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Deva Fest Cholmondeley Castle

Deva Fest line up update for Cholmondeley Castle event

Organisers of summer concert weekend Deva Fest at Cholmondeley Castle have announced new additions to its line-up for 2024.

Set against the backdrop of Cholmondeley Castle, Deva Fest takes place from August 8-11.

May 20, 2024
Crewe & District Writers’ Circle to celebrate 60th anniversary

Crewe & District Writers’ Circle to celebrate 60th anniversary

By Jonathan White
Crewe and District Writers’ Circle are celebrating six decades of creativity with a ’60th Anniversary Party’ on June 14.

The celebration, from 6:30-9pm, will take place at Poppy’s community restaurant in the Hope & Beams Centre on Broad Street, Crewe.

May 17, 2024
Cheshire College to open its doors for community fun day

Cheshire College to open its doors for community fun day

Cheshire College is to open its doors tomorrow to host a Community Fun Day.

The event will take place at Cheshire College’s Crewe campus on Dane Bank Avenue as well as campuses in Ellesmere Port and Chester from 11am-2pm.

May 17, 2024
Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum is set to launch its “two talks” evening in the venue’s Millennium Gallery on Wednesday June 12.

The talks, from 7pm – 9pm, are titled ‘Baddiley – an ancient parish’ by Graham Dodd, and ‘Helen Macfarlane – the revolutionary of Baddiley’ by Helen Cooke.

May 16, 2024
Thousands of visitors enjoy Marbury Merry Days festival

Thousands of visitors enjoy Marbury Merry Days festival

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people basked in warm sunshine as they enjoyed the 43rd annual Marbury Merry Days country fair.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, was opened by the Cheshire Dairy Queen Team – Charlotte Kinsey, Hannah Reade and Olivia Wain – who are ambassadors for Cheshire Young Farmers.

May 15, 2024
Final “Very Best in Stand Up” of season heads for Nantwich Civic

Final “Very Best in Stand Up” of season heads for Nantwich Civic

The final “Very Best In Stand Up” of the current season rolls into Nantwich on June 7.

And organisers have lined up four more top comedy acts to finish off the 14th season at Nantwich Civic Hall.

May 14, 2024
The Theodore William Gill Cup match takes place this Saturday

The Theodore William Gill Cup match takes place this Saturday

By Jonathan White
The annual Theodore William Gill Cup charity football match will take place this Saturday (May 18) at Nantwich Town’s Swansway Stadium.

The match is in memory of baby Theodore William Gill who was born sleeping on April 26 2023.

May 13, 2024
Nantwich Town FC to stage comedy night May 17

Nantwich Town FC to stage comedy night May 17

Nantwich Town will be staging a live comedy night on Friday May 17 with five acts performing.

The event is organised by Front Guy Gary Entertainment & Event Management and will take place in the club’s Atherton & Associates Suite.

May 12, 2024
REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
I was gifted a copy of the book ‘The Girl on The Train’ by Paula Hawkins for my birthday a few years ago by one of my close friends.

I read it within a couple of days and have since recommended it to book clubs and other friends.

May 11, 2024
New art gallery set to open in Nantwich town centre

New art gallery set to open in Nantwich town centre

A new art gallery is having its official opening tomorrow (May 11) in Nantwich.

Drift Art Gallery is opening in the old Union building on High Street from 3pm to 7pm.

May 10, 2024
Nantwich charity match in aid of player with Motor Neurone Disease

Nantwich charity match in aid of player with Motor Neurone Disease

A charity football match is to take place in Nantwich in aid of a local player battling against Motor Neurone Disease.

The match will feature Nantwich Pirates FC against Old Stars FC at Nantwich Town’s Swansway Stadium on Saturday June 8.

May 10, 2024
“The Seasons” exhibition by Connected Threads at Nantwich Museum

“The Seasons” exhibition by Connected Threads at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “The Seasons” by local textile art group Connected Threads has opened in the Millennium Gallery, Nantwich Museum and runs until Saturday 6 July.

Connected threads are a lively, friendly group with a love of stitch their aim is to promote stitch as a way to relax, make friends and improve wellbeing.

May 9, 2024
REVIEW: The Gang Show at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: The Gang Show at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts presented the Gang Show this week at Crewe Lyceum.

The cast of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers produced a wonderful show packed full of music, song and comedy.

May 5, 2024