What’s On & Reviews

Newly formed South and West Cheshire College to stage three-campus event

Newly formed South and West Cheshire College to stage three-campus event

The recently formed West Cheshire College and South Cheshire College are hosting an Open Evening across all three of its campuses.

Young people from Nantwich and Crewe can find out more about courses and apprenticeships at the evening, on October 9 from 5.30pm to 8pm at its Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester bases.

Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

The Nantwich Singers are teaming up with local children’s choir [email protected]’s and young singers from Brine Leas School for a one-off performance.

They will perform together John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich on October 14.

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

A celebration of autumn comes to Beeston Castle and Woodland Park this weekend as the castle celebrates its annual Autumn Fair.

Falconry displays, music and other outdoor entertainments are on offer as well as a chance to explore the castle’s 4,000-year history and 40 acres of woodland park.

Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe based singer-songwriter Oli Ng is set to open Nantwich’s iconic Words & Music Festival, by supporting indie rock trio, Little Comets.

The week-long festival hosts live and original music and poetry, welcoming the likes of The Magic Numbers, Echo and the Bunneymen’s Ian Mchulloch and Dr John Cooper Clarke over its ten-year history.

Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop fundraiser for Wistaston Scout group

Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop fundraiser for Wistaston Scout group

By Jonathan White
A Ladies Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop fund-raising event is being held to raise money for Wistaton Scout group’s new centre.

Clothing available to try on and buy, including ex high street fashion at 50% or more off.

Storage Hunters auctioneer Sean Kelly comes to Crewe Lyceum

Storage Hunters auctioneer Sean Kelly comes to Crewe Lyceum

Storage Hunters presenter Sean Kelly is bringing his UK tour to Crewe Lyceum in October.

The auctioneer has developed a cult following in the US and UK thanks to the reality TV series broadcast on Dave.

What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

Nantwich Library on Beam Street is staging a series of events in October.

Between Octobner 2-6, the venue is involved in Get Online Week 2017.

Charlie Baker to headline latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Charlie Baker to headline latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Fans’ favourite Charlie Baker is back in Nantwich next week to headline the latest ‘Very Best in Stand Up’.

The brilliant Baker’s delivery style has earned him a reputation as one the top showmen in the UK.

Wheels of War military vehicle show pulls in the crowds

Wheels of War military vehicle show pulls in the crowds

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the annual ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military vehicle show at Crewe Heritage Centre.

The show featured military vehicle displays, trade stalls, model displays, and a tombola.

Mr Dabber Town Trail prize winners unveiled

Mr Dabber Town Trail prize winners unveiled

Winners of the Mr Dabber Town Trail from this year’s Nantwich Food festival have been unveiled.

It was the second year the Mr Dabber Town Trail took place, and proved a big hit.

September 25, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Review: Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe was packed with mystery fans this weekend for Agatha Christie’s ‘A Murder is Announced’.

A Middle Ground Theatre production, directed by Michael Lunney, the show had everything you could want from a classic ‘who done it’.

September 24, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Axis Arts Centre launches 2017 season of theatre, poetry and dance

Axis Arts Centre launches 2017 season of theatre, poetry and dance

South Cheshire venue Axis Arts Centre has kicked off a new season of theatre, poetry and dance.

The venue, which has an uncertain future with the impending closure of Crewe’s MMU campus, will be opening to the public once more.

Canadian band The Fugitives to play at Church Minshull Village Hall

Canadian band The Fugitives to play at Church Minshull Village Hall

Award-winning Canadian folk band The Fugitives are to perform at Church Minshull Village Hall next month.

The band has toured 12 countries, and been nominated for multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and has appeared at Glastonbury.