Community Events

Free family Science Show set for MMU campus in Crewe

Free family Science Show set for MMU campus in Crewe

By Jonathan White
A free family science show called ‘Chemistry with Cabbage’ takes place at Manchester Metropolitan University in Crewe.

In recent months, almost 1,000 children and parents/grandparents in Crewe have attended a ‘Chemistry with Cabbage’ show.

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

Reaseheath College to stage Cancer Research Race For Life “Muddy Kids” in 2018

Reaseheath College to stage Cancer Research Race For Life “Muddy Kids” in 2018

Reaseheath College in Nantwich is to stage a new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, “Pretty Muddy Kids”.

It will be the first time it has been staged and will run alongside the women only Pretty Muddy event.

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018.

It features a wide range of art and historical subjects, as well as exhibitions in its Millennium Gallery.

Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A Dementia Friendly Christmas Tea Dance helped raise hundreds of pounds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity at Leighton Hospital.

It was organised by Dementia Action Alliance at Beechmere in Crewe and refreshments were donated by Tesco Extra in Crewe.

Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

By Jonathan White
More than 1,400 people enjoyed the annual Crib Services at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

This re-telling of the Christmas story was performed by a mixture of adults, young people and children at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm on Christmas Eve.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

St Luke’s Hospice volunteers will be hitting the streets again in January – to collect your old Christmas trees.

The hospice team will be collecting trees on January 11, 12, 13 and 14 in return for a donation to the Hospice.

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Scores of Santas young and old braved the wind and rain to complete the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

Families donned their best Christmas outfits for the event in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are pressing ahead with plans for next year’s event and hope to make it the ‘biggest and best yet’ in memory of its founder Phillip Martin.

Mr Martin, who was proprietor of The Crown Hotel, established the festival in 1996 and was well ahead with plans for Easter’s music programme when he died of a heart attack aged 65 in November.

Nantwich Museum to welcome Wistaston Singers at Christmas

Nantwich Museum to welcome Wistaston Singers at Christmas

Nantwich Museum will host a sing-a-long concert with Wistaston Singers.

The Wistaston Singers will lead the drop-in event of Christmas music at 11am on Saturday December 16.

December 10, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Santa Claus kept busy in Nantwich Bookshop Grotto

Santa Claus kept busy in Nantwich Bookshop Grotto

By Jonathan White
Santa Claus has taken time off from his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to boys and girls in Nantwich.

He has set up a town centre branch of his Grotto upstairs in the attic of the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street in the centre of Nantwich.

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

More than 60 members and guests gathered in Nantwich Museum to celebrate 50 years of Nantwich Civic Society.

The organisation has been serving the community and town to ensure conservation, good design and practical volunteering thrives.

More Christmas events for Nantwich families in December

More Christmas events for Nantwich families in December

More Christmas events are coming your way as Nantwich families see in the festive month of December.

Santa returns to Nantwich Civic Hall with another fun-filled Christmas Show this Saturday December 2.