JUNE

8.00pm – Sale Folk Club Acoustic Night

The Club encourage the sharing of music, song, verse and humour performed acoustically or with the minimum of amplification.
Club Nights are held weekly on Tuesday nights.

United Services Club, Southern Road, Sale, M33 6HQ
Tickets: £1 – pay on the door

6 JUNE

2.30pm – Afternoon Canal Cruise to Dunham

The Friends of the Bridgewater Canal (Sale), in collaboration with Bridgewater Cruises, offer a 2.5 hour return cruise from the King’s Ransom pub moorings in Sale to Dunham. High class afternoon tea included and there is a cash bar on board.
Please contact Bridgewater Cruises directly to purchase tickets.


Cruise departs from the King’s Ransom pub moorings at Britannia Road, Sale, M33 2AA
Tickets: £25. Payable on booking.

7.30pm – Mike Hall’s “Boplicity”

Mike returns to the Chambers, this time with his octet Boplicity to play an evening of West Coast style jazz from the 1950s. The writing is often intricate and polyphonic like a big band yet rather looser and improvisational like a small group. The end result is a relaxed, happy vibe that reflects those simpler times.

Sale Waterside: The Chambers
Tickets £10.00; Concessions £8.00; Under 18s £5.00
From Waterside Box Office

Image courtesy of Phil Portus

7 JUNE

6.30pm – Photographic Competition Awards

Judge: Aidan O’Rourke. Prizes presented by The Mayor of Trafford.
Theme: “The Living City” Rules available from Sale Photographic Society or download from HERE

Sale Waterside Bar. Entry Free

7.30pm – Artful Voices Sale Choir Festival

The Artful Voices have invited all their friends to the Waterside for an evening of choral stimulation bringing you the very first Sale Choir Festival!
Local choirs of all ages will come together to sing a range of music which will carry you through the decades, and have your toes tapping and your fingers clicking as you sing along to popular songs old and new! It’s going to be a hoot!

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £10.00; concessions £8.00
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

8 JUNE

7.30pm – An Evening with Sale Nomads

An evening with Sale Nomads Drama group of entertainment from Mini Nomads and a One Act play from the adult group.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £8.00; concessions £6.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online


7.30pm – An Evening of Short Films

Manchester Film Weekender presents a Festival of Short Films.
Sale Waterside: The Chambers
Tickets £6.00
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

9 JUNE

12.30pm onwards – Bowling Competition

Registration for competition from 12.30pm. Competition starts at 1.00pm. Competition open to all Sale bowlers. Prize money £50 to be shared between the winner and runner-up.

Worthington Park Entry Free

1pm to 3pm “Don’t Drop the Mic! “

Gorse Hill Studios presents: “Don’t Drop the Mic!” A showcase of talented young local artists, singers, rappers and bands battling it out for the Number One spot.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £3.00
From Waterside Box Office

8.00pm “Swing and Swing Again Band”

We welcome back the “Swing & Swing Again” Big Band.
With new band members, new songs and dance tunes, Swing & Swing Again Big Band return for a night of high quality entertainment. The band maintains the traditional Big Band sound whilst branching out into new musical genres such as soul, rock & roll and theatre/film music.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £8.00; concessions £6.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

10 JUNE

7.45pm – Charlie Waite: Behind the Photograph

Charlie Waite has gained worldwide recognition as Britain’s foremost Professional Landscape Photographer. He is immensely experienced, and is an amiable and thought-provoking speaker. With over 30 books to his name, his winning images feature regularly in photographic journals and magazines such as, Practical Photography, and Outdoor Photography, and moreover, he is also the founder UK Landscape Photographer of the Year which is now in its 12th year.

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

11 JUNE

7.30pm – North West Film Archive

The North West Film Archive is pleased to announce ‘Trafford on Film’, offering another chance to see selections of films from its collection at The Waterside Arts Centre Sale. Presented by a member of the Archives staff this evening looks at the industries cultures and traditions of the area and is sure to be popular with all lovers of history from the borough.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £7.00; concessions £5.00.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

8.00pm – Sale Folk Club Acoustic Night

The Club encourage the sharing of music, song, verse and humour performed acoustically or with the minimum of amplification.
Club Nights are held weekly on Tuesday nights.

United Services Club, Southern Road, Sale, M33 6HQ
Tickets: £1 – pay on the door

12 JUNE

7.00pm – Trafford School Choirs

Choirs from Primary schools in Trafford take the platform to perform songs of their own choice, and then come together to sing en masse, under the direction of Mrs Clare Cooper.
Please note that tickets for this performance sell out quickly. Please book early to avoid disappointment.


Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £6; concessions £4.
Book online

13 JUNE

7.00pm – Sale Male Voice Choir

The Sale Male Voice Choir will again be performing in Sale Festival. Once more they will be giving their popular renditions of traditional male voice choir favourites, such as spirituals, traditional songs, songs from musical theatre and Welsh hymns, and this year will be joined by the UkuHalee Band, ukelele players from Hale and District U3A, who will be performing songs to set hands clapping and toes tapping.
There will be refreshments and a raffle.
Timperley Congregational Church, Heys Lane, Timperley, WA15 6EA
Tickets £6.00; accompanied children free. From Andrew Jeffries Tel: 0161 962 4591

7.30pm – “Celebrations” with Keith Smithies

Sale Flower Club present an entertaining evening watching well-known floral artist Keith Smithies. Keith is a professional florist whose designs are for the present time.
All displays will be raffled off at the end of the evening.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets: £10; No concessions. Book online

8.00pm – Michael Bublé Tribute

As seen on Made In Chelsea, Kevin Fitzsimmons is a high quality, professional Michael Bublé tribute act.

Sale Waterside: The Chambers
Tickets £10.00.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

14 JUNE

6.00pm to 8.00pm- Altrincham & District Astronomical Society

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society are pleased to present an archive feature film Apollo 11 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and Moon landing, July 20th 1969, with a side show of astronomical activities presented by the Society.

CANCELLED! Please note that, due to licensing problems, it is regretted that this film cannot now be shown and this whole event is CANCELLED

Sale Waterside: The Chambers

From Waterside Box Office

8.00pm – Queen ll – Tribute Night

Tribute band Queen ll provide a breath taking show. The band have been touring Britain and Europe. captivating audiences with their nostalgic tribute show.

The band faithfully recreates the energy, excitement, and emotion of a classic Queen concert! An authentic tribute, the four-piece band delivers powerful vocals, driving rock anthems and flamboyant showmanship.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £15.00
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

15 JUNE

11am to 3pm Trafford Bridge Club Open Day

  • Are you looking to play bridge at a friendly club?
  • Are you thinking of returning to bridge after a prolonged break?
  • Do you fancy learning how to play?

You are all welcome to come and chat to us at our Open Day.
You will be able to see our comfortable facilities, watch or join in a game, or try your hand at mini bridge (bridge with simplified bidding).
We will also be offering tea and coffee and members will be on hand to show you how the club works, and to describe our education programmes and our social events.
We have up to 10 bridge sessions a week, Monday to Friday, in the morning, afternoon and evening. Supervised sessions are held during the daytime sessions and until September, on Wednesday evenings. At supervised sessions, learners and improvers are encouraged to ask for advice from experienced players, thus becoming better players themselves.
A new beginners’ teaching programme will start in September, on Wednesday evenings.

For further information, please visit our website http://www.bridgewebs.com/trafford/, or call Paul, 07484 182561

Cadman House, Wharf Road, Sale, M33 2AF

Celebrate Sale Festival 2019

Come and join in the fun at The Square Shopping Centre in Sale town centre.
Sponsored by The Square Shopping Centre.

The Square Shopping Centre
11am to 4pm

FREE!

7.30pm – An Evening with Gilbert & Sullivan

Sale Gilbert & Sullivan Society return to Waterside as part of Sale Festival to bring you an evening of their favourite songs from the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.

Sale Waterside Robert Bolt Theatre
Tickets £10.00; concessions £8.
From Waterside Box Office or Book Online

7.30pm – Sale Choral Society

Sale Choral Society present:

Rutter – Gloria and  Vivaldi – Gloria

There will be other pieces performed by Trafford Music Service Concert Band.

Soloists are  Isla MacEwan – Soprano, Richard Brocklehurst – Organ and Russell Medley – Conductor

The Avenue Methodist Church, Wincham Rd., Sale, M33 4PN
Tickets: £10.00 (accompanied school-age children free) From: Tel: 07913 369823 or email salechoralsoc@gmail.com

16 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.

12.00 Noon  – Sale Lions Charity Fathers’ Day Fête & Family Fun Day

Fathers’ Day Family Fun Day with bouncy castles, fairground rides and lots of stalls.

Worthington Park, Sale – Entrance FREE!

5.00pm – David Walliams’ “Gangsta Granny”

 Sale Waterside Arts and Heartbreak Productions invite you to a David Walliams’ best seller! Join us, Ben, and his Gangsta Granny on their grandest adventure, full of forbidden fun. It could be very hungry work, so come prepared with picnics and appropriate outdoor gear.

