Poynton Arts Festival is a celebration of all creative arts; theatre, music, comedy, singing, poetry, painting and more besides. This year’s festival brought together a huge array of talent with over forty events taking place at twenty two venues; see images below:-
“SingZest Choir had an amazing evening. £200 raised after expenses for the Poynton Mayor’s charity “The Mary Sunley Canal Boat”!!” – Denise of SingZest choir “It was a great evening with over 70 people attending and we raised about £375 for the Stand By Me charity.” – Paul of Gracenotes “It was really well attended and the final performance sounded fantastic!” – Mikado Come-and-Sing Afternoon “We were delighted to be a part of the festival. Hope Green hosted a full day of events as part of the first ever Poynton Arts Festival” – Ruth at Hope Green Care Home
“Our poetry event at The Snap Tin went really well, with lots of guest poets getting up to read and a remarkable performance by Tony Collier. We will definitely be back next year.” – – John F Keane, Stockport Write Out Loud “Congratulations to you and the team of a very sucessful festival. I attended five different music gigs and enjoyed them all. I sing in MAPS choir and our concert in St George’s on the Friday went off very well.” – Terry Robson of MAPS Choir, St. Georges “It was very popular with a diverse range of people taking part” – Inktails Mouse Trail
Poynton is a lively community located in North Cheshire, 20 minutes by train from the centre of Manchester and is simply bursting with creative talent.
Poynton boasts six regular music venues, a theatre, two brass bands, performance stages at the community centre, the sports club and Community hall, a Gilbert and Sullivan Society and much more. Poynton High School is a Performing Arts Academy. What better place to host a multi-arts festival?
The Festival brings together creativity from across Poynton and performing arts from around the region. Venues include pubs, schools, churches, cafes, social clubs and restaurants. Poynton Festival is a showcase for art and performance from all over Poynton and beyond. Whether you’re into classical music, folk or rock, we’ve got it. Theatre buffs will find both comedy and drama. There are performance poetry, choral events, a number of art exhibitions, and open mic nights.
With such a huge and varied range of events and venues spread across eight days, there is something for everyone; a fantastic week of artistic celebration and excitement.
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