Arts & Entertainment

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
Nantwich Concert Band launches two new music groups

Nantwich Concert Band launches two new music groups

Nantwich Concert Band (NCB) has launched two new music groups for young musicians, starting this May.

NCB regularly hosts concerts in local venues, performing in the town square and providing entertainment at events such as Nantwich Food Festival.

March 23, 2022
Nantwich shop to host town’s first “Record Store Day”

Nantwich shop to host town’s first “Record Store Day”

By Courtney Davies
A record store in Nantwich is hosting the town’s first Record Store Day next month.

Applestump Records, on Barker Street, will participate in the annual national day on April 23.

March 18, 2022
Coronation Street star William Roach book to launch in Nantwich

Coronation Street star William Roach book to launch in Nantwich

A new book about the life of Coronation Star William Roach is to be launched at Nantwich Bookshop.

Roach played Ken Barlow in the long-running soap for several decades, will be launched to coincide with his 90th birthday.

March 16, 2022
“Movement” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Movement” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Movement”, a new free exhibition by Alex Jabore, has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum to run until Saturday May 7.

Alex Jabore, a returning exhibitor, is a fine artist based in the Pennines who has established herself as a figurative painter of ballet and wildlife of the British Isles.

March 15, 2022
Combermere Abbey announces return of Bluebell Walks for 2022

Combermere Abbey announces return of Bluebell Walks for 2022

Historic venue Combermere Abbey near Nantwich is opening its grounds to the public for its popular annual bluebell walks.

The walks will also include walking tours around the historic abbey.

March 12, 2022
Nantwich Singers to stage seasonal concert at St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers to stage seasonal concert at St Mary’s Church

The Nantwich Singers will be giving a concert of seasonal music and verse for Passiontide at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

The concert will take place on Tuesday April 5 at 7.30pm.

March 11, 2022
Bruce Kendrick - wildlife author at Nantwich Bookshop

Author on revisiting teenage wildlife haunts in Nantwich talk

By Jonathan White
Author Bruce Kendrick will talk about his new book ‘An Eye for Birds’ at Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street next month.

As a 10-year old, Bruce contracted TB and was sent to an isolated sanatorium, deep in the Cheshire countryside.

March 7, 2022