Salt Fest Entertainment


The entertainment schedule for 2018 is getting finalised. To get a taster of what to expect, see the entertainment programme from below.

2017 Entertainment Programme


Saturday 10 September

Listen out for the St. Augustine’s Church bells as they ring to welcome you to Salt Fest at 10am

Grand Opening

Gather around the marquee in Vines Park at 10.30am for the official opening by Cllr Liz Eyre, Chairman of Wychavon District Council and Cllr Shaun Best, Mayor of Droitwich Spa, followed by a performance by the Droitwich Air Cadets Band.

Roman March

Look out for the Romans as they march through town

Town Centre 1.00pm

Town Walk

Why not join a guided walk to find out more about the town’s fascinating history. Walks last about 1½ hours and cost £2. 11am and 2pm Booking essential (tel 01905 774312).


Heritage and Information Centre, Victoria Square 11am and 2pm


Live children’s entertainment by Wren Arts

10.30am, 1.15pm and 3.30pm – Giant Bubbles, Merlin the Wizard, Knight on stilts

11.45am and 2.30pm – Balloon modelling, Merlin the Wizard, Knight on stilts


Live Music in the Marquee (Daytime)
Youth Music Showcase featuring a fantastic line up of local young performers.

10.45am Droitwich Spa Air Cadets.

11.30am W.D.C W- Factor

12.30pm Ingrid’s Accordion Group

1.30pm Special surprise guest appearance

2.30pm Spa Salt Fest Youths Showcase – Featuring: Callum Miller-Weir, Hannah Just, Ellie Bates, Ed Kirby, with others youngsters to be announced

5.00pm Tam Weir – Songs from the shows



Evening / Night 6.00 – 10.00pm

Featuring performances from:

Tazmin Barnes, Journeymen and The Woo Town Hill Billies


Roman Camp

• Come and experience life as a Roman.

• Meet Romans from Roman Military Research Society and find out how they lived


Children’s activities

• Inflatable slide

• Face painting

• Circus skills

• Arts workshops


Wartime display


Other attractions

• Information, craft and fundraising stalls

• Ferret racing

• Local foods and ice cream

• Real ale and cider bar





Sunday 11 September

Vines Park

11am – 12pm – Come and join the Salvation Army Band and Choir for a Community Service in the marquee and join them for light refreshments afterwards.


Great entertainment and music in the marquee:

11.00am Salvation Army Service

12.00pm Droitwich Spa Community Choir

12.45pm Carly Dee – Acoustic session

1.05pm Got 2 Sing 3

1.50pm Carly Dee – Acoustic session

12.15pm Rock Choir

3.00pm Blues Laidback Sunday Session, ft Old Bob Jones and Friends.

3.45pm Lost Trains

5.00pm The Secret Cabaret


Roman Camp

• Come and experience life as a Roman.

• Meet Romans from Roman Military Research Society and find out how they lived


Dog show

Competition and agility classes 11.00am – 3.30pm


Canal boat trips on the Pamela May

10.30am – 4.00pm. Trips run every 25 minutes. Adults £3, Children £1.50



Duck Race

The popular duck race takes place on the River Salwarpe in Vines Park. Tickets available from the Droitwich Waterways (Pamela May) Trust stand in the Park.

Vines Park 4.15pm