What’s On & Reviews

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Organisers of the Nantwich Food Festival are gearing up for an influx of 40,000 visitors to the town.

The three-day festival, backed by local food manufacturer Mornflake, will features food and exhibitors from around the globe during the event August 31 to September 2.

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with top September billing

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with top September billing

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall next month with a bill of top British comedians.

Comedy promoters have worked hard to line up some of the best live acts in the UK, starting with the Friday September 7 show.

Review: Bobby Ball’s The Dressing Room at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Bobby Ball’s The Dressing Room at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Part play, part variety show The Dressing Room, written by Bobby Ball delighted the audience at the Crewe Lyceum on Saturday.

The show follows four comedians who meet behind stage before performing their routines at a club.

Review: The Crooners have Crewe Lyceum audience singing and dancing

Review: The Crooners have Crewe Lyceum audience singing and dancing

By Claire Faulkner
The audience at Crewe Lyceum were treated to a fantastic show full of Big Band swing with a twist of parody and heaps of British fun from The Crooners.

The Crooners are a dying breed. Often misunderstood in this modern world.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum will be hosting talks as part of the summer exhibition detailing the history of Welsh Row.

The talk takes place tomorrow, Saturday August 11, at 2pm, and will shed further light on the development of this important district of the town.

Reaseheath College to host Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids fundraiser

Reaseheath College to host Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids fundraiser

Youngsters across Cheshire are being invited to get muddy for a good cause when Reaseheath College in Nantwich hosts Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The “Pretty Muddy Kids” event will held for the first time at the college on Saturday September 15 alongside the traditional women-only Pretty Muddy Event.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich poet Helen Kay has launched an exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre.

The exhibition, called Poetry, Dyslexia and Imagination, features a range of poems, art, videos and music.

Rotary Club of Nantwich stages first Beer Festival at Nantwich Town

Rotary Club of Nantwich stages first Beer Festival at Nantwich Town

The Rotary Club of Nantwich is running its the first-ever Rotary Beer Festival in Nantwich today and tomorrow, August 3-4.

The event is being held at Nantwich Town Football Club off Waterlode from 6pm to 10pm today (August 3) and 11am to 11pm tomorrow (August 4).

New “Pathways” textile art exhibition at Nantwich Museum

New “Pathways” textile art exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A new exhibition called “Pathways” has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It is a textile art exhibition by “Connected Threads”, the stitching group of South Cheshire Embroiderers Guild.

Hundreds attend Party Gras event in Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Hundreds attend Party Gras event in Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

More than 400 people gathered at Party Gras in Nantwich to celebrate the 30th birthday of St Luke’s Hospice.

The Party Gras charity ball at Dorfold Park was supported by major local businesses including Mornflake, Event Equipment, trCREATIVE, Roberts Bakery and Redrow supporting the event.

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s “Welsh Row Through The Ages” summer exhibition is pulling in the punters.

The exhibition was opened by Mayor of Cheshire East Cllr Lesley Smetham and runs until Saturday October 13.

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
An evening with Françoise Malby-Anthony talking about her new book, ‘An Elephant in My Kitchen: What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival’ took place in Nantwich.

There was a welcome drink and refreshments at Nantwich Bookshop followed by the talk to a capacity audience at Nantwich Methodist Church on Hospital Street.