Poynton Party in the Park 2020

Update Tuesday 17th March ’20 *** THE PARTY HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020 ***

*** SAVE THE DATE FOR 2021 – SATURDAY 19th JUNE ***

In view of the current extraordinary circumstances, we’ve decided, with much regret, to cancel this year’s party, scheduled for Saturday 13th June.

Though not required in our T&Cs, we feel that it’s only right at this time to provide a full refund to those who purchased tickets. These refunds will appear on your Credit / Debit Cards within the next week to 10 days.

The 2021 Party will have the same lineup as this year and we’re extremely grateful to all the performers for their help at this difficult time.

We sincerely hope that you will come out in big numbers to support the many charitable causes for which this money is so desperately needed. 

Party In The Park is Poynton’s long-standing annual musical extravaganza, with 6+ hours (4.00-10:30) of sensational live music, held in the lovely lakeside setting of Poynton Park.

Bring your family & friends plus a picnic, set up a gazebo (optional), enjoy the atmosphere … and dance, rock or just listen to the music.

It’s organised by Poynton Rotary, in conjunction with Round Table & the Sports Club, supported by Strawberry Radio. It is a strictly non-profit event, with all proceeds distributed to supported charities and worthy causes.

THE MUSIC:  In previous years, the theme has been popular music, delivered by a range of excellent tribute acts.

Click here for highlights of the 2019 show.

This year, there’ll be more of a ‘soft’ rock theme from 8pm-10:30pm, delivered by the very popular ‘Under the Covers’. The show will kick off ‘with a bang’ at 4pm with an Indie/Britpop theme through favourite local cover bands Red Rock Fault and Monkey Harris, supported by Vernon Brass Band and the best of local youth talent.

We also have a fantastic new compere – Chellce AJ – previously of Imagine FM and now the ‘Drive Time’ presenter for Stockport’s Strawberry Radio, Tower FM and others.

Click here for profiles of the 2020 performers.

VENDORS & OTHER ENTERTAINMENT: To supplement your party picnic, we have hot food and drink vendors, a Mr Whippy Ice Cream van and a Marston’s Beer Tent with licensed bar. We also have the popular Face Painting tent from last year and Harry the Kidzbus (soft play for 3-10yr olds).

We appreciate all donations made by traders through the years.

PARK LOCATION & ACCESS (see layout plan –>): 

South Park Drive (SK12 1BN)

All vehicles (attendees, vendors, performers etc) should enter via the 1st vehicle gate at the London Road South (bottom) end of South Park Drive. Exit will be via the 2nd vehicle gate at the top of South Park Drive. Purple arrows mark the gates.

There is free parking in the park and vehicles may be left overnight.

Pedestrians  only enter by a separate gate at the bottom of South Park Drive near to the lake (see the blue arrows)

2020 SHOW PERFORMERS AND PRESENTER

Under The Covers

“Under The Covers (UTC) is an award-winning, Manchester based function band collective. After more than a decade of working in the industry, this group of diverse, professional musicians knows exactly what it takes to deliver a flawless performance, bringing bespoke talent and buckets of energy to the stage.

UTC hand-selects only the best of the best industry-leading musicians and performers, and this year we’re delighted to announce a peerless eight-piece lineup, including three world class vocalists; Samantha Murphy, Joey Dexter and Danny Martin.

UTC will be pulling out all the stops to deliver a rock ‘n’ roll show through the ages, featuring performances of songs by bands including Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Queen, AC/DC and many more.

Red Rock Fault Band

A very popular, energetic and fun 5 piece covers band … from Poynton! They play at a variety of venues, with a wide repertoire of music across pop, funk and rock in their own distinctive style.

Their objective is to help you have a great party and to get everyone dancing, singing and shouting for more!

Individually, they have recorded in the same studios as Elton John and The Drifters, have performed at venues such as London’s O2 Arena and Manchester’s Lowry as well as overseas in international festivals.  They bring more than 70 years of combined experience as performers and musicians.

They’ll cover the music of artists such as Elton John, Walk the Moon, Pharrell, The 1975, Chic, Electric Light Orchestra, The Buggles, George Ezra and Jermaine Stewart.

