Arts & Entertainment

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Opera fans packed in to St Mary’s Church to watch Nantwich Choral Society’s Gala Concert.

John Naylor, musical director, gave a brief explanation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international hit, the comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, before the choir burst forth with two musical numbers followed by a solo from Baritone Richard Suart.

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

The next Nantwich Film Club screening will be “Call Me By Your Name” at the Civic Hall on July 9.

The film is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Andre Aciman.

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

The spectacular Rhythm of the Dance show is to be staged for one night at Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month as part of the production’s UK tour.

The two-hour show is a dance and music celebration of Irish culture which was created in 1999 and inspired by the epic journey of the Irish Celts throughout history.

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum is to join other venues across the UK in staging an EqualiTeas Event to mark the 1928 Equal Franchise Act.

The Pillory Street outlet will be including the event as part of its monthly Coffee Morning on Friday June 29.

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “Nantwich Buildings” by local artist Simon Bowler is now open at Nantwich Museum.

His artwork looks at buildings and architecture of some Nantwich streets as well as other nearby locations familiar as places of work and leisure.

The Drifters to perform at Crewe Lyceum on June 17

The Drifters to perform at Crewe Lyceum on June 17

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK and are set to play Crewe Lyceum Theatre on June 17.

It’s one of more than 60 UK tour dates for the band who will be performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

Nantwich Concert Band team up with Soprano Jessica Thayer

Nantwich Concert Band team up with Soprano Jessica Thayer

Nantwich Concert Band is teaming up with Soprano Jessica Thayer to stage a mid-summer concert in the town.

Their “Midsummer Music” performance will be staged at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday June 24 at 7pm.

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON is coming back to town with the latest popular Comic Con event to be held at Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9.

Organisers expect hundreds of fans of TV and film to “get their geek on” once again when the event runs from 10am to 4pm.

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

By Jonathan White
The Friends of Queens Park are urging South Cheshire artists to join the ArtsPark event as part of Art in Action Day.

It will be held in Queens Park on Sunday July 15, between 11am and 4pm.

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum is to host an “Art in Action” painting demonstration by local artist David Jewkes next week.

It will form part of David’s successful exhibition “A Life in Colour” running in the Millennium Gallery until Saturday July 14.

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Vic and Bob’s TV comedy sidekick Angelos is among a top bill of funnymen to perform at the final Very Best in Stand-Up in Nantwich before the summer break.

Angelos Epithemiou shot to fame when accompanying Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer on their hit BBC show Shooting Stars.

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

A Jousting Tournament & Melee will be held at Beeston Castle near Nantwich this Bank Holiday weekend.

Jousting goes back to its roots in this no-holds-barred contest of strength, skill and horsemanship.

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Elliot Goodger has been appointed by the Nantwich Museum Trustees as temporary Museum Manager while existing manager Kate Dobson is on maternity leave.

Elliot, from Rednal, Birmingham is a graduate of the University of Leicester, Aston University and Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham.