Wrestlers set to appear in town centre
Cartoon strip set for auction
WRESTLING fans are in for a treat when a night of high octane entertainment hits Macclesfield town centre.
Great Bear Promotions is bringing some familyfriendly wrestling to the Senior Citizens Hall for the first time on Saturday September 26.
The company have been promoting shows in other parts of the county since 2012 and this show marks their first foray into the town.
Some of British A CARTOONIST whose work has appeared in the Beano is auctioning off artwork for charity.
Marc Jackson is selling off a framed strip from his Dawgtective comic, which centres on the adventures of a canine sleuth.
The money raised will be split between two causes: The Lily Foundation, which offers support to families who face the challenges of Mitochondrial disease, a rare and incurable condition and Macclesfield Children’s Ward.
Marc hopes the money will help improve the wrestling’s finest talents will be lining up for the show such as talented female wrestler Nixon Newell, Josh Bodom known as the Most Hated Man in Great Bear - and making his return to the promotion, Jack Gallagher.
There will also be a mini four man tournament to determine a number one contender to the Great Bear Grand Championship.
Gerard Hall from Great Bear said with six bouts ward and give more comfort of those families of children that spend a lot of time in hospital.
The starting bid for the artwork is £50.
Marc said: “I’m auctioning off a framed piece of artwork, from my Dawgtective comic that appears in The Beano. The money hopefully raised will be split between two very worthy causes.”
Anyone interested in owning a piece of original art can send Marc a direct message with the bid or post it on his Facebook page: Marc makes comics.
Marc, 41, lives in the town centre.
He was an avid comic on the card then there is something for everyone on the evening.
He said: “It has been a number of years since there has been any wrestling in Macclesfield and we at Great Bear are delighted to bring our stars to you for a night of high intensity action suitable for ages three to 103.
“Our shows are extremely family friendly, you don’t have to worry about kids being exposed to anything crude as part reader when he was a boy and was drawing his own characters when he was five-years-old.
The former Fallibroome Academy pupil’s flair saw him go on to excel in art and graphic design.
He now runs his own branding and graphic design business Creative Hero on Roe Street.
His grandfather was Manchester Evening News journalist Thomas Jackson, who tragically died in the Munich Air Crash in 1958.
As well as Dawgtective Marc has had another of his creations, Lenny the Lettuce, feature in the Beano. of our shows.
“We are really looking forward to coming to Macclesfield. There seems to be a renewed interest in the UK wrestling scene at the minute and the shows are excellent as a result.
“If you have never seen wrestling in a live environment before then we really think you should come down to see what we are all about.”
Doors open at 6pm and the finish time is 8.30pm.
There will also be a raffle and a chance to get a picture with one of the wrestlers in the ring.
Tickets are priced at £8 or £25 for a family of four from www.great-bearpromotions.co.uk/tickets, calling 07760 164 782 and there will be some tickets on the door.
●● Cartoonist Marc Jackson with his cartoon strip that has appeared in the Beano. His work is now being auctioned for charity
●● Wrestling by Great Bear promotions is coming to Macclesfield