GARTH SIMMONS

Festival Preview

Read all about the festival ahead of the 20th May from the perspective of Festival Volunteer, Gerard Devney… The summer’s starting…the Pimms are being prepared…and Chorlton Arts Festival is just around the corner!  If, like me, you have been waiting for an early dose of…

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An interview with Luke Blazejewski: Stories of the River Irwell

CAF volunteer, Edwina McEachran speaks with Luke Blazejewski ahead of his forthcoming event as part of the festival… Cutting through the heart of Greater Manchester is the River Irwell. With an abundance of diverse wildlife havens scattered alongside it, it’s no wonder that conservationist and…

Magnificent Captain Moth

10 CAF events for the young ones…

Check out Marketing Assistant, Margaret Powell’s, top 10 events for kids as part of the festival… 1. The Magnificent Captain Moth is a kid-friendly play by Anthony Morgan and is part of our cutting-edge Theatre Exterior project. Superhero, Captain Moth must learn to face his fears…

Ordsall Acapella Singers

CAF 2016 Blog, March

The annual Chorlton Arts Festival is back, featuring a quirky and colourful programme of music, comedy, theatre, and more.. Running from 20-29 May, the CAF is one of the UK’s leading regional arts festivals, celebrating local art and uniting some of the most unique artists…

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John Bramwell and Dave Haslam review by Richard Frost

On this evidence, few musicians have more fun onstage than John Bramwell. The frontman of celebrated Manchester band I Am Kloot was at his irreverent best for Chorlton Arts Festival 2013. Like so many Chorlton Arts Festival highlights down the years, the 2013 launch event…