8th -10th July 2016Venue:
Lymm Youth & Community Centre
11, Bridgewater Street, Lymm, Cheshire WA13 0AB
Link to Streetmap
Lymm is a picturesque Cheshire village situated 5 miles East of Warrington. It offers some superb dancing venues, pubs serving very decent beer (and food!), a microbrewery and brewery tap, teashops, a chippy and loads of eating places. If you’re lucky you might spot Sooty & Sweep!
Visit Lymm.com to find out more!
If you look REALLY hard there’s an arrow in the centre of the maps below that indicates the location of the venue.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINKS:
Lymm is served with regular buses from Altrincham and Warrington. Timetables can be viewed here. Altrincham and Warrington have main railway stations
ACCESS BY ROAD:Lymm is easily accessible by road, it’s less than 2 miles from M6 Junction 20.
ACCOMMODATION:Indoor camping at the venue: Lymm Youth & Community Centre
The car park adjacent to the Community Centre may <koff!> be very suitable for campervans.
Campsite, 3.5 miles from Lymm: Hollybank Caravan Park
Ibis Hotel adjacent to M6 Junction 20
Lymm Hotel close to the centre of the village
Other hotels can be viewed here
The Bridgewater Canal passes within yards of the Community Centre, overnight mooring is popular.
ABOUT THE VENUE:Lymm Youth and Community Centre is a modern building that offers everything needed for a Freaks weekend…..apart from pans in the kitchens!
Details of the venue can be found on the centre’s website.
Freaks in the Peaks, Lymm 2016Friday Evening:
Meet at the Centre or at the Spread Eagle pub (100 yards from the Community Centre) for chat, music, singing.
Breakfast (do your own or the very excellent Saxton’s Teashop)
10am: Dance Workshop
4pm: Saxton’s Teashop for tea & buns, or one of the very excellent pubs in the village for something stronger
Evening: communal meal followed by ceilidh.
10am: Walking dance tour. This is an easy walk that takes in the prettiest and interesting parts of the immediate area: Lymm Dam, Bridgewater Canal, Lymm Cross, The TransPennine Trail etc.
Late lunch at the Spread Eagle
4pm: Back to the Community Centre to clean up, lock up and go home.
There are local Morris sides, we hope that at least some of their dancers will come and join in the fun.
Thelwall Morris and Lymm Morris
Earl of Stamford Morris
MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW VERY SHORTLY!
….and if you’ve got this far and you’re wondering what on earth this is all about, check out the Freaks in the Peaks website