What’s On & Reviews

Review: Curtain Call Youth’s ‘Bugsy Malone’ at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call Youth’s ‘Bugsy Malone’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Youth were back at Crewe Lyceum this week with their production of Bugsy Malone.

The company, which had a cast of more than 50 young actors (and lots of custard pies), was directed and choreographed by Joel Montague and they delivered an outstanding and entertaining show.

Nantwich Concert Band to stage open rehearsal night

Nantwich Concert Band to stage open rehearsal night

Nantwich Concert Band are to stage an open rehearsal night in a bid to attract more members to the group.

The rehearsal night will take place at Brookfield Hall, off Shrewbridge Road in Nantwich, on Wednesday March 21.

Bryony Page to help Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Bryony Page to help Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Olympic star Bryony Page will be helping the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury near Nantwich celebrate its 30th birthday.

Bryony, the centre’s Vice President and Olympic Silver Medallist in Rio, trained at the centre’s mainstream trampoline classes.

Nantwich Film Club to screen Dheepan on March 12

Nantwich Film Club to screen Dheepan on March 12

Nantwich Film Club is to screen the big hit movie, Dheepan, on March 12 at the Civic Hall.

Dheepan, winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, is a gripping, human tale of survival.

Nantwich student to stage ‘dyslexia and poetry’ exhibition in Crewe

Nantwich student to stage ‘dyslexia and poetry’ exhibition in Crewe

By Jonathan White
A Nantwich studying the link between poetry and dyslexia, is to stage an exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre.

Helen Kay is researching the relationship between poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia as part of her MA in Creative Writing course at Manchester Metropolitan University.

“Celebration of Music” Nantwich concert to raise Dementia Appeal funds

“Celebration of Music” Nantwich concert to raise Dementia Appeal funds

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is hosting a “Celebration of Music” concert to raise funds for the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

The South Cheshire Concert Band are inviting people to enjoy an afternoon of music and songs at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday March 18.

Singing star Milly Forrest to perform with Nantwich Choral Society

Singing star Milly Forrest to perform with Nantwich Choral Society

Nantwich is to welcome singing sensation Milly Forrest, a former cloakroom attendant who shot to fame after standing in for a soprano who was ill.

The 24-year-old wowed critics last year when she stepped into the spotlight at the world-famous chamber music venue Wigmore Hall in London where she worked evenings as an usher.

Preview: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society’s ‘My Fair Lady’

Preview: Crewe Amateur Musicals Society’s ‘My Fair Lady’

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society have been busy rehearsing for their latest production of My Fair Lady.

And Charlotte Blake is looking forward to playing Eliza Dolittle.

Nantwich youngsters in driving seat for Jaguar ‘ultimate driving experience’

Nantwich youngsters in driving seat for Jaguar ‘ultimate driving experience’

Nantwich youngsters can be firmly in the driving seat of one of the top sports cars.

Jaguar is to stage an “ultimate young driver experience” at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich aimed at 11-17 year olds.

Nantwich to Crewe 2018 Midnight Walk in aid of St Luke’s Hospice unveiled

Nantwich to Crewe 2018 Midnight Walk in aid of St Luke’s Hospice unveiled

This year’s St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk between Nantwich and Crewe is stepping back to the 80s!

The popular annual fundraiser is returning on Saturday June 30, and organisers are encouraging ladies to go all ‘footloose’ for this year’s event.

“Face of Nantwich” exhibition opens at town’s museum

“Face of Nantwich” exhibition opens at town’s museum

An exhibition which displays portaits of well-known faces of Nantwich, has opened at the town’s museum.

“The Face of Nantwich” exhibition has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum on Pillory Street.

Best-selling classic ‘Dear Zoo’ heads for Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Best-selling classic ‘Dear Zoo’ heads for Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Author Rod Campbell’s best-selling classic lift-the-flap book, Dear Zoo, is being brought to life for the very first time – and is heading for Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

The new stage production of a book which has delighted generations of young readers since 1982, has started out on a UK tour.

Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC members will swap boots for blue suede shoes when Elvis struts his stuff at a club fundraiser.

South Cheshire’s famous Elvis impersonator Paul Larcombe will be performing at the Vagrants in Willaston on Friday March 9.