Salt Fest Entertainment

Salt Fest Entertainment

 

Friday 6 September

Gather in Vines Park by 6pm for the official opening of the 2019 Salt Fest.

6pm                                       Opening Ceremony

6pm                                       Family Fun Fair Opens

7.30pm – 10pm                  Pete Harrington in the marquee

8pm                                       Firework display near Netherwich Basin.

 

Weekend Event Attractions

 Children’s activities

  • Bouncy Slide
  • Bumper Carz
  • Chair-O-Planes
  • Climbing Wall
  • Face Painting
  • Funfair
  • Hook a Duck
  • Pony Rides (Sat only 11am – 5pm)
  • Sweet & Slushy Stalls

 

Other Attractions

  • Classic Cars & Bikes
  • Exhibitor Stalls
  • Falconry
  • Farmers’ Market Stalls
  • Ferret Racing
  • Hot Food & Drink Stalls
  • Ice Cream Van
  • Real Ale & Cider Bar

 

Canal Boat Trips on the Pamela May 2

10.30am – 4pm

Trips run every 25 minutes.

Adults £3             Children £1.50

 

Heritage & Information Centre

10am–4pm

  • Town Walk – 11am and 2pm

Find out more about the town’s fascinating history. Walks last about 1½ hours and cost £2. Booking advisable.

T: 01905 774312.

  • Salt museum and display on the history of the salt industries.
  • Exhibit displaying previously unknown personal belongings of John Corbett.
  • Brass rubbing (small charge applies)
  • Stockist of Droitwich brine salted fudge.

 

St Augustine Church

St Augustine’s will launch Salt Fest with the sound of their bells ringing out across the town.

  • The church will be open on Saturday 7 September, 10.30am–4.30pm, but please be aware that this is a popular

day for wedding celebrations.

  • On Sunday 8 September the church will also be open from 10am–3.30pm and you will have the opportunity to join the tours of the tower to experience the fantastic views over the town and surrounding countryside.

 

Saltbarrow Market

A number of salt associated businesses and groups will based in Saltbarrow Market for the weekend.

 

Probus 87 will be offering:

  • Displays and activities featuring the town’s salt heritage and local history.
  • Salt making demonstration – learn how salt was made from Droitwich brine in the Iron Age over 2,000 years ago.
  • Talks every hour, on the hour about the properties of salt.
  • Buoyancy effect demonstrations.
  • Experience the healing properties of salt.

 

Churchfields Saltworks will be offering:

Ice cream and Droitwich Salt for sale, plus salt tastings.

 

Stalls include:

  • Coffee Stall
  • Gin Bar
  • Greek Kitchen
  • Salt Rubs
  • Soap
  • SOBBs

 

Entertainment

1pm                       Choir (Sat)

2.30pm                 The Riot Act (Sat)

1pm                       Deaf Choir (Sun)

 

Weekend entertainment in the marquee

Saturday 7 September

10.15am                               Air Cadets band

10.30am                               Grand opening by Pam Davey and Bill Moy

11.30am – 12.30pm         W Factor

12.30pm – 1pm                  Roy Starkey Salt Industry Talk on Industry

1pm – 2pm                          DAFFY Youth Bands

2pm – 3pm                          Rock Choir

2.30pm                                 Norbury Theatre re-enactment of the reading of the Riot Act

3.15pm – 4.15pm              Droitwich Community Choir

4.30pm – 5.15pm              Frogg Soufflé Band

5.30pm – 6.30pm              Reson 8 Glam Rock

7pm – 8.30pm                    Face Stealers Covers Band

9pm – 10.30pm                  Aardvark Stew Rock Covers Band

 

Sunday 8 September

10.30am – 12pm               Salvation Army service

12.15pm – 1pm                  Dave Jones Children’s Magic Show

1pm – 2pm                          Dave Laine 60’s Tribute to the Winter Gardens Droitwich

2pm – 2.30pm                    Dan & King Rich Live Music. Unplugged versions of classic songs across the decades

2.30pm – 3pm                    Molly Tustin Soloist

3pm – 4pm                          The Whipjacks Band Cover and Original Band

4pm – 5pm                          Ellie Goulding Chelsea Jade

5pm – 7pm                          Skabucks Original Ska Music Band

 

Other Highlights

11am – 4pm                        Dog Show

4pm                                       Duck Race

7pm                                       Closing Ceremony

 

All information concerning exhibitors, entertainers and events is correct at the time of printing. Salt Fest do not accept responsibility for any changes that may occur throughout the duration of the event.