Summer festival brings live music and entertainment to Tatton Park

A Impressive summer extravaganza claims some thing for anyone beside a beautiful lake on a 2,000 acre country park.

Tatton Park Pop Up Festival is staging 52 are living audio and entertainment performances – visitors can observe in convenience and protection from their possess private entirely furnished picnic square.

Almost everything from Jason Manford’s comedy club and family shows to tribute bands and DJ nights are lined up for the subsequent 10 months.

The special party has been put collectively by an inspirational businesswoman, who introduced her individual activities company following battling breast cancer.

Now, soon after facing personal bereavement, Knutsford mum Rebecca Hartley is decided to make her household happy.

“I shed three household members to most cancers in the 2nd half of very last 12 months,” explained Rebecca, 44, who nursed her father Nick, 73, all through lockdown.

Currently is the first anniversary of the loss of life of her sister Michelle, 57, and her 50 percent sister also died final 12 months.

“It has been a challenging yr but a person of the final things my father reported to me was ‘make them very pleased with your business’.

“People terms have been running as a result of my thoughts a lot recently. I have to make it a achievements for him.”

Rebecca grew to become an ambassador for Stop Breast Most cancers, the festival’s charity associate, following conquering the condition 7 many years in the past.

“I identified the lump by accident when I was 37,” she said. “I had gruelling remedy, multiple functions and a double mastectomy.

“I am one of the lucky ones. 7 decades on and I am fit and nutritious.”

Beating most cancers inspired her to established up her individual organization Preserving Grace Occasions.

Rebecca arrived up with the idea of operating a competition very last 12 months and has secured a three-year deal at Tatton Park.

“The occasions crew loved the idea,” she reported. “They have been so collaborative and incredible. We have got the the most beautiful location proper here in Knutsford.

“It has been my purpose during to do the park justice.

“Ticket gross sales have been superb.”

Rebecca has developed branded deckchairs, parasols and wooden crate tables for spectators.

VIP deals offer you champagne on arrival and rattan type sofas, chairs and cushions for visitors.

Every single occasion will host 166 socially distanced squares to fulfill Covid-19 limits.

Gastro-design foods and drink will be accessible.

Rebecca is eager to give the activities and hospitality sector a raise right after the pandemic hit quite a few musicians and caterers.

“It really is not just the performers, it is the output crew, occasions workers and all the people who put issues collectively behind the scenes and make issues function,” she explained.

Endorsing artistes from all backgrounds has also been a single of her missions.

“I needed to give lesser amusement companies and up and coming emerging artists a system,” mentioned Rebecca. “I want to give not known artists a possibility. I have combined them in with the big names these as Decide Jules Reside and Craig Charles.

“I was so enthusiastic to get Jason Manford on the monthly bill.”

The Greatest Showman themed celebration kicks off the festival on Friday, June 25.

Bands Collabro and Manufacturer New Heavies, tribute acts these types of as Killer Queen, Abba Mania and One evening of Tina and family members days are between the acts doing until eventually August 29.

Rebecca’s son Zack, 14, a pupil at Knutsford Academy, will be performing at the festival and she plans to recall dropped beloved types with a exclusive tribute.

“My sister loved The Actual Detail,” claimed Rebecca. “All the spouse and children will be coming to that present in her honour.”

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