Arts & Entertainment

Review: The Ballroom Boys, Crewe Lyceum

Review: The Ballroom Boys, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Strictly fans were in for a treat when Ian Waite and Vincent Simone visited Crewe Lyceum with their new show The Ballroom Boys.

The packed audience was treated to a variety show, full of fabulous dances, music and entertainment.

May 20, 2019
Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players have clinched a place in the national All England Theatre Festival final after winning the Northern regional award.

The Players hosted the first Cheshire One Act Drama Festival organised by Bev Clarke and Sue Doherty earlier this year.

May 19, 2019
The Voice UK stars to perform at Shockfest in Cheshire

The Voice UK stars to perform at Shockfest in Cheshire

The Voice UK stars Belle Voci will be joined by 2018 winner Ruti for this summer’s open air Shockfest music extravaganza in Cheshire.

Belle Voci opera duo Emily Burnett and Sophie Rowland – who met while working at The Yew Tree in Bunbury – who won through to the final of the ITV talent show in 2018.

May 13, 2019
Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Organisers of the 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich have lined up a host of star performers for this year’s event in October.

Acts including Lindisfarne, Turin Brakes, Terrorvision star Tony Wright, and Hazel O’Connor are among the many performers who have agreed to perform.

May 12, 2019
“Something About Simon” tribute show to perform at Crewe Lyceum

“Something About Simon” tribute show to perform at Crewe Lyceum

A new show celebrating the life and musical talent of legendary American singer songwriter Paul Simon is heading to South Cheshire next month before its run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

May 11, 2019
Nantwich auctioneers appeal for transport items for next sale

Nantwich auctioneers appeal for transport items for next sale

Nantwich auction house Peter Wilson is appealing for collections of ‘transport’ items for its next sale.

The Market Street Fine Art Auctioneers are now seeking a special selection of transport related items for the July 18 sale.

May 8, 2019
Nantwich Players to stage “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”

Nantwich Players to stage “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”

Nantwich Players are continuing their season with their latest production – “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” – by Martin McDonagh.

In a small house in the mountains of Ireland, a lonely spinster locks horns with her house-bound, manipulative mother in a rage-filled battle of wills.

May 2, 2019
‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday May 3 with another top bill of comedy.

The first act of the evening is Dave Johns, one of the most respected and best loved stand up comics working on the British comedy circuit.

April 29, 2019
Nantwich Library – What’s On in May 2019

Nantwich Library – What’s On in May 2019

Nantwich Library on Beam Street has unveiled its list of events being held at the venue throughout May.

There are now Language Conversation groups for French, Spanish, German, Italian, Welsh and Russian.

April 29, 2019
West End hit “Lipstick On Your Collar” comes to Crewe Lyceum

West End hit “Lipstick On Your Collar” comes to Crewe Lyceum

West End hit “Lipstick On Your Collar” is coming to South Cheshire.

The live music show, which performs classic hits from the 1950s and 1960s, is being staged on Sunday May 12 at Crewe Lyceum.

April 23, 2019
Nantwich Film Club returns in May when it screens “The Rider”

Nantwich Film Club returns in May when it screens “The Rider”

Nantwich Film Club returns next month when it screens the movie “The Rider” on Monday May 13 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Director Chloe Zhao was researching an upcoming project on a ranch in South Dakota when she met horse trainer Brady Jandreau and heard his story.

April 23, 2019
Nantwich author to launch new “Life Zumba and Now” book in May

Nantwich author to launch new “Life Zumba and Now” book in May

By Jonathan White
Nantwich author Joan Carter will launch her book ‘Life Zumba and Now’ at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on May 3.

The 83-year-old will give a talk at the launch about her unusual autobiography which begins in the war years in Nantwich.

April 5, 2019
X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

Crewe Lyceum has announced that former X Factor star Chico will be joining comedy legends Cannon and Ball to star in the venue’s 2019 pantomime Peter Pan.

Chico, who will be starring as ‘Big Chief Chico’, leader of The Neverlanders, became a household name as a finalist on the hit ITV talent show.

April 2, 2019