Bluegrass and Old-time Music Festival

3/4/5/6 May 2019

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Clonter Opera Theatre

Swettenham Heath

Trap Road


Cheshire CW12 2LR


From M6 Northbound

Exit Junction 17 towards Congleton on the A534. At second roundabout turn left towards Macclesfield. Go over the lights and take third turning left signed to Hulme Walfield (Giantswood Lane). Clonter Opera Theatre is 3 miles along this road on the right hand side.

From Manchester on the A34

After Capesthorne Hall on right and a turning for Henbury on the left turn right onto the B5392 signed to Holmes Chapel. After 2.5 miles turn left signposted Swettenham and Somerford. After ¼ mile turn left into Trap Street signposted Somerford and Congleton. Clonter Opera Theatre is one mile along this road, after the Black Swan on the right and the minor cross roads.

Travelling South on the M6

Exit Junction 18 to Holmes Chapel on the A54. Straight over mini-roundabouts, follow sign for Macclesfield on the A535. After 1.5 miles notice Yellow Broom restaurant on the right. Continue past Terra Nova School on the right. Bear right down Farm Lane to Lower Withington on B5392. Turn next right at Village Green signposted Swettenham and Somerford. At T-Junction opposite the Red Lion turn right into Trap Street. Next left signed Somerford and Congleton and past the Black Swan on the right. Over small cross roads and Clonter Opera is 200 yards on the left. Bear left halfway down tarmac drive.

Where’s the nearest train station and facilities?

Congleton is about 5.5miles away (approx. 15 minutes car journey) and has shops, a cash point and train station.