Hale Barns Carnival will return over the summer featuring live music, entertainment, family fun, a fairground and more.

Organisers have now confirmed that this years headliners will include multi-million selling 70’s legend Graham Gouldman of 10CC, R&B star Alexander O’Neal and Craig Charles.

Graham Gouldman will headlin the carnival on Saturday 22 July, performing an exclusive set of the band’s biggest hits.  10cc’s Graham Gouldman will be supported by Roxy Magic – The UK’s leading Roxy Music tribute band.

On Sunday 23 July R&B legend Alexander O’Neal will headline the evening concert as part of his farewell tour, with Craig Charles performing his famous Funk & Soul DJ Sets.  The DJ set lands as Craig Charles celebrates the 15th anniversary of launching his Funk and Soul Club.  Speaking about his appearance, Craig Charles said, “This is going to be a thumping gig, a celebration of all things funk and soul. I can’t wait to play to the Hale Barns crowd, playing the tunes and having a right good party alongside soul legend Alexander O’Neal.”

Hale Barns Carnival will again feature a free entry day event from 12-4pm with local entertainment, a food and drink village, traditional funfair, supercar display, family attractions, ‘Kidchella’ mini festival experience for youngsters aged three to 11 and much more.

The weekend event features a host of brand new attractions; including a giant 200ft Zip Line which can accommodate 2 people at a time and can reach speeds of up to 21 MPH, offering festival – goers the opportunity to glide across the festival site!

Local Radio Station; Happy Radio UK will be at the event as the Festival’s Official Radio Partner, the newly formed radio station for Manchester, Cheshire and across the North West features a host of well known presenters including Steve Penk, Darren Proctor and Chelsea Norris.

100% of the ticket revenue from the evening concerts will be donated towards community projects and charities.

When does Hale Barns Carnival run?

Hale Barns Carnival runs from 22-23 July 2023 at St Ambrose Fields, Hale Barms.