Live Music

Calling all performers!

Do you want a slot on our digital stage? • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Have you been hanging out with your guitar at home? Got the whole household dancing by your drum kit? Maybe you’ve […]

Launch of The VALE LIVE

THE VALE LIVE presents a dynamic lineup of acts from across the globe, broadcasting from our virtual venue, live to your living room! Kicking off on 24th April, The Vale Live will bring you wonderful talent every Wednesday and Friday from our favourite artists in isolation. No need to move from the couch (unless you’re […]

Bringing warmth and light to Tameside

When it’s dark and wet outside, Carnival doesn’t stop – in fact, we think it’s when it’s needed most! We’ve got some great events and workshops coming up and, as usual, you can join us and get involved! The first is the Tameside Winter Carnival, this year held in Stalybridge on Saturday 16 November. Global […]

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 […]