A new family friendly festival will road in to Ashley Hall Showground in August featuring cars, superbikes, watersports, helicopters and music.

The two day event will run 27-28 August in the 50-acre showground near Altrincham.

Car enthusiasts will be able to see the Motor Brand Showcase featuring classic and supercar paddocks packed with exclusive models like Bentley, Rolls Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan Nismo, Tesla and more.

Ducati and Honday superbikes and classics will also be on display.  And visitors will be able to learn more about some of their favourite vehicles with a host of car clubs set to be in attendance, while there will also be a steam and traction engine display.

The festival showground will also feature entertainment across the weekend including a traditional funfair, a daredevil zip line, watersports, and GB Helicopters who will display one of their fleet next to the main stage.

The UK’s top freestyle motocross display team, Bolddog FMX will perform stunts and non-stop aerial action including the ‘Superman seat grab’, ‘switch blade’ and ‘kiss of death’.

Festival of Power will also feature music with live performances each day on the main stage.

Singer Heather Small will headline on Saturday 27 August and on Sunday 28 August Boney M, featuring Maizie Williams will perform.

Boney M

Boney M

Speaking about the new festival, Cheshire Festival of Power Director Sir Peter Grainger said, “We’re absolutely delighted to bring this great new event to Cheshire, and we know all our visitors will have a fantastic time this August Bank Holiday.

“We plan to grow the Cheshire Festival of Power into a permanent annual event and number one choice for car fanatics, music lovers, foodies and for families who enjoy a social day out together.”

When does Cheshire Festival of Power take place?

Cheshire Festival of Power runs from 27 August until 28 August 2022 at Ashley Hall Showground.  Tickets £27.50 Adult, £10 Child, £65 Family (up to 2 adults and 2 children); Weekend admission: £50 Adult, £17.50 Child, £120 Family; VIP Experience: £80 Adult/£150 Adult weekend admission; Ultimate Hospitality Ticket £250.