A MUCH-LOVED annual celebration of entertainment and enrichment promises a feast of live events.

Goosfest 2022 festival of music and arts runs for nine days from October 7-16.

Tickets for this year’s attractions held at a mixture of venues in and around Goostrey, near Jodrell Bank, go on sale on Monday, August 8.

World-renowned saxophonist Snake Davis will be performing with his band.

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Former Hi-de-Hi! actor Jeffrey Holland plays comic legend Stan Laurel in a one man show entitled ‘And This is My Friend Mr Laurel’.

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Bridgewater Hall organist Jonathan Scott is giving a recital.

Pipes, fiddles, lyres and voices from Kathryn Tickell and her band The Darkening conjure up fiery Northumbrian music as part of their nationwide tour.

Knutsford Guardian: Former Hi-de-Hi! actor Jeffrey Holland plays Stan Laurel in a new one-man showFormer Hi-de-Hi! actor Jeffrey Holland plays Stan Laurel in a new one-man show

An array of up and coming stand-up comedians promise plenty of laughs in the ever popular Goosfest Buzz Comedy Night.

A weekend art exhibition will feature 16 north west artists and a parish archive display about the village’s farming history.

Children’s entertainer Gav Cross will put his own funny twist on some well-known children’s stories.

Two workshops are being held for budding painters.

Peak District artisan Terry Baker is hosting a pastel painting workshop in the beautiful countryside setting of The Orchards Farm.

Derbyshire landscape painter Susan McCall is running a guided art workshop in the area around the farm and Bidlea Dairy.

A Flower Festival of autumn colours is being staged by Goostrey Flower Club in St Luke’s Parish Church.

A lunch will be served at The Swettenham Arms accompanied by musical entertainment.

Royal Northern College of Music musicians will entertain guests at an afternoon tea at The Yellow Brook restaurant.

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A Greek supper will accompany an Abba tribute night.

For more details and to book visit goosfest.com