Clubs & Societies

Nantwich Choral Society tunes up for Chester Cathedral concert

Nantwich Choral Society tunes up for Chester Cathedral concert

Some of the finest voices from across Cheshire will be in harmony for a major concert led by Nantwich Choral Society. St Matthew Passion, one of the most ambitious concerts to be staged by the society in its 40-year history, will be performed at Chester Cathedral on March 23.

March 1, 2013
Nantwich Library to stage “Glutch & Slugs” kids’ group

Nantwich Library to stage “Glutch & Slugs” kids’ group

Nantwich Library will be holding a special pre-school event named “Glutch & Slugs”. The local children’s activity group run by Beccy Freedman will take place on Tuesday March 5 at 10.30am.

February 28, 2013
Nantwich Weaver Wander returns for 2013 classic car event

Nantwich Weaver Wander returns for 2013 classic car event

Nantwich will host the return of Weaver Wander Classic and Sports Car event in June this year. The event, organised by The Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver, includes a 100-mile convoy of classic vehicles through Cheshire, North Wales and Shropshire.

February 27, 2013
New Nantwich Partnership fights for town centre funding

New Nantwich Partnership fights for town centre funding

A new Nantwich Partnership has been formed to attract funds to boost town centre areas showing “wear and tear”. The Partnership has been formed by Nantwich Town Council, Nantwich Civic Society, Cheshire East Council and business and tourism groups.

February 27, 2013
New Glaucoma support group launches in South Cheshire

New Glaucoma support group launches in South Cheshire

People suffering Glaucoma in Nantwich and Crewe are being invited to join a new support group. Glaucoma care staff at Leighton Hospital are holding the group’s first session with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA), on Monday March 18.

February 23, 2013
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