Arts & Entertainment

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.

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.

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.

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.

Comedian Jasper Carrott to perform live at Crewe Lyceum

Comedian Jasper Carrott to perform live at Crewe Lyceum

Legendary comic Jasper Carrott visits Crewe Lyceum to perform on April 19 and 20.

Carrott brings his Stand Up & Rock! show to South Cheshire to perform alongside his musical compatriots that have been rockin’ audiences all over the world.

Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

A public vote has opened to find Cheshire’s best young artists.

More than 300 pupils entered the new dot-art schools competition and are hoping for votes to see their artwork on display at Mid Cheshire College.

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

By Claire Faulkner
Young theatre goers in South Cheshire are in for a treat when Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom Live Stage Show comes to the Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Based on the BAFTA award winning television series for pre-schoolers, the show follows Holly, a young fairy princess and her best friend, Ben the Elf.

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on April 7 with two top acts making their debuts.

The first act of the evening is Paul Myrehaug.