Bowlers Exhibition Centre   -  Returns August 2018


The North's Biggest SKA Festival 

returns august 2018!



COMMISSION FREE tickets are available from our official outlet:- Holloways - 5 Bow Street, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancs, OL6 6BU. Open Thur, Fri, Sat 9am-5pm. Tel 07951029545.

If you prefer or are having difficulty booking online you can also purchase tickets over the phone by calling the TicketQuarter Hotline on 0344 800 0410 (same cost as calling a normal landline number). Phone lines are open Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm & Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am - 5pm 

The Great Northern Ska Festival

18 August 2018

After the great success of last year’s event it gives us great pleasure to bring you this year’s instalment of the GNSKA Festival which will take place on August 18th at Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Longbridge Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1SN. Last year we attracted 3000 visitors and this year’s event looks set to be even bigger.


A festival bringing you live entertainment & music, food & drink courts, merchandise stalls, entertainers, funfairs, SKA TV, and thousands of likeminded people. The event is a meeting ground for people young and old to get together and celebrate our love of SKA music. Opening times this year will be 2pm-1am.


Ali Campbell's UB40 will headline the GNSKA Festival in August 2018. Supported by the legendary BAD MANNERS, MANCHESTER SKA FOUNDATION, LIONSTAR, ESPERANZA, SKA FATHER & MORE TBC

SKA, Punk, Mod, Rock & Reggae Festival

13 April 2019

The UK's finest tribute bands and DJ's gather for a celebration of British culture. Expect nothing but great music, food, and like minded people in the friendliest atmosphere you will find at any event in the world!
After the resounding success of Tribute Festival 2018 we are not wasting any time at all in bringing you the 2019 event. We will expand on the solid foundation we have built from the first show and take a full year putting you the perfect line up together to make next years event even better than the first. Keep watching this space we will have band updates very soon!

Children welcome just no toddlers or prams.