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Lymm Festival Continues

The rest of the week

Blessed with some glorious sunshine over the weekend, Lymm Festival continues to provide us with all the excitement and charismatic charm that is Lymm Village. Here’s what’s in store for the rest of the week.

Wednesday 30th June

The Reflections Exhibition held at Edgar Art and Framing Gallery continues to wow its quests until Saturday 3rd July. Open 10.00am until 5.00pm and free entry.

Art in the Garden remains open to all who wish to wander round its beautiful setting and take in the stunning art work until Sunday 4th July. Open from 11.00am until 6.00pm with an entry fee of £2.

Cotebrook house continue to host their Art and Craft Exhibition at the Day Centre from up until Friday 2nd July. All the work has been created by the residents and admission is free. Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Now on its 8th time around, the Festival Photographic Competition ‘L’Image’ promises some truly beautiful displays of photography from around Lymm. The exhibition, which will be held at the Village Hall Annexe from 1.00pm to 5.00pm, will present some stunning entries for all to observe. Categories range from ‘Historic Cheshire’ to ‘Lymm through the seasons’ and there’s even a junior category. Free entry and donations are welcome, all judging will take place on the Thurday evening.

For all you green fingered folk, grab your gardening gloves and head down to the Gardeners’ Question Time and Plant Sale being held at Oughtrington Community Centre at 7.00pm. Learn how to grow your own food and put some of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s landscape ideas into practice. Entry is £3 and there will be refreshments available.

If a fancy frock is more your style, then come take a front row seat at Lymm’s very own Arches and Biba Fashion Show. With a beautiful collection of clothing, shoes and accessories, the show will take place at Cherry Tree Primary School at 7:30pm. There’s a free glass of wine for all who attend and a bar to purchase more beveys during the interval. £5 on entry and all proceeds of the show will be split between Cherry Tree PTA and Steps Charity.

The musical entertainment to be expected on Wednesday evening consists of The Lymm and District Chorus ‘Semele’. Witness the World of the Mortals intertwine with the World of the Immortals in this supernatural, theatrical production! With an exciting combination of humour, drama, jealousy and wit, it’s not to be missed. Held at St Mary’s Church at 7:30pm, tickets cost £6 and refreshments are included.

Continuing with the musical theme, the Festival Blues Night featuring Warrington’s finest blues band ‘The Escape Committee’ will take place at Lymm Golf Club at 8.00pm. Expect some fantastic vocals and guitarists, along with a brilliant performance from the latest rising star to the UK Blues scene, Lucy Zirins aged just 18 years old. It all kicks off at 8.00pm, bar facilities are available and tickets cost £10 each.

Thursday 1st July

The United Reformed Church will be hosting an evening with local crime novelist Martin Edwards who will be discussing the life of Dr Crippen. Edward’s ‘Dancing For The Hangman’ talk will provide a spine-tingling insight into the story of Dr Crippen who was hung exactly 100 years ago for his alleged crimes. Starting at 8.00pm, tickets costs £6.

Bursting out with some seriously talented youths, Lymm High School will be hosting their very own Summer Concert at the school at 7:30pm. With an amazing display of a variety of instrumental performances, it’s a joy to witness what the youth of the village are musically capable of. Tickets cost £5, £3 (conc) and are only available at the school. Call 01925 755458 for details.

Friday 2nd July

The young men of Warrington’s Male Voice Choir ‘Harmony in Blue’ with be performing in concert this Friday at St Mary’s Church. As a four part vocal group accompanied by Anthony Whittaker, the choir cater for everyone with some outstanding music ranging from traditional to modern popular hits. Tickets cost £8, £7 (conc).

A vibrant and exciting event every year, the Festival Dance Night takes place Friday evening at 7:30pm at Lymm High School. Come spectator some incredible acts from a list of local dance schools. Packed to the brim with talent, it’ll have you diving for your dancing shoes and ready to hit them tiles! Tickets cost £7, £4 (conc) and refreshments are available.

The evening of entertainment doesn’t end there! The Spread Eagle will be hosting one of the most established events of the festival...the Festival Comedy Night. With a side-splitting line up of acts from the comedy circuit, it’s an absolute knock out of an evening not to be missed. The fun starts at 8.00pm and tickets cost £10. Tickets are currently sold out for the Comedy Night. There is a waiting list in place. 

Download a copy of Lymm Festival Programme today. Unfortunately The Rocky Horror Show on Saturday has been cancelled. 

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