Age 7 +. Duration 2 hours, including interval.

Walkden Gardens – Outdoor Production
Please bring something to sit on!

Tickets: £15; £11 concessions; £44 Family (2+2)
Tickets from Waterside Box Office or online

17 JUNE

8.45pm – Pub Quiz

All welcome! Why not form a team from your local pub and show off your quiz skills? You might win the trophy and team prize.

The Belmore Hotel, 143 Brooklands Road, Sale, M33 3QN
Free!

18 JUNE

8.00pm – Sale Folk Club Acoustic Night

The Club encourage the sharing of music, song, verse and humour performed acoustically or with the minimum of amplification.
Club Nights are held weekly on Tuesday nights.

United Services Club, Southern Road, Sale, M33 6HQ
Tickets: £1 – pay on the door

20 JUNE

6.30pm  – Linden Club Beer Festival

The Linden Club Summer Beer Festival starts at 6.30pm on Thursday 20 June. It continues at 6.30pm on Friday and then at 12 noon on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June.

Download the progamme

The Linden Club, Linden Avenue. (off Barkers Lane), Ashton-on-Mersey, M33 6RS
Entrance FREE!

22 JUNE

2.00pm – The Meadway Singers

The Meadway Singers Ladies Choir are holding their Midsummer Melodies Concert at the Living Well Centre at the Avenue Methodist Church.
An afternoon of music and song with light refreshments.

The Avenue Methodist Church, Wincham Rd., Sale, M33 4PN
Tickets: £4.00 (including refreshments) Contact Diane phone 0161 969 6684.

23 JUNE

2.00pm  – Sale Brass Band in Worthington Park

Sale Brass Band will be playing in the Park from 2pm until about 3.30pm.

Worthington Park, Sale
Entrance FREE!

6.00pm – “Private Lives”

Waterside Arts and Heartbreak Productions present Noel Coward’s celebrated comedy “Private Lives”. An evening of sparking entertainment, nostalgic music , and delicious one-liners.

You may also want to bring a blanket or chair to sit on.

This is an outdoor performance taking place in Walkden Gardens – the performance will go ahead come rain or shine so please be prepared for all weather conditions

Walkden Gardens, Derbyshire Road, Sale. M33 3EL
Tickets: £15; concessions £13. From Waterside Box Office or buy online

25 JUNE

8.00pm – Sale Folk Club Acoustic Night

The Club encourage the sharing of music, song, verse and humour performed acoustically or with the minimum of amplification.
Club Nights are held weekly on Tuesday nights.

United Services Club, Southern Road, Sale, M33 6HQ
Tickets: £1 – pay on the door

26 JUNE

6.30pm – Hot Pot Supper Canal Cruise to Dunham

The Friends of the Bridgewater Canal (Sale), in collaboration with Bridgewater Cruises, offer a 2.5 hour return cruise from the King’s Ransom pub moorings in Sale to Dunham. Hot pot supper included and there is a cash bar on board.
Please contact Bridgewater Cruises directly to purchase tickets.


Cruise departs from the King’s Ransom pub moorings at Britannia Road, Sale, M33 2AA
Tickets: £27. Payable on booking.

28 & 29 JUNE

Sale Sports Club – Gin Festival

Sale Sports are hosting their first Gin Festival.

Variety of local, UK and World Gins. Live music and food.

Friday 28 June: 7.00pm to 11.00pm & Saturday 29 June: 2pm to 12 midnight.

Tickets £8 per day. Drink tokens £4 each or £15 for four if bought in advance.

Buy tickets online

29 JUNE

12 Noon to 10.00pm- 80sFestival 2019

Come and join us for a great line up of tribute bands and performers. For more details, visit 80sFestival 2019

Sale FC Rugby Club, Heywood Road, Sale, M33 3WB – Tickets must be bought in advance from HERE

30 JUNE

3.30pm – Mayor of Trafford’s Civic Sunday

The Mayor of Trafford, Councillor Robert Chilton, invites everyone to his Civic Service on Sunday 30th June.

  St. Paul’s Church, Springfield Road, Sale, M33 7YA

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 11 June and then every Tuesday until 3 September.

6.00pm to 7.00pm. Free but donations welcomed.

Classes will take place in dry, fine weather only.
See www.purplehazeyoga.co.uk for details.

Other Festival Events

“From Carnival to Festival”

Images, skills, fun and music throughout the years.
A history of Sale Festival.

Free Exhibition by Pat Coulburn
Waterside Access Trafford Reception Area