Arts & Entertainment

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s “Welsh Row Through The Ages” summer exhibition is pulling in the punters.

The exhibition was opened by Mayor of Cheshire East Cllr Lesley Smetham and runs until Saturday October 13.

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
An evening with Françoise Malby-Anthony talking about her new book, ‘An Elephant in My Kitchen: What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival’ took place in Nantwich.

There was a welcome drink and refreshments at Nantwich Bookshop followed by the talk to a capacity audience at Nantwich Methodist Church on Hospital Street.

Big Day Out Cheshire to be staged in Nantwich this weekend

Big Day Out Cheshire to be staged in Nantwich this weekend

Big Day Out Cheshire is celebrating its 5th year as the family festival returns to Nantwich this weekend.

The festival, which takes place at Dorfold Hall on Sunday July 29, is set to be the biggest yet with The Christians headlining and a whole host of family friendly fun.

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

The authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” will be holding a talk and book-signing event at Nantwich Museum.

Kate Simon and Suzanne King will be speaking about their new book on Saturday August 4, from 2pm, at the Pillory Street venue.

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Thousands of people will be descending on one of the biggest events of the year when Nantwich Show takes place next week.

And organisers will be relieved to see the weather is set fair for the next 10 days according to latest forecasts.

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

A talk on the powerful book “An Elephant in My Kitchen” will take place at Nantwich Bookshop on July 24.

The book tells the moving story of Françoise Malby-Anthony and her fight to protect a herd of elephants in South Africa.

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre, August 22-26.

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Opera fans packed in to St Mary’s Church to watch Nantwich Choral Society’s Gala Concert.

John Naylor, musical director, gave a brief explanation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international hit, the comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, before the choir burst forth with two musical numbers followed by a solo from Baritone Richard Suart.

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

The next Nantwich Film Club screening will be “Call Me By Your Name” at the Civic Hall on July 9.

The film is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Andre Aciman.

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

The spectacular Rhythm of the Dance show is to be staged for one night at Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month as part of the production’s UK tour.

The two-hour show is a dance and music celebration of Irish culture which was created in 1999 and inspired by the epic journey of the Irish Celts throughout history.

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum is to join other venues across the UK in staging an EqualiTeas Event to mark the 1928 Equal Franchise Act.

The Pillory Street outlet will be including the event as part of its monthly Coffee Morning on Friday June 29.

“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.