What’s On & Reviews

British Sea Power to headline Nantwich Words & Music Festival

British Sea Power to headline Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Top indie rock band British Sea Power will be headlining the 2018 Nantwich Words & Music Festival, organisers have revealed.

And they will be joined Steve Hogarth of Marillion and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young for the 11th annual festival to be held in October.

Crown Hotel in Nantwich to host regional Wedding Fayre

Crown Hotel in Nantwich to host regional Wedding Fayre

The Crown Hotel is to stage a wedding event and showcase in Nantwich next wee.

Local suppliers and businesses will be on show for visitors during the day on Sunday April 15.

‘We Love 90s House Live’ concert in Nantwich to raise dementia appeal funds

‘We Love 90s House Live’ concert in Nantwich to raise dementia appeal funds

A ‘We love 90s House Live’ concert will be staged at The Studio Nightclub & Entertainment Venue in Nantwich in aid of a dementia charity.

The show, re-scheduled to take place on Friday May 4, will be free admission with donations to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

Review: “Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: “Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em” at Crewe Lyceum

Frank Spencer is a unique character in British comedy.

His calamitous capers, child-like innocence and unswerving loyalty to exasperated wife Betty endears him to all.

Nantwich Spring Market returns to town square on April 7

Nantwich Spring Market returns to town square on April 7

Nantwich’s Spring Market will return to the town square this Saturday April 7 following its popularity last year.

The market, which will run from 9am until 3pm, will feature a large selection of stalls offering an eclectic mix of seasonal produce, gifts and treats.

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

Music fans have been flocking into Nantwich to enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances during the 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Soggy conditions failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of revellers on Good Friday as they took in dozens of different shows in venues across town.

What’s On: Easter workshops at Nantwich Museum

What’s On: Easter workshops at Nantwich Museum

Easter Workshops for children featuring a range of Easter crafts and quizzes will take place at Nantwich Museum.

The workshops will take place on Wednesday April 4 and Thursday April 5.

More than 1,500 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive

More than 1,500 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive

By Jonathan White
More than 1,500 riders took part in the Velo 29-Primal Cheshire Cat Sportive cycling event in South Cheshire.

The ride, which started and finished at Queens Park in Crewe, offered participants three different routes.

Latest events planned for Nantwich Library in April

Latest events planned for Nantwich Library in April

Nantwich Library is to run a series of events over the coming days for residents.

There will be an ITea & Chat group on Thursday April 5 from 2.30pm to 4pm.

‘Very Best in Stand Up’ comedians return to Nantwich Civic Hall April 6

‘Very Best in Stand Up’ comedians return to Nantwich Civic Hall April 6

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday April 6 with four top comedians set to entertain fans.

Markus Birdman, Tom Lucy and Sean Meo are three acts alongside compere Toby Hadoke.

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society’s ‘My Fair Lady’ at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society’s ‘My Fair Lady’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society presents My Fair Lady at the Lyceum this week.

This is such a well-known and loved musical, that I confess I felt nervous for the cast taking part.

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy in South Cheshire celebrates 20 years

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy in South Cheshire celebrates 20 years

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy in South Cheshire is celebrating 20 years of drama with the launch of its new “Show Term” and the performance of a play by Academy Principal Brian Ormrod.

The drama academy, which runs classes in Audlem, Crewe, Haslington, Sandbach, Middlewich, Trentham, Astbury and Northwich, was started in 1998 by Brian.

Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich over the Easter weekend for the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Tickets to see headliners Dr Feelgood and Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze are fast approaching sell-out and organisers have advised music-lovers to book early to avoid missing out on their favourite performers.