• Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 October
  • Chetham's School of Music
  • Free Event

Festival50 marks fifty years of learning and diversity at Chetham’s with a lively weekend showcasing the region’s creative spirit. Arts, educational and community groups join our celebrations to present 50 visual and performing arts responses to the Festival theme: joined in/joined up. Their visual arts, musical and dance pieces are showcased in our unique performance and display spaces.

Free of charge to audiences, and with all donations supporting our dynamic Outreach department, it’s a superb opportunity for community artists of all ages, backgrounds and genres to showcase their works, support one another, build partnerships and exchange ideas.

Festival50’s theme is joinedin/joinedup. How will YOU respond?

Download the Festival50 flyer and join in!


A free, drop in event. All donations support Chetham’s Outreach department.

Enquire about taking part:

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