Arts & Entertainment

Vintage vehicle fans flock  to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

Vintage vehicle fans flock to Malpas Yesteryear Rally

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of fans of vintage vehicles flocked to a field near Malpas for the 45th annual ‘Malpas Yesteryear Rally’.

The rally is organised by Malpas Vintage Machinery Association Limited.

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10

Nantwich film club is to screen Fantastic Woman on September 10 at the Civic Centre.

In Fantastic Woman, Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future.

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Russian State Opera to perform at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The Russian State Opera will be performing Madama Butterfly at Crewe Lyceum Theatre later this month.

The highly acclaimed production returns for a UK tour, with music by Giacomo Puccini, and will be staged in South Cheshire on September 29.

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

The Crown Hotel and Rodney Densem Wines have teamed up to run a gin tasting evening as part Nantwich Food Festival.

The event on Friday August 31 will also include food, drink and live entertainment.

The South to perform at Crewe Lyceum in November

The South to perform at Crewe Lyceum in November

Former members of hit band The Beautiful South will be performing at Crewe Lyceum on November 1.

The South was formed after The Beautiful South split in 2007 as most members of the band didn’t feel ready to hang up their microphones or instruments.

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.