Get involved!

The 36th World Worm Charming Championships are being held at 2pm on Saturday 27th June 2015 at Willaston County Primary School, Willaston, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6QQ. (Location map below.)

Gates open at 1pm. Disabled parking is available on-site, otherwise follow road signs to alternative parking.

Admission: £1, Concessions 50p

Plot fee: £5 (Traditional two-person plot); Team plot: £10 Subject to availability. Any plots unclaimed 10 minutes prior to the commencement of Worm Charming will be re-issued.

Entry Form: Click here to download an entry form. Please complete and return to the address shown at the top of the form.

For further information about Worm Charming or to enter please contact Mike Forster on +44 (0) 1270 663957 or via e-mail.

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Event Programme

1:15 pmInspection of the plots by I.F.C.W.A.P.
1:30 pmOfficial distribution of soil filled worm collecting pots to competitors at the Worm Stand
1:55 pmThe ringing of the official handbell (Rule 14) and announcement ”Get to your plots“
2:00 pmWorm Charming commences
2:30 pmThe Offical Count begins

Presentation of trophies takes place at the end of the count, approx. 4 pm. dependent on worm behaviour.

Entertainment will take place in the main arena before Worm Charming and during the count, plus browse various stalls.


There are a variety of places to stay, including PremierInn hotels in Nantwich and Crewe. The Visit Cheshire website also has details of accommodation in the area.

Charities - Hold a stall

Seize the chance to increase your funds by joining us at this unique event where the whole world witnesses 288 mad-cap charmers doing their thing.

To enquire about holding a stall call (01270) 661528.