Arts & Entertainment

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “Nantwich Buildings” by local artist Simon Bowler is now open at Nantwich Museum.

His artwork looks at buildings and architecture of some Nantwich streets as well as other nearby locations familiar as places of work and leisure.

The Drifters to perform at Crewe Lyceum on June 17

The Drifters to perform at Crewe Lyceum on June 17

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK and are set to play Crewe Lyceum Theatre on June 17.

It’s one of more than 60 UK tour dates for the band who will be performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

Nantwich Concert Band team up with Soprano Jessica Thayer

Nantwich Concert Band team up with Soprano Jessica Thayer

Nantwich Concert Band is teaming up with Soprano Jessica Thayer to stage a mid-summer concert in the town.

Their “Midsummer Music” performance will be staged at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday June 24 at 7pm.

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON is coming back to town with the latest popular Comic Con event to be held at Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9.

Organisers expect hundreds of fans of TV and film to “get their geek on” once again when the event runs from 10am to 4pm.

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

By Jonathan White
The Friends of Queens Park are urging South Cheshire artists to join the ArtsPark event as part of Art in Action Day.

It will be held in Queens Park on Sunday July 15, between 11am and 4pm.

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum is to host an “Art in Action” painting demonstration by local artist David Jewkes next week.

It will form part of David’s successful exhibition “A Life in Colour” running in the Millennium Gallery until Saturday July 14.

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Vic and Bob’s TV comedy sidekick Angelos is among a top bill of funnymen to perform at the final Very Best in Stand-Up in Nantwich before the summer break.

Angelos Epithemiou shot to fame when accompanying Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer on their hit BBC show Shooting Stars.

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

A Jousting Tournament & Melee will be held at Beeston Castle near Nantwich this Bank Holiday weekend.

Jousting goes back to its roots in this no-holds-barred contest of strength, skill and horsemanship.

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Elliot Goodger has been appointed by the Nantwich Museum Trustees as temporary Museum Manager while existing manager Kate Dobson is on maternity leave.

Elliot, from Rednal, Birmingham is a graduate of the University of Leicester, Aston University and Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham.

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

A vintage mobile cinema will on Nantwich Town Square on Saturday to help launch the third annual Nantwich Film Festival.

The unique cinematic vehicle, known as Audrey, will be on the square showing free screenings every 20 minutes.

Iconic 70s band Showaddywaddy set for Crewe Lyceum show

Iconic 70s band Showaddywaddy set for Crewe Lyceum show

Iconic 1970s band Showaddywaddy will be rolling into town next month for a one-off performance at Crewe Lyceum on June 9.

“The Greatest Rock & Roll Band in The World” is a bold statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to the title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter their wildlife photographs in a competition to be published in its charity calendar for 2019.

Award-winning photographer Ben Hall will be on the judging panel selecting the 12 best entries from amateur snappers in the area.

Classical concert to be staged at Worleston Village Hall

Classical concert to be staged at Worleston Village Hall

A Classical Fusion Concert where the Orient meets the Indian Subcontinent is coming to Worleston Village hall near Nantwich.

The show will bring together an international vibe with highly-acclaimed artists from Taiwan, India and UK.