What’s On This Month’s Spot Light on June

It is nearly time for the annual Biddulph Festival!  Now in it’s 21st year the new committee have been working very hard to bring to you wide and varied showcase of events. You should receive your guide to what’s on with your copy of the Biddulph Times. Copies are also available in the Town Hall and at various High Street shops. You can also download a copy here.

Festival Brochure PDF 2018

We will be updating this What’s on Page on a regular basis. There is also a Biddulph Festival 2018 Facebook page and Instagram account. The Biddulph Chronicle will also be advertising some events too – so no excuses come along and support your town!

June Events

Kicking things off on June 22nd at 8pm will be stunning line up of local talent at the LOCAL LIVE SHOWCASE featuring John Dhali Band, Nixon Tate & The Honey Club, Don’t Call Me Ishmael and Taskrz. Held in the stunning St Lawrence’s venue this will be music and chat presented by Fat Pigeon Live.

Biddulph Ukulele Day follows on Saturday at 10.00am and running till 10.30pm this will be a full day of workshops performances and bands. All the day time events are free with just a £5 cost to see the international artists at 8pm.

Dementia will effect 1in3 people living in the UK alone. Biddulph Town Council are taking steps to become Dementia Friendly. Starting in the Town Hall they hope to eventually make Biddulph a Dementia Friendly Town. As part of the Town Councils ongoing support to the Biddulph Festival and to Dementia Support they will be hosting a Dementia Cinema Event on Wednesday the 27th June at 10.00am. The screening of Singing in the Rain is open to people with Dementia their friends families and carers. The film will be shown in the Town Hall with the lights up a little and the sounds down just a touch. Refreshments will be available. Come and sing along to this lovely film and have some fun. Please call 01782 297845 to let us know if you would like to come and if you will need wheelchair access.

Friday the 29th June not listed in the brochure all seniors are invited by the Rt. Hon. Karen Bradley to the second Senior Tea Dance. Held in the Town Hall at 3pm there will be refreshments and entertainment available. This is a free event but you will need a ticket. Call Erika on 01538 382421 or fill out the slip on this flyer.

Tea Dance Summer Flyer



Local Live Music Showcase @ St Lawrences Church
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

John Dhali Band, Nixon Tate & The Honey Club, Don’t Call Me Ishmael and Taskrz.

Beginning the Festival in style will be the se great bands in a great surrounding.

Hosted by Biddulph Up In Arms and presented by Fat Pigeon Live & Gary Wilcox.

Call Craig on 01782 523277 for tickets and information.

Biddulph Ukulele Day @ Town Hall
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 pm

A full day of workshops starting at 10am with open mic from 2pm and evening concert from international stars at 8pm.

The East Pointers @ St Lawrences
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The Canadian Trio will be making their Biddulph debut as part of the Festival. Joyful exuberant Celtic sounds in the perfect venue.

Senior Tea Dance @ Biddulph Town Hall
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Senior Tea Dance

The RT Hon Karen Bradley invites you to join her for her second Senior Tea Dance held on Friday, 29 June 2018 at 3pm in Biddulph Town Hall.

It is completely free so do come and join us for tea, cakes, music and friendly conversation. You will need to click on the link to look at the flyer and request your ticket.

Flyer and ticket request forms can be found down at the Council Connect office within Biddulph Town Hall, alternatively you can call Erika on 01538 382421

Tea Dance Summer Flyer

Biddulph Festival Launch Parade @ High street, Biddulph
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

With the theme of this years parade “Out of This World” Local Schools and Community Groups will take part in the annual parade showcasing al of their hard work. A free snack courtesy of Sainsbury’s will be available for every child who takes part.

Schools Confirmed:

  • Knypersley First School
  • Kingfield First School
  • Oxhey First School
  • Biddulph Methodist rainbows and Brownies.

If your child does not attend one of these school or groups but would like to take part then just call us – we would love for them to take part.

After the parade there will be entertainment of the Town Hall steps.

Carole Gordon & Dave Sheriff @ Biddulph Moor Village hall
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Carole Gordon & Dave Sheriff a beautiful mixture of Karen Carpenter and country music popular songs.

Harry Potter Disco @ Town Hall
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Inviting all muggles to join the wizards for an evening of magical fun and dancing. There will be a prize for the best dressed. A bar will be available.

Hill Top Flower Festival Concert @ Hill Top Methodist
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Talented Brass Band concert held in wonderful surroundings.

Summer Songs To Enjoy @ Town Hall
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Biddulph Male Voice Choir in concert with songs old and new – a must.

Troubadours & Choristors @ Town Hall
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrating words and music by local groups the Exciting Writers – Kingsfield Singers and Guests

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