Poynton Arts Festival - New for 2023

Sunday 25th June - Sunday 2nd July 2023




Welcome to the Poynton Arts Festival. Sunday 25th June to Sunday 2nd July 2023.

This is a festival open to all creative arts; theatre, music, comedy, singing, poetry, painting and more besides. Poynton is a lively community located in North Cheshire, 20 minutes by train from the centre of Manchester and is simply bursting with creative talent. Poynton boasts six regular music venues, a theatre, two brass bands, stages at both the community centre and community hall, a Gilbert and Sullivan Society and much else. Poynton High School is a Performing Arts Academy.

The Festival brings together creativity from across Poynton and performing arts from around the region. Venues including pubs, schools, churches, cafes and restaurants plus a few surprises!

Wherever you are located, feel welcome to use Poynton Festival event as a showcase for your art or performance. With a huge and varied range of venues spread across seven days, there is going to be something for everyone in what promises to be a fantastic week of artistic celebration and excitement.



If you are a performer, artist or other contributor, interested in taking part in the Poynton Arts Festival, please click on the Take Part link to register your interest and view the list of available Host Venues. Please liaise directly with the venues about booking a slot for your act/performance.

Venues taking part in the 2023 Poynton Arts Festival can be viewed here. Host Venues  

Attending Poynton Arts Festival
If you are thinking of attending the event details will be published in the 'What's on' section in due course.  The Festival is still in the early stages of planning, keep an eye on this page!

Poynton Arts Festival Logo Competition - NOW CLOSED
We are looking for a young artist (school age) to create the Festival logo! Entries should be bright, simple and memorable and should be emailed to office@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk or handed to Reception at the Civic Hall. See the poster for more details.



Find out how to become a host venue and see the current list of other local spaces taking part in the festival.

Performers and artists will be able to view venue information including location, facilities and accessibility.
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Interested in performing at the Poynton Arts Festival?

Whether its music, theatre, dance, film, poetry or art the Poynton Arts Festival would like to hear from you.

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Thinking of attending Poynton Arts Festival?

Dates, tickets, getting here and much more.

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Contact Poynton Arts Festival

If you have any questions regarding the Festival, please contact John Waterhouse on 01625-879508 or e-mail john.waterhouse@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk 

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