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FAB FESTIVAL WEEKEND at MIDDLEWICH NARROWBOATS (ARCHIVED)
by Cliff Astles
The proprietors of the successful Middlewich holiday company MIDDLEWICH NARROWBOATS have certainly taken the FAB Festival this weekend to their hearts.
The Canal Terrace boatyard and the canal side (off Lewin Street, opposite the British Legion) have both been extensively enhanced, using a VERY BIG ARMY PARACHUTE, should there be rain (it covers most of the boatyard), in keeping with the local tradition of making the FAB Festival a great success for residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being the OFFICIAL SPONSOR to this year's Festival Guide the firm will be offering many attractions for ALL of the family, with the NEW FAB STAGE for entertainers.
FAB EVENT SCHEDULE for the WHOLE WEEKEND at MIDDLEWICH NARROWBOATS
FRIDAYat 2.pm - The BAR is open for beer and light refreshments including afternoon teas. FAB Festival STAGE from 8.00: THE CAJUN SPECIALS
Followed by OPEN MIKE SESSIONS for anyone.....closing when the lights go off !
SATURDAY at 8am - The BAR is open for refreshments, teas etc and there will be an OPEN MIKE session until..... 2 pm: On stage are THE PASTRY SHOES followed once again by an OPEN MIKE session. 8.pm (approx) THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND followed by another OPEN MIKE session until: 10.00(approx) THE BOAT BAND followed by OPEN MIKE under the big tent, again until the lights go out!
SUNDAY Canal Side Breakfasts until 12 noon when the Bar opens with refreshments etc 2.00pm :SUNDAY BLUES with THE SALTY DOG BLUES BAND featuring SARA TYE and special guest TRISH WATT.
The weekend ends with the final OPEN MIKE SESSION, with songs and tunes from anyone who cares to perform.