CLASSICAL ballet takes centre stage in Northwich when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet Company returns to town.

Vienna Festival Ballet begins a UK tour in October, with the opening night taking place at Northwich Memorial Court.

The tour runs until December 2019, taking the cast of Snow White on a journey across the country.

Northwich Guardian:

The timeless fairytale, based on the traditional Brothers Grimm story, sees Snow White

She journeys through a magical world of hip-hopping dwarves, an enchanted mirror and a poisoned apple in pursuit of her Prince Charming.

The production promises to dazzle the whole family, with choreography from Barry McGrath.

The show is set to an array of orchestrates pieces by composers including Faris and Gounod, with music specially written for Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of Snow White.

A spokesman said: "Returning by popular demand, Vienna Festival Ballet’s Snow White promises to be a delightful treat for all the family.

"Whether you’re a fan or experiencing ballet for the very first time, and offers an ideal opportunity to introduce children to the beauty of ballet."

Northwich Guardian:

Celebrated Austrian dancer Peter Mallek founded the company 1980 following an illustrious career as a dancer of international renown.

Now in their 39th year of producing quality ballet productions, the company continues to experience remarkable success and perform great classical ballets all over the world.

Vienna Festival Ballet are known for their beautiful and lavish hand-made costumes as well as their commitment to bringing the greatest classical ballets to the widest possible audience.

Their productions have all the elegance and extravagance associated with the best of ballet, notable for the continued freshness and strength of their dancing casts, attracting highly talented dancers from all over the world.

The show starts at 7pm on Wednesday, October 2. For tickets and information, call the box office 01606 261100 or visit

For your chance to win two free tickets for the show at Northwich Memorial Court on Wednesday, October 2, simply answer the question below.

What was the poisoned fruit Snow White took a bite of?

Email your answer with subject header ‘Snow White competition’ to

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