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Nantwich Concert Band to stage open rehearsal night

Nantwich Concert Band to stage open rehearsal night

Nantwich Concert Band are to stage an open rehearsal night in a bid to attract more members to the group.

The rehearsal night will take place at Brookfield Hall, off Shrewbridge Road in Nantwich, on Wednesday March 21.

Bryony Page to help Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Bryony Page to help Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Olympic star Bryony Page will be helping the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury near Nantwich celebrate its 30th birthday.

Bryony, the centre’s Vice President and Olympic Silver Medallist in Rio, trained at the centre’s mainstream trampoline classes.

Nantwich Film Club to screen Dheepan on March 12

Nantwich Film Club to screen Dheepan on March 12

Nantwich Film Club is to screen the big hit movie, Dheepan, on March 12 at the Civic Hall.

Dheepan, winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, is a gripping, human tale of survival.

“Celebration of Music” Nantwich concert to raise Dementia Appeal funds

“Celebration of Music” Nantwich concert to raise Dementia Appeal funds

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is hosting a “Celebration of Music” concert to raise funds for the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

The South Cheshire Concert Band are inviting people to enjoy an afternoon of music and songs at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday March 18.

Singing star Milly Forrest to perform with Nantwich Choral Society

Singing star Milly Forrest to perform with Nantwich Choral Society

Nantwich is to welcome singing sensation Milly Forrest, a former cloakroom attendant who shot to fame after standing in for a soprano who was ill.

The 24-year-old wowed critics last year when she stepped into the spotlight at the world-famous chamber music venue Wigmore Hall in London where she worked evenings as an usher.

Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC members will swap boots for blue suede shoes when Elvis struts his stuff at a club fundraiser.

South Cheshire’s famous Elvis impersonator Paul Larcombe will be performing at the Vagrants in Willaston on Friday March 9.

35th South Cheshire Militaire show at Malbank pulls in the crowds

35th South Cheshire Militaire show at Malbank pulls in the crowds

By Jonathan White
The 35th annual South Cheshire Militaire universal model show proved a big pull for hundreds of visitors at Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich.

The show, organised by the South Cheshire Military Modelling Club, included an amazing array of models and displays.

Malbank School in Nantwich to stage Universal Model Show

Malbank School in Nantwich to stage Universal Model Show

The Universal Model Show will be staged at Malbank 6th Form College in Nantwich this weekend, February 25.

The family-friendly show will feature a wide range of exhibits including military, figures, large scale aircraft, ships, railways, science fiction, wargames, flying aircraft, remote control tanks and more.

Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Dogs and their owners are being invited to join a mass morning dog walk along the Shropshire Union Canal in Nantwich on February 17.

The free Doggy-Do-Dahs event, from 10.30am, is being organised by the Canal & River Trust, the charity which oversees 2,000 miles of canals across England and Wales.

Mayor of Cheshire East charity dance set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Mayor of Cheshire East charity dance set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Mayor of Cheshire East Arthur Moran will hold the annual charity dance at Nantwich Civic Hall later this month.

Cllr Moran, who represents Nantwich North and West and is also a town councillor, has chosen ovarian cancer and protate cancer charities to benefit from the dance.

Richmond Village Nantwich backs St Luke’s Hospice

Richmond Village Nantwich backs St Luke’s Hospice

Richmond Village Nantwich has chosen to support St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice in 2018 as they celebrate their 30th birthday.

A series of events are planned over the coming months to help raise funds for the hospice.

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.

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.