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Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of events alongside its major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday July 12, charts the story of how the river has shaped local history.

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

The artistic talents of Nantwich school children are being displayed at Nantwich Museum in the fifth Skoolzfest exhibition.

This year’s Skoolzfest 17 exhibition in the Millennium Gallery runs until Saturday July 1, taking the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

The Times football journalist Oliver Kay to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

One the country’s top football writers will be in Nantwich at the launch of his latest book.

Oliver Kay, Chief Football Correspondent for The Times, will be discussing his book ‘Forever Young’ when he appears at Nantwich Bookshop on June 30.

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors from around the UK will be slugging it out at this year’s Willaston World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds are set to descend on the zany annual contest held at Willaston Primary School on June 24.

Young Superheroes to take over Nantwich beauty spot for charity

Young Superheroes to take over Nantwich beauty spot for charity

Young superheroes will soon be descending on a popular Nantwich beauty spot to help raise valuable funds for life-saving causes.

An action-packed family ‘Superheroes Picnic’ is being staged at Dorfold Park in Nantwich on July 9.

Nantwich Library to stage series of events in June

Nantwich Library to stage series of events in June

Staff at Nantwich Library on Beam Street are busy this month helping to host a series of events for residents.

There will be an “ITea & Chat Afternoon” at the facility on June 22, between 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

By Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans converged on South Cheshire for a social ride.

More than 50 people travelled from around the UK – from Nantwich to Norwich – for the annual ‘Chesh-Air’ event, organised by the ‘Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX’ group.

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Medieval knights are set to descend on Beeston Castle near Nantwich this weekend for a jousting competition.

The sights and sounds of the 13th century will be on offer over the Bank Holiday weekend, as English Heritage invites visitors to step back in time.

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum’s popular Plant and Book Sale in aid of museum funds will take place on June 3.

The sale, at the museum on Pillory Street, will run between 10am and 12.30pm.

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival 2017 will get underway on May 15 – and this year welcomes a new addition in the shape of a Vintage Mobile Cinema.

The cinema will be staged on Nantwich Square on Saturday May 20 throughout the day.

New ‘Bumps, Babies an Beyond’ group launches in Nantwich

New ‘Bumps, Babies an Beyond’ group launches in Nantwich

A ‘Bumps, Babies, and Beyond’ group is being launched in Nantwich for new and expectant mums and dads in the area.

The first session of the group is to be held on May 15 at Regents Park Cafe, off London Road, Nantwich.

First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

By Jonathan White
The first-ever ‘Crewetical Mass’ proved a hit with more than 20 cyclists.

They pedalled in from Wistaston, Nantwich and Sandbach to take part at Crewe Railway Station.

Top chef Nigel Brown to star at Nantwich Food Festival

Top chef Nigel Brown to star at Nantwich Food Festival

Top chef Nigel Brown will be delighting his fans at Nantwich Food Festival in September.

The Yorkshire-born chef has spent a lifetime in the hotel and catering industry.