SALE Waterside Arts Centre will provide free fun for all the family on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9.

On the Saturday, between 10 am and 3 pm, there’ll be dancing, drama and music as well as sound and lighting demonstrations in the theatre.

Comedy Sportz, a quick-witted, fast-paced, improvised comedy show will be a big hit. Their quick-witted sketches, scenes and songs come from whatever the audience throws at them.

Children will love the clown, face painting, balloon modelling and badge making and, of course, there’ll be ice cream.

Vintage Afternoon Teas will be serving beverages, home-made cakes and sandwiches in the Lauriston Gallery all day.

Outside on the plaza, the following dance displays will take place – Indian Dance, Freeform Dance, Visible Dance, Creative Dance and Salsa.

The Sunday coincides with Heritage Open day and from 11 am – 4 pm more exciting things will be happening.

At 11.30 am, historian, Pat Coulburn will be in the council chamber to talk about Sale Town Hall. You can hear her again at 3 pm.

The Council Chamber will also be the place to hear Dr David Ward talk about famous Sale scientist, J. P. Joule at 2pm.

The Bridgewater Canal will be the subject of Tom Everitt’s talk in Studio A at 12.30 p.m.

Enjoy the Mike Baker Saxophone Sextet at 1 pm, followed, at 2 pm, by the Trafford Youth Jazz Orchestra and, finally, at 3 pm, the Sale Brass Band.