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EVENTS

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16/07/19 (Tuesday) - Flixton Community Choir Presents A Summer Serenade


Charity Concert


Tuesday the 16th of July 2019. 7pm - 8pm


St. Michael's Church, Flixton M41 6HR


Donated money on the night will be divided equally between The Toy House and St. Michael's Clock Tower Fund

17/07/19 (Wednesday) - FUN AND FROLICS AT FLIXTON FESTIVAL


It will be all the fun of the fair when Urmston Choral Society perform their annual charity concert as part of the Flixton Folk Festival on Wednesday, July 17th 2019.


The cafe-style event will take place at St. John’s Church, Irlam Road, Flixton, starting at 7.30pm. Refreshments provided by Urmston Women’s Institute will be available with donations being given to Maggie’s Charity which provides emotional and social support for patients at Christie’s Hospital in Manchester.


The concert programme will include two songs from Porgy and Bess - ‘Summertime’ and ‘I Got Plenty of Nothing’, as well as favourites such as ‘Anything Goes’ and ‘Lullaby of Birdland’. There will also be a sneak preview of some of the music in the Choir’s forthcoming September concert including ‘Come to the Fair’ and ‘Rhythm of Life’. The concert will end with a selection from the much-acclaimed musical ‘Les Miserables’.


The Choir will be under the leadership of Musical Director, Julie Parker, who said: “This event gives us the opportunity to combine some of our favourite repertoire with pieces which are new to us and will be included in our Autumn concert music. The styles are wonderfully contrasting so we feel there will be something for everyone to enjoy during the performance.”


As this is a free concert and tickets are not being issued, people are asked to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

18/07/19 (Thursday) - Tom Quigley Art Exhibition


Tom Quigley holds his art exhibition on the the 18th of July at 6pm At Kelder, on Station Road in Urmston.

The exhibition will be based around the development of the town over the last 5 years and the businesses which have helped it become the place it is today. All Welcome.

18/07/19 – 27/07/19 - REFRACTS:19


This summer Waterside’s annual festival returns, curated specially for audiences to see things differently.


With events in and around Waterside and Trafford, expect contemporary circus meets, comedy cabaret with top-drawer comedians, Ed Fringe theatre previews, a special Refract visual arts commission, headline music gigs and fantastic fun for families.


The full line up of events can be found at refract.org.uk


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20/07/19 & 21/07/19 (Saturday & Sunday) - HALE BARNS CARNIVAL 2019


The Hale Barns Carnival will return for its third year held on Saturday 20th of July and Sunday 21st of July 2019.


This year's event features Spandau Ballet's MARTIN KEMP (Gold, True, Through the Barricades) headlining alongside UK soul legends; THE REAL THING (You to Me are Everything, Can't Get By Without You, Can You Feel The Force), Disco Superstars; ODYSSEY (Use It Up & Wear it Out, Native New Yorker, Inside Out) and 80s heart throbs; NATHAN MOORE/BROTHER BEYOND (Harder I Try) & OWEN PAUL (Favourite Waste of Time).


For tickets and further information please visit www.halebarnscarnival.co.uk/

20/07/19 -  Ferris Bueller's Day Off


Screen32 in Association with Stretford Public Hall:


Saturday 20th July| 6.00pm-9.30pm


Join us for an evening of Ferris Bueller's Day off, kicking off with a DJ set inspired by the film, a silent quiz and a screening on the film!


Doors open 6pm


Please be seated for screening at 7pm


Film Description:

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.


Tickets and further info from: CLICK HERE


20/07/19 (Saturday) - FAMILY FUN DAY


The Urmston community and Carrington rugby club hosts it's 13th Family Funday on 21st July at 5th Urmston Scouts, off Queens road.


We raise money for local charities and this year it is Super Callum's SDR operation, where we are fundraising towards getting this lovely young man with cerebral palsy an operation to get him walking. So why come ?

It's fun for starters and we have added some more features, with lots of traditional stalls, all aimed at being affordable rather than ripping folk off. All profits go to the charity and all the volunteers from the rugby club work from the Thursday to make it happen. Here is what we have:Our famous Hog Roast and BBQ, Our amazing bar with delicious home made ciders. Our world famous cake stall , Our naughty tuck shop, Live acoustic music at the beer tent , Central sports area for lots of fun sports games for parents and kids, Free toddler area, Masses of stalls including: Raffle, tombola, face painting, badge making, hook a duck , roller ball, kids archery, rifle range, basket ball, beat the goalie, stocks, mini quads, bouncy caste, coconut shy, tin can alley, darts,


Admission is just £1 for adults and 50p for children. Under 5's are free No vehicle access is on site so parking is in the surrounding vicinity and take a stroll down .

