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Northwich Events 2022

Over the last couple of years, we’ve missed out on many of our favourite local events due to the pandemic, but fingers crossed we’re going to have a year packed full of amazing events in 2022! Here’s an idea of what you can expect this year…

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Pina Colada Festival – 20th August

Think Caribbean, pineapples and a little bit of carnival… and you get streets full of entertainment. With bars, pubs, restaurants and even Cafe’s offering their take on the Pina Colada – you’ll find cocktails & mocktails. And how much does it cost?

Absolutely nothing, except from asking those drinking alcohol to do so responsibly.

Saturday 2nd July

Raptor Visit

Outside The Entertainer at Barons Quay

12noon – 2pm

Meet a velociraptor and baby dinosaurs!

An Evening with Chris Tavener

Grape & Bean, Market Street

An evening of witty, satirical songs from the brilliant and local comedy songwriter, saying the things that everyone thinks but no one says!
More info please email: [email protected]

Sunday 3rd July

Northwich Scooter Rally

Apple Market Place

12noon – 6pm

Scooters. Stalls. Live Music.

Wed 6th-Sat 9th

The Wizard of Oz.

Memorial Court (Brio)

Vale Royal Musical Theatre return with a classic tale that will bring joy to adults and children alike!

After a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy Gale and her Dog Toto are transported to the magical land of Oz. In order to find their way home they must embark on a glorious quest of self discovery with their 3 new friends to see the wonderful Wizard Of Oz whom they hope can fulfill their wishes.

Saturday 9th July

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

Saturday 9th / Sunday 10th July

Northwich River Festival

River Front, Northwich

Dragon Boat Racing. Pedalos. Food and Drink Stalls.

Friday 15th July

Dynamic Bingo (11-16yr olds)

The Plaza, Witton Street

7pm – 9:30pm – FREE

With over £700 worth of prizes to be won, this is sure to be a great evening for young people to enjoy. Restricted to 11-16 year olds. You can book online to reserve you spot.

Friday 15th / Saturday 16th July

Rare Vitamin Annual Diversion

Riverside Park, Barons Quay

2 days of the best in new and alternative music including local and UK wide bands and artists – all outdoors right by the river! Food. Bar. Kids rides. On-site loos and FREE for under 12s!

Saturday 16th July

Ivory Tower Arts Workshop

High Street

11am – 3pm

Free children’s crafting workshops on the high street, experience the positivity that comes through engaging with art. You’ll find this workshop next to Boots and across from Temple Bar.

Sunday 17th July

Queens Baton Relay

Be ready from around 11:30am 

Starting at Anderton Boat Lift, before travelling to Northwich Town Centre, heading past Memorial Court and then down Witton Street to finish in Riverside Park.

Don’t miss your chance to see this unique event!

Rotary’s Sunday in The Park

Riverside Park, Barons Quay

Free Events 11am – 5pm

Dancers. Musical Theatre. DJ. Food. Bar. Kids. Rides and includes the culmination of The Queens Baton Relay at just after 1pm.

The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Show

Doors 6:30pm

 Starts at 8pm, food available or bring your own picnic. Full bar available.

Saturday 23rd July

Owls In The Town

Witton Street

11am – 2pm

Free Woodland Owls Experience, get up close to these beautiful creatures.

Festival for the Future

The Lion Saltworks & Weaver Hall Museum

10:30am – 5pm

FREE craft fairs, circus performances, film screenings, eco-activities and workshops – plus so much more!

Sounds Minds Music Festival

Apple Market Place

From 1pm

Live music from some fantastic local acts, in aid of local mental health charities. More info coming soon!

Friday 29th July

Summer Sports Day

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Kicking off Barons Quay’s four week festival of sport! Join in for FREE sports games and activities for all ages.

Saturday 30th July

Mosaic Art Workshop

High Street

11am – 3pm

Take part in this free workshop, with child friendly materials you’ll be able to create your own masterpiece to take home.

Summer Arts Market

Apple Market Place

10am – 3pm

Join us for this creative arts market, with over 20 stalls offering a range of unique products and your chance to own fabulous art and gifts with live music throughout the day.

Martial Arts

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Join our experts for fun martial arts workshops – FREE for all ages.

Friday 5th August

Yoga

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Go with the flow with our day of yoga from traditional poses to story-telling and dance, there’s something for everyone.

Cafe @ The Core Launch Party

32 High Street

10:30am – 2:30pm

This popular health based business launches it’s new cafe. For Enquiries please email: [email protected]

Saturday 6th August

Crazy Golf

High Street

11am – 3pm

With 9 holes of fun dotted around Northwich Library, come and show us your putting skills… oh and it’s free!

Sports Craft Workshop

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Drop in and take part in our mindful crafting event and get a sports mug or bag to take away with you.

