19th MAY 2018


An established part of the local events calendar, Alderley Edge May Fair is a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike!

- Village Parade – Arena Events – Live Music – Dog Show – Fancy Dress – Funfair -

- Circus – Artisan Market Stalls – Freshly Cooked Food – Licensed Bar – 


We look forward to seeing you there!

Fun Dog Show

For the prettiest, proudest and best behaved dog owners with their BFFs. Registration takes place from 1:00 p.m. at the tennis courts and our best friends will take to the stage at 2:00. Rosettes for the  winners and treats for the rest.

Five-a-Side Football

Teams are invited to register now for the annual May Fair Trophy, held on the Alderley Edge Park on Friday 18 th May, starting at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Immense glory is at stake, but places are limited. Team entry is £50. For further details, contact

Children's Fancy Dress

The theme this year is Brides and Grooms. Our junior guests are invited to dress for the parade as a princess bride or royal groom. Meet in the Chorley Hall Lane Field at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday 19th May to parade through the village at 11:00, then enter the park to watch the real thing on our giant video screen.

Open Mic Night

New arrangements for Friday’s Live Music will be sure to thrill. We’ll entertain more than a couple of generations with live music on stage in the park from 8:00 p.m. on Friday 18 th May. Performers are encouraged to enter—just email

1940's Swing Dance

Europe’s Number ONE Swing band, The Swing Commanders, will be performing at the Festival Hall on Saturday 5th May, from 7:30 p.m. (a buffet will get the party started). Tickets are available now, priced just £15—call Diana on 01625 585600. Last year’s Dance was one of the highlights of the May Fair so book early to make sure that you are part of the action this time.

Fun Run

Sponsored by the Best Company to Work For (officially), Chess. Follow the route over fields and styles then change into your favourite shirt at the bar afterwards. The starter’s pistol fires at 7:00 p.m. on Friday 18 th May, so be warm and prepared and three and a half miles later you’ll be back in the park. All ages are welcome, but you’ll need a responsible adult if you’re under 15.
Sponsorship is for East Cheshire Hospice. Please donate when you enter! Sponsorship is for East Cheshire Hospice. Please donate when you enter! 

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Day 1
13 May 2017
Day 2
19 May 2017
Day 3
20 May 2017
Day 4
18 May 2018

Alderley Edge May Fair Dance

We are privileged to host The Swing Commanders , Europe’s Number ONE Swing Band. Saturday May5th 2018, 7.30pm-Midnight at the Festival Hall, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR An entertaining evening of dancing and...
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Fun Bowling

The bowling competition may just be for fun, but there will be some fantastic prizes to be won. We’ll start on Friday at 5.30pm on the bowling green, and we...
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5-a-Side Football

Find four friends, colleagues or neighbours and enter a team into the football competition. Kick off is at 6pm on Friday evening and you will be guaranteed three games at...
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The Famous May Fair Parade

Take your place in London Road to watch our entertainers dance, sing and play. We’ll leave the playing fields on Chorley Hall Lane at 11.00 and we’ll enter the park...
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Fancy Dress

Watch the cutest Fancy Dress in town in the Barkers’ Arena from 12pm. Free entry. The theme is Alderley Edge in Bloom : Plant some ideas and enter through your school or on the...
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Dog Show

Register in the Organisers’ Tent in time for the first contest at 2pm. We’ll judge the Prettiest owner bitch, Butchiest dog, Waggliest tail and Animal with the most legs. Entry...
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Live Music

Local bands and entertainers are invited to an Open Mic Evening on Friday May 19th. Licensed Bar and Hot Food available throughout the evening.

Fun Run

Runners of all ages and ability are welcome to enter using the link on the top left of this page. This year’s event is sponsored by local superheroes Chess. The 5k Fun...
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Without the support of our sponsors we simply could not provide the terrific entertainment on the park. We would like to offer our thanks and urge you to return their loyal support.