What’s On & Reviews

Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

A new exhibition called “Contours and Colours in Paint and Print” by Margaret Gill and Barbara Barlow has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It features oil and acrylic paintings and hand-crafted reduction linocuts based on ancient Japanese art, similar to woodcut images.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club returns to Crewe Lyceum

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club returns to Crewe Lyceum

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is returning to Crewe Lyceum with a new live stand-up monthly show.

Like Nantwich Civic Comedy, the Lyceum Studio show will feature four professional comedians including the compere.

Vintage vehicle fans flock  to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

Vintage vehicle fans flock to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of fans of vintage vehicles flocked to a field near Malpas for the 45th annual ‘Malpas Yesteryear Rally’.

The rally is organised by Malpas Vintage Machinery Association Limited.

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club is to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10 at the Civic Centre.

In Fantastic Woman, Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future.

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

Scooter owners flock to Nantwich for Dabber Scooter Club event

Scooter owners flock to Nantwich for Dabber Scooter Club event

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of scooter owners flocked to Nantwich for a get-together organised by Dabbers Scooter Club.

The 10th anniversary of “Smell The 2 Stroke” event took place at The Railway Hotel in Nantwich, during the final day of the Nantwich Food Festival.

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Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The Russian State Opera will be performing Madama Butterfly at Crewe Lyceum Theatre later this month.

The highly acclaimed production returns for a UK tour, with music by Giacomo Puccini, and will be staged in South Cheshire on September 29.

Crewe District Writers’ Circle to host Writers Fair in Nantwich

Crewe District Writers’ Circle to host Writers Fair in Nantwich

Crewe District Writers’ Circle is to host a Fair at the Nantwich Baptist Church.

The Writers’ Fair is on September 29, from 10am to 4pm.

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

The Crown Hotel and Rodney Densem Wines have teamed up to run a gin tasting evening as part Nantwich Food Festival.

The event on Friday August 31 will also include food, drink and live entertainment.

Nantwich Food Festival to stage series of Foodfest competitions

Nantwich Food Festival to stage series of Foodfest competitions

A series of Foodfest competitions will be taking place as part of the Nantwich Food Festival next weekend.

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the town centre for the three-day taste-bud teasing event between August 31 and September 2.

Review: Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum


Children of all ages flocked to Crewe Lyceum to see Birmingham Stage Company’s adaptation of Awful Auntie.

Fans of David Walliams’ books will know the story of Stella, a young girl left in the care of her Aunt Alberta following the suspicious death of her parents.

The South to perform at Crewe Lyceum in November

The South to perform at Crewe Lyceum in November

Former members of hit band The Beautiful South will be performing at Crewe Lyceum on November 1.

The South was formed after The Beautiful South split in 2007 as most members of the band didn’t feel ready to hang up their microphones or instruments.