Arts & Entertainment

Good performance for Community Stage in Nantwich

Good performance for Community Stage in Nantwich

A “Community Stage” launched in Nantwich is proving a big hit for aspiring musicians, poets, artists, singers, comedians and performers.

The “stage” takes place every Sunday 6-9pm at the Granary Arts cafe off Welsh Row.

May 26, 2022
REVIEW: Nantwich Players Studio in “Things I know to be True”

REVIEW: Nantwich Players Studio in “Things I know to be True”

by Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players Studio presents Things I Know to Be True this weekend.

Written by Andrew Lovell, this is a play about family relationships, love, secrets and hope.

May 22, 2022
“Idiosyncrasies” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Idiosyncrasies” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Idiosyncrasies”, a new free exhibition by Outline Art, has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum to run until Saturday July 16.

Outline Art are a group of professional artists who live on the Cheshire East and Staffordshire borders.

May 21, 2022
Rock star’s wife to stage book event in Nantwich

Rock star’s wife to stage book event in Nantwich

The wife of former Slade frontman Noddy Holder will be in Nantwich to talk about her debut novel next week.

Suzan Holder will unveil her romantic comedy with a musical twist when she appears at Nantwich Bookshop on Friday May 27.

May 19, 2022
PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

The 41st annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair proved a big hit as it returned for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic, writes Jonathan White.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, took place in the field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury, Nantwich.

May 17, 2022
Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

By Jonathan White
It will be a dog’s day out at the annual Marbury Merry Days event this weekend.

The two-day festival has set aside the second day, May 15, as “The Day for Dogs” at the village event near Wrenbury.

May 12, 2022
Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

By Jonathan White
The new Nantwich Roots Festival begins tomorrow celebrating folk, roots and Americana and bringing internationally known names to Nantwich.

It is also giving a stage to new, emerging acts in the town from May 11-15.

May 10, 2022
Reaseheath Family Festival returns with celebration on May 15

Reaseheath Family Festival returns with celebration on May 15

Reaseheath College will mark a double celebration when it holds an action-packed Family Festival on its Nantwich campus on Sunday May 15.

As well as welcoming visitors back after it was cancelled for the last two years due to Covid-19, the college will also be celebrating its 100th year as an educational establishment.

May 8, 2022
New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

Organisers of a new Nantwich food and drink event say they will support to two much-needed Cheshire charities as plans for their summer crowd-puller gather pace.

The new Dorfold Food and Drink Festival is taking place July 23-24 in the grounds of Dorfold Park.

May 7, 2022
Nantwich Museum closed on both May 10 and 11

Nantwich Museum closed on both May 10 and 11

Nantwich Museum will be closed to the public on both Tuesday and Wednesday May 10-11.

The closure will allow partition walls to be removed, providing more exhibition space in the main gallery.

May 5, 2022
Nantwich Players launch new production All My Sons

Nantwich Players launch new production All My Sons

Nantwich Players has recreated the much-loved Arthur Miller classic tale “All My Sons” as its new production.

It is a mesmerising story of the longer shadows cast by World War II in the USA.

May 4, 2022
Crewe “car meets” move to new Sydney Arms location

Crewe “car meets” move to new Sydney Arms location

By Jonathan White
The popular monthly “Off the rails car meet” events have been renamed “The weekend runaways meet” and have moved to a different location in Crewe.

The meets are now taking place at The Sydney Arms pub on Sydney Road, Crewe.

April 30, 2022
More shows lined up for Crewe Lyceum Theatre

More shows lined up for Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Two more shows are heading to Crewe Lyceum in the next few weeks, with the return of of top comedian Paul Merton next month.

Merton will be at the Lyceum on Saturday May 14 with his “chums” Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton.

April 29, 2022