Clubs & Societies

Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

The last in a series of new Riverside signposts in Nantwich is to be unveiled this week. Volunteers of Nantwich Civic Society have teamed up with the town council who helped to fund the project.

February 19, 2013
BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

The star of BBC’s “Turn Back Time, The High Street” is special guest at a Bridgemere WI event in Nantwich. People are invited to listen to Simon Grant-Jones at the talk at Bridgemere Primary School this Thursday February 21.

February 19, 2013
Nantwich in Bloom chairman Doug Butterill steps down

Nantwich in Bloom chairman Doug Butterill steps down

Nantwich in Bloom’s long-serving chairman Doug Butterill is standing down due to ill health. Doug has been instrumental in leading the Nantwich in Bloom team to success over the years, including regional and national accolades.

February 13, 2013
Battle of Trafalgar medal to sell for £16,000 at Nantwich auction

Battle of Trafalgar medal to sell for £16,000 at Nantwich auction

A medal awarded to a Royal Marine who fought in the famous Battle of Trafalgar, could sell for £16,000 at a Nantwich auction. The Naval General Service Medal 1793 -1840, awarded to Thomas Durnell, goes under the hammer at Peter Wilson on Market Street.

February 8, 2013
Review: Nantwich Book Club reads “The 39 Steps”

Review: Nantwich Book Club reads “The 39 Steps”

By Joy Cassidy This month we read John Buchan’s The Thirty Nine Steps. The spy-thriller has been the basis of many varying adaptations, most famously Hitchcock’s 1935 film version of the same name.

February 6, 2013
Tickets now on sale for Shavington Village annual pantomime

Tickets now on sale for Shavington Village annual pantomime

Shavington Village Festival Committee are staging their annual pantomime at the village high school later this month. This year’s production is Sleeping Beauty, and will be performed at Shavington High School between February 19 and 23.

February 6, 2013
MAD Academy workshops staged at Regents Park, Nantwich

MAD Academy workshops staged at Regents Park, Nantwich

Lively youngsters can enjoy a new music and dance club in Nantwich. The MAD Academy is staging fun sessions at the Funky Monkey Cafe on Regents Park, off London Road, on Friday mornings.

February 4, 2013
Nantwich Library plans new chess club and “old photos” event

Nantwich Library plans new chess club and “old photos” event

Nantwich Library is launching two new projects next month. The venue plans to run a “Looking after Your Old Photographs” event, and start a new chess club for youngsters.

January 29, 2013
Lady Verdin Trust award first for Nantwich man

Lady Verdin Trust award first for Nantwich man

The Lady Verdin Trust has presented its first “personal progress” award to a Nantwich man. Ian Lightfoot receives a City & Guilds award for adults with learning disabilities.

January 28, 2013
Nantwich groups given community grant boost by Cheshire East

Nantwich groups given community grant boost by Cheshire East

Nantwich organisations have been awarded community grants to help fund events and activities. The latest round of Cheshire East community grants has been announced, with 34 local groups benefiting from more than £20,000.

January 23, 2013
Nantwich Museum hosts “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

Nantwich Museum hosts “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

A Battle of Nantwich exhibition has opened in the Community Gallery at Nantwich Museum. And the display will whet the appetite for this weekend’s Holly Holy Day event – the re-enactment of the 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 23, 2013
Nantwich Choral Society scoops £8,000 Arts Council grant

Nantwich Choral Society scoops £8,000 Arts Council grant

Nantwich Choral Society is singing for joy after scooping an £8,000 Arts Council grant. It will help the group, which includes more than 100 members from across Cheshire, stage its most ambitious production to date – J S Bach’s St Matthew Passion.

January 22, 2013
Review: Nantwich Bookworms read “The 39 Steps”

Review: Nantwich Bookworms read “The 39 Steps”

By Joy Cassidy Nantwich Bookworms will be meeting in February to discuss their current book, John Buchan’s The 39 Steps. Over the Christmas period, members read Richard Paul Evans’ self-published book, The Christmas Box.

January 22, 2013