Arts & Entertainment

Crewe Live event to be staged this Saturday at market hall

Crewe Live event to be staged this Saturday at market hall

The new-look Crewe Market Hall is hosting a virtual gig experience to support local artists and give customers a taste of what is to come.

The venue aims to stage weekly “Crewe Live” music and family-friendly entertainment.

April 9, 2021
Nantwich Library launches new e-reading service

Nantwich Library launches new e-reading service

Cheshire East libraries including Nantwich have launched a new app called BorrowBox, which allows residents to read e-books and listen to audiobooks at any time.

By downloading the ‘BorrowBox’ app on digital devices, people will be able to access best-selling titles 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

April 5, 2021
Netflix series filmed at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich proves big hit

Netflix series filmed at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich proves big hit

By Jonathan White
A Netflix eight-part drama series partially filmed in Nantwich, is already one of the most popular shows in the UK.

‘The Irregulars’  was released on March 26, follows a gang of misfits who investigate a series of supernatural crimes in Victorian London for Dr Watson and Sherlock Holmes.

April 5, 2021
Nantwich St Mary’s Church sets up free photo-trail competition

Nantwich St Mary’s Church sets up free photo-trail competition

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church in Nantwich has launched a free photo-trail competition.

Susie Boxhall, Youth and Children’s Worker, has organised three versions of Nantwich Riverside photo-trail loops – North (19 photos in total), Middle (17 photos) and South (18 photos).

April 3, 2021
Nantwich Words and Music weekend planned for June

Nantwich Words and Music weekend planned for June

Organisers of the annual Nantwich Words and Music festival are to hold a three-day event in June.

They say the event is taking place in The Crown Ballroom in Nantwich town centre on June 25-27.

April 1, 2021
South Cheshire act Fall in Green launch second poetry album

South Cheshire act Fall in Green launch second poetry album

South Cheshire based act “Fall in Green” have released their second experimental poetry album, Apocalypse of Clowns.

It was launched on World Poetry Day this week (March 23).

March 26, 2021
Local Author Event set for Nantwich Bookshop in April

Local Author Event set for Nantwich Bookshop in April

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Bookshop is to host a “Local Author Event” on Friday April 23 at 6pm.

Parveen Smith will be launching her latest book “Head in Heaven Feet on Earth” at the event outside Bookshop.

March 25, 2021
Crewe Brass looks forward to successful 2021

Crewe Brass looks forward to successful 2021

By Jonathan White
Crewe Brass is planning a return to action in 2021 to coincide with a move a new base in the town.

Crewe Brass will be moving to the Exhibition Hall at Crewe Heritage Centre on Vernon Way and from June 21 they will use the premises for rehearsals and as the band in residence.

March 20, 2021
Mother and child in the Floral Marquee on Ladies Day at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2016.

RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park to return in July

Tatton Park’s famous RHS Flower Show is set to return in July 2021, organisers say.

The five-day event celebrates gardening and growing with inspiration and advice for everyone interested in growing plants, flowers and food for their health, well-being and the environment.

March 16, 2021
Nantwich Library “Reading Friends” project to combat loneliness

Nantwich Library “Reading Friends” project to combat loneliness

Cheshire East libraries including Nantwich are to benefit from a government grant of £10,000 to help combat social isolation among the area’s readers.

The Reading Friends project is a national scheme, overseen by the Department for Media, Culture and Sport and run by the Reading Agency.

March 8, 2021
Annual 4-day plant and art sale set for Church Minshull

Annual 4-day plant and art sale set for Church Minshull

The annual ‘4 Day Plant and Art Sale’ will be held at St Bartholomew’s in Church Minshull, near Nantwich. It is scheduled to run from 10am-5pm throughout the May Bank Holiday weekend, between Friday April 30 to Monday May 3. There will be a selection premium quality of British grown Bedding and basket plants, perennials, shrubs, fruit trees, vegetable plants,[Read More…]

March 7, 2021
Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival postponed to August

Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival postponed to August

Organisers have again been forced to postpone the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival 2021 to August Bank Holiday.

It comes after Prime Minster Boris Johnson announced the nation’s road map out of the pandemic.

March 2, 2021
Nantwich DJ streams live shows during Coronavirus pandemic

Nantwich DJ streams live shows during Coronavirus pandemic

By Jonathan White
Community-spirited Nantwich DJ Alan Woodhouse is helping boost the spirits of his fans with live online performances during the pandemic.

Alan has streamed more than 70 hours of free live music from his house in Nantwich to people all around the world via Facebook and PlayDJ.TV.

February 28, 2021