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Frank’s Fantastic Farewell

Celebration of the life of legendary comedian at the Hyundai Fan Park in Castlefield

Published on July 7th 2010.


Frank’s Fantastic Farewell

Join thousands of fans in a fond farewell to Frank Sidebottom, at Frank’s Fantastic Farewell this Thursday.

All the action will be relayed on three big screens, which will also feature best of videos from Frank’s appearances on Channel M and Granada.

This Thursday, a free event will be held at Castlefield Arena to celebrate the life and work of Chris Sievey, the man behind comedy legend Frank Sidebotham.

The event will feature a performance from Oh Blimey Biggest Band – which will see past and present members of Frank’s Oh Blimey Big Band reunite for one night only to pay their respects and will be headlined by Badly Drawn Boy.

All the action will be relayed on three big screens, which will also feature best of videos from Frank’s appearances on Channel M and Granada.

Members of Chris’s family, including his children, will attend and are expected to pay their own tributes.

A number of surprises are promised, with a guest appearance from Hank Sidebottom, Frank’s embittered older brother.

To attend this celebration of a fallen local hero head to the Hyundai Fan Park at the Castlefield Arena this Thursday evening. The show starts at 7pm and finishes at 10pm.

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