Chorlton Arts Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Drama, Literary, Music
Location of Festival Chorlton, England, UK
Festival Description

Chorlton Arts Festival offers an exciting and fresh celebration of gigs and performances taking place across 15 Chorlton venues, all within walking distance of each other. There are national and international artist on the roster throughout the festival period. And also the final weekend of the festival — called The Weekender offering late-night performances around Chorlton. The event will feature over 100 of the best up-and-coming artists from the UK and abroad alongside seminal greats and some very special guests.

In addition to the extraordinary live music line-up, Chorlton Arts Festival continues to develop its community focus, with many of the performers coming from the local area. There are diverse events that include a comedy night featuring some of the best talent in the region, an extensive visual arts programme, craft fairs, a writing competition and spoken word events, and performance theatre. There are a mix of events that offer free entry and also tickets for paid gigs. For more information about the Festival and for details of how to purchase advance tickets, visit the website at

Festival Dates May 17 - 27, 2012
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  • Twitter!/chorltonarts
  • Chorlton Arts Festival And Exclusive Interview With Jesca Hoop, by Rachael Heslehurst (Manchester Confidential, May 18, 2012)


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