Ashton Old Baths brought back to life
Sunday 13th March 2016 23:25 Ashton Community Posted by Mark Andrews

On Saturday 19th March at 7.30pm Ashton Old Baths hosts a spectacular public event to celebrate the recently completed renovation. It is a free, open-air, audio-visual event.

The creative producers of the event are Stone Soup. It will feature a performance by Torque Dance Group, a thematic soundtrack composed by Gas Music, and digital projections onto the side of the building by Steve Southern Associates.

The combined audio-visual performances will tell the story of Ashton Old Baths from its 1870 beginning up until the present day. It is a celebration of the building’s past and future.

The event is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, AGMA, and the European Regional Development Fund, and will last approximately 45 minutes. If you think your family or friends may be interested in this event, please share this post to spread the word. Be part of the story of Ashton Old Baths.

Tameside Radio & the team from Insidetameside.com will also be there capturing the atmosphere and chatting to people who remember the baths prior to it’s closure. On the night you can follow our Twitter feed @tamesideradio to join in the celebrations

The following day, Sunday 20th March tune in to 103.6 Tameside Radio between 10am and 1pm for a very special programme as we talk to Councillors, Architects and members of the public about their memories! We’ll have 3 hours of nostalgia in this special show.