What’s On & Reviews

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of events alongside its major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday July 12, charts the story of how the river has shaped local history.

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The first record I ever bought was Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! It was 99p from Woolworths in Nantwich.

So as a Wham! fan, I didn’t need any persuasion to go along and see ‘Faith The George Michael Legacy’ at Crewe Lyceum.

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

The artistic talents of Nantwich school children are being displayed at Nantwich Museum in the fifth Skoolzfest exhibition.

This year’s Skoolzfest 17 exhibition in the Millennium Gallery runs until Saturday July 1, taking the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

One the country’s top football writers will be in Nantwich at the launch of his latest book.

Oliver Kay, Chief Football Correspondent for The Times, will be discussing his book ‘Forever Young’ when he appears at Nantwich Bookshop on June 30.

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors from around the UK will be slugging it out at this year’s Willaston World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds are set to descend on the zany annual contest held at Willaston Primary School on June 24.

Young Superheroes to take over Nantwich beauty spot for charity

Young Superheroes to take over Nantwich beauty spot for charity

Young superheroes will soon be descending on a popular Nantwich beauty spot to help raise valuable funds for life-saving causes.

An action-packed family ‘Superheroes Picnic’ is being staged at Dorfold Park in Nantwich on July 9.

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, starring international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks, arrives at Crewe Lyceum later this month.

Dilks and his seven-piece band and backing singers, will take George Michael fans on a musical 35-year journey of hit records.

Award-winning band Mostly Autumn to play at Nantwich Civic

Award-winning band Mostly Autumn to play at Nantwich Civic

Award-winning rock band Mostly Autumn will be performing their hits live at Nantwich Civic Hall this Friday June 9.

The group was voted Best Band of 2012 in the Classic Rock Society poll.

Nantwich Library to stage series of events in June

Nantwich Library to stage series of events in June

Staff at Nantwich Library on Beam Street are busy this month helping to host a series of events for residents.

There will be an “ITea & Chat Afternoon” at the facility on June 22, between 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

Preview: The Searchers find their way to Crewe Lyceum on June 16

Preview: The Searchers find their way to Crewe Lyceum on June 16

The Searchers continue their remarkable career with a UK tour which brings them to Crewe Lyceum on Friday June 16.

It’s almost 60 years since the band was formed in the late 50s as a skiffle group.

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Four top quality acts were in hilarious form at the final Very Best in Stand Up show in Nantwich before the summer break.

And from the moment compere Matt Reed stumbled on to the stage with his cheeky Sunderland smile, the audience knew they were in for a bellyful of laughs.

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of ’60s music weren’t disappointed when Brian Poole and The Tremeloes took to the stage at The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Proving that age really doesn’t matter when it comes to rock and roll, Brian, Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden had the audience up dancing to classics such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ and ‘(Call Me) Number One’.