21/07/19 (Sunday) - TRAFFORD LIVE

A fabulously free festival celebrating the best of our borough!

Sunday the 21st of July 2019 11am to 4pm at Trafford Town Hall, Stretford. (Parking available at Trafford College, Talbot Road, M32 0XH)

10 Festival Zones with Bouncy Castle. Climbing Wall. Live Performances. Storytime & Crafts. Sports Activities. Military Vehicles. Bush Craft. And Much More...

Take a stroll around the Town Hall, visit the Mayor's Parlour, see the civic silver and find out fascinating facts about the history of Trafford.

For all the latest news follow us on Twitter @TPaction #TraffordLive

28/07/19 (Sunday) - Family Fun Fest


The Toy House in conjunction with Radio Millenium Lodge are hosting an all ages all abilities Family Fun Fest.


Sunday the 28th of July 2019 - 11am to 3pm


The Venue, Urmston Masonic Hall, Westbourne Road, M41 0XQ


Barbecue and refreshments, children's games and activities, bouncy castle, craft stalls, tombola, raffle and more...


Support our charity and have lots of fun!


Call the Toy House for more info: 0161 746 8185 or online: email@thetoyhouse.org


(Charity Number: 1168925)

15/08/19 (Thursday) - Ballads and songs of Peterloo with Dr Alison Morgan

Altrincham Library, Thursday 15 August at 7.30pm.


Ballads and Songs of Peterloo by Dr Alison Morgan is based on her unique collection of more than seventy poems and ballads which highlight the outrage, grief, defiance and resolution felt by labouring-class people in the immediate aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre in which eighteen people were killed and more than 600 injured as they listened to the radical Henry Hunt speak on the need for electoral reform.


Alison’s talk focuses on a selection of these poems and songs which were circulated in radical journals and performed at markets and in taverns, highlighting how they aimed to keep a true record of the day in the public consciousness and counter the official government narrative. The talk will be illustrated by audio recordings from musicians who have worked with Alison to bring these important and entertaining songs to life once more.


A free event. Book your tickets on Eventbrite.

17/08/19 (Saturday) - Friends Of Flixton Gardens Tea Dance


Join us for a relaxing afternoon with music and dance!


Flixton House, 17th August 2019 at 2pm


Traditional afternoon tea and licensed bar.


Tickets £10 per person and available from Friends of Flixton Gardens on Wednesday and Saturday 10am to 12 noon.


Contact Karan on 07968 684736


(Sorry this is a child free event).


25/08/19 (Sunday) - Freemasonry Open Day


If you have ever thought about finding out more about becoming a Freemason then come along to the open day at Urmston Masonic Hall. You will be made to feel very welcome, refreshments will be provided and why not find out about what we do. You will be able to ask any questions about joining, dispel any myths and find out why we are the biggest charity behind the National Lottery. Also, If you are a non-active Freemason who might be interested in coming back then you are very welcome to come along as well. 


The event will be held at 11am to 3pm on Sunday the 25th of August at Urmston Masonic Hall, 15 Westbourne Road, Urmston M41 0XQ


All Welcome.

11/09/19 (Wednesday) - Mental Health Awareness Event


There will be an event called 'RESET' at Hotel Football on Wednesday 11th of September 2019. 


This event is to raise awareness of services to support children and young people with mental health challenges. 


There will be a free market place of Trafford services, exhibition of '100 Voices' of young people experiencing mental heath challenges in Trafford and a conference with some innovative speakers. 


Ticket information to follow.

20/12/19 (Friday) - CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER


A Christmas Fundraiser for the Peggy Henderson Animal Sanctuary.


Compered by Paul Wilde and live music by the Jailbirds, Neeve Zahra, David Gorman, Roydan Styles and Mantis.


Tickets are £6. There will be a raffle and live music.


Urmston Men's Club, 82 Higher Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 9AP


Further info on the Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/events/384819159056422/


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