The Festival Committee are up on Gatley Hill for the set up. The Marquee, Bar and the Fairground have already arrived, and we are now sorting the trackway and getting the field ready for the stalls and food vendors arriving in the morning!

We are receiving a number of questions regarding the parade route. Please see the festival route below.


A quick reminder of the parade route and events tomorrow  

Don’t forget that the Parade starts at 12noon from The Kingsway School


The parade will proceed along Foxland Road, turning right onto Springfield Road. It will then continue along Springfield Road turning left onto Gatley Road.
The Parade will move along Gatley Road, turning left onto Church Road. The Parade will proceed along Church Road, arriving at Gatley Hill at approximately 12.45pm

Enjoy a wide variety of musical entertainment including: Classic Cars, Pipe Band, Drummers and Local groups and schools.

We look forward to thematic dress and entertainment from a range of local community groups, and many of our acts will
later perform in our field arena. 

You can then recharge your batteries with something from our scrumptious food stalls – there’s plenty to choose from whether you’re savoury, sweet toothed or both! There will also be a fully licensed bar within our festival tent and lots of product and pamper stalls to choose from. All of this plus a packed entertainment program from some truly outstanding acts.


Festival Field

13:00 Opening of the 99th Gatley Festival arena!

Your hosts welcome you to the 99th Gatley Festival!


13:15 Northenden Pipe Band

Our neighbouring Pipe Band opening the show with a blast of Scottish traditional music

13:45 Evolve Gymnasts

More than 60 gymnasts from Evolve Gymnastics Academy showing you what they can do

14:15 La Academia Flamenco

Let the party commence with La Academia Flamenco show, get your stomping shoes on, Ole!

14:45 Fianna Phadraig

The award-winning Manchester based Fianna Phadraig Irish Pipe Band doing their thing

15:15 Halftonne Son

A fantastic singer/songwriter who writes, plays, and performs all of his own material. 

Grab a drink, relax in the sun, and enjoy the sounds! 

16:00 Tasia Sky and Aziz Ibrahim 

Amazing musicians come together to close the festival 

Tasia Sky has been writing & recording music for almost 20 years, delivering dance & EDM vocal projects globally, she is now set to start dominating the EDM scene and performs for us here at Gatley Festival!

Aziz Ibrahim is a guitarist & composer, & currently an experimental solo digital artist. He is known for his work as lead guitarist for Simply Red, The Stone Roses and several internationally acclaimed bands and artists including Ian Brown, Paul Weller, Steven Wilson, Asia, Rebel MC & Errol Brown (Hot Chocolate).


Can’t wait to see you all!!