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What’s On


All the big events in and around the centre of Stockport up until the end of August. Keep up-to-date with what’s going on at

published either as broadsides or in radical periodicals and newspapers of 1819. Pete, Laura and Brian are singers and musicians from North West England who will perform some of the songs which describe the terrible events of the day itself, when mounted soldiers charge a peaceful crowd demanding votes for all and killed or injured many men, women and their children by their indiscriminate use of sabres and tell of later political developments inspired by the carnage. Sat 3rd August 7.00pm & 10.00pm

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Stockport Plaza Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Sun 4th August 10am - 4pm

Stockport Book and Record Fair Stockport Market Hall A popular bi-monthly event held on the first Sunday of the month at the town’s historic Market Hall. There will be stalls full of books, records, cassettes, CD’s and other collectable items. £5 at 9am - Free after 10am Wed 7th August 11am - 4pm

Rise! Join the Swarm: Build a Peterloo Cap of Liberty

Thu 8th August 6pm - 10pm

Museum late - Warhammer

Hat Works Learn the basics of this fantasy battle game and have a go with help from experienced players. Suitable for ages 18+. £7.50 Fri 9th August 1pm - 1.30pm

Object of the Month: Constable Birch’s breastbone

Stockport Museum Meet in the browse area of the museum at 1pm to enjoy this examination of an item from the museum’s collection. Free Sun 11th August 10am - 4pm

Vintage Village

Stockport Covered Market Hall Vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, vintage jewellery, homewares, decorative items, textiles, luggage, furniture, curios and collectables. £2. Concessions £1.50. Under 12’s free Sun 11th August 10am - 4pm

Stockport Classic Car Fair

Stockport Market See pages 12-13 for more information Thu 15th August 11am - 12pm

Stockport Central Library, Wellington Road Help revive this ancient symbol of freedom and equality. Make your own Cap of Liberty with AGITPROP artists Paul and Eva and help to create a giant Cap of Liberty for the 16 August Peterloo bicentenary in Manchester.

Meet a lady from the WVS

Stockport Museum Meet a lady from the Women’s Voluntary Service (WVS). Look at WWII rations, make do and mend, handle some authentic items and ask questions. Free

Thu 22nd August 11am - 12pm & 2pm - 3pm

15th - 20th July

Stockport Museum Hear first-hand accounts of what really happened at Peterloo. Free

Stockport Plaza

Meet the Peterloo witness

Sat 24th August 10am - 11.30am

Autism Early Bird at the Hat Works

Hat Works Museum An opportunity for families with autism and other sensory processing conditions to come and have a go at different crafts in a quiet space. Experienced staff will be on hand to help with the activities which indlude felt making, print and batik. There is also the chance to explore the museum whilst it’s not too busy. Suitable for all ages. Booking essential. Call 0161 474 2399 £3 per craft activity Mon 26th August 10am - 11.30am

Roughleys Bike Show

St Petersgate See pages 12-13 for more information £3 Fri 30th August 6pm - 9pm

Foodie Friday!

Stockport Market Street food, craft ales, live music and hundreds of people.

Disability Stockport 40th Anniversary Festival There will be a series of films with key characters who are living with a disability: Mon 15th 7pm X-Men Tue 16th 11am The Imitation Game Thu 18th 11am The Shape of Water Fri 19th 11am Being There Mon 15th July 2pm Tour for All: A behind-the-scenes look at the Plaza with a bespoke tour aimed at individuals with a disability. Tue 16 July 6pm - 9pm Everyone Can. Retro gaming, hightech games and Omnimusic. Wed 17 July 2pm - 5pm Disability Stockport - Conference Thu 18 July 6pm – 9pm Women and Disability Evening Fri 19 July 5pm – 7pm High Tea with Women in Business speaker

Further ahead: Fri 6th September Sat 7th September Sun 8th September

Saturday 20 July 7pm – 10:00pm Stockport Summer of Music Charity Concert A festival of local and International music and entertainment.

See pages 12-13 for more information

For more info visit:

Totally Stockport Food & Drink Festival

Key contact details The Hat Works

Wellington Mill Wellington Road South Stockport SK3 0EU 0161 474 2399

The Plaza

Mersey Square Stockport SK1 1SP 0161 477 7779

Stockport Central Library

Wellington Road South Stockport SK1 3RS

Air Raid Shelters 61 Chestergate Stockport SK1 1NE 0161 474 1940

Stockport Museum Staircase House 30 Market Place Stockport SK1 1ES 0161 474 4444


Totally Stockport Magazine Issue 8  

Showcasing all the great things happening in Stockport Town centre, this month; Tramp - Produce Hall - Martin Kemp - The Frogs are coming -...

Totally Stockport Magazine Issue 8  

Showcasing all the great things happening in Stockport Town centre, this month; Tramp - Produce Hall - Martin Kemp - The Frogs are coming -...