Stocksbridge is partying down with weekend Valley Festival

Hundreds of local performers take to the stage this weekend at Valley Festival in Stocksbridge.

By Julia Armstrong
Monday, 10 June, 2019, 12:38
No Identity, young musicians from the Bradfield area, are on stage at the Valley Festival's Saturday night concert in Stocksbridge

Daytime events on Saturday and Sunday will be held in combination with Fox Valley shopping centre’s Food & Music Festival.

The Saturday Night Live concert is at Stocksbridge High School with performers including Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir, Deepcar Brass Band, Bradfield School Jazz Band  and the Bus Pass Buskers. The BBC’s Trisha Cooper returns to compere the show. There will be buskers and a bar selling Bradfield beer.

No Identity, young musicians from the Bradfield area, are on stage at the Valley Festival's Saturday night concert in Stocksbridge

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The Valley Kids Make Music event, taking place at the High School on Saturday afternoon, features singers and dancers including choirs from five junior schools, Happy Hands pre-school group and young soloists.

Among those in the Fox Valley line-up over two days are Dance Dynamique, Red House, Waldershelf Singers, No Identity, Stannington Mixed Choir and Sangeet Asian Women’s Choir, whose members are NHS staff.  

Steel Valley Beacon Arts will give a taste of their upcoming shows, the Wizard of Oz and the Adams Family musical. Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir will close the two-day festival at teatime on Sunday.