What’s On & Reviews

Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

Public vote opens to find Cheshire’s best young artists

A public vote has opened to find Cheshire’s best young artists.

More than 300 pupils entered the new dot-art schools competition and are hoping for votes to see their artwork on display at Mid Cheshire College.

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

By Claire Faulkner
Young theatre goers in South Cheshire are in for a treat when Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom Live Stage Show comes to the Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Based on the BAFTA award winning television series for pre-schoolers, the show follows Holly, a young fairy princess and her best friend, Ben the Elf.

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on April 7 with two top acts making their debuts.

The first act of the evening is Paul Myrehaug.

Nantwich Choral Society hits right note in sell-out concert

Nantwich Choral Society hits right note in sell-out concert

Music-lovers turned out in force for a spring concert staged by Nantwich Choral Society.

The choir launched their spring and summer programme with a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah featuring big name singers and the Northern Concordia Orchestra.

“End of Life” event to be staged in South Cheshire

“End of Life” event to be staged in South Cheshire

A South Cheshire centre is staging an ‘End of Life’ showcase event to help families plan for futures without loved ones.

What’s Happening on North Street is partnering with local businesses and organisations for the event on Thursday April 6.

Nantwich Rotary to stage musical night to help Nepal earthquake victims

Nantwich Rotary to stage musical night to help Nepal earthquake victims

Rotary Club of Nantwich is to stage a musical night at the Nantwich Town FC to raise funds for victims of the tragic Nepal earthquakes.

More than 9,000 people died and 22,300 were injured in the disasters which struck two years ago in April 2015.

M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

Staff at the M&Co store in Nantwich are to host a fashion show in aid of Riding for the Disabled Association.

The event takes place tomorrow (Wednesday March 22) from 7pm at the store on High Street.

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds are expected to flock to the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival which marks its 21st anniversary this Easter.

Organisers have been inundated with inquiries after unveiling the final line-up which includes performances by more than 120 bands at venues across town.

Nantwich Oxfam shop gears up for Red Nose Day

Nantwich Oxfam shop gears up for Red Nose Day

Nantwich Oxfam store is ready for Red Nose Day on March 24 – with 10 new Noses in special surprise bags.

This year’s theme is about providing power to make the world a better place simply by having a good time.

Nantwich Museum to stage fundraising Quiz Night

Nantwich Museum to stage fundraising Quiz Night

Nantwich Museum is staging a new fundraising Quiz Night scheduled for this Sunday (March 19).

The event from 7pm will be an evening of fun with the quiz overseen by museum volunteer veteran quiz master Wyn Jones, a raffle and buffet.

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society “Whistle Down the Wind”

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society “Whistle Down the Wind”

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society present their latest production of ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ at The Lyceum this week.

Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell, the show tells the story of a mysterious stranger whose fate lies between the prejudice of adults and the innocence of children.

Nantwich Camera Club to host Andrew Brooks photographic lecture

Nantwich Camera Club to host Andrew Brooks photographic lecture

Nantwich Camera Club is to host a ‘special’ photographic lecture by Andrew Brooks.

The artist, photographer and film maker from Manchester will present his talk “The Constructed Image” on March 28.

Comedian Brian Conley returns for Crewe Lyceum show

Comedian Brian Conley returns for Crewe Lyceum show

TV presenter and comedian Brian Conley returns to Crewe Lyceum this month with his new variety show.

The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range) is on a UK tour, and arrives in South Cheshire on Wednesday March 29.