Other Festival Events

The Festival runs throughout June 2023
Sale Waterside

20 MAY

The Meadway Singers presents
Coronation Chorale – Songs for Celebration.

The Avenue Methodist Church, Wincham Road, Sale, M33 4PL.
Tickets £5.00 including refreshments on the door. 2.30pm

1- 4  JUNE

Traditional Beer Festival at the Linden Club

Wide selection of hand-pumped cask beers. Enjoy the facilities and picturesque surrounds of this historic club. (See www.lindenclub.co.uk for more info.)
Starts at 6:00pm Thursday 1st June.
Continues at 4.00pm on Friday 2nd & at Noon on Saturday and Sunday 3/4 June.
The Linden Club, Linden Avenue (off Barkers Lane), Ashton-on-Mersey Free admission.


Trafford HongKongers “Tea Gathering”

Trafford Hongkongers present ‘Learn Mahjong’ or ‘Basic Calligraphy’ 

St. Joseph’s Parish Centre, Hope Road, Sale, M33 3BJ. 10.15-1.00pm. Everyone welcome! Free entry.

Reserve your free ticket


Discover Sale

Join Green Guide Alexa Fairclough, come rain or shine, for a Festival special walking tour of Sale & learn about its remarkable past. Start 10am from Sale Town Hall. 

Tickets £10 adult/ £1.00 child (plus online booking fee).

Book ticket online



8.00pm – Sale Folk Club Acoustic Night

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

United Services Club, Southern Road, Sale, M33 6HQ


Photographic Competition and Exhibition Awards Ceremony

Organised by Sale Photographic Society.

HIYA space, Stanley Shopping Centre.
6.00pm to 7.30pm
Free Entrance.


Canal Boat Parade

Sale Cruising Club start their boat parade from near the Bridge Inn on Dane Road and sail down to Timperley Bridge before returning.Afternoon relax on the Piazza with Mano a Bocca Pizzaria.

Waterside Plaza & Canal. – 2.00pm / Return 3.15pm (approx)

Organ Recital by Jonathan Scott

Jonathan Scott enjoys a hugely varied international performing career on a diverse spectrum of keyboard instruments with a repertoire spanning over 500 years of music, including a catalogue of over 400 of his own transcriptions and arrangements. As Associate Artist of The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Jonathan gives a series of lunchtime organ recitals which attract audiences
approaching 1,000.

St. Paul’s Church, Springfield Road, Sale.
Free Entry. 3.00pm. Followed by drinks on the lawn.



Vikings, Nomads and Vigil: a Forgotten Story about Ukraine

Join the Trafford Ukrainian Cultural Group for a talk by Bohdan Bilyk. Bohdan will speak of the history of Eastern Europe with a focus on Ukraine’s history set in the wider context of World history. Starting from a small Viking fiefdom through the challenging times of social and military revolutions of early modern times and into recent times the story of the Ukrainian state and nation building will unfold.

HIYA Rooms Stanley Square. 3-00pm. Entry FREE


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 £8.00; accompanied school children free. From Andrew Jeffries Tel: 0161 962 4591 or 07779 303567 or pay on the door.

17 & 18 JUNE

Manchester Bike kitchen Festival Offer

Bring your bikes for a FREE safety check and to take part in a FREE raffle. Prizes are an Intermediate Service worth £45, 2 sets of bike lights worth £24 each, and £50 voucher towards the purchase of a pre-loved bike. Raffle draw to be made on 18th June and winners informed by email/message. 

HIYA Room – Stanley Square, Sale Town Centre.


Discover More of Sale – Saturday 17th June

Join Green Guide Alexa Fairclough, come rain or shine, for a Festival special walking tour of Sale’s open spaces to hear about Sale’s heritage. Start 10am from Walkden Gardens car park, Derbyshire Rd., Sale. 

Tickets £10 adult/ £1.00 child (plus online booking fee)

Book Online

“Footprints in the Sand” by Joseph Martin

Churches Together In Sale
in conjunction with
Footprints in the Sand
by Joseph Martin at
Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Road, Sale M33 3ED
Saturday 17th June at 7:30pm
Admission Free,
DONATIONS for Andy Burnham’s
Homeless appeal

7.30pm – “Let Freedom Ring”

Sale Salvation Army Band present Let Freedom Ring on June 17th 7.30pm, featuring Charlie Green (Britain’s got Talent), RNCM’s Hercules Duo and Hootin Annie’s Big Band. The concert marks 60 years since Martin Luther King’s iconic I have a dream speech and will raise funds for The Salvation Army and their anti human trafficking and modern slavery work.
Tickets available here: www.ticketsource.co.uk/sale-salvation-army

Salvation Army Citadel. Ashton Lane, Sale M33 6NP.


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 – 12 noon -Entrance FREE!

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.

11am to 4pm


Trafford Hongkongers

‘6 Monarch’s History through Brooklands’ post boxes’. Historical ties between UK and Hong Kong. Free walking tour 10am-12 noon

Meet 9.50am Brooklands Metro Station, Altrincham platform.

Book online


Talk – “Archaeology of Orkney:Heartland of Ancient Britain”

The Sale Branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A) presents an illustrated talk by Kathryn Fyfe.

Sale Moor Community Centre, Norris Road, Sale, M33 2TN 2.00pm Entrance: £1.00 only.


Sale Chamber Orchestra

Beethoven                     Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb maj. Opus 73 ‘Emperor’ – Slava Sidorenko – piano.

Mendelssohn                          Symphony No.4 in A ‘Italian’
Conductor:                              Richard Howarth

7.30pm at The Avenue Methodist Church, Wincham Road, Sale, M33 4PL
Tickets: £10; concessions £8.

Book Online via Ticketsource

The Good Market – Stanley Square

Come do some good & choose to buy better and support independent business who are championing sustainability, fair trade, ethical practises and producing amazing product in the process!
Stanley Square, Sale town centre – 11.00am to 4pm.


Picnic in the Park – Ashton Park

The Friends of Ashton Park have once again organised a Picnic in the Park. A great afternoon out for all the family

Start at 1.00pm .
Entry Free

Choral Evensong -followed by Afternoon Tea in the Garden

St. Paul’s Church, Springfield Road, Sale at 3.30pm .


The Canal Street Stompers

This fabulous trad jazz group will be playing at
The Railway Inn, Chapel Rd., Sale

8.00pm start. Entrance Free!


Moor Nook Allotments – Open Day

Cake stalls, cream teas, honey and jam for sale etc.

12 noon until 2.30pm. Entrance FREE from Victoria Road and Moor Nook in Sale Moor.

‘Everyone Can’, Floor 1, 25 School Road, Sale M33, 7XX

As part of the Festival our local charity ‘Everyone Can’ is holding gaming sessions on Wednesday evenings throughout June for children with a disability and their families 4pm to 5:30pm and 6pm to 7:30pm and on Thursday mornings for adults with a disability 10:30am to 12 noon.
Gaming sessions can have up to 30 gamers at any one time, using the latest gaming consoles and technology. Sessions are open to every disability, though please contact prior to your first visit to ensure you get the most out of your time at the centre.
SESSIONS ARE FREE Contact [email protected] or phone 0808 800 0009

‘Yoga in Walkden Gardens

All are welcome from the very young to old. 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 on the grass.

Starting Tuesday 20 June & then every Tuesday until 29 August. BUT PLEASE CHECK FESTIVAL WEBSITE. Walkden Gardens. 6.00pm to 7.00pm. Suggesred donation £5.00 per session.NB. Classes will take place in dry, fine weather only. Just turn up!