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Nantwich Film Club to host third Nantwich Film Festival next month

Nantwich Film Club to host third Nantwich Film Festival next month

The Nantwich Film Club is hosting the 3rd Nantwich Film Festival between May 19 and 27.

This year’s “cinematic extravaganza” will be taking place at a variety of venues across the town.

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

REVIEW: 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival – IN PICTURES

Music fans have been flocking into Nantwich to enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances during the 22nd Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Soggy conditions failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of revellers on Good Friday as they took in dozens of different shows in venues across town.

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police chiefs in Nantwich say they will be ready for the influx of thousands of music fans attending the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

The four-day event is classed as a ‘Force’ event by officers in Cheshire, with policing strategy forged from headquarters.

March 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich over the Easter weekend for the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Tickets to see headliners Dr Feelgood and Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze are fast approaching sell-out and organisers have advised music-lovers to book early to avoid missing out on their favourite performers.

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival is set to be a star-studded event with a record number of performers lined-up to entertain this Easter.

Festival programmes are now available online and at local outlets listing all the famous names whose stage skills will turn Nantwich into a mecca for music-lovers over Bank Holiday weekend, March 29 to April 2.

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are pressing ahead with plans for next year’s event and hope to make it the ‘biggest and best yet’ in memory of its founder Phillip Martin.

Mr Martin, who was proprietor of The Crown Hotel, established the festival in 1996 and was well ahead with plans for Easter’s music programme when he died of a heart attack aged 65 in November.

Acton St Mary’s Church hosts Christmas Tree Festival

Acton St Mary’s Church hosts Christmas Tree Festival

By Jonathan White
A Christmas Tree Festival took place at St Mary’s Church in Acton near Nantwich at the weekend.

There was a grand opening on Friday with a guest appearance from Father Christmas, followed by a ‘Mingle and Jingle’ charity Christmas concert.

December 11, 2017 0 comments Acton, Village News
Sixth Audlem RNLI festival pulls in crowds

Sixth Audlem RNLI festival pulls in crowds

By Jonathan White
The sixth Audlem RNLI Festival proved a popular hit with hundreds of visitors to the Overwater Marina, between Audlem and Nantwich.

There was a Boatshare4U show and in the evening there was live entertainment from ‘ABBA Re-Bjorn’.

Church Minshull to stage ‘Minshull Madness’ village festival

Church Minshull to stage ‘Minshull Madness’ village festival

Villagers in Church Minshull will host a two-day ‘Minshull Madness’ festival, featuring headline soul act The Screaming Beavers.

The event, planned for September 1 and 2, kicks off with a concert by one of England’s finest soul bands at 7.30pm.

August 1, 2017 0 comments Village News
Cheshire business Cracking Wine to stage Fizz Club at Residence

Cheshire business Cracking Wine to stage Fizz Club at Residence

Fizz fans are in for a treat when Cheshire-based wine company stages a Fizz Club at Residence in Nantwich

The July 26 event will give fans of sparkling wine a chance to taste samples from all corners of the globe.

July 17, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Communities around six Nantwich churches teamed up to produce these stunning knitted tableau pieces.

School children to grannies, Brownies and Guides to sheltered housing residents, police officers to publicans, and farmers to family practitioners have all helped produce the displays.

Nantwich Words & Music Festival organisers unveil top line-up for 10th event

Nantwich Words & Music Festival organisers unveil top line-up for 10th event

Organisers of Nantwich Words & Music Festival have unveiled a top line-up for the town’s tenth annual event, including a debut for poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy.

Other headline acts range from alternative rock band THERAPY? (pictured) to British rock quartet Tom Robinson and Band and iconic English poet Roger McGough.

June 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Nantwich Police have hailed the 21st Nantwich Jazz Festival as a success with just seven arrests during the five-day event.

Tens of thousands packed in to the town to watch more than 100 live performances at dozens of venues.

April 18, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News