20th MAY 2017


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 BFF. Promoted to the Barkers Arena in the centre of the park, our best friends will take to the stage at 2pm. Enter on the day in the Organisers Tent, next to the Barkers Arena.

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Five-a-Side Football

Teams are invited to register now for the annual May Fair Trophy, held on the Alderley Edge Park on Friday May 19th, 6pm. Immense glory is at stake, but places are limited. Team entry is £50. For further details:

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Children's Fancy Dress

The theme this year is Alderley Edge in Bloom. Our junior guests are invited to enter the Fancy Dress competition using gardens, flowers and plants as their inspiration. Meet in the Chorley Hall Lane Field at 10.30 to parade through the village at 11.00, then judging begins at 12.00 in the Barkers’ Arena. Have Fun!

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Open Mic Night

New arrangements for Fridays 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 8pm, Friday May 19th. Performers are encouraged to enter – Just email

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1940's Swing Dance

Saturday May 13th, 7.30pm in The Festival Hall. Europe’s Number ONE Swing band, The Swing Commanders and buffet to get the party started. Tickets are available now from Diana 01625 585600. Only £15.00 so book early! Last year’s Dance was one of the highlights of our Fair so make sure that you are part of the action this time. 

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Fun Run

Sponsored by the Best Company to Work For (Officially), Chess. We’re following the Alderley Edge in Bloom theme so dress up to run in your second favourite flowery shirt, then change into your favourite at the bar afterwards. The starter’s pistol fires at 7pm on Friday May 19th. Be warm and prepared. Three and a half miles later you’ll be back in the park. Entry forms will be available online in mid-March. 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! 

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Day 1
13 May 2017
Day 2
19 May 2017
Day 3
20 May 2017

Alderley Edge May Fair Dance

We are privileged to host The Swing Commanders , Europe’s Number ONE Swing Band. Saturday May13th 2017, 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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Fun Run

Runners of all ages and ability are welcome to enter. This year’s event, kindly sponsored by local superheroes Chess, sends over 100 of you over the fields and lanes then back...
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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.

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