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Local Traditions

This page lists local traditions that take place in and around Ashton under Lyne. Click the links to find out more.

Whit Friday Band Contests

Whit Friday Band Contests

Once a year, Brass Bands from all over the country take part in open-air contests in Ashton, Mossley and surrounding areas. Find out more...

Whit Walks

Whit Walks

A custom which has died out further afield, the churches of Ashton, Mossley and other local towns hold annual parades to bear witness to their faith. Find out more...

The Black Knight

The Black Knight

This unusual tradition is not currently taking place but it is interesting to read about an event that was unique to Ashton. Find out more...

 

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