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Nantwich Museum to host more online history talks

Nantwich Museum to host more online history talks

Nantwich Museum has announced a series of online talks for the Autumn called “Historical Nantwich Online”.

They will start on Wednesday November 18 with a “A Celebration of Salt, the story of Nantwich Brine” talk hosted by Graham Dodd.

October 17, 2020
Nantwich Fire Station to host virtual open day on October 3

Nantwich Fire Station to host virtual open day on October 3

Nantwich residents can find out about the lifesaving work of their local firefighters – without leaving the comfort of their own homes.

Nantwich Fire Station will be hosting its first ever virtual open day tomorrow (Saturday October 3).

October 2, 2020
Weston Christmas Lights Display turns “drive thru” for 2020 due to Covid

Weston Christmas Lights Display turns “drive thru” for 2020 due to Covid

A well-known Christmas Lights display in South Cheshire which has raised tens of thousands of pounds for a children’s hospice, is to be turned into a “drive thru” due to Covid.

Graham Witter has staged the Weston Christmