Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Music Matters

There’s no doubt that the BBC’s Last Night at the Prom’s is one of the music world’s most spectacular festivals of music, and based on last year’s success it’s a night that members of the Rotary Club of Hyde are once more looking to emulate.

This year, the Rotary Club of Hyde is proud to present their version of The Last Night at the Prom’s, which will again be held at the magnificent Oakland’s Hall, Hyde, on Saturday 22nd April @7.30pm.

This feast of music promises something for everyone with the popular Denton Brass Band playing two sets and returning by popular demand the audience will be entertained by celebrated soprano, Ms Sarah Kinsey.

Tickets are priced at £10.00 (NO CONCESSIONS) and refreshments, proms hats and flags can be purchased on the night.

Last year the event sold out a month before the event, so we would suggest you order your tickets early.

All profits on the night will go to the Tameside Macmillan Unit

So don’t delay. Get your tickets today – from Oakland’s Hall on: 0161 367 7770, Paper Tulips in Hyde: 0161 627 5253 or from Alan Oldham: 07931 523273

Hyde Community College showed that Hyde, certainly has Talent when they staged an evening of fun, music and laughter.

It was a night when students from Hyde Community College produced their ‘star quality’ at their professionally produced annual talent show ‘Hyde’s Got Talent’ which showcased a cross section of acts confidently performed by many of the schools’ talented students.

P1050560It was a brilliant night and really well attended. There was a fantastic range of talent on display including singers, musicians and even a martial arts act – with each artist performing before a cheering audience of parents, classmates and teaching staff.



The show was hosted by year 11 student Dom Mayhew – the College’s very own Ant & Dec – rolled into one!

The students involved were:

Dominic Mayhew – Pianist 

Nacoya Adams – Sax solo

Kaetlyn Leach – Singer

Leah Mistry – Singer 

Aashah Ramadan – Pianist

Jodie Walton – Singer

Charlotte Hall – Singer

Abbie Layfield – Singer

Grace Partridge – Singer

Kaitlyn Carroll – Karate display

Also performing were the school vocal group – who sang as an intro’ to the event, and closing the show, the audience was treated to the sounds of the school rock band and jazz band.

After the show, Assistant Headteacher, Paul Thompson said, “Our annual talent shows have proved to be a great way to showcase our students’ talents, build their confidence, and bring our community together. It’s a fun-filled evening event that appeals to all our students, their families and friends.”

All funds raised, are being donated to Cancer Research.


Looking ahead to the coming year in what is fast becoming the ‘beating heart’ of the boroughs towns; Hyde town team are excited about the town’s future, and have already been working hard behind the scenes on the planning and feasibility of a variety of staged community events and other potential projects, all designed to pull-in-the-shoppers and visitors, throughout 2017.

As many Hyde residents, town centre retailers, and thousands of visitors to Hyde have already discovered, the entire town benefits greatly from a vibrant calendar of town events. So, this year; on nearly every Saturday throughout the year, there will be something on offer on the Civic Square – from a humble Tombola to a full blown Artisan Craft Fair, from Morris Dancers, to Vintage Vehicle-festivals, Music, Dancing and Food extravaganzas, to other super showcase events from our talented schools and other locally gifted groups.

So no matter when you are planning to visit Hyde, it is more than likely that you will witness an entertaining event, which will give you a true flavour of what really energizes the heart of the town’s community spirit.

For those who do not know, since 2012, Hyde has had an active town team, made up entirely of local volunteers, who pool their collective strength and knowledge to build and drive the Hyde brand to the forefront in order to boost the town’s profile.

As in previous years, this self-sustainable group have again designed a well thought out 12-month programme of events covering a range of different themes in an effort to encourage people to visit, shop and spend time in our town.

A full line-up of the entire town team’s proposed ‘Programme of Events & Attractions’ will be issued by the Hyde town team on this site shortly and also on