What’s On & Reviews

Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

By Jonathan White
More than 1,400 people enjoyed the annual Crib Services at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

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, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

St Luke’s Hospice volunteers will be hitting the streets again in January – to collect your old Christmas trees.

The hospice team will be collecting trees on January 11, 12, 13 and 14 in return for a donation to the Hospice.

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Scores of Santas young and old braved the wind and rain to complete the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

Families donned their best Christmas outfits for the event in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

By Claire Faulkner
Comedy legends Cannon and Ball have returned to Crewe Lyceum in this year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – and what a fantastic return it was.

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are pressing ahead with plans for next year’s event and hope to make it the ‘biggest and best yet’ in memory of its founder Phillip Martin.

Mr Martin, who was proprietor of The Crown Hotel, established the festival in 1996 and was well ahead with plans for Easter’s music programme when he died of a heart attack aged 65 in November.

Nantwich Christmas carol to be premiered at St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Christmas carol to be premiered at St Mary’s Church

A Christmas carol specially composed for Nantwich will be premiered before a packed crowd at St Mary’s Church on December 16.

The Nantwich Carol, celebrating the town’s historic and famous cheese industry, will have its official unveiling during Nantwich Choral Society’s festive family concert this Saturday.

Nantwich Museum to welcome Wistaston Singers at Christmas

Nantwich Museum to welcome Wistaston Singers at Christmas

Nantwich Museum will host a sing-a-long concert with Wistaston Singers.

The Wistaston Singers will lead the drop-in event of Christmas music at 11am on Saturday December 16.

December 10, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich Film Club to screen comedy drama Mindhorn

Nantwich Film Club to screen comedy drama Mindhorn

Nantwich Film Club is showing the comedy drama called Mindhorn on December 11.

Richard Thorncroft is a has-been British TV actor who used to be famous in the late 1980s for playing the charismatic lead role in the Isle of Man detective show Mindhorn, a character with a Robotic eye that can literally “see the truth”.

Santa Claus kept busy in Nantwich Bookshop Grotto

Santa Claus kept busy in Nantwich Bookshop Grotto

By Jonathan White
Santa Claus has taken time off from his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to boys and girls in Nantwich.

He has set up a town centre branch of his Grotto upstairs in the attic of the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street in the centre of Nantwich.

Inner Wheel Club Crewe members join Rotary Shoebox Scheme

Inner Wheel Club Crewe members join Rotary Shoebox Scheme

By Jonathan White
Inner Wheel Club of Crewe members have been filling and collecting shoeboxes as part of the Rotary Shoebox Scheme.

Other local groups have contributed to the scheme are Haslington Boys’ Brigade, The Dingle Primary School, Vine Tree Primary School, Rotary Club of Crewe and various individuals.

Round Table Nantwich appeal for Santa volunteers

Round Table Nantwich appeal for Santa volunteers

Santa’s started out on his Crewe and Nantwich rounds – but volunteers are still needed to help him.

The traditional Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Santa float has begun its journey around South Cheshire.

Review: The Bowie Experience, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: The Bowie Experience, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
David Bowie fans were treated to a great tribute night at The Lyceum when The Bowie Experience, The Golden Years Tour came to Crewe.

Opening the show with Space Oddity, singer Laurence Knight was supported by an exceptionally talented group of musicians who celebrated the music of one of the world greatest pop icons.

December 4, 2017 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

More than 60 members and guests gathered in Nantwich Museum to celebrate 50 years of Nantwich Civic Society.

The organisation has been serving the community and town to ensure conservation, good design and practical volunteering thrives.