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Plastic Free Nantwich art exhibition launches

Plastic Free Nantwich art exhibition launches

A Plastic Free Nantwich Art Exhibition at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich has opened.

The exhibition was officially opened by Rector of St Mary’s Church Revd Dr Mark Hart.

June 24, 2019
Inaugural Nantwich Arts Day to be held on June 29

Inaugural Nantwich Arts Day to be held on June 29

The first ever Nantwich Arts Day takes place on Saturday June 29.

The event initiated by members of the towns Words And Music Festival team.

June 20, 2019
Plastic Free Nantwich exhibition to open at St Mary’s Church

Plastic Free Nantwich exhibition to open at St Mary’s Church

A Plastic Free Nantwich exhibition is to be opened at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

“Subversive Plasticity” is an inspired plastic waste art show in one of Cheshire’s most beautiful medieval buildings.

June 20, 2019
Nantwich goes barking mad hosting international dog championships!

Nantwich goes barking mad hosting international dog championships!

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium hosted a different type of sport – the international “Universal Sieger” German Shepherd dog championships!

It was the first time Universal Sieger (German word for winner) was held in the UK and was hosted by the German Shepherd Dog League of Great Britain in their centenary year.

June 18, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith latest drop-in sessions

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith latest drop-in sessions

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith will be available for members of the public to drop in over the next two weeks.

On Friday June 14 there is a Drop-In Surgery at Breeden House in Crewe 1.30pm – 3pm.

June 12, 2019
Cheshire East Council to provide Pride in the Park bus service

Cheshire East Council to provide Pride in the Park bus service

Visitors to this year’s Pride in the Park in South Cheshire will be able to use free transport to and from the event.

The service, provided by Cheshire East Council’s Transport Service Solutions company, will offer free buses from both Cheshire College South and West and Crewe train station into Queens Park, Crewe.

June 10, 2019
PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people braved the wind and rain to enjoy the quirky annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes.

The event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, dates back at least 200 years though stopped in 1920.

June 9, 2019
BMX bike fans gather for South Cheshire “Ride Out” event

BMX bike fans gather for South Cheshire “Ride Out” event

By Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans from across the UK gathered in South Cheshire for the annual social “Ride Out” event.

More than 140 people gathered at Crewe railway station for the 4th annual “Crewe and Cheshire Old School Ride Out” organised by Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX club.

May 31, 2019
Plans underway for 40th World Worm Charming championships in Willaston

Plans underway for 40th World Worm Charming championships in Willaston

Organisers are busy plotting the 40th World Worm Charming championships which take place in Willaston next month.

The event – now known worldwide – will once again take place in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy near Nantwich.

May 30, 2019
Ex Zimbabwe cricket star heads for Nantwich book launch

Ex Zimbabwe cricket star heads for Nantwich book launch

By Jonathan White
Ex-Zimbabwean international cricketer Tatenda Taibu will be in Nantwich on Friday June 28 to talk about his autobiography.

The youngest-ever Test captain will be signing copies of his book “Keeper of Faith – Cricket, Conflict and God in Zimbabwe’s Age of Extremes”.

May 24, 2019
Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players have clinched a place in the national All England Theatre Festival final after winning the Northern regional award.

The Players hosted the first Cheshire One Act Drama Festival organised by Bev Clarke and Sue Doherty earlier this year.

May 19, 2019
Adoption day for retired hens to be held in Nantwich

Adoption day for retired hens to be held in Nantwich

A third adoption day for retired caged hens due for slaughter is being held in Nantwich on Sunday May 26.

The event has been organised by the British Hen Welfare Trust, a national rehoming charity which saves more than 60,000 hens from slaughter every year.

May 16, 2019
Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Organisers of the 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich have lined up a host of star performers for this year’s event in October.

Acts including Lindisfarne, Turin Brakes, Terrorvision star Tony Wright, and Hazel O’Connor are among the many performers who have agreed to perform.

May 12, 2019