What’s On & Reviews

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of ’60s music weren’t disappointed when Brian Poole and The Tremeloes took to the stage at The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Proving that age really doesn’t matter when it comes to rock and roll, Brian, Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden had the audience up dancing to classics such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ and ‘(Call Me) Number One’.

Burland Hall weekend will raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

Burland Hall weekend will raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

The popular Burland Hall Country Fair is back on the calendar to help raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The event will take place on Friday to Sunday June 9-11 in the grounds of a private home near Nantwich.

Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring their hit CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum this week.

The production features songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps of joining in on Thursday June 1 at 11am and 2pm.

BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

By Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans converged on South Cheshire for a social ride.

More than 50 people travelled from around the UK – from Nantwich to Norwich – for the annual ‘Chesh-Air’ event, organised by the ‘Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX’ group.

Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 2 before taking a 12-week summer break.

And promoters have lined four class acts for the show in Danny McLoughlin, Matt Reed, Julian Deane, and headliner Nathan Caton.

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Film fans flocked to Nantwich for the town’s second annual Nantwich Film festival – which included a vintage mobile cinema!

The event took place between May 15-21, with a series of screenings and talks at various venues including the Civic Hall and Nantwich Bookshop.

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Medieval knights are set to descend on Beeston Castle near Nantwich this weekend for a jousting competition.

The sights and sounds of the 13th century will be on offer over the Bank Holiday weekend, as English Heritage invites visitors to step back in time.

Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dogs and owners across South Cheshire are invited to join a mass morning dog walk from Audlem Mill.

The walk will take place along the Shropshire Union Canal this Saturday June 3, starting at 10am.

Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes are one of the longest surviving rock and roll bands still touring from the UK.

And as they gear up to play at Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Tuesday May 30, Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner caught up with them.

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum’s popular Plant and Book Sale in aid of museum funds will take place on June 3.

The sale, at the museum on Pillory Street, will run between 10am and 12.30pm.

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Productions did not disappoint with their production of Monty Python’s Spamalot at Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by Joel Montague, it was a truly marvellous show and a superb way to spend a Saturday night.

Nantwich gin tasting event in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Nantwich gin tasting event in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Donna Louise Hospice is hosting a gin tasting event in Dorfold Hall, Nantwich, to help raise vital funds.

Experts from Nelson’s Gin of Uttoxeter will guide guests through a botanical gin tasting adventure on Friday June 30.

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival to run May 15-20

Nantwich Film Festival 2017 will get underway on May 15 – and this year welcomes a new addition in the shape of a Vintage Mobile Cinema.

The cinema will be staged on Nantwich Square on Saturday May 20 throughout the day.