Arts & Entertainment

Nantwich author to launch new “Life Zumba and Now” book in May

Nantwich author to launch new “Life Zumba and Now” book in May

By Jonathan White
Nantwich author Joan Carter will launch her book ‘Life Zumba and Now’ at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on May 3.

The 83-year-old will give a talk at the launch about her unusual autobiography which begins in the war years in Nantwich.

April 5, 2019
X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

Crewe Lyceum has announced that former X Factor star Chico will be joining comedy legends Cannon and Ball to star in the venue’s 2019 pantomime Peter Pan.

Chico, who will be starring as ‘Big Chief Chico’, leader of The Neverlanders, became a household name as a finalist on the hit ITV talent show.

April 2, 2019
Review: Nantwich Players star amid first Cheshire Drama Festival

Review: Nantwich Players star amid first Cheshire Drama Festival

By Claire Faulkner
The 1st Cheshire Drama Festival took place this weekend at Nantwich Players Theatre.

The festival for one-act plays is a new preliminary round of the All England Theatre Festival.

April 1, 2019
What’s On: Easter workshops at Nantwich Museum

What’s On: Easter workshops at Nantwich Museum

Easter Workshops for children featuring a range of Easter crafts and quizzes will take place at Nantwich Museum on Wednesday and Thursday April 10 and 11.

March 31, 2019
Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns for April show at Nantwich Civic

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns for April show at Nantwich Civic

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on April 5 with another top bill of comedy.

The first act of the evening is Marlon Davis.

March 27, 2019
“Spring in your Step” exhibition launches at Nantwich Museum

“Spring in your Step” exhibition launches at Nantwich Museum

A “Spring in your step” exhibition displaying the talents of Shires’ Artists has opened in Nantwich Museum.

The artists have used their interpretation of Spring in the exhibition which is housed in the Millennium Gallery of the Pillory Street venue.

March 26, 2019
Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets released for Nantwich and Crewe attractions

Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets released for Nantwich and Crewe attractions

Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets for local attractions such as Crewe Lyceum, Hack Secret Bunker, Nantwich Museum and Reaseheath College’s mini zoo have been released online.

Hundreds more free tickets are available to download for the festival, taking place between Saturday March 30 and Sunday April 7.

March 25, 2019
What’s On at Crewe Lyceum – Mindgame and Picture Of Dorian Gray

What’s On at Crewe Lyceum – Mindgame and Picture Of Dorian Gray

Two popular productions – Mindgame and The Picture of Dorian Gray – are coming to Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

Mindgame by Anthony Horowitz has been extended to cover a further eight venues on its tour, including South Cheshire.

March 24, 2019
Royal School of Church Music to perform in Nantwich

Royal School of Church Music to perform in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The Royal School of Church Music’s “Come and Sing Faure’s Requiem” annual event takes place in Nantwich this weekend.

It will be held on Saturday March 23 with a rehearsal at 2.45pm and performance at 6.30pm at St Mary’s Church.

March 21, 2019
Nantwich Film Club to screen “Under The Tree” in April

Nantwich Film Club to screen “Under The Tree” in April

Nantwich Film Club returns in April when it screens “Under The Tree”.

The screening will take place on Monday April 8 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

March 19, 2019
Psychic Sally Morgan brings her powers to Crewe Lyceum

Psychic Sally Morgan brings her powers to Crewe Lyceum

Britain’s best-loved psychic Sally Morgan brings her 10-year anniversary show to Crewe Lyceum in May.

Sally, who starred in Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother, will be in South Cheshire on Thursday May 9.

March 15, 2019
Full line-up for Nantwich Jazz Festival unveiled

Full line-up for Nantwich Jazz Festival unveiled

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers have unveiled the full line up and programme for this year’s event.

The festival, April 18-22, will feature Martin Turner, ex-Wishbone Ash bass player on the opening Thursday night.

March 8, 2019
The Mousetrap and comedian Reginald D Hunter head for Crewe Lyceum

The Mousetrap and comedian Reginald D Hunter head for Crewe Lyceum

Crewe Lyceum has secured two amazing productions in Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap and US comedian Reginald D Hunter.

The Mousetrap, the legendary whodunnit from Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie, will be performing from April 1 to 6.

March 8, 2019