BIG NEWS! Northern Carnival Centre Of Excellence to be built in Tameside

Global Grooves has risen like a phoenix from the ashes after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years’ worth of our creative work. We lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and hand made costumes when our storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to the ground in March. But now […]

Baka Beyond are coming to The Vale

We are delighted to announce that Baka Beyond will be visiting the Vale this October! 2018 is Baka Beyond’s 25th anniversary. In October 1993 their groundbreaking album ‘Spirit of the Forest’ hit the scene to great acclaim. The release is regarded as a classic of the genre. They will be celebrating 25 years of recording […]

Calling all performers / poets / musicians

Open Mic Opportunity Rise! are looking for local performers, poets, musicians and creative’s who’d like to join them for their upcoming gig at The Vale on 19thMay.   Rise! are opening the door to anyone who uses narrative storytelling in their work. They invite you to perform at their show alongside other local acts across a […]

Creative Workshops throughout Spring with ReCreate Mossley

Re-Create Mossley are a diverse group of local people who share a creative vision.   ‘To make art & crafting accessible and fun and to share our skills and passion with artists, and groups at community events.”   RCM pool ideas, skills and resources and create crafty solutions for events across Mossley. In Spring, the sessions […]

Incredible Adventures from The Incredible Plastic Street Band

The Vale regulars, The Incredible Plastic Street Band have had an exciting year with funding successes, an album and plenty of gigin’ in between! Check out what the busiest band in Mossley has been up to and what’s on the horizon for 2018..   Recently, the IPSB have been accepted onto Create a Buzz, a […]

Skutch Manos – live at The Vale!

On Saturday 29th April, Skutch Manos will be delivering a night of live music at The Vale! We recommend getting your tickets soon! The band are a hypnotic clash of dynamic acoustic instrumental music that sounds like Rodrigo Y Gabriela covering Led Zeppelin. Led by incendiary classical guitar, accompanied by thunderous cajon and double bass, […]

The Vale Supports Mossley Light Festival !

Thursday 24 November 6-9pm Procession leaves from Seel Park at 6.30pm and concludes at Mossley Market Ground Free __ A new festival invites you to see Mossley in a different light. The first annual Mossley Light Festival will transform the hilly landscape with newly commissioned illuminated artists’ installations, a visual art exhibition in a […]

Global Grooves’ Carnival premiering at Mossley Light Festival

Global Grooves, lead organisation of The Vale is redesigning  a night time version of their 2016 carnival presentation ‘The Tempest’ for Mossley Light Festival. This fabulous piece of carnival theatre will delight the town with it’s stunning visuals and unique interpretation of Shakespear’s great work.  The production is developing new technology to  illuminate costume and instruments especially […]

Plastic Band Reformed. We did it!

The Incredible Plastic Street Band, a 30-piece brass marching band from Tameside, is poised to resume rehearsals at The Vale in September! Following a successful crowdfunding campaign the band is now in a position to take up trumpets, trombones and drums once again, making music all around Tameside, Oldham and Saddleworth. Initially a project supported […]