Arts & Entertainment

“Ouch!” exhibition at Nantwich Museum extended

“Ouch!” exhibition at Nantwich Museum extended

The “Ouch! A slightly horrible history of health and disease in Nantwich,” exhibition in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum has been extended to October 23.

It takes visitors on a quirky whistle-stop journey into Nantwich’s past from around the 17th to the early 20th century, and includes stories of some of its noteworthy people.

September 16, 2021
Nantwich bookshop and coffee lounge to host author events

Nantwich bookshop and coffee lounge to host author events

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street in Nantwich is hosting three more author events.

Local author Kiley Dunbar will talk about her novel ‘The Borrow a Bookshop Holiday’ on Friday September 17.

September 15, 2021
Crewe Photographic Society to celebrate 75th season

Crewe Photographic Society to celebrate 75th season

Crewe Photographic Society is celebrating its 75th season this year in style – with a programme of talks and demonstrations.

It all starts on September 16 with an introductory evening and it is all happening online.

September 13, 2021
Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

By Jonathan White
The UK’s premier 1980s Electronic tribute band  Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at ‘Studio Nantwich’ club in Nantwich on October 1 in aid of charity.

The concert, with doors open 8.30pm, is free to enter with cash donations on the door in aid of Nantwich foodbank.

September 13, 2021
Nantwich Words and Music Festival set for big return in October

Nantwich Words and Music Festival set for big return in October

Nantwich’s Words & Music Festival makes a return next month with legendary ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris, Danny Baker and John Cooper Clarke leading the line-up.

Now in its 14th year, the popular festival took an enforced break last year like many events due to the pandemic.

September 10, 2021
Tarporley Art Trail charity event set for The Swan pub

Tarporley Art Trail charity event set for The Swan pub

A “meet the artist” viewing of the Tarporley Art Trail and a six-day group exhibition is being held at The Swan at Tarporley.

The event is part of the Tarporley Big Weekend, where community organisations join forces to allow visitors to browse the village’s independent shops, enjoy performances from local acts and follow an art trail through the village.

September 8, 2021
The Cat FM launches sister channel as home for Crewe and Nantwich talent

The Cat FM launches sister channel as home for Crewe and Nantwich talent

South Cheshire community radio The Cat FM is launching a new sister radio station to serve as a home for new music.

Bosses also hope Cat Xtra it will act as a platform for those wanting to get into radio to showcase and develop their talent.

September 6, 2021
Crewe Lyceum Theatre to celebrate 110th birthday with new projects

Crewe Lyceum Theatre to celebrate 110th birthday with new projects

Crewe Lyceum Theatre has re-opened in time to celebrate its 110th birthday.

And bosses at the historic venue are planning a year of projects and events to mark its rich cultural heritage.

September 5, 2021
BeWILDerwood in Cheshire to stage “Glowing Lantern Parade” in October

BeWILDerwood in Cheshire to stage “Glowing Lantern Parade” in October

The new BeWILDerwood outdoor centre near Nantwich is to stage a “Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade” during October half term.

Visitors can adventure through a light extravaganza From the 23rd to 31st October, and watch the story of BeWILDerwood unfold as they journey through the woods down mysterious paths exclusive to this event.

September 2, 2021
Former South Cheshire College student in Great Britain “Mr Swimwear” Final!

Former South Cheshire College student in Great Britain “Mr Swimwear” Final!

A former South Cheshire College student is representing his county in the national final of the “Mr Swimwear British Isles” model competition.

Stephen Staley, who grew up in Crewe and Nantwich area, has been selected for the final as “Mr Swimwear Cheshire 2021”.

September 2, 2021
Tour of Britain race heads for Cheshire East on September 9

Tour of Britain race heads for Cheshire East on September 9

The Tour of Britain returns to Cheshire East on Thursday September 9 for Stage Five of the annual cycle race.

It is the first time the race has come through Cheshire East since 2016 when the borough hosted the whole stage from start to finish.

September 1, 2021
Strictly stars back at Crewe Lyceum as Ballroom Boys in Act 2

Strictly stars back at Crewe Lyceum as Ballroom Boys in Act 2

By Claire Faulkner
Strictly fans in South Cheshire will be delighted with the return of the Ballroom Boys.

Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are back with a new tour and show, Act 2, which opens at Crewe Lyceum on September 14.

August 30, 2021
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society back on track after pandemic

South Cheshire Model Engineering Society back on track after pandemic

Members of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society are back on track after staging their first event since the outbreak of Covid pandemic.

They held a “Track Open Day” on Sunday (August 22) which allowed the first visitors to their site Willaston in 18 months.

August 25, 2021