Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival 2003

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2003
Market Fields, Middlewich, Cheshire and the canals of Middlewich, Cheshire, England MAP
w/e ticket £45, £42(concs) before 1st May; £52, £49(concs) thereafter.
last updated: Fri 22nd Nov 2002

This festival, in previous years, has included street theatre with juggling, parades through the town, music, brass bands and Morris dancing. Circus skills, poetry & music workshops are also expected to be on offer.
Similarly, kids' activities have involved face painting, balloon modelling, stalls, toys and gifts, fairground (small rides), music, talent show, poetry competition, colourful parades & Morris dancing.

The latest news is that Bob Geldof & his band are booked to play on 13th June.
Also on Friday, the Family Malone are appearing alongside Radio 1 DJ, Mark Radcliffe.
On Saturday afternoon, there's a family concert in aid of Save the Children; as well as a 'North O' the Border' concert featuring John Wright, Ian Bruce, Gary Forrest, and Serious Kitchen.
Saturday evening promises a further choice of events including a Festival Ceilidh featuring Whapweasel, & caller Gordon Potts; 'The Best of Folk' with The New John Wright Band, Ian Bruce & Kirsty McGee; or a ‘Corners of our World’ concert, including Te Vaka (South Pacific Islands), and Rick Roser (Australia) with more to be confirmed.
On Sunday, there'll be a 'Fathers' Day Concert' with Waterson:Carthy, Les Barker, Jim Moray and Kirsty McGee; ‘The Final Fling’ with The Oysterband, Eliza Carthy Band, and again Jim Moray; or you can have 'A Taste of Ireland' with Dubliner's singer Sean Cannon & his band.

Individual concert tickets are subject to availability.
Free camping is available to pre-booked weekend ticket holders.

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2003
Market Fields, Middlewich, Cheshire and the canals of Middlewich, Cheshire, England MAP
w/e ticket £45, £42(concs) before 1st May; £52, £49(concs) thereafter.
last updated: Fri 22nd Nov 2002


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