Arts & Entertainment

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of events alongside its major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday July 12, charts the story of how the river has shaped local history.

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Faith: The George Michael Legacy, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The first record I ever bought was Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! It was 99p from Woolworths in Nantwich.

So as a Wham! fan, I didn’t need any persuasion to go along and see ‘Faith The George Michael Legacy’ at Crewe Lyceum.

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

The artistic talents of Nantwich school children are being displayed at Nantwich Museum in the fifth Skoolzfest exhibition.

This year’s Skoolzfest 17 exhibition in the Millennium Gallery runs until Saturday July 1, taking the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

One the country’s top football writers will be in Nantwich at the launch of his latest book.

Oliver Kay, Chief Football Correspondent for The Times, will be discussing his book ‘Forever Young’ when he appears at Nantwich Bookshop on June 30.

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors from around the UK will be slugging it out at this year’s Willaston World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds are set to descend on the zany annual contest held at Willaston Primary School on June 24.

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Faith – The George Michael Legacy, starring international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks, arrives at Crewe Lyceum later this month.

Dilks and his seven-piece band and backing singers, will take George Michael fans on a musical 35-year journey of hit records.

Award-winning band Mostly Autumn to play at Nantwich Civic

Award-winning band Mostly Autumn to play at Nantwich Civic

Award-winning rock band Mostly Autumn will be performing their hits live at Nantwich Civic Hall this Friday June 9.

The group was voted Best Band of 2012 in the Classic Rock Society poll.

Preview: The Searchers find their way to Crewe Lyceum on June 16

Preview: The Searchers find their way to Crewe Lyceum on June 16

The Searchers continue their remarkable career with a UK tour which brings them to Crewe Lyceum on Friday June 16.

It’s almost 60 years since the band was formed in the late 50s as a skiffle group.

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Four top quality acts were in hilarious form at the final Very Best in Stand Up show in Nantwich before the summer break.

And from the moment compere Matt Reed stumbled on to the stage with his cheeky Sunderland smile, the audience knew they were in for a bellyful of laughs.

Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring their hit CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum this week.

The production features songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps of joining in on Thursday June 1 at 11am and 2pm.

Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 2 before taking a 12-week summer break.

And promoters have lined four class acts for the show in Danny McLoughlin, Matt Reed, Julian Deane, and headliner Nathan Caton.

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Film fans flocked to Nantwich for the town’s second annual Nantwich Film festival – which included a vintage mobile cinema!

The event took place between May 15-21, with a series of screenings and talks at various venues including the Civic Hall and Nantwich Bookshop.