Community Events

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Organisers of the Nantwich Food Festival are gearing up for an influx of 40,000 visitors to the town.

The three-day festival, backed by local food manufacturer Mornflake, will features food and exhibitors from around the globe during the event August 31 to September 2.

Hundreds attend Party Gras event in Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Hundreds attend Party Gras event in Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

More than 400 people gathered at Party Gras in Nantwich to celebrate the 30th birthday of St Luke’s Hospice.

The Party Gras charity ball at Dorfold Park was supported by major local businesses including Mornflake, Event Equipment, trCREATIVE, Roberts Bakery and Redrow supporting the event.

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.

Hundreds visit Nantwich Societies Spectacular on town square

Hundreds visit Nantwich Societies Spectacular on town square

By Jonathan White
Visitors packed in to Nantwich town square for the popular Societies Spectacular event today (July 21).

Local groups and societies opened up stalls to promote what they do to a large audience in an event organised by Nantwich Town Council.

Nantwich Museum to honour Norma Simpson at coffee morning

Nantwich Museum to honour Norma Simpson at coffee morning

Nantwich Museum will honour the memory of town councillor Norma Simpson at a special coffee morning next week.

The event will be held in honour of the late Cllr Simpson, who served on the council since 2007 until her death earlier this month.

Nantwich Triathlon to raise funds for Everybody Knows Somebody appeal

Nantwich Triathlon to raise funds for Everybody Knows Somebody appeal

This year’s North West Triathlon in Nantwich will help raise vital funds for a dementia appeal.

The event, held at Nantwich Swimming Pool and Barony Park, will be donating to the Everybody Knows Somebody appeal run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

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.

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Nantwich families fed up of the World Cup can try something different this weekend – free fishing!

The Canal & River Trust is inviting people to have a go this Sunday July 15 at bridge 104 on the Shropshire Union Canal at Calverley, Nantwich.

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

By Jonathan White
The inaugural Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich has been hailed a big success.

The event, held at The Weaver Stadium yesterday (July 8) has helped to raise vital funds for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects on Armed Forces Day in South Cheshire.

The event took place at Queens Park in Crewe and included a march from the Clock Tower to the Boer War Memorial in the park.

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library is hosting a series of events for residents in July.

These include free language sessions, coffee mornings, storytimes, IT advice sessions and more.