Arts & Entertainment

Nantwich youth groups offered cash to stage arts events

Nantwich youth groups offered cash to stage arts events

Youth groups in Nantwich can cash in on a £2,000 pot from Cheshire East Council. The money is set aside to help youngsters create, promote and deliver their own events at an arts festival.

Nantwich Town land Steve Claridge on deadline day – for guest talk

Nantwich Town land Steve Claridge on deadline day – for guest talk

Nantwich Town have made a late signing on transfer deadline day – landing veteran Steve Claridge. But the TV pundit won’t be coming to play at the Weaver Stadium – he’s guest speaker at a special event in April.

Two new shows lined up for Crewe Lyceum in February

Two new shows lined up for Crewe Lyceum in February

One of the 1960s greatest musical icons Gerry Marsden will be performing at The Lyceum in Crewe next month. Gerry & the Pacemakers, who topped the UK and US charts for much of the 60s, will be in town on February 17 from 7.30pm.

Nantwich Players to stage extra show night after tickets sell out

Nantwich Players to stage extra show night after tickets sell out

Nantwich Players have added an extra night to their forthcoming production “The 39 Steps” because of a huge demand for tickets. The performance will now open on Thursday February 9 at their Love Lane theatre, a day earlier than originally planned.

‘Very Best in Stand Up’ set for Nantwich Civic Hall return

‘Very Best in Stand Up’ set for Nantwich Civic Hall return

The Very Best in Stand Up is back in Nantwich next week, with a host of top TV funnymen. Organisers have lined up four comedians all making their debuts at Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday February 3.

Tickets on sale for Nantwich Players show The 39 Steps

Tickets on sale for Nantwich Players show The 39 Steps

People queued around the corner to grab tickets for Nantwich Players’ forthcoming show The 39 Steps. The tickets went on sale at Nantwich Tourist Information Centre yesterday (January 23), and staff were inundated.

Redshift Radio to stage Nantwich Jazz Festival roadshow

Redshift Radio to stage Nantwich Jazz Festival roadshow

RedShift Radio has joined forces with organisers of the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival to help promote this year’s event. The Crewe-based community station will be hosting a roadshow on the main stage in Nantwich town square on the Saturday and Monday. 

REVIEW: Richmond Village Panto stages “Wizard of Oz” panto

REVIEW: Richmond Village Panto stages “Wizard of Oz” panto

Residents with their friends and family were entertained at Richmond Village Nantwich by a traditional pantomine, writes Claire Faulkner. Directed by Fred Allman, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ was performed by staff and volunteers who gave up their free time to produce, direct and star in a brilliantly written and well presented show.

Nantwich Museum to host series of events in coming months

Nantwich Museum to host series of events in coming months

Nantwich Museum is to host a varied programme of exhibitions in 2012. And it kicks off on January 14 in the Millennium Gallery with the art of Nantwich Camera Club featured in an exhibition.

Dancebasics and hospice launch “Strictly Learn to Dance” contest

Dancebasics and hospice launch “Strictly Learn to Dance” contest

Budding dancers in Nantwich could soon be cutting a rug in Cheshire’s very own Strictly Come Dancing competition. Nantwich-based Dancebasics Dance School has teamed up with St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice to find ballroom stars in the area.

Crown Hotel in Nantwich to host three special events

Crown Hotel in Nantwich to host three special events

The Crown Hotel in Nantwich is laying on three nights of entertainment to help punters banish the winter blues. Former Crewe Alex and Middlesborough football star Craig Hignett will be in town on Thursday January 26.

Nantwich town square to host live bands for Christmas shoppers

Nantwich town square to host live bands for Christmas shoppers

Christmas shoppers in Nantwich will be entertained by live music on the next two Saturdays in the town square. The Co-Op Youth Wind Band will be performing in the square this Saturday December 17 from 10am to 2pm.

Nantwich Players launch latest show ‘The Railway Children’

Nantwich Players launch latest show ‘The Railway Children’

Nantwich Players present their latest production this week ‘The Railway Children’, writes Claire Faulkner. Directed by John Powell, the production is a play for the entire family to enjoy.