Arts & Entertainment

Ice cream “drive-in” opens at attraction in Cheshire

Ice cream “drive-in” opens at attraction in Cheshire

An ice cream drive-in has opened in Cheshire at the popular attraction, The Ice Cream Farm.

The venue – near Tattenhall – is now serving scoops made by its neighbour Cheshire Farm Ice Cream to visitors in the comfort of their car.

August 8, 2022
Crimes on Centre Court to show at Crewe Lyceum

Crimes on Centre Court to show at Crewe Lyceum

Producers are hoping their “Crimes on Centre Court” show will ace the audience when they serve up their performance at Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month.

Crimes on Centre Court aims to deliver a dose of mirth, murder and mayhem, along with a side of tennis on Tuesday and Wednesday September 13-14.

August 7, 2022
Nantwich Players to present “Big Big Sky” in new season launch

Nantwich Players to present “Big Big Sky” in new season launch

Nantwich Players are to present Tom Wells’ “Big Big Sky” as the premiere of the group’s new season.

The heart-warming play is set in the small town of Kilnsea, East Yorkshire, where Angie and Lauren are closing up the café for another winter.

August 5, 2022
Nantwich Food Festival announces new local sponsor

Nantwich Food Festival announces new local sponsor

Organisers of the Nantwich Food Festival have landed a new sponsor for next month-s three-day event.

Crewe-based The Boulton Group have become a “Gold Festival Sponsor” of the town centre festival which will be held September 2-4.

August 4, 2022
Summer holiday workshops at Nantwich Museum

Summer holiday workshops at Nantwich Museum

Summer Holiday workshops will run at Nantwich Museum on four separate days in August. The drop-in workshops are inspired by the Pillory Street venue’s new “A Spectacle of Sport” exhibition and will take place on August 10, 11, 17 and 18. There will be a chance to make medals, design sporting kits, try some games and complete trails and puzzles.[Read More…]

August 3, 2022
Fund-raising Northern Soul weekender set for Nantwich in August

Fund-raising Northern Soul weekender set for Nantwich in August

By Jonathan White
A fund-raising ‘Charity Weekender’ Northern Soul music & dance event will take place August 13-14.

It will run from 3.30pm-1am on Saturday and 1pm-10.30pm on Sunday at Nantwich Town Football Club.

August 2, 2022
Steam and Vintage gathering raises vital funds for society

Steam and Vintage gathering raises vital funds for society

By Jonathan White
A ‘Steam & Vintage Gathering’ took place at the Peacock Railway, raising vital funds for the organisers.

The event was organised by the members of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and took place on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn off Crewe Road in Willaston.

July 27, 2022
Nantwich Show returns with more than 230 stands

Nantwich Show returns with more than 230 stands

This Wednesday sees the return of the Nantwich Show after a three-year break due to poor weather and the pandemic.

The show’s new Showground is now off Wettenhall Road, behind the Reaseheath College campus in Nantwich.

July 24, 2022
REVIEW: The Hollow, by Shavington Drama Group

REVIEW: The Hollow, by Shavington Drama Group

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Drama Group opened their latest production of The Hollow by Agatha Christie at The Players Theatre in Nantwich last night (July 19).

Directed by Adam Goode, The Hollow is a classic whodunit mystery which will keep you guessing until the very end.

July 20, 2022
Voting opens for 21st Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards

Voting opens for 21st Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards

Voting has opened for this year’s Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards.

The awards, which make a return after Covid-enforced break, celebrate the best restaurants, pubs, producers, and shops in Cheshire as voted by the public.

July 20, 2022
Audlem gears up for Festival of Transport with big name backing

Audlem gears up for Festival of Transport with big name backing

Audlem Festival of Transport is gearing up for a crowd-pulling event with its oldest sponsor helping to steer success for another year.

Breakfast company Mornflake is supporting the event taking place on July 31 when more than 300 vehicles from the 1920s to present day will take part in a procession from Hankelow village green to Audlem playing field.

July 19, 2022
Nantwich Bookshop to host “The Accidental Medium” launch

Nantwich Bookshop to host “The Accidental Medium” launch

Author Tracey Whitwell will be in Nantwich on Wednesday for the launch of her new book, The Accidental Medium.

The launch takes place at Nantwich Bookshop on High Street from 6.30pm.

July 18, 2022
Nantwich Museum to stage “A Spectacle of Sport” talks

Nantwich Museum to stage “A Spectacle of Sport” talks

Nantwich Museum have launched a series of August Sports talks.

They have been put together to accompany the venue’s summer “A Spectacle of Sport” exhibition which launches on July 21.

July 18, 2022