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Back by popular demand, Cheshire’s ‘Cathedral of the Canals’, the Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich, will once again stage a firework spectacular on Saturday 29 October. Known for the quality of its fireworks and its impressive location, visitors can watch the outstanding fireworks display from the lawned terraces overlooking the River Weaver and the huge boat lift. Food, a bar and other entertainment will be available on the night. Gates open at 6.30pm and the display begins at 8pm. Advance tickets can be purchased at reduced price either online at DiscoverCheshire.com or by calling 01606 786 777.

Pre-purchased tickets cost - Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children £4, Family £16 (two adults plus two children or one adult and three children). On the night, the gate price will be Adults £8, Concessions £7, Children £6, Family £23.

Freshly prepared, affordable food will be available on the night at the Lift’s tree-top Coffee Shop as well as at the Lift View Marquee. A full bar will also be available.
Graham Wood, Duty Manager, Anderton Boat Lift, said: “The Anderton Boat Lift firework spectacular is not like other firework displays – it is always a magical night and that’s why people keep coming back. It is a combination of factors that make it so special - the way the fireworks reflect in the water and burst around the giant Boat Lift is really uplifting. But also the unusual terraced setting means that everyone gets a good view and the event feels intimate and friendly. Combined with great food and drink, this is always one of the most popular events in the Lift’s calendar of events. We hope everyone will come along and bring their friends.”

The Anderton Boat Lift is one of the seven wonders of Britain’s waterways and is an engineering masterpiece, being the world’s first ever successful boat lift. The Lift sits in a spectacular location between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal and is an interesting combination of working historic structure and fun, educational experience.

During the Autumn there are regular boat trips from the Lift. Visitors can either learn about the unique industrial heritage of Northwich as they travel along the River Weaver to Northwich or opt for a trip through the spectacular boat lift. Combined tickets mean visitors can also do both boat trips at reduced price.

The Anderton Boat Lift is owned by the Canal and River Trust and was restored in 2002 after a £7 million restoration made possible due to a substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Anderton Boat Lift is a major visitor attraction, drawing more than 120,000 visitors to it each year.
For further information, contact:
Fiona Young, Anderton Boat Lift on 01244 851867 or at [email protected]

Website: canalrivertrust.org.uk
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