Drama and Music
Bollington is very fortunate to have a number of drama and music groups that everyone can get involved with, as well as excellent venues where entertainment by local and visiting performers can take place.
Bollington Festival Players
The Festival Players Meet at Bollington Arts Centre and perform 1 play & 1 pantomime per year.
Bollington Light Opera Group
Bollington Light Opera Group known as BLOG give two shows each year at the Civic Hall plus a number of social functions.
Bollington Festival Music Theatre
The Music Theatre was formed in 1986 for children aged 7 to 13 and since then has presented at least two shows a year, mostly at the Arts Centre. There are no auditions to join, everyone who comes along can be in the show, and casting is decided as part of the rehearsal process. The emphasis is on teamwork and developing musical and theatrical skills in a relaxed, supportive environment. For more information and to contact them you can visit their webpage on the Arts Centre website.
Bollington Festival Choir
Bollington Festival Choir is a friendly choir which retains its village roots while welcoming singers from a wide area. Giving three concerts a year in Bollington and hosting the annual ‘Messiah for All’ in aid of local charities, and a public Singing Day, it is known for imaginative programming and high standards of performance. All this is achieved by welcoming all who wish to sing, without audition.
Visit the website here
Canalside Community Radio
CCR Ltd is one of over 300 Community Radio and Media organisations across the UK. Broadcasting on 102.8fm from our media centre in Bollington, Canalside Radio is dedicated to serving our area with not only the best and most varied music selections you’ll hear anywhere, but also local news and events. Visit their website called The Thread
for more details or to listen to the station.
Bollington Brass Band
The band rehearses at Bollington Arts Centre andwelcomes new players of all ages and abilities to join them.
The band gives concerts, joins in civic parades and takes part in competitions.
Bollington Chamber Concerts
Venue: Bollington Arts Centre.
For nearly thirty years Bollington Chamber Concerts have brought the very best musicians to Bollington. Many have been young ensembles that have continued to stellar careers; others have been established groups at their peak.
With superb musical interpretations and an unparalleled listening environment, Bollington Chamber Concerts offer the perfect introduction to the most rewarding repertoires.
To view the programme of concerts click here
More information from: Chamberconcerts@bollingtonartscentre.co.uk
Bollington Jazz Club
The Jazz Club organises regular visiting Jazz Bands at Bollington Arts Centre.
Look for the latest on the Arts Centre events page
and make sure to book your tickets as they are very popular.
Bollington Folk Club
Upstairs at the Dog & Partridge
Bridgend Community Choir
A friendly social gathering for those who enjoy singing for fun.