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What’s On: Music and entertainment coming up in Nantwich

What’s On: Music and entertainment coming up in Nantwich

As well as the Nantwich Words and Music Festival, town venues are hosting a range of entertainment over the next few weeks. Here’s our latest run-down.

Guitarist Billy Bibby will be performing live at the Oddfellows Arms in Welsh Row this Friday (September 21).

He is the former guitarist for Catfish and the Bottlemen.

Nantwich Words & Music Festival set to entertain thousands

Nantwich Words & Music Festival set to entertain thousands

The organisers of Nantwich Words & Music Festival believe there is something for everyone in this year’s amazing line-up.

The event, which runs from October 8 to 14, is now in its 11th year.

Nantwich Museum launches new course on English Civil Wars

Nantwich Museum launches new course on English Civil Wars

Nantwich Museum is running a new course focussed on the English Civil Wars following the success of an evening class last year.

Entitled “The Civil Wars in Cheshire”, the five-week course takes place on Thursday evenings between October 4 and November 1.

Paul Young and Los Pacaminos to perform live in Nantwich

Paul Young and Los Pacaminos to perform live in Nantwich

Paul Young & Los Pacaminos will perform a one-off concert at Nantwich Civic Hall next month.

The London-based seven-piece Americana group includes the familiar face and sound of Young, one of the UK’s finest and best loved vocalists.

Beer fans enjoy 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’

Beer fans enjoy 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’

By Jonathan White
Beer fans tucked in to the 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’ at Crewe Heritage Centre.

There was a choice of more than 60 beers and ciders/perries in different styles and strengths, plus free soft drinks for children and designated drivers.

Nantwich Mayor joins 50th anniversary of South Cheshire Model Engineering Society

Nantwich Mayor joins 50th anniversary of South Cheshire Model Engineering Society

Nantwich Mayor David Marren joined in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society.

The society held a gala event at its headquarters behind the Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Nantwich.

Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

A new exhibition called “Contours and Colours in Paint and Print” by Margaret Gill and Barbara Barlow has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It features oil and acrylic paintings and hand-crafted reduction linocuts based on ancient Japanese art, similar to woodcut images.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club returns to Crewe Lyceum

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club returns to Crewe Lyceum

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is returning to Crewe Lyceum with a new live stand-up monthly show.

Like Nantwich Civic Comedy, the Lyceum Studio show will feature four professional comedians including the compere.

Vintage vehicle fans flock  to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

Vintage vehicle fans flock to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of fans of vintage vehicles flocked to a field near Malpas for the 45th annual ‘Malpas Yesteryear Rally’.

The rally is organised by Malpas Vintage Machinery Association Limited.

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club is to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10 at the Civic Centre.

In Fantastic Woman, Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future.

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

Scooter owners flock to Nantwich for Dabber Scooter Club event

Scooter owners flock to Nantwich for Dabber Scooter Club event

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of scooter owners flocked to Nantwich for a get-together organised by Dabbers Scooter Club.

The 10th anniversary of “Smell The 2 Stroke” event took place at The Railway Hotel in Nantwich, during the final day of the Nantwich Food Festival.

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