Meet Bing Bunny and Flop – CANCELLED

The Entertainer, Barons Quay

9am – 5pm
The Entertainer are partnering up with Accamar Films to host a Bing Bunny and Flop event in their Northwich store. Both characters will be in Northwich at the same time to meet fans for photos, this is going to be a really popular, free event!

Monday 8th August

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Memorial Court (Brio)

2pm & 4:30pm

Meet real life-like Dinosaurs face-to-face and hear the tremendous roar of a T-Rex. Learn their history and even feed them, but watch out – you could be on the menu!

Wednesday 10th August

Open Air Concert

Anderton Boat Life

3pm – 4pm

On Wednesday, 10th August Anderton Boat Lift welcome The Delta Music Makers from Delta, Canada for a long-awaited open-air concert! The concert is free, starts at 3pm and lasts for 1 hour. Get there early to grab a good spot!

For more information, visit www.deltamusicmakers.org

Friday 12th August

Radio Northwich Presents Heaven 17

The Plaza, Witton Street

Doors 7pm

Radio Northwich is proud to present Heaven 17 at the iconic Northwich Plaza. Proceeds will go to the Breast Care Centre at Leighton Hospital.

Tiny Steps Present Rave On

Memorial Court (Brio)

Doors 7pm

All the money raised goes to help out local children’s charity Tiny Steps. Join us for a night of rave classics, indie bangers and great company.

Football Workshops

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Inspired by the Lionesses? Pop along and learn new skills.

Saturday 13th August

Adventure Experience Day

Throughout the Town Centre

11am – 3pm

Discover your adventurous side with free activities like Rock Climbing, Laser Clay Shooting and a Caving Experience… all FREE!

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

Football Skills Star

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Join us for a day of fun football skill demos and tricks.

Punk at the Plaza

The Plaza, Witton Street

Doors 1pm

All-dayer headlined by the iconic SNUFF! Checkout the full line up below – all for £15!

August ’22

Friday 19th / Saturday 20th August

Dance Workshops

River Park Walk, Barons Quay

11am – 3pm

Twist, shake, do your thing with the help of our dance experts, all ages welcome.

Saturday 20th August

Pina Colada Festival ’22

The fun starts at 11am – FREE throughout the town!

Think Caribbean, pineapples and a little bit of carnival… and you get streets full of entertainment. With bars, pubs, restaurants and even Cafe’s offering their take on the Pina Colada – you’ll find cocktails & mocktails. And how much does it cost?

Absolutely nothing, except from asking those drinking alcohol to do so responsibly.

Saturday 27th August

Zeus the T-Rex

Apple Market Place

12noon / 1pm / 2pm

Over 22ft long and 12ft high… get down early for one of the three sessions for a toothy close up view!

Sunday 28th August

Quayside Pride Fest

The Quayside, Witton Street

12noon til late

Including Whitney Houston & Madonna Tribute acts plus Q Factor – your chance to sing and win a cash prize.

September ’22

Saturday 10th September

Heritage Open Day

The Lion Salt Works

Where old and new inventions designed to make life easier are explored. Throughout the day, there will also be free short ‘taster’ tours around the museum. More info coming soon.

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th September

Rotary Beer Festival

Memorial Court (Brio)

50 different beers, lots of gins and a variety of ciders, plus live music throughout the weekend! All money raised goes back to charities supported by Rotary.

Wednesday 21st – 24th September

Big Fish

Various times, check website for details.

Memorial Court (Brio)

Big Fish is a truly heart-warming and magical musical, brought to life by Mid Cheshire Musical Theatre Company.

October ’22

Saturday 8th October

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

November ’22

Saturday 5th November

Firefest

Verdin Park

Gates 5:30pm

Fantastic display which gets better and better each year! Fair rides, music and stalls.

Friday 11th November

Dressed to Kill

Memorial Court (Brio)

Doors 7:30pm

Kiss Tribute with support Electric Circus.

Saturday 12th November

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

Saturday 26th November

Christmas Extravaganza

Across the Town Centre

From 11am

The official Christmas light switch on for Northwich, with a day packed with family friendly activities. 

December ’22

Friday 2nd December

Abba Tribute Show

The Plaza, Witton Street

Saturday 10th December

Artisan Market

Northwich Town Centre

10am – 4pm

The Market Co bring you a fantastic Artisan Market with an exceptional range of produce and handcrafted items, to create a unique and dynamic community shopping event.

Saturday 10th until 31st

Anton Bensons Jack and the Beanstalk

Memorial Court (Brio)

Various times, please check website for full details.

Northwich favourites return alongside a celeb line up!

Friday 16th December

Take Off That With Robbie

The Plaza, Witton Street

Want your event listed here, contact [email protected]