Arts & Entertainment

Top acts line up for Nantwich Roots live music festival in May

Top acts line up for Nantwich Roots live music festival in May

A host of top entertainers are lining up for live appearances and the inaugural Nantwich Roots festival.

The festival, which runs from May 11-15, is organised as a “sister” event by those behind the popular Words and Music Festival.

April 27, 2022
Top acts line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

Top acts line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

Two more shows will wrap up another top season of comedy at The Very Best In Stand Up at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Returning to compere the next show on May 6 is Jonathan Mayor.

April 25, 2022
Creative Writing “community” course to be launched at Brine Leas School

Creative Writing “community” course to be launched at Brine Leas School

A new Creative Writing course is being launched as part of the community education programme at Brine Leas School in Nantwich.

Liam Doran, an Associate Lecturer, will run the course starting on Thursday April 28.

April 23, 2022
Guitar star Greg Douglass heads for Nantwich gig

Guitar star Greg Douglass heads for Nantwich gig

Steve Miller Band guitarist Greg Douglass will perform live at The Railway in Nantwich as part of his UK tour on Tuesday May 3.

Greg will be in town with his UK touring band The Pompatus of Love.

April 17, 2022
The Ladyboys of Bangkok heading for Crewe Lyceum

The Ladyboys of Bangkok heading for Crewe Lyceum

By Courtney Davies
The Ladyboys of Bangkok will be at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Monday (April 18) for a night “OUT OUT”.

The 16 Thai national males will be performing the biggest party floor hits from famous pop icons.

April 17, 2022
Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival 2022 – opening night

Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival 2022 – opening night

By Jonathan White
The 24th Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival is underway after an opening night as thousands are expected to flock into the town over Easter.

Organisers are expecting its five-day Easter Bank Holiday event to be a big hit after a two-year gap due to the pandemic.

April 15, 2022
Nantwich Choral Society sings out for Ukraine

Nantwich Choral Society sings out for Ukraine

One of South Cheshire’s oldest choirs is singing out to support Ukraine with a special day where fellow enthusiasts can help raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee.

Nantwich Choral Society, founded 50 years ago, is staging a “Come and Sing” event at the town’s St Mary’s Church on May 7.

April 15, 2022
Fund-raising Northern Soul weekender to take place in Nantwich

Fund-raising Northern Soul weekender to take place in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A fund-raising ‘Charity Weekender’ Northern Soul music & dance event will take place in Nantwich in August.

The event is on Saturday and Sunday August 13-14 at Nantwich Town Football Club.

April 6, 2022
Beeston Castle and Park to stage family Easter adventure

Beeston Castle and Park to stage family Easter adventure

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park is to stage a family Easter adventure event during school holidays.

Its Easter Adventure Quest runs from April 2 to 24 and offers an outdoor explorer quest at Beeston Castle.

April 4, 2022
Live music announced for new Dorfold Hall Food Festival

Live music announced for new Dorfold Hall Food Festival

Organisers of the new Dorfold Hall Food and Drink Festival in July have announced some of the live music acts to perform.

The event, on July 23-24, will take place on the site where Nantwich Show was staged for many years before it.

April 4, 2022
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker rename event in light of Ukraine war

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker rename event in light of Ukraine war

Bosses at the Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich have changed the name of their Easter event in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The event, as with past events, was originally to be called the “Soviet Threat”.

March 31, 2022
Free family Easter workshop at Nantwich Museum

Free family Easter workshop at Nantwich Museum

A free Family Easter Workshop inspired by the Civil War will take place at Nantwich Museum on Wednesday April 6.

There will be a chance to handle weaponry and try on clothing.

March 27, 2022
Thousands of free Easter activity places for children on free school meals

Thousands of free Easter activity places for children on free school meals

Thousands of free places for Easter activities in Cheshire East have been available for parents and carers of children eligible for income-related free school meals.

March 24, 2022