Northwich River Festival

An annual extravaganza featuring Dragons Boats, Pirates, Raft Racing, Duck Races and much, much more. A family, fun event raising money for charitable causes.

This year a record 22 dragon Boat teams took part.  Four capsizes occurred during the day but luckily the only damage was to the paddlers pride.

The winners were the Morribobers from Morisons Gadbrook.

Second the I paddlers. Concise technologies

Third The DCC Dragons. From Davenham Cricket Club.


Saturdays Rotary Tombola raised £382.00

Sunday Teddies tombola Raised £172.00.



Scouts raft Race 9 teams took part.

First were Moulton Scouts.

Second were Lostock scouts.

Third were Winnington scouts.


Corporate Raft Racing took place on the Sunday:

First place the Gym Rats.

Best dressed Raft and winning ladies team the NHS nurses.


49 stalls attended over the weekend from Charities, displays to food and drinks stalls.


The Duck Race closed the weekend event on the Sunday afternoon with total ticket sales of 2,760.

All Prize winners were from Northwich, Hartford and Davenham.


The main Charity this year is “Cheshire without abuse”