What’s On & Reviews

“Wheels on the Bus” UK show arrives in Crewe and Nantwich

“Wheels on the Bus” UK show arrives in Crewe and Nantwich

The UK hit stage show “Wheels on the Bus” will be wowing Crewe and Nantwich families next month. Writer and director Marc Day’s national tour will be taking a stop at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre.

Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Nantwich Town Counil is hoping to welcome visitors to the town with a programme of street entertainment this summer. Councillors and retailers hope the events will enhance the shopping experience in the town centre.

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

A care worker is joining hundreds of others in the Crewe to Nantwich Midnight Walk to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Sharon Keates (pictured) will stride out on the 13.1 mile walk from Crewe to Nantwich and back on Saturday June 9.

May 17, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Directed by Joel Montague, rock opera “Rent” follows a group of friends for a year who struggle to cope with life, love, drugs and AIDS. Fast-paced, highly visual and with amazing sound, this production succeeds in portraying life and difficulties in modern America.

Hit stage play ‘Kiss Chase’ at Crewe Lyceum this month

Hit stage play ‘Kiss Chase’ at Crewe Lyceum this month

Some familiar faces will be on stage at Crewe Lyceum later this month when a highly-acclaimed new play comes to town. Kiss Chase, which opens on May 28, stars Stephen Beckett, Jenny Funnell, Marcus Hutton and Ben Roddy.

May 14, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, News
Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

By Jonathan White Hundreds have been enjoying the sun at the 33rd Marbury Merry Days two-day country fair yesterday and today (May 12 and 13) The fair is staged in the field next to St Michael’s & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, three miles from Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Council chiefs are looking for volunteers to help run a new community hall in Nantwich. Stapeley Parish Council is taking over the lease of the new community hall on Pear Tree Field from Cheshire East Council.

The Sealed Knot to star at Marbury Merry Days festival

The Sealed Knot to star at Marbury Merry Days festival

A traditional two-day country fair in a village near Nantwich takes place this weekend. Marbury Merry Days takes place every May in the field next to St Michael’s Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere.

Cheerbrook to stage Big Taste weekend at Nantwich outlet

Cheerbrook to stage Big Taste weekend at Nantwich outlet

A Nantwich farm outlet is staging a Big Taste weekend to celebrate the first anniversary of its new extension and coffee shop. Cheerbrook, on Newcastle Road, will celebrate the best food in Cheshire during the event on May 25 and 26.

May 10, 2012 0 comments Business, Community Events, Latest, News
International author Anne O’Brien to visit Nantwich Library

International author Anne O’Brien to visit Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library will welcome international author Anne O’Brien at a special event next month. Anne will be meeting fans and readers of her historical novels at the library on Tuesday June 12, from 2pm.

May 9, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, News
The Cat launches Olympic writing competition in Nantwich

The Cat launches Olympic writing competition in Nantwich

Nantwich-based community radio The Cat is launching a writing competition to celebrate the forthcoming Olympics. The Olympic torch will be paraded through South Cheshire on May 31, and The Cat wants people to put pen to paper in a new competition.

Hull Truck’s UK-hit show “DNA” to play at Crewe Lyceum

Hull Truck’s UK-hit show “DNA” to play at Crewe Lyceum

The Hull Truck production of DNA comes to Crewe Lyceum later this month, starring Eastenders actor James Alexandrou. The compelling thriller by award-winning writer Dennis Kelly, has been directed and designed by Anthony Banks, of the National Theatre.

Nantwich Museum to stage Diamond Jubilee poetry competition

Nantwich Museum to stage Diamond Jubilee poetry competition

Nantwich Museum have announced two poetry competitions, one for adults and one for the children of Nantwich schools. The competitions are being run as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.