Arts & Entertainment

Nantwich Museum goes digital to beat COVID-19 pandemic

Nantwich Museum goes digital to beat COVID-19 pandemic

Nantwich Museum staff have launched a digital version in a bid to keep people engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The facility like many others has been forced to close during the current lockdown conditions.

March 30, 2020
Nantwich Players Studio scoops SEVEN awards at recent festivals

Nantwich Players Studio scoops SEVEN awards at recent festivals

Nantwich Players Studio has scooped a top honour at the latest festival to be held before the Coronavirus shutdown.

The Studio team entered “Girl in the Machine” by award-winning writer Stef Smith.

March 28, 2020
FILM: Nantwich Jazz Festival 2019

FILM: Nantwich Jazz Festival 2019

As events and festivals fall by the wayside across Nantwich and Cheshire, we wanted to try and bring some cheer to your lives.

March 25, 2020
“Off The Rails Classic Cars” entertains at Crewe Heritage Centre

“Off The Rails Classic Cars” entertains at Crewe Heritage Centre

By Jonathan White
An ‘Off The Rails Classic Car Meet Up’ entertained crowds at Crewe Heritage Centre.

Entry was free with owners of European and American cars, vans, trucks, motorbikes and static engines attending.

March 16, 2020
Wildlife photographer Paul Hobson to attend Nantwich event

Wildlife photographer Paul Hobson to attend Nantwich event

Acclaimed wildlife photographer Paul Hobson will be delivering the Nantwich Camera Club annual ‘special’ lecture on March 24.

Entitled: ‘The Best of the Last, Warts and All’, Paul will review his photographic exploits during the last year.

March 15, 2020
Acts for Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” unveiled

Acts for Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” unveiled

The line-up for Cheshire East Council’s Pride in the Park 2020 event has been unveiled as it moves into its third year.

The headline act for the event at Queens Park, Crewe on Saturday June 20 is Bang Bang Romeo.

March 12, 2020
Nantwich Film Club to stage Honeyland at Civic Hall

Nantwich Film Club to stage Honeyland at Civic Hall

Nantwich Film Club is to stage the Oscar-nominated documentary Honeyland on Monday (March 9)

March 8, 2020
Educating Rita by Willy Russell  2020
Director Max Roberts 
Designer Patrick Connellan 
Lighting Designer Drummond Orr
Stephen Tompkinson  as Frank
Jessica Johnson as Rita
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nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

“Educating Rita” heads for Crewe Lyceum

Educating Rita is one of English playwright Willy Russell’s best loved works.

It celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020 with a major touring production – stopping off at Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month.

March 5, 2020
Last chance to see exhibition “Dreams of Nantwich” at town museum

Last chance to see exhibition “Dreams of Nantwich” at town museum

“Dreams of Nantwich”, a popular watercolour exhibition showing Nantwich in an entirely new light, is due to close this Saturday March 7.

March 4, 2020
Universal Model Show entertains at Malbank in Nantwich

Universal Model Show entertains at Malbank in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the annual ‘Universal Model Show’ took place at Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich.

The show was organised by the South Cheshire Military Modelling Club.

March 2, 2020
Cannon and Ball to return for fifth Panto season at Crewe Lyceum

Cannon and Ball to return for fifth Panto season at Crewe Lyceum

Comedy veterans Cannon and Ball are to return to South Cheshire for a fifth Panto season at Crewe Lyceum.

It follows the record-breaking successes of the last four pantomime seasons.

March 1, 2020
Review: “An evening with Prue and Peta Leith” in Nantwich

Review: “An evening with Prue and Peta Leith” in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
‘An Evening with Prue & Peta Leith’ conversation & book signing event took place at Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich this week.

February 29, 2020
Studio hosts “Cheshire Cat Disco – The Early Years” event in Nantwich

Studio hosts “Cheshire Cat Disco – The Early Years” event in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Disco lovers stepped back in time to enjoy “The Cheshire Cat Discotheque – The Early Years” in the Retro room at Studio Nantwich.

The event gave the audience the chance to relive times from the 1970s and 1980s with two of the original The Cheshire Cat DJs from the early years.

February 23, 2020