What’s On & Reviews

Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage comedy Christmas Carol

Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage comedy Christmas Carol

By Jonathan White
The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) are performing a comedy version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ on January 11 and 12.

The show will be at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Bedford Street, Crewe starting at 7pm both days with a matinee on Saturday at 2pm.

January 3, 2019
Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has unveiled its exhibition programme for 2019 featuring a range of art and historical subjects.

It kicks off with the “Inspired by . . .” exhibition, by Intastitch (pictured, below), displaying a range of influences, interests and techniques used in textile art.

December 31, 2018
St Mary’s Church “Crib Service” proves hit with Nantwich families

St Mary’s Church “Crib Service” proves hit with Nantwich families

By Jonathan White
The annual Crib Service at St Mary’s Church Nantwich proved a hit with Christmas families in the town.

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, 2018
Nantwich Film Club to screen “Edie” at January showing

Nantwich Film Club to screen “Edie” at January showing

Nantwich Film Club will be screening the highly acclaimed British movie, Edie, at its January showing.

The film will be shown on January 14 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

December 19, 2018
Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, panto at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, panto at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
It’s panto season, (oh yes it is) and what better way to celebrate than by watching Jack and the Beanstalk at the Crewe Lyceum.

Returning this year are comedy legends Cannon and Ball, starring alongside Malcolm Lord and George Sampson.

December 16, 2018
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’.

December 16, 2018
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.

December 12, 2018
Review: Fawlty Towers Dining Experience, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Fawlty Towers Dining Experience, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
I’ve been a fan of Fawlty Towers for as long as I can remember.

So, when the opportunity arose, I jumped at the chance to attend the Fawlty Towers dining experience at Crewe Lyceum.

December 11, 2018
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
Review: The Secret Garden, production by Nantwich Players

Review: The Secret Garden, production by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
On a cold, dark winter’s day, what could be better than to escape somewhere magical?

Thanks to Nantwich Players, I did just that when I watched their latest production of The Secret Garden this week.

December 8, 2018
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.

December 7, 2018
Nantwich Historical Society to stage St Mary’s Church talk

Nantwich Historical Society to stage St Mary’s Church talk

Nantwich Historical Society will stage a presentation tonight (December 5) on the subject of St Mary’s Church.

The speaker is Herbert Rowsell, Chairman of the Society.

December 5, 2018
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.

December 5, 2018