Motown, Northern Soul, “70’s Soul Night – Sat 20 October 2018

The big Soul night is back at Congleton Town Hall – Saturday 20 October 2018. Its yet another special charity based Soul Night to be held at Congleton Town Hall to raise funds for Congleton Community Projects (CCP). The evening will comprise of playing all the best in Motown, 60’s & 70’s Soul and more than a hint of Northern Soul’

The event will be hosted by the now famous ‘DJs Past & Present’ who have been presenting such musical events in the Town Hall and beyond for decades, DJs will include Andy Farron, Richard Wharfe, Steve Walsh and Andy Hulme with special guest DJ’s recently ousted out of retirement for this event:-  PJ Mellor & Chris Booth aka Nasher.

We are expecting a crowd of 240 plus with people attending from outside the area not just locally. Tickets are currently available for advanced purchase from The Congleton Tourist Information Centre ( TIC ) at an early bird price of £6 each. Any surplus tickets may be available on the night , on the door,  priced at £ 7 each. We cannot guarantee entry on the door if all the tickets are purchased in advance, so we naturally recommend you to get hold of your tickets as soon as possible to save disappointment, as normally these Soul Events at the Town Hall are very, very popular. With each entry ticket purchased you will also receive a FREE ‘Happy Hour’ voucher enabling you to receive 50% off all drinks purchased between 7.30 & 8.30pm within the Town Hall !


As usual we will also be hosting the “50/50” raffle where the winning ticket, takes home half the pot of money raised by ticket sales, each raffle ticket is £1 and you can buy as many as you want to improve your chances of been the lucky winner. The other half of the winning pot goes with the rest of the proceeds of the night to CCP. In past events winners have taken home at least £ 80 or more but this is always dependent on raffle ticket sales. Full terms will be on display at the venue


All monies raised will go towards much needed funds for Congleton Community Projects, CCP, who devise and deliver innovative local community events & Festivals in Congleton and have done so for the last 20 years. They are a ‘not for profit’ organisation with a core of dedicated volunteers. Other CCP activities include arts workshops to involve local families in the Christmas Lantern Parade and Lights Switch-on, Congleton Food and Drink Festival, Congleton Carnival parade and the new Playday. CCP is based in the Electric Picture House, Cross St and they work together on Arts events, and Cheshire Rural Touring Theatre productions.  CCP are happy to advice on and help with any project local people might come up with for the town. All events need paying for and this Soul & Motown gig is a joyous way to bring in some much needed funding and for everyone to have some fun at the same time. Please refer to their website for further details –

We look forward to see you there.



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