Arts & Entertainment

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds are expected to flock to the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival which marks its 21st anniversary this Easter.

Organisers have been inundated with inquiries after unveiling the final line-up which includes performances by more than 120 bands at venues across town.

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society “Whistle Down the Wind”

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society “Whistle Down the Wind”

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society present their latest production of ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ at The Lyceum this week.

Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell, the show tells the story of a mysterious stranger whose fate lies between the prejudice of adults and the innocence of children.

Comedian Brian Conley returns for Crewe Lyceum show

Comedian Brian Conley returns for Crewe Lyceum show

TV presenter and comedian Brian Conley returns to Crewe Lyceum this month with his new variety show.

The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range) is on a UK tour, and arrives in South Cheshire on Wednesday March 29.

Forlorn Fragments exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Forlorn Fragments exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Art exhibition Forlorn Fragments by Marguerite Turner has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which focuses on heritage remains in the UK and abroad, is held in the Your Space Gallery at Pillory Street venue until May 6.

34th South Cheshire Militaire held at Malbank School, Nantwich

34th South Cheshire Militaire held at Malbank School, Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The 34th annual South Cheshire Militaire show took place at the new venue of Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich.

The show is organised by the South Cheshire Military Modelling Club and included scale-model Army, Navy and Air Force club displays.

Crewe Amateur Musicals Society get ready for Lyceum show

Crewe Amateur Musicals Society get ready for Lyceum show

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society are busy rehearsing for their next Crewe Lyceum show ‘Whistle Down The Wind’.

The group will be performing the show between March 15-18.

Former politician Michael Portillo to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Former politician Michael Portillo to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Former politician and historian Michael Portillo visits Crewe Lyceum on Monday March 6.

The ex-Tory Minister will run his new show “Life: A Game of Two Halves” where he’ll share life stories and experiences of politics, travel and more.

Malbank School to host “Blind Date” by Les Bordeliques

Malbank School to host “Blind Date” by Les Bordeliques

Malbank School is to stage a showing of “Blind Date” by Les Bordéliques.

The French-Canadian company, featuring former Cirque du Soleil performers, bring their madcap new show to Nantwich on Saturday March 11.

Nantwich Choral Society unveils new programme of shows

Nantwich Choral Society unveils new programme of shows

Nantwich Choral Society has unveiled a programme featuring some of the country’s best-known classical performers.

Rehearsals are in full swing for an early Easter concert including big name singers and the Northern Concordia Orchestra at Nantwich Civic Hall on March 26.

Star reveals joy at working on First Hippo on The Moon – Crewe Lyceum

Star reveals joy at working on First Hippo on The Moon – Crewe Lyceum

Les Petits Theatre Company is bringing to life the much-loved children’s picture book, The First Hippo on The Moon, written by David Walliams, at Crewe Lyceum on March 5.

One of the stars Dominic Allen speaks to Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner about the show

Review: Meet The Beatles wows packed Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Meet The Beatles wows packed Nantwich Civic Hall

By Jonathan White
‘Meet The Beatles’ performed at Nantwich Civic Hall in front of a sell-out audience.

Talented acoustic guitar and female vocal duo ‘Chapter Two’ warmed up the audience with a mixture of classic tracks.

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with Noise Next Door

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with Noise Next Door

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall with a bill that will appeal to all comedy fans.

First act of the night on March 3 is Geoff Norcott.

Review: Poetry Slam at Axis Art Centre, Crewe

Review: Poetry Slam at Axis Art Centre, Crewe

By Claire Faulkner
If you think reading poetry is boring, then you’ve never been to a slam.

Poets from around the UK came to perform and compete in a lyrical one night stand at The Axis Art Centre in Crewe.