STALYBRIDGE will be rocking to the sound of bands and artists performing at venues around its town centre with the return of Bridge Fest.
Saturday, September 2 sees a dozen locations become stages as the annual showcase of talent returns bigger and better.
More venues mean more bands showing what they can do from 10.30am – and there is the chance for you to have a go.
For at Holy Trinity Church, people can join the choir at 1.30pm while all ages are catered for.
Amanda Kay’s children’s session kicks things off at Stalybridge Library from 10.30am until noon, before handing over to Stalybridge Festival Orchestra.
Bridge Beers on Melbourne Street will see the return of 2022 Bridge Fest favourite, Colin, while at the Buffet Bar, Mossley Ukelele Group starts things at 3pm.
Stalybridge Old Band and Adamson Brass Band perform at the sundial in Armentieres Square at noon and 1pm respectively.
Also seeing acts will be Q Bar, the Old Fleece, Bohemian Lounge, The Rifleman, The White House, Florence and Amelia’s and Bridge Beers.
Hundreds of people packed into venues in Bridge Fest’s inaugural year. 2023 promises to see more turn out with a wider array of acts and styles at more places.