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FAB Fringe

2018 artists looking for fringe gigs should contact the fringe venues directly.

The FAB Fringe is the backbone of this festival – a diverse choice of LIVE MUSIC for you to enjoy…what’s not to like? The programmes are subject to change so check with the venue or on the FAB Festival App so you don’t miss out! Our sincere thanks to all of the artists and venues for their support of the festival and as always, we ask you to support them!

Dave T

The Boars Head

Kinderton Street, Middlewich, CW10 0JE Tel: 01606 833191

The place to be for:


Breakfasts all weekend. Food served 12noon to 8pm


Cask-conditioned Robinson’s ales, premium lagers, draught

Guinness and a wide selection of wines and spirits

The Big Lock

Webbs Lane, Middlewich, CW10 9DN Tel: 01606 833489

The FABulous canal setting at this unique location

Live music all weekend at this superb restaurant with the unique alfresco balcony overlooking the canal. Food served every day after 9am from an extensive menu using fresh, local ingredients. Quality cask ales & lagers served from three bars alongside fine wines and refreshments.

So why not ‘moor-up’ at The Big Lock this festival?

We look forward to welcoming you!

The Cheshire Cheese

101 Lewin Street, Middlewich, CW10 9AX  Tel: 01606 832097

We are pleased to announce the return of the Cheshire Cheese to the FAB Fringe.

A traditional pub with lounge, bar and excellent beer garden!

A full weekend of live music.

The Kings Lock

Booth Lane, Middlewich, CW10 0JJ Tel: 01606 836894

Welcome Folk & Boats!
With 6 Cask Ales & 2 Cask Ciders.
Freedom lager and a fine display of Craft bottles. Folk sessions & real grub.

The Kings Lock Pub Middlewich

The Narrowboat Inn

22 Lewin Street, Middlewich, CW10 9AS  Tel: 01606 738087

Steve and Gav welcome you to the new look Narrowboat Inn, with brand new menus, a constantly evolving interior and revamped beer garden. This year is the pub’s biggest FAB LINE-UP yet, with 21 artists on 2 stages, serving from 2 bars, over 4 days of live music. Look out for special drinks offers all weekend as well as a loyalty scheme for those customers who’ve been with us since the start!

Newton Brewery Inn

68 Webbs Lane, Middlewich, CW10 9DN Tel: 01606 624279

Old multi-room pub, with large garden at the back leading down to Trent & Mersey Canal.

The Newton Brewery Music Middlewich Fab Festival
Middlewich Royal British Legion

Middlewich Royal British Legion

100 Lewin Street, Middlewich, CW10 9AS  Tel: 01606 833286

Based on the edge of the FAB boundaries you will find the Middlewich Royal British Legion.

With snooker tables, a bar and live acts on throughout the weekend be sure to visit the Legion for the full festival experience!

The White Bear

Wheelock Street, Middlewich, CW10 9AG  Tel: 01606 837666

Food served all day noon -9pm Monday to Saturday and noon – 8pm Sunday.

5 rotating hand pulled ales including Traditional Scrumpy, beer garden and parking to the rear. Family friendly with children welcome at all times, dogs welcomed too with treats! Free WIFI, newspapers and magazines available throughout the pub.