Monkey Harris

Massive favourite with Party in the Park audiences, and with a large following across North-West England, this will be their 5th appearance.

As a five piece covers band, they electrify the crowd with the greatest hits of classic bands with an Indie and Britpop theme. Expect to hear tributes to Oasis, The Stone Roses, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Kasabian, Coldplay, Stereophonics and The Jam.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2019 SHOW

ENTERTAINERS:  We started at 4pm with a showcase of young talent from Poynton, whilst you enjoyed your food and drink hampers.

This was followed by Poynton’s award winning  Vernon Brass Band, who have been with us since the event started in 2004.

Next we had Paul Grant Reason performing an amazing tribute to George Michael.  Back again by popular demand were Monkey Harris, who had everybody on their feet dancing.  An hour later Paul Grant Reason transformed and lost his bristlesperforming an incredible award winning tribute act to Robbie Williams.

Top of the bill was the incredible tribute band Waterloo – considered the best ABBA tribute band.
 
Last but definitely not least was our very own Leroy Lurve who has compèred the whole show for many years.
 

A taster video of a previous Poynton Rotary’s Party in the Park.

You may even spot yourselves in the crowd if you look closely!

Keep up to date on our Facebook page for Poynton Party In The Park.

ENJOY!

BUYING TICKETS:

Party In The Park is a ‘not for profit event’ so the good news is that all surplus/profits from the event go to charities and worthy community causes supported by Poynton and District Rotary Club. 

The booking system is expected to open Sat 22nd February

PRICING

Price Breaks:Early
Reduced
List 
Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children, age 5-13)£55£65£75
Adults (age 17+)
£22£25£28
Youth (age 14-16)£16£18£20
Children aged 5 – 13 yrs (under 5s are free)£8£10£12
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Gazebo Plots (3 sizes):
3m x 3m6m x 3m9m x 3m
                                             
 £30 £40 £50

PURCHASING

Terms & Conditions:   Dogs, BBQs, Chinese lanterns & other naked flames are NOT permitted. Those aged 13 and under will be refused entrance unless accompanied by a responsible adult. Extensive security will be in place across the venue and we reserve the right to carry out bag searches. In the interest of health and safety to the public, vehicles will not be allowed in the gazebo area, but may use a designated dropping off area up to 4pm.  Vehicles may be left overnight, at the owners risk, providing they are removed before noon on Sunday 14th June.

If the event is cancelled or abandoned, you can apply for a refund directly from Event Protect provided the cancellation/abandonment is covered by their insurance policy. Learn more

In addition to generous Sponsorship, there are 3 methods to buy your tickets (see the options below).  For the best discounts, we recommend buying your tickets EARLY using Option 1 method.

Option (1) On-Line: If you are ready to purchase any combination of Adult, Youth, Child, Family tickets, or Gazebo Plots, please click on the blue ‘Buy Now Securely’ button (Party Cancelled – see top of page) that will then transfer you to our secure payment site. There are no hidden extra purchase costs to buying your tickets using this system. You will be emailed a special code for each ticket . It is important that you bring a paper printout or an image of the codes on your electronic device.  NOTE – This facility will close at midnight on the day prior to the event.

Option (2) Visit MATES DIY shop, at 2 Park Lane, Poynton and purchase using either Cash or Payment Card from mid May 2020. You will be given wristbands for each Adult, Youth, Child or Family ticket purchased. It will not be possible to purchase a Gazebo plot from Mates DIY.  NOTE – This facility will close at 2pm on the 13th June 2020     

Option (3) Purchase at the Gate. On Show Day you can purchase at the gate entrance at the ticket List price from 3pm.  You will be given wristbands for each Adult, Youth, Child or Family ticket purchased by credit/debit card or cash . It will not be possible to purchase a Gazebo plot on the gate.

Please note there may be some queues at the entrance during busy times i.e, when the gates open at 3pm and then between 5.30 & 7.30.

There will be no admittance after 8pm via paying on the gate. Those with pre-paid tickets arriving after 8pm will be allowed in at the discretion of Park Security.

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