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Drama & Music

Several of the performing groups listed here perform in the Bollington Arts Centre.

Bollington Arts Centre

Wellington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JR
Tel: 01625 573863 (Please leave a message)
General enquiries web page

The rooms at the Arts Centre are available for your own events, and are ideal for rehearsals, band practice, workshops, seminars, meetings, lectures and exhibitions.
Venue hire web page
Venue hire email

Bollington Brass Band

Hon. Secretary: Paul Berry
Tel: 01298 814820
Web site
Tribute to Peter Christian

Venue: Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road, Bollington
Monday evenings 7.00 pm youth and 8.00pm senior. Thursday evenings 8.00pm senior.

The Band gives concerts, Civic parades, Drum Head services etc. The aim is to further Brass Band music in the area and to give help to junior players. Indeed, they have an excellent ‘B’ band with about 30 improving players.

In 2011 the main band were promoted to the Championship Section! They are now regarded as one of the finest bands in Britain and the World!

New players, with or without experience, are always welcome. Instruments available for novice players. The ‘B’ Band provides an outstanding opportunity for new players to become proficient leading to promotion to the main band.

Bollington Light Opera Group

The long established BLOG has a reputation for producing wonderful colourful musical theatre with no opportunity for comedy overlooked. See their web page.

Bollington Festival Music Theatre

Children's Festival Music Theatre

Director: Donald Judge
Tel: 0161 225 4680

A unique performance group for 7-14s.
Meets Sunday afternoons 2:30pm September – May in the Arts Centre. New members always welcome.

Visit our web site

Bollington Festival Choir

Festival Choir

Founder: the late Dr. John Coope MBE

Musical Director: Donald Judge
Tel: 0161 225 4680

Visit our web site

Rehearsals on Tuesdays at 8.00pm at the Arts Centre.

Bollington Singers

Bollington Singers
Bollington Singers perform at St Oswald’s

Founded in 2023 by Hannah Brine, Bollington Singers have already established themselves as a great Community Choir, and there is room for everyone (18+) who just wants to sing, no experience necessary! The choir sings a wide range of styles from classical to pop, folk to gospel. Check out the website for details.

Web site

Bollington Festival Players

many thanks Secretary & Treasurer:
Web site

We meet every Wednesday at 7.00pm-11.00pm in the Arts Centre. We produce three shows each year, including the Annual Pantomime in conjunction with the Junior Festival Players. See the Arts Centre programme.

 Bollington Junior Festival Players

Hon. Secretary: Jane Wells
Tel: 01260 253708 and 01625 571028

We meet every Wednesday evening from 7.00pm to 8.30pm at the Arts Centre. New members always welcome.

Bollington Chamber Concerts

A series of chamber concerts are presented between September and April each year at the Arts Centre (programme).

Great Shakes!

Organiser: Fiona Penney
Tel: 07930 653145

Web site Shakespeare courses for children run at the Arts Centre during the Easter and Summer Holidays.

Karamba Drumming Group

Leader: Bryan Singleton
Tel: 07425 947849

Where: Bollington Community Centre
When: Thursdays, 7PM – 9PM (except on the 3rd week of the month)

Karamba is a Latin fusion drumming band made up of Samba drums & percussion with a small Brass section.  We perform at a variety of events, charitable and non-charitable, from Christmas light switch on, beer festivals, to village fetes and music festivals.  If you would like further information or to discuss an event that you feel would be suitable please contact Bryan – details above.

Bollington Folk Club

Organiser: Pete Wood
Tel: 07570 807645 
Web site

Every Friday evening, 8:30pm, Dog & Partridge Inn, Palmerston Street.

Guest nights normally monthly, other Fridays are Singers Nights – all welcome to sing / play / listen. Further details – see our website or ring Pete.