Arts & Entertainment

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with top September billing

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with top September billing

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall next month with a bill of top British comedians.

Comedy promoters have worked hard to line up some of the best live acts in the UK, starting with the Friday September 7 show.

Review: Bobby Ball’s The Dressing Room at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Bobby Ball’s The Dressing Room at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Part play, part variety show The Dressing Room, written by Bobby Ball delighted the audience at the Crewe Lyceum on Saturday.

The show follows four comedians who meet behind stage before performing their routines at a club.

“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum will be hosting talks as part of the summer exhibition detailing the history of Welsh Row.

The talk takes place tomorrow, Saturday August 11, at 2pm, and will shed further light on the development of this important district of the town.

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich poet Helen Kay has launched an exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre.

The exhibition, called Poetry, Dyslexia and Imagination, features a range of poems, art, videos and music.

New “Pathways” textile art exhibition at Nantwich Museum

New “Pathways” textile art exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A new exhibition called “Pathways” has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It is a textile art exhibition by “Connected Threads”, the stitching group of South Cheshire Embroiderers Guild.

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s “Welsh Row Through The Ages” summer exhibition is pulling in the punters.

The exhibition was opened by Mayor of Cheshire East Cllr Lesley Smetham and runs until Saturday October 13.

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

Packed audience enjoys “An Elephant in My Kitchen” talk in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
An evening with Françoise Malby-Anthony talking about her new book, ‘An Elephant in My Kitchen: What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival’ took place in Nantwich.

There was a welcome drink and refreshments at Nantwich Bookshop followed by the talk to a capacity audience at Nantwich Methodist Church on Hospital Street.

Big Day Out Cheshire to be staged in Nantwich this weekend

Big Day Out Cheshire to be staged in Nantwich this weekend

Big Day Out Cheshire is celebrating its 5th year as the family festival returns to Nantwich this weekend.

The festival, which takes place at Dorfold Hall on Sunday July 29, is set to be the biggest yet with The Christians headlining and a whole host of family friendly fun.

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

The authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” will be holding a talk and book-signing event at Nantwich Museum.

Kate Simon and Suzanne King will be speaking about their new book on Saturday August 4, from 2pm, at the Pillory Street venue.

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Thousands of people will be descending on one of the biggest events of the year when Nantwich Show takes place next week.

And organisers will be relieved to see the weather is set fair for the next 10 days according to latest forecasts.

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

A talk on the powerful book “An Elephant in My Kitchen” will take place at Nantwich Bookshop on July 24.

The book tells the moving story of Françoise Malby-Anthony and her fight to protect a herd of elephants in South Africa.

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre, August 22-26.