What’s On & Reviews

Two top comedy acts make Nantwich debut in Very Best in Stand-Up

Two top comedy acts make Nantwich debut in Very Best in Stand-Up

Two top comedy acts will make a Nantwich debut as The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on May 5.

Irish funnyman Chris Kent is first up for his debut after making waves on the English circuit since relocating from his native Cork.

Rotary Weaver Wander rally to take place on May 27

Rotary Weaver Wander rally to take place on May 27

The annual Rotary Weaver Wander classic car rally is set to take place on May 27.

Scores of classic and sports cars are lining up to take part in the traditional event which raises money for several charities.

Award nominee singer Anna Madsen heads for Nantwich

Award nominee singer Anna Madsen heads for Nantwich

Musical award nominee Anna Madsen is heading to Nantwich for a live performance next week.

The New England Music Award nominee is embarking on her ‘Whisper’ tour which brings her to The Studio venue on April 29.

Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Television helped Jasper Carrott hit the heights of fame back in the 1980s.

He was one of those comedians one remembers as being likeable and funny – but without really knowing why!

Hack Green Secret Bunker hosts “Soviet Threat” event

Hack Green Secret Bunker hosts “Soviet Threat” event

By Jonathan White
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich took visitors back in time over the Easter weekend.

‘The Soviet Threat’ event recreated what life was like either side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ rolls in to Crewe Lyceum

‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ rolls in to Crewe Lyceum

The timeless children’s tale “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” which has been adapted for stage, plays at Crewe Lyceum later this month.

It arrives in South Cheshire on April 24-25 after its smash-hit West End and international tours.

21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

By Jonathan White
The 21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival is up and running with thousands enjoying some fine performances.

Organisers expect 40,000 people to attend the festival during its five-day period April 13-17.

Football pundit Robbie Savage to speak at Rotary night in Nantwich

Football pundit Robbie Savage to speak at Rotary night in Nantwich

Former Crewe Alex star and current football pundit Robbie Savage will be in Nantwich to speak at a special event.

Savage will headline a night of entertainment organised by Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club at Nantwich Civic Hall on May 18.

Nantwich Jazz Festival tickets sell fast amid police warning over behaviour

Nantwich Jazz Festival tickets sell fast amid police warning over behaviour

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival looks set to be a massive crowd-puller as tickets for all the major shows approach sell-out.

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich for the annual festival, which runs from Thursday April 13 to Monday April 17.

Mayor of Nantwich Quiz set for Civic Hall on April 28

Mayor of Nantwich Quiz set for Civic Hall on April 28

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Andrew Martin is staging a fund-raising quiz night.

Teams of six can take part on Friday April 28 at Nantwich Civic Hall and raise funds for the Mayor’s Charities Nantwich Museum, Nantwich in Bloom, Nantwich Food Bank and Nantwich Players.

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
1980s Electronica tribute band Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at The Studio in Nantwich on April 13.

The gig is at the start of the five-day Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

Celebration of William Shakespeare at Nantwich Museum

Celebration of William Shakespeare at Nantwich Museum

“A Celebration of William Shakespeare” exhibition by local artist John Harrison has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

It runs until Saturday June 3.

Nantwich Food Festival to welcome top TV chef Candice Brown

Nantwich Food Festival to welcome top TV chef Candice Brown

Nantwich Food Festival will welcome top TV chef Candice Brown to its food theatre this September.

The popular South Cheshire event gears up for another record-breaking weekend.