Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival is back in town

Published: Friday, 10 June 2022

AFTER a two years absence owing to Coronavirus, the Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival is back in town.

This year it celebrates its 30th anniversary when it welcomes both folk and boat lovers to the town from Thursday 16th June to Sunday the 19th.

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There will be a floating market along the Trent & Mersey from King's Lock to Big Lock in addition to stall-holders on Wheelock Street with food and crafts.

Moorings are being made available for visiting boaters, with the council allowing informal/free moorings for visiting boaters in three locations.

These are on the Trent & Mersey canal below Big Lock, or above Kings Lock or on the Shropshire Union above Wardle.

Various venues

As usual the festival will take place at various venues across the town with many pubs joining in and providing live music.

There will be the traditional parade along Wheelock Street on the Saturday, with the procession of community groups making their way to the Bull Ring where there will be music and dancing, plus music at the main stage on Market Field.