What’s On & Reviews

2018 Nantwich Camera Club exhibitions opens at town museum

2018 Nantwich Camera Club exhibitions opens at town museum

The 2018 Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition has opened in the Millennium Gallery of Nantwich Museum.

It features recent work from members of the popular club, and includes superb print and projected images.

“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

A four-year programme of activity to commemorate the First World War will come to a spectacular end in South Cheshire with two closing events taking visitors on a poignant journey back in time.

Cheshire East Council’s “When the Light Goes Out” events – part of the Cheshire East Reflects programme – will take place on November 10-11 and will mark the centenary of the Armistice through memories, performance and sound.

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Directed by Chris Ridge, Nantwich Players’ latest production is ‘Breaking The Code’ by Hugh Whitemore.

It’s a remarkable, strong and powerful play which tells the story of Alan Turing, the man who cracked the Enigma code and devised the modern computer.

October 20, 2018 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

By Jonathan White
Hit Electronica tribute band Electro 80s has helped raise hundreds of pounds for a dementia appeal at a Nantwich concert.

The group performed at the Studio Nantwich, recreating songs by artists including Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Kraftwerk, OMD, Spandau Ballet, Tears for Fear, The Human League and Visage.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost-ridden tours are being organised by Nantwich Museum to add to the town’s spooky Halloween celebrations.

The ‘Nantwich Hallowe’en Ghost Trails’ will be led by Richard and Lyn Gumm, actors who have regularly appeared on TV and in films.

The Bon Jovi Experience tribute set to rock Crewe Lyceum

The Bon Jovi Experience tribute set to rock Crewe Lyceum

Crewe and Nantwich-based tribute The Bon Jovi Experience plays their hometown Crewe Lyceum Theatre tomorrow (October 19).

Formed in 1994 by a group of friends from Crewe, Nantwich and Dudley, The Bon Jovi Experience worked their way from small pubs to performing on-stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself.

Review: The Wizard of Oz, Acton Amateur Operatic Society

Review: The Wizard of Oz, Acton Amateur Operatic Society

By Claire Faulkner
Acton Amateur Operatic Society delighted a packed audience at Crewe Lyceum with their latest production of The Wizard of Oz.

Directed by Caroline Coles, the production transported us from Crewe to The Emerald City.

October 11, 2018 1 comment Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
South Cheshire singer Megan Lee to perform at Oddfellows in Nantwich

South Cheshire singer Megan Lee to perform at Oddfellows in Nantwich

South Cheshire singer Megan Lee will be wowing the crowds when she performs at Oddfellows Arms in Nantwich during this week’s Words and Music Festival.

Megan, who recently released an album with words and music festival director Nigel Stonier, is an acclaimed singer known throughout Cheshire and the North West.

Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

The 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival was launched to a packed room of performers, volunteers and guests at Nantwich Civic Hall last night.

Guests were treated to singing by the talented Weaver Primary youngsters with organiser Nigel Stonier on the guitar.

Cheshire singer Tom Seals returns for Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Cheshire singer Tom Seals returns for Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Cheshire singer, songwriter and musician Tom Seals is among the headlining acts for this year’s Words & Music Festival with his band CC Smugglers.

Tom, from Shavington, who attended Ruskin High School in Crewe, made his name as a musician with The Tom Seals Band, where he supported the Bedfordshire band CC Smugglers and later joined them.

New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

A new CAP Job Club has been launched in Nantwich.

The Christians Against Poverty initiative aims to give people the confidence to get back in to employment.

Nantwich and District Royal British Legion Concert supports poppy appeal

Nantwich and District Royal British Legion Concert supports poppy appeal

Nantwich Civic Hall was jam-packed or a rousing Nantwich and District Royal British Legion Concert held in support of the national poppy appeal.

The concert was arranged to mark 100 years since the end of World War 1.

Review: Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Lyceum was full of Jason Donovan fans on Wednesday night when the 80s pop star visited South Cheshire with his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour.

In the show, Donovan talked candidly about his life and career, his issues with addiction and the impact of losing his voice.

October 4, 2018 2 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews