Arts and Festivals
There are lots of creative and fun arts opportunities in Northwich and Rural North. Whatever your age, ability or interest you can find classes, events, festivals and activities to suit you.
Every Year over the August Bank holiday weekend, The Northwich Festival takes place. Featuring sports activities and entertainment for all the family, the Northwich Festival is a landmark event in the local calendar.
Memorial Court, Northwich. As part of the regeneration of Northwich Town Centre, Cheshire West and Chester Council are planning to build a new cultural space to replace the Northwich Memorial Hall. We would be pleased if you could take five minutes to let us know what you and your family would like to come to see and do at the new Memorial Centre (MC) when it opens in 2015. Cheshire West and Chester Council and Brio Leisure have a developing arts and cultural programme for the venue which we will enhance and extend as we consult with the community, cultural and educational partners. Have your say on Memorial Court here.
is a memory capture project for the Memorial Hall in Northwich.
The intention is to create a lasting legacy of the Memorial Hall
ahead of its closure in 2013.
As part of Collect, Collect Live will be a promenade community dance event on Saturday 2 March 2013. There will also be site-specific artist commissions for Collect Live in response to the building and the memory collection. Visit Collect on Facebook.
Castle Park Arts Centre is set amongst beautiful floral gardens, parkland and woodland walks in the historic market town of Frodsham. Visitors to the centre can enjoy a six week rolling programme of inspiring visual arts and displays of unique handmade craftworks from artists and designers based locally and further afield, ideal for that extra special gift. The Centre is also used by numerous clubs and societies.
Development of the Arts Northwich also promotes a wide range of arts activities and entertainment, in a variety of venues across Northwich and Rural North.
An exciting new literature festival, Weaver Words took place in Frodsham over twelve days in the summer (Wednesday, 29 August – Sunday, 9 September 2012).The Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy was amongst a number of high profile speakers and the festival offered a variety of talks and workshops, for both adults and children.
Following the success of British Cycling in 2012 with the Tour De France and the Olympics, Cheshire West and Chester have been given the opportunity to deliver ETAPE Mercia, a charity road cycle event bringing together cycling enthusiasts from all over the UK. The event is to be on Sunday, 18 August 2013 with the start and finish at Oulton Park.
To find out more about arts and events in Northwich and Rural North please contact the Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Arts and Festivals team.