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International stars set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

International stars set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

International stars are set to perform at Nantwich Words and Music Festival 2012 next month. The festival, to run from October 8 to 14, will host unique performances in intimate venues around the town.

The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

By Jonathan White A local singing group is hoping to unearth new singing talent in the Nantwich area. The Wistaston Singers are on the lookout for new members, particularly new sopranos and tenors.

Comedy sensation Jim Jefferies all set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Comedy sensation Jim Jefferies all set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Stand-up star Jim Jefferies who has landed a role in a major US sitcom, is to perform at Nantwich Civic Hall next month The highly-acclaimed comedian is bringing his national “Fully Functional” tour to town on September 3.

“Very Best in Stand Up” comedy season returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

“Very Best in Stand Up” comedy season returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

The Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall for a new season in September with a top bill of acts lined up. And to kick off, promoters have Charlie Baker, Nick Page, Carl Donnelly and Gary Delaney appearing on Friday September 7.

Chapterhouse Theatre to stage open air Shakespeare in Nantwich

Chapterhouse Theatre to stage open air Shakespeare in Nantwich

A prestigious theatre group completes its UK tour with an open air performance at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. Chapterhouse Theatre Company will stage Shakespeare’s  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this Saturday August 18.

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Heritage Opera bring Mozart comedy to Nantwich Civic Hall

Heritage Opera bring Mozart comedy to Nantwich Civic Hall

Heritage Opera brings its latest production “The Marriage of Figaro” to Nantwich next month. Opera lovers in South Cheshire are in for a treat when Mozart’s best-loved comedy takes to the stage at the Civic Hall on August 2.

Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

A Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall will help raise vital funds for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The charity auction on September 21 will also feature live music, magicians and other entertainment, say organisers.

Nantwich artists urged to join “Joy of Art” event for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich artists urged to join “Joy of Art” event for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich artists are being urged to get involved in the “Joy of Art” exhibition to help raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The event takes place from October 28 to 31 at the Abbeywood Estate in Delamere, with all proceeds going to the hospice.

Museum sets date for final “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths” talk

Museum sets date for final “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths” talk

“Tudor Inventories” is the final one of four themed talks of the “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths” exhibition running at Nantwich Museum. The talk, by Andrew Lamberton, considers some 18 inventories of Nantwich people from the reign of Elizabeth I.

South Cheshire photographer to stage Urban Portraits exhibition

South Cheshire photographer to stage Urban Portraits exhibition

A South Cheshire photographer is holding a special exhibition of urban pictures taken in Crewe and Nantwich. Simon J Newbury is staging his “Urban Portraits” exhibition on July 22 in Bar 7, Crewe.

Second “Nantwich under two Elizabeths” talk at town’s museum

Second “Nantwich under two Elizabeths” talk at town’s museum

“Are we better off than the Tudors?” is the second in a series of four themed talks at Nantwich Museum. The series forms part of the “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths” exhibition at the Pillory Street venue.

Peter Jolly’s Circus to wow Nantwich crowds

Peter Jolly’s Circus to wow Nantwich crowds

The big top will be rolling into Nantwich this week. Peter Jolly’s circus will stage performances for five days at Alvaston Business Park, off the A530 Middlewich Road.

African figures to fetch £20,000 at Nantwich auction

African figures to fetch £20,000 at Nantwich auction

A prized collection of antique African carved figures could fetch £20,000 at auction in Nantwich this week. Leading Manchester artist Geoffrey Key is selling a host of tribal “Yoruba” art at the Peter Wilson sale because of a house move.