What’s On & Reviews

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Organisers of the Nantwich Words & Music Festival are to stage the event’s first songwriting competition to mark its tenth year.

And the contest will be judged by industry experts, including BBC Radio 6 Music’s Early Breakfast Show host Chris Hawkins (pictured).

Thousands expected at Nantwich Show on Dorfold Park

Thousands expected at Nantwich Show on Dorfold Park

Organisers are expecting another full house at the popular Nantwich Show tomorrow – despite less than favourable weather forecast.

Thousands will descend on Nantwich Showground at Dorfold Park tomorrow morning for the annual event.

Reaseheath College to host Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

Reaseheath College to host Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life will be held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich this September.

Now organisers are urging more local women to sign up to take part with 12 weeks to go until the big day.

Superheroes enjoy their day out at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Superheroes enjoy their day out at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Superheroes took over at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich for a special day out which raised a staggering £10,000.

More than 1,000 people flocked to the Superheroes Picnic in aid of The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice and Ray of Hope.

Nantwich Concert Band summer season in full swing after Irish Dance concert

Nantwich Concert Band summer season in full swing after Irish Dance concert

Nantwich Concert Band’s summer season is in full swing after an excellent concert with the Fraser School of Irish Dancers.

The groups teamed up to perform a Midsummer Music and Dance concert in Nantwich Civic Hall.

Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Visitors packed in to Nantwich town square for the popular Societies Spectacular event.

More than 30 local groups and societies opened up stalls to promote what they do to a large audience in an event organised by Nantwich Town Council.

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “River Weaver – a meander through time” exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which charts the story of how the river has shaped local history, will run until Saturday September 9 at the Pillory Street venue.

Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Simon Porter is on at The Nantwich Players this week.

It’s a comedy, time-warp thriller where good overcomes evil, and it’s very, very funny.

Nantwich Societies Spectacular returns to town square July 15

Nantwich Societies Spectacular returns to town square July 15

Club and Society members across South Cheshire will gather in Nantwich town centre to stage the popular Societies Spectacular.

The event will run between 10am and 2pm this Saturday July 15, to show off the huge breadth of activities that take place locally – and to give everyone the chance to get involved.

Nantwich Police Youth Fishing Contest set for August

Nantwich Police Youth Fishing Contest set for August

Planning is in full swing for this year’s Nantwich Police Youth Fishing Competition.

The popular event returns on Tuesday August 15 and young people aged 10 to 16 from across the area are being encouraged to sign up.

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum are staging a series of guided summer walks around the town.

There will be guided Riverside Walks arranged to run in conjunction with the major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

Nantwich Choral Society welcome French choir for anniversary concert

Nantwich Choral Society welcome French choir for anniversary concert

Dabbers will say a special ‘Bienvenue’ to a party of French singers visiting Nantwich to celebrate 60 years of twinning with Macon.

Nantwich Choral Society is staging a joint anniversary concert with Ensemble Arpège de Mâcon at St Mary’s Parish Church on July 15 after visiting the French town to stage a sell-out concert in May.

Snugburys in Nantwich to stage charity Peter Rabbit party

Snugburys in Nantwich to stage charity Peter Rabbit party

Snugburys in Nantwich is to stage a Peter Rabbit Party this weekend, to celebrate the unveiling of the new 40ft structure after the original was burnt down.

The new 40ft straw sculpture was installed last week after staff and volunteers pulled together to resurrect the favourite Beatrix Potter character.