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PIC SPECIAL: Audlem Party on the Park 2021 concert

PIC SPECIAL: Audlem Party on the Park 2021 concert

Hundreds enjoyed a rare social gathering at the 22nd ‘Audlem Party on the Park’ on the playing field in Audlem, writes Jonathan White.

Comperes Dave Johnson and Maxine Mallen introduced each band with witty humour and got the crowd in a frenzy with an ABBA medley megamix during the interval between bands.

August 3, 2021
Family Fete with Teddy Bears Picnic in aid of Wingate Centre

Family Fete with Teddy Bears Picnic in aid of Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury will host its 10th Teddy Bears Picnic in August at nearby Cholmondeley Castle.

The event on Sunday August 22 includes the popular Teddy Bear Hunt, Name the Teddy, art and crafts, stalls, Teddy Tombola, Lucky Dip, Hook a Duck, Face Painting, Bouncy, Balloon Animals and more.

July 30, 2021
Bobby Davro to star in Crewe Lyceum “Sleeping Beauty” panto

Bobby Davro to star in Crewe Lyceum “Sleeping Beauty” panto

TV and stage comedian Bobby Davro and X Factor finalist Amelia Lily will star in Sleeping Beauty Christmas panto at Crewe Lyceum Theatre this year.

Davro and Lily will also be joined by Cheshire’s best-loved panto dame, Malcolm Lord, for the production to run from December 10 to January 2.

July 29, 2021
Summer arts courses launched for Crewe and Nantwich youngsters

Summer arts courses launched for Crewe and Nantwich youngsters

New arts courses are being staged this summer to offer Crewe and Nantwich youngsters a chance to develop skills.

Funding has been secured for Mako Create to run three different courses offering creative, technology-based workshops in Cheshire East.

July 27, 2021
“Rise and Fall of Little Voice” to perform at Crewe Lyceum

“Rise and Fall of Little Voice” to perform at Crewe Lyceum

A new Jim Cartwright production “The Rise and Fall of Little Voice” is to perform at Crewe Lyceum in 2022.

The show, produced by Katy Lipson and Glass Half Full Productions, will embark on a UK tour from March 2022.

July 26, 2021
Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Nantwich in Bloom organisers are calling on volunteers to help brighten up the town ahead of Britain in Bloom judging on July 30.

Each year, the town enters the annual awards for the best kept villages, towns and cities in the UK, and Nantwich has won numerous awards in the past.

July 23, 2021
REVIEW: Female of the Species, Nantwich Players

REVIEW: Female of the Species, Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
I’ve missed the theatre during the pandemic.

Like so many others, I’ve been waiting patiently for the doors to be opened once more at The Players Theatre on Love Lane.

July 22, 2021
“Horrible history of health and disease” show at Nantwich Museum!

“Horrible history of health and disease” show at Nantwich Museum!

A new exhibition which may not be for the squeamish among us is opening at Nantwich Museum!

It’s called “Ouch! A slightly horrible history of health and disease in Nantwich” and runs in the Millennium Gallery until October 23.

July 21, 2021
Britain’s Got Talent star Jon Courtenay heading to Crewe Lyceum

Britain’s Got Talent star Jon Courtenay heading to Crewe Lyceum

Jon Courtenay, winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2020, will be performing at Crewe Lyceum in autumn as part of his UK tour.

Following his enormous success as the first Golden Buzzer act ever to win Britain’s Got Talent, Courtenay will be setting out on his debut tour and playing Crewe Lyceum on October 31.

July 20, 2021
‘FUNKagenda’ event at Studio Nantwich

‘FUNKagenda’ event at Studio Nantwich

A ‘FUNKagenda’ event takes place on Friday August 6 at the Studio nightclub in Nantwich.

It is a local night run by three DJs and one promoter – all playing electronic house music and with added live elements, to give people the best club experience possible both musically and visually.

July 19, 2021
Clubs and activities return to Nantwich Civic Hall

Clubs and activities return to Nantwich Civic Hall

Nantwich Civic Hall will see a return of weekly clubs and activities as the final Covid pandemic restrictions are lifted on July 19.

From Monday, a programme of activities will restart during the daytime and followed by the welcome return of evening classes/clubs in the near future.

July 17, 2021
Nantwich mum relaunches child-friendly network group

Nantwich mum relaunches child-friendly network group

Nantwich mum and business owner Charlotte Goodwin is relaunching child-friendly networking events in the town.

Charlotte, who runs her own nature and ethically inspired cosmetics business, says she has always benefited from networking with other women.

July 16, 2021
Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Everybody Sport and Recreation are to stage free holiday activity sessions for youngsters.

Holiday Activity Funding from Cheshire East Council has created places as well as packed lunches provided by Taste for Life for children who are entitled to receive free school meals.

July 15, 2021