What’s On & Reviews

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

A talk on the powerful book “An Elephant in My Kitchen” will take place at Nantwich Bookshop on July 24.

The book tells the moving story of Françoise Malby-Anthony and her fight to protect a herd of elephants in South Africa.

Review: Rhythm of The Dance at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Rhythm of The Dance at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The National Dance Company of Ireland visited the Crewe Lyceum with their show Rhythm of The Dance.

A rich celebration of Irish history and culture, this show was every bit as good as I hoped it would be.

34th President of Rotary of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver unveiled

34th President of Rotary of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver unveiled

Rotarian Sandy Cowen has been installed as the 34th President of Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver.

He was officially installed by the outgoing President Terry Jones.

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Nantwich families fed up of the World Cup can try something different this weekend – free fishing!

The Canal & River Trust is inviting people to have a go this Sunday July 15 at bridge 104 on the Shropshire Union Canal at Calverley, Nantwich.

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

By Jonathan White
The inaugural Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich has been hailed a big success.

The event, held at The Weaver Stadium yesterday (July 8) has helped to raise vital funds for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre, August 22-26.

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ Summer production is the delightfully funny Ladies Day, written by Amanda Whittingham and directed by Clare Hoy and Garth Jones.

Set in 2005 when Royal Ascot was staged at York, Ladies Day tells the story of four factory work colleagues and how a day at the races changes their lives forever.

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects on Armed Forces Day in South Cheshire.

The event took place at Queens Park in Crewe and included a march from the Clock Tower to the Boer War Memorial in the park.

Gin and Pyjamas event in Wrenbury in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Gin and Pyjamas event in Wrenbury in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

St Luke’s Hospice is to stage its very first “Gin and Pyjamas” fund-raising event at Wrenbury Hall in Nantwich.

Gin-loving ladies can sign up to the event which is due to take place on Saturday August 11.

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library is hosting a series of events for residents in July.

These include free language sessions, coffee mornings, storytimes, IT advice sessions and more.

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Opera fans packed in to St Mary’s Church to watch Nantwich Choral Society’s Gala Concert.

John Naylor, musical director, gave a brief explanation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international hit, the comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, before the choir burst forth with two musical numbers followed by a solo from Baritone Richard Suart.

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

The next Nantwich Film Club screening will be “Call Me By Your Name” at the Civic Hall on July 9.

The film is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Andre Aciman.

Nantwich Town FC to stage Emergency Services Day on July 8

Nantwich Town FC to stage Emergency Services Day on July 8

Cheshire will be holding its first Emergency Services Day at The Weaver Stadium in Nantwich next month.

The event, on Sunday July 8, aims to raise funds for the Donna Louise Trust.