Arts & Entertainment

Perfecto Allstars DJ event in Nantwich helps raise hundreds of pounds for charity

Perfecto Allstars DJ event in Nantwich helps raise hundreds of pounds for charity

By Jonathan White
‘The Perfecto Allstars’ fund-raising concert at The Studio Nightclub in Nantwich helped raise more than £350 for charity.

Perfecto Records roster DJs, who played sets based around trance and house music, were Nat Monday, Danny Stubbs, Zed White, and Scott Callis, along with local DJ Alex Brown.

G4 to play live at Crewe Lyceum in March

G4 to play live at Crewe Lyceum in March

Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group G4 are to play Crewe Lyceum Theatre on March 6.

G4 exploded onto the scene in 2004 on the first series of the X-Factor.

Nantwich Library to stage Virtual Reality half-term workshop

Nantwich Library to stage Virtual Reality half-term workshop

Nantwich Library is to stage a “Let’s Draw in Virtual Reality” workshop in half-term.

The session will be held on Monday February 19, between 10am and 2pm.

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival is set to be a star-studded event with a record number of performers lined-up to entertain this Easter.

Festival programmes are now available online and at local outlets listing all the famous names whose stage skills will turn Nantwich into a mecca for music-lovers over Bank Holiday weekend, March 29 to April 2.

Nantwich Museum appeals for Welsh Row information for new exhibition

Nantwich Museum appeals for Welsh Row information for new exhibition

Nantwich Museum wants the town’s residents to help put together a new exhibition on “Welsh Row through the Ages”.

It’s hoped the display will be mounted at the Pillory Street venue in the summer.

Aardman film Early Man’s half-term appearance at Beeston Castle

Aardman film Early Man’s half-term appearance at Beeston Castle

Aardman and Studiocanal’s new film Early Man comes to Cheshire’s Beeston Castle in February half term.

The venue will hold special Early Man Quests when visitors can follow in the footsteps of their Neolithic ancestors.

Nantwich Film Club to screen My Cousin Rachel

Nantwich Film Club to screen My Cousin Rachel

Nantwich Film Club is to screen My Cousin Rachel at Nantwich Civic Hall on February 12.

This dark romance tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing she murdered his guardian.

Rare Nelson memorabilia to be sold at Nantwich auction

Rare Nelson memorabilia to be sold at Nantwich auction

Collectors of memorabilia related to British naval hero Admiral Lord Nelson, will be setting a course for a sale at Nantwich on February 15.

The Peter Wilson auction house sale will feature a rare group of autograph letters from Nelson’s fellow captains, all written between 1804, the year before the historic Battle of Trafalgar and 1819.

Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre is to stage a one-woman dance piece by award-winning Antonia Groves theatre company, Probe, on February 13.

Antonia has chosen the Crewe Arts venue as the only Northern date on her countrywide tour, which also includes Bath, Bournemouth and London.

Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “Aspects of Cheshire” exhibition by members of Cheshire Artists Network (CAN) has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which will run until April 14, depicts aspects of the county including impressions of the landscape, interesting places and things seen on a regular basis.

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented students from Cheshire College – South & West will light up the stage this week in Dance 2018 – The Evolution.

The show at the college’s Crewe campus will include all styles of dance and demonstrate how dance and society has evolved over the decades.

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the 44th annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in and around Nantwich and Mill Island.

The event, organised by the Holly Holy Day Society,  saw hundreds of Sealed Knot troops re-enact the infamous battle of 1644.

New season of live comedy comes to Nantwich Civic Hall in February

New season of live comedy comes to Nantwich Civic Hall in February

A new season of live comedy arrives at Nantwich Civic Hall on February 2, with a host of top acts.

And headlining The Very Best In Stand Up’s opening show of 2018 is Charlie Baker.