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If you are on a Canal Boat Holiday cruising the Shropshire Union Canal or the Trent And Mersey Canal this weekend why not visit the Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival.

This years festival should see thousands of visitors flock to the heart of Cheshire's beautiful countryside.

For this one weekend the Cheshire town of Middlewich is transformed into a colourful and lively town filled with folk music and Canal Boats.

All Canal Boat lovers will be made to feel welcome and mooring is free on the Shropshire Union Canal and Trent And Mersey Canal.

The festival also stages a variety of concerts each day featuring the finest national and international artists which this years features, amongst others, Show of Hands and Eddi Reader.

Also on offer to entertain you will be Morris Dancing displays, a Ceilidh night, stalls and workshops.

Take a walk along the towpath and view the selection of Canal Boats gathered for the festival.

The whole town celebrates and the fun begins on Friday night and won't stop until Sunday evening.

Middlewich in Cheshire can easily be reached from a Canal Boat Holiday booked from Anderton Marina.

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