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Macclesfield Rocks Main Live Music Stage

Macclesfield Rocks Main Live Music Stage (12pm-8pm)

On the main live music stage you will find a blend of Macclesfield’s finest talent, alongside established worldwide renowned artists. Jazz and funk band The Brand New Heavies will bring the ultra-cool summertime vibes, they are best known for tracks such as Dream On Dreamer, Back To Love, and Midnight At The Oasis.

Dodgy who are best known for hits like “Staying Out for the Summer” and “Good Enough”, will also take main the main stage, alongside The Farm who are best known for their hit single “All Together Now” which turned into a national anthem.

Satisfying the regions passion for SKA music we have The Manchester SKA Foundation who regularly sells out local venues in Macclesfield and Buxton. Lead singer Lee Hollister is renowned for his high energy performances including all your favourite SKA classics.

Two very talented local Macclesfield bands have made this year’s line-up. The New Breed are a fresh, Rock N Roll band, encompassing everything great about the 70s and 80s of music, whilst driving proper Rock N Roll into a modern era. Dandelion Rose are an eclectic three piece band from Macclesfield who have a very distinctive sound and style. They will be releasing their first EP this year, the band are quickly gaining a cult following from all over the country.

Kids Stage

Kids Stage (10.30am-7.30pm)

Headlining the kid’s stage and “making a bad ting good” is everybody’s favourite Rastafarian mouse detective Rastamouse with Da Easy Crew along with a very special guest, his creator Michael De Souza. They will perform their album live including hit single “Ice Pop”, as well as performing a very special show just for Macclesfield Festival!

Part Of Your World Princesses will be also be performing on the kids stage live for our Grand Finale, featuring an all dancing, all singing, amazing array of your favourite Disney stars!

Sylk Dance Academy are a group of students who will be performing live at Macclesfield Festival on the Kids stage, get down to see them and show your support.

This talented bunch may inspire your young ones or even yourself to take up dancing too! 

Stage Invaders Dance Academy has a very special performance they have choreographed especially for Macclesfield Festival!

The Rokiteers from Rokit Performing Arts will be providing a Rokit Pop style performance. The very talented bunch will provide a fantastic rendition of Faith by Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande (from the movie Sing), and Scared of the Dark by Steps. They will also showcase some wonderful acting skills

Open the Door will be telling a wonderful story "We're going on a bear hunt" by Michael Rosen. They will bring the story to life using drama and props and there will plenty of room for audience participation.

Plus much more TBC

Yesterday’s Reunion Tent & Clubhouse After Party

Yesterday’s Reunion Tent (12pm-8pm) & Clubhouse After party (8pm-12am)

The party of all parties is about to embark upon us for the summer, you've all been waiting for this one, the one where the Cheshire set come out to play! Join us on a glamorous journey and a reunion of one of the best venues in the Cheshire countryside including resident DJ’s Jason Herd, David Dunne, Alan Hartley, Nev Johnson, Dave Ellis, JayC, Chris Anslow and Lee Crank. This is not to be missed for all you house music lovers!

For those of you that want to continue to party after the festival finishes you can carry straight through in the clubhouse after party which starts at 8pm until midnight with our Yesterday’s residents. There is a limited ticket allocation for the after party.

Northern Soul, Motown & Modern Soul Tent

Hosted by Soul Boutique, who will be bringing you the best in Northern Soul, Motown, Soul, Funk and rare grooves.

House Anthems Tent

House Anthems Tent (12pm-8pm)

A trio of Macclesfield's finest old skool house DJ's team up to bring you a House Anthems tent keeping the party pumping throughout the day.

Giant Funfair

Giant Funfair (10am-8pm)

Macclesfield Festival is excited to be hosting John Collins fairs. The Collins’s have been providing funfair entertainment since the 19th Century, travelling widely between Manchester & Liverpool and beyond. Always keeping up to date with the expectations of thrill seekers throughout the years, they have an incredibly diverse portfolio of attractions to suit little and big kids too. They are probably most well known as being Knutsford's “Royal” Mayday fair which they have been doing since the early 1900’s, and promise to bring one of their biggest fairs in their history to Macclesfield Festival!

Movie costume groups and vehicles

Movie costume groups and vehicles (10am-8pm)

For those into cult 80s TV and movies we have replicas of David Hasselhoff car in Knight Rider K.I.T.T, along with arguably the most famous van in history the A-Team Van. An American police car display and a stormtrooper Garrison will also be in attendance for the kids and the big kids that grew up in the 80s!

Celebrity Charity Football Matches

Celebrity Charity Football Matches (10am-12pm)

One of the highlights of the first ever Macclesfield Festival will be a football match between ex Manchester United and Manchester City football legends. There will also be a match between youth teams from Macclesfield and another town from Greater Manchester yet to be announced. 

Celebrities set to play in our charity football match haven't been fully confirmed yet but keep coming back to the website or subscribe to our social channels to keep updated. 

Other Attractions

Other Attractions (10am-8pm)


There is so much to do at Macclesfield Festival; more attractions are added on a weekly basis.

  • Mascots Peppa Pig, Minnie Mouse & Micky Mouse

 

  • Stilt walkers & fire show

 

  • Zorbing

 

  • Giant darts & bowling

 

  • Soft play

 

  • Face painting

 

  • Pony Trekking

 

  • Festival Hill

 

  • Trading village

 

  • Arts & crafts tepees

 

  • Nerf shooting range 

VIP Clubhouse Experience

VIP Clubhouse Experience (10am-8pm)

Experience Macclesfield festival in style with your VIP ticket. This ticket will gain you entry to the VIP clubhouse from 10am-8pm, with premier views of the Macclesfield Rocks Main Stage and the Celebrity Charity Football match, plus a well-stocked private bar and entertainment. At 8pm, the clubhouse will close for the Macclesfield Festival After party, a separate after party ticket is required to attend. There is a limited allocation on these tickets.

Food & Catering

Food & Catering (10am-8pm)

At Macclesfield Festival 2017 we aim to bring you a huge variety of choice when it comes to food & drink, and wherever possible use local suppliers. From fast food such as fish and chips to fragrant Thai curries, there will be something for everyone. Food including Thai, Jamaican, Indian, Roast Carver, Fish & Chips, Burgers, Pies & Pastries, Ice Cream, Cupcakes, Sweet Cones, Pick & Mixes, Cheese & Jams, Real Ale & Beer, and more added on a weekly basis.

Macclesfield Festival is a community lead event and we pride ourselves showcasing local talent, produce, and traders.

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