●● A SHOWCASE event will take place at Bollington Arts Centre.
The event on Friday, September 18 will be hosted by chairman Bruce Kendrick to celebrate some of the past highlights from the centre.
There will be some announcements about plans for the future and the committee promises a few surprises.
Drinks and nibbles will be provided at the event.
Tickets must be reserved by email via showcase@ bollingtonartscentre. org.uk.
The event starts at 7.30pm. ●● A PROLIFIC figure on the English folk scene will perform at the next Bollington Folk Club.
John Kirkpatrick will perform on Friday, September 18 at the Dog and Partridge pub. It starts at 8.30pm, John performs solo, in duos, acoustic groups and electric bands and has established a reputation as an instrumental virtuoso and session musician, as well as a leading interpreter of English folk music.
Admission costs £7, with no advance tickets.
Details can be found at bollyfolk. com or 07570 807645. ●● A STRING quartet will perform at the next Bollington Chamber Concert.
The Piattis are amongst the UK’s foremost young string quartets, with a host of awards and critically-acclaimed recordings to their name.
They will perform at 8pm at Bollington Arts Centre.
Tickets cost £15. ●● A HOST of events are coming up as part of this year’s Bollington Walking Festival.
The festival has been brought forward to run from Saturday, September 26 to Sunday, October 4.
There will be 38 walks of lengths from 1 to 20 miles aimed at all ages and a variety of other events taking place in the town.