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Nantwich woman publishes book of stories based on her Paris life

Nantwich woman publishes book of stories based on her Paris life

A Nantwich woman now living in Paris has published her first book of short stories.

Former Nantwich and Acton Grammar School pupil Nicky Gentil has published “The Jazz-Girl, the Piano, and the Dedicated Tuner”.

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.

Nantwich Jazz Fest founder Phillip Martin dies

Nantwich Jazz Fest founder Phillip Martin dies

The founder of the Nantwich Jazz Festival Phillip Martin has died suddenly.

Mr Martin, who was landlord of the Crown Hotel in Nantwich, created the Jazz, Blues and Music Festival in 1996.

November 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
21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival up and running

By Jonathan White
The 21st Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival is up and running with thousands enjoying some fine performances.

Organisers expect 40,000 people to attend the festival during its five-day period April 13-17.

Nantwich Jazz Festival tickets sell fast amid police warning over behaviour

Nantwich Jazz Festival tickets sell fast amid police warning over behaviour

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival looks set to be a massive crowd-puller as tickets for all the major shows approach sell-out.

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich for the annual festival, which runs from Thursday April 13 to Monday April 17.

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

Electro 80s to perform fundraiser in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
1980s Electronica tribute band Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at The Studio in Nantwich on April 13.

The gig is at the start of the five-day Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds are expected to flock to the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival which marks its 21st anniversary this Easter.

Organisers have been inundated with inquiries after unveiling the final line-up which includes performances by more than 120 bands at venues across town.

Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers promise ‘biggest and best’ yet

Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers promise ‘biggest and best’ yet

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are promising the ‘biggest and best’ yet as the event celebrates its 21st anniversary.

There’s a star-studded line-up to mark the milestone and more pubs and venues across the town will host performances during the Easter weekend, April 13-17.

February 20, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News