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Middlewich FAB Festival

25th Anniversary - 19-20-21 June 2015

a fabulous weekend of folk & roots music
yes it's free but that's not the only reason it's FAB!


Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 Middlewich FAB Festival such a great event!

Artists, dancers, traders, boaters and volunteers all helped make the festival a very special occasion. A special thank you to our FAB Fringe venues who hosted so many great concerts throughout the town.

Next year will be extra special as it is our 25th Anniversary. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Dave Thompson, Events Manager, Middlewich Council

Win VIP tickets to
the 2015 Festival!

Send us your photos / videos

If you would like a chance to win VIP tickets for the 25th Anniversary Middlewich FAB Festival, send us your photos and videos. You can email photos to events@middlewich.org.uk, post photos on our Facebook page or post your videos to Youtube and send us a link!

Looking for a gig in 2015?

Any artists seeking a main stage gig at the 25th Anniversary Middlewich FAB Festival should contact the Festival Organiser Dave Thompson on events@middlewich.org.uk


Narrowboat Keppel Appeal

Canal boats are an important part of the Middlewich FAB Festival so we are pleased to publicise an appeal that has just been launched to restore narrowboat Keppel as a floating education resource.

View of Narrowboat Keppel from stern

If you would like to find out more about the appeal, please download an information leaflet and or visit the Keppel Appeal website.

FREE Middlewich FAB Festival guide!

Hopefully you picked up a FREE Middlewich FAB Festival Guides during the festival from one of our Fringe Venues. Click to download Middlewich FAB Festival Guide (PDF)

If not, you can download a PDF version of the Festival Guide here. It might be a bit difficult to print but looks good on screen and will help keep the memories alive until next year's Festival!.

Best Dressed Boat

Traditional Narrowboat

Lineup of Best Dressed Boat Winners

FAB Live Stage

MFAB Festival Live Stage MFAB Festival Live Stage

Spectacular guests on Saturday!

Colourfully dressed Indian dancer Jaipur Kawa Dance Band at the 2014 Middlewich FAB Festival

FAB line-up in 2014!

Check out the Artists page for details of the great artists who performed in 2014!

Middlewich FAB Festival 2014 poster

Can you help us by displaying this poster? Click here for a large version. If you could print it and display it somewhere prominent, that would be FAB!

Yes it`s FREE but that's not the only reason it`s FAB!

Up to 15 venues host music and dance from lunchtime on Friday through to Sunday night. On the canalside and in the town centre, artists from around the UK (and beyond) perform to 1000s of visitors each day.

Together with 100s of canal boats and town centre setting, Middlewich FAB (folk and boat) Festival continues to provide a fabulous showcase of live entertainment each June - join us?

Like many events we rely on volunteer help so if you would like to get involved in June contact me. Likewise if you have ideas or recommendations please let me know- events@middlewich.org.uk

Dave Thompson.
(Middlewich Town Council Events Manager)