Clubs & Societies

Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Local rail enthusiasts have been staging popular train rides once more at the Peacock Railway near Nantwich.

The days are organised by the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and take place on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

June 20, 2022
Free fishing events to be staged in Nantwich and other towns

Free fishing events to be staged in Nantwich and other towns

“Let’s Fish” Canal & River Trust free angler taster sessions are set to reel in a record year in Cheshire.

More than 20 events are being staged in Nantwich and other parts of the county in summer and autumn.

May 25, 2022
Nantwich to host first Scooter Festival on June 5

Nantwich to host first Scooter Festival on June 5

Scooter fans are in for a treat when Nantwich hosts its first ever Scooter festival on June 5.

The town will be full of Vespas and Lambrettas as hundreds are expected to join the event.

May 24, 2022
Annual “Weaver Wander” vehicle rally to take place May 14

Annual “Weaver Wander” vehicle rally to take place May 14

The popular Weaver Wander vintage vehicle rally is set to take place in South Cheshire this weekend.

This year, the rally will start on May 14 at the newly refurbished White Lion pub in Hankelow, a few miles outside Nantwich.

May 10, 2022
Wych Malbank Rotary to stage Jubilee musical event

Wych Malbank Rotary to stage Jubilee musical event

Wych Malbank Nantwich Rotary Group is to host a charity fundraising Jubilee Musical Extravaganza on May 14.

The event will feature The Bluebirds, a group of ladies who have appeared on Channel 5 with Jane McDonald.

April 18, 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
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
Route of inaugural Nantwich 10km road race is revealed

Route of inaugural Nantwich 10km road race is revealed

By Jonathan White
The inaugural ‘Nantwich 10k Road Race’ will take place this Sunday March 20.

The race, organised by Mike Stevens, Founder of Nantwich Running Club, will get underway at around 9.30am and runners will race around a 10km (6.2 miles) loop on closed roads.

March 15, 2022
Two Nantwich businesswoman launch Leading Ladies Club

Two Nantwich businesswoman launch Leading Ladies Club

Two successful Nantwich businesswomen Claire Smith and Emma Dechoux have launched a new group for women in business called Leading Ladies Club.

The club was launched yesterday (March 8) at Love Lane in Nantwich 7-9pm, on International Women’s Day.

March 9, 2022
Royal British Legion Nantwich branch hosts monthly breakfast club

Royal British Legion Nantwich branch hosts monthly breakfast club

By Jonathan White
Nantwich & District Branch of the Royal British Legion are engaging with rising numbers of ex-service personnel through their Veterans Breakfast Club.

The club is part of their Branch Community Support programme.

March 9, 2022
Nantwich Choral Society unites singers for special church concert

Nantwich Choral Society unites singers for special church concert

More than 100 singers from across the country were in harmony for a special celebration of music staged by Nantwich Choral Society.

The Society’s Come and Sing Day drew a large attendance to St Mary’s Church helping to showcase the town and its magnificent medieval landmark.

March 3, 2022
Wrenbury and District Model Railway Club back on track

Wrenbury and District Model Railway Club back on track

A long-awaited Wrenbury & District Model Railway Club event is to go ahead in May – more than two years after it was first postponed!

The club had planned an Open Doors event in the Tithe Barn in the grounds of Sainsbury’s store in Whitchurch in spring 2020.

February 25, 2022