Arts & Entertainment

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Medieval knights are set to descend on Beeston Castle near Nantwich this weekend for a jousting competition.

The sights and sounds of the 13th century will be on offer over the Bank Holiday weekend, as English Heritage invites visitors to step back in time.

Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes are one of the longest surviving rock and roll bands still touring from the UK.

And as they gear up to play at Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Tuesday May 30, Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner caught up with them.

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Productions did not disappoint with their production of Monty Python’s Spamalot at Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by Joel Montague, it was a truly marvellous show and a superb way to spend a Saturday night.

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival 2017 will get underway on May 15 – and this year welcomes a new addition in the shape of a Vintage Mobile Cinema.

The cinema will be staged on Nantwich Square on Saturday May 20 throughout the day.

Nantwich Singers to perform at St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers to perform at St Mary’s Church

The Nantwich Singers are to perform a concert of music, voices and harp on May 25 in St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

The 45-minute concert will include the enchanting work by female composer, Cecilia McDowall.

Leading psychic Derek Acorah returns to perform in Nantwich

Leading psychic Derek Acorah returns to perform in Nantwich

Leading UK psychic Derek Acorah returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday May 27 following a sell-out success in 2016.

Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer.

Review: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players latest production ‘Bold Girls’ is a gutsy and heartfelt production.

Written by Rona Munro and directed by Don Hirst, the play tells story of four women trying to live a normal life during the troubles in Belfast during the 1990s.

Nantwich Rotary Club musical night raises funds for Nepal quake victims

Nantwich Rotary Club musical night raises funds for Nepal quake victims

By Jonathan White
The Rotary Club of Nantwich staged a musical night to help raise vital funds for victims of the Nepal earthquake.

The event, held in association with The Rotary Club of the Himalayan Gurkhas, was staged at Nantwich Town Football Club.

Top chef Nigel Brown to star at Nantwich Food Festival

Top chef Nigel Brown to star at Nantwich Food Festival

Top chef Nigel Brown will be delighting his fans at Nantwich Food Festival in September.

The Yorkshire-born chef has spent a lifetime in the hotel and catering industry.

Nantwich musician Nigel Stonier showcases new album

Nantwich musician Nigel Stonier showcases new album

Nantwich singer songwriter Nigel Stonier has unveiled his new solo album at a preview night in the town.

Stonier’s new album ‘Love And Work’ was showcased at The Crown Ballroom in The Crown Hotel the day before it’s official launch yesterday (April 28).

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!