Didsbury Festival 2012
This year's Didsbury Festival will take place on Saturday the 15th June with this year's fancy dress theme being the Queen's Jubilee.
Didsbury Festival is one of the most important events on the Didsbury Events Calendar. Every year on a (sometimes) sunny Saturday, the Didsbury Festival precession walks the route from St. Catherine's RC Primary School on School Lane through the Wilmslow Road entrance of Didsbury Park and onto the main field of Didsbury Park.
Didsbury Festival 2011
The first Didsbury festival took place on Saturday 10th May 1980.
This years fancy dress theme is Films & Movies and according to the official website costumes may include Pirates of the Caribbean, Annie, Grease, Little Mermaids, Alice in Wonderland, Shrek, Fairytale, Harry Potter, Aristocats, Jungle Book, Peter Pan, Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Monsters inc, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Old Films. Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley, Audrey Hepburn and more...
The Didsbury Festival precession begins at 11.00am and usually reaches the park around 12noon.
The festival itself includes dozens of stalls selling all manner of things including lots of options for food. There is a dog show (at 1pm) where you can show off your pets and usually several fairground rides.