Community Events

Bruce Grobbelaar at Malbank School in Nantwich

Bruce Grobbelaar at Malbank School in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A ‘Bruce Grobbelaar in conversation’ & book signing event took place at Malbank School in Nantwich, writes .

Former Liverpool and Crewe Alexandra goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar talked about his life inside and outside football and signed copies of his autobiography ‘Life in a Jungle’.

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

Green-minded residents in Nantwich and Crewe are throwing their support behind the annual campaign to recycle Christmas Trees in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Registrations for the annual Christmas Tree Collection are now open.

Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College is opening its zoo in Nantwich so families can enjoy festive fun on weekends before Christmas.

Winter wallabies, festive foxes, merry meerkats, seasonal snakes, gracious goats and dashing donkeys are some of the animals preparing for Christmas.

December 9, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

A family home in Weston has once again been transformed into a Winter Wonderland to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

For the sixth year, Carters Green Farm has been decorated with tens of thousands of twinkling lights and decorations by Graham Witter and his family, in memory of Graham’s sister Jessica.

Nantwich Museum to stage Christmas ‘sing-a-long’ concert

Nantwich Museum to stage Christmas ‘sing-a-long’ concert

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Christmas with a Sing-a-long Concert of Christmas music led by the Wistaston Singers.

The concert at the Pillory Street venue is free and drop-in between 11am – 12pm on Saturday December 22.

What’s On at Nantwich Library in December

What’s On at Nantwich Library in December

Staff at Nantwich Library are busy once again preparing to host a series of December events.

Here is the latest list of what’s on at the Beam Street venue.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Audience wowed at “Step into Christmas” concert in Nantwich

Audience wowed at “Step into Christmas” concert in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A packed audience enjoyed the live music concert ‘Step into Christmas’ at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

The concert featured Crewe Brass, drummers from Cheshire Drums & Bugles, European mezzo soprano Emma Brown, and Acton CE Primary Academy Choir conducted by headteacher Rachael McKinley.

Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

The RSPCA wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich is staging three festive fundraising events.

The London Road centre is holding its popular Christmas Fair on Sunday (December 2).

Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

A children’s hospice charity is calling on all Santas to take a break from toy-making and tackle the Nantwich Santa Dash.

The annual run will take place on Sunday December 16 and will see scores of Santas tackling either a 2.5km or a 5km route.

Crewe welcomes Christmas with a Lumen light fantastic

Crewe welcomes Christmas with a Lumen light fantastic

By Jonathan White
The festive season began in Crewe with the town’s Lumen Christmas Lights switch-on and a winter fairy story projected onto Municipal Building.

The event featured a lantern parade led by Spark! – a street show with drumming and dancing to a kaleidoscopic lighting design – from Lyceum Square to Memorial Square.

Weston Winter Wonderland set for launch in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Winter Wonderland set for launch in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Big-hearted Graham Witter is ready to launch another Weston Winter Wonderland in memory of his tragic sister Jessica.

Graham spends weeks preparing the family farm in Weston with thousands of Christmas lights and decorations, before opening to the public.

Christmas Party in memory of Nantwich youngster Elle Morris

Christmas Party in memory of Nantwich youngster Elle Morris

A special Christmas party in memory of tragic Nantwich youngster Elle Morris will help raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The event is being staged by Elle’s mum Becky Whitfield and friends almost a year after Elle’s last day at home before returning to Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Santa’s Sparkly Surprise comes to Nantwich Civic Hall for Christmas

Santa’s Sparkly Surprise comes to Nantwich Civic Hall for Christmas

Nantwich Civic Hall will be home to the new festive show for pre-school children, Santa’s Sparkly Surprise.

The show has been written and produced by the team behind the popular Santa’s Dizzy Day, Santa’s Rusty Robot, Santa’s Polka Dot Pirate and Santa’s Mixed-up Martian.