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Nantwich Museum to host half-term workshops

Nantwich Museum to host half-term workshops

Autumn craft workshops including quizzes and trails will take place at Nantwich Museum during school half-term.

The workshops will be held on Wednesday and Thursday October 25-26.

October 14, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

The tenth Words and Music Festival in Nantwich is hitting all the right notes with fans, say organisers.

The week-long festival has pulled in crowds to eight venues around the town, with tickets still available for some shows.

Newly formed South and West Cheshire College to stage three-campus event

Newly formed South and West Cheshire College to stage three-campus event

The recently formed West Cheshire College and South Cheshire College are hosting an Open Evening across all three of its campuses.

Young people from Nantwich and Crewe can find out more about courses and apprenticeships at the evening, on October 9 from 5.30pm to 8pm at its Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester bases.

Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

The Nantwich Singers are teaming up with local children’s choir [email protected]’s and young singers from Brine Leas School for a one-off performance.

They will perform together John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich on October 14.

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

A celebration of autumn comes to Beeston Castle and Woodland Park this weekend as the castle celebrates its annual Autumn Fair.

Falconry displays, music and other outdoor entertainments are on offer as well as a chance to explore the castle’s 4,000-year history and 40 acres of woodland park.

Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe based singer-songwriter Oli Ng is set to open Nantwich’s iconic Words & Music Festival, by supporting indie rock trio, Little Comets.

The week-long festival hosts live and original music and poetry, welcoming the likes of The Magic Numbers, Echo and the Bunneymen’s Ian Mchulloch and Dr John Cooper Clarke over its ten-year history.

What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

Nantwich Library on Beam Street is staging a series of events in October.

Between Octobner 2-6, the venue is involved in Get Online Week 2017.

Wheels of War military vehicle show pulls in the crowds

Wheels of War military vehicle show pulls in the crowds

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the annual ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military vehicle show at Crewe Heritage Centre.

The show featured military vehicle displays, trade stalls, model displays, and a tombola.

Mr Dabber Town Trail prize winners unveiled

Mr Dabber Town Trail prize winners unveiled

Winners of the Mr Dabber Town Trail from this year’s Nantwich Food festival have been unveiled.

It was the second year the Mr Dabber Town Trail took place, and proved a big hit.

September 25, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Canadian band The Fugitives to play at Church Minshull Village Hall

Canadian band The Fugitives to play at Church Minshull Village Hall

Award-winning Canadian folk band The Fugitives are to perform at Church Minshull Village Hall next month.

The band has toured 12 countries, and been nominated for multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and has appeared at Glastonbury.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust to stage beaver talk at Bickley Hall Farm

Cheshire Wildlife Trust to stage beaver talk at Bickley Hall Farm

National beaver expert Derek Gow will be in Cheshire to give a talk on the how the animal’s re-introduction could impact the countryside.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is hosting the one-off talk at its headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm, between Malpas and Nantwich.

Sixth Audlem RNLI festival pulls in crowds

Sixth Audlem RNLI festival pulls in crowds

By Jonathan White
The sixth Audlem RNLI Festival proved a popular hit with hundreds of visitors to the Overwater Marina, between Audlem and Nantwich.

There was a Boatshare4U show and in the evening there was live entertainment from ‘ABBA Re-Bjorn’.

Hundreds enjoy South Cheshire Model Society open day

Hundreds enjoy South Cheshire Model Society open day

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of train fanatics enjoyed South Cheshire Model Engineering Society’s annual Open Day

Visitors braved wet weather to attend the event at the rear of The Peacock Inn, on Crewe Road, Willaston.