‘Made in Manchester’ is coming to Stalybridge

STALYBRIDGE St Paul’s Cricket Club is the venue for the latest ‘Made in Manchester’ music festival.‘Made in Manchester: Stalybridge’ will take place on August bank holiday Sunday and feature some of the best 1990s Manchester cover bands including The Oasis Experience and These Smiths.

Also on the line-up is local musician Dave Fidler, fresh from his US tour and Glastonbury set.

Completing the line-up are Mercury Machine, Callow Youth, Oliver Vawdrey and The Capitals.

Revolution Radio’s Dave Sweetmore is hosting the festival and will be playing even more Manchester tunes throughout the day.

Festival goers can enjoy a food village with a wide range of food options as well as outdoor bars and a gin bar with over 80 craft and premium gins, plus lots of activities for all the family.

Organised by Pitch Productions, the festival is to help raise funds for grassroots sport at Stalybridge St. Paul’s Cricket Club and is also supporting local charity Reuben’s Retreat.

Robert Brierley and Dan Humphries, owners of Pitch Productions, said: “It promises to be a great event. Families can come along and children can hear some of the music their parents grew up with.

“We’re also giving talented local bands the opportunity to perform on an outdoor stage. It will be a great atmosphere.

“Our aim is to raise funds for grassroots sports and local charities and we hope the people of Stalybridge get right behind it and support what will be a fantastic community event.”

Tickets are available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/pitch-productions and keep up to date by joining the Made In Manchester Facebook event.

Supported by XS Manchester, Pitch Productions have hosted two sell-out festivals this year in Poynton and Bolton, with a fourth taking place in Romiley in September.


The Correspondent has two family tickets (two adults and three children up to 16 years) to give away to the Stalybridge festival.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:

Which performer was given the legends slot at Glastonbury this year?

Email your answers to competitions@localcommunications.co.uk or post to Tony Bugby, The Correspondent, Units 3-4, 45 High Street, Uppermill, Oldham, OL3 6HS.

The deadline for entries is August 16, 2019.

STALYBRIDGE St Paul’s Cricket Club is hoping visitors will be bowled over by the excellent facilities at its Gorse Hall Road ground.

They have a stylish function suite available for hire in the clubhouse that seats 95 people.

There is also additional capacity with an upstairs bar that can accommodate a further 40.

The club already hires out its facilities to Weight Watchers, photographic, baby sensory, line dancing and other community groups.

They still have bookings available during evenings and at weekends.

Club officials say the function suite is ideal for parties, charity events, weddings, christenings, dinners or wakes.

Chairman Nigel Corless added the club is also proud that its kitchen has a five-star health rating.
To book the function suite or to make further enquiries, contact Marie on 07873 404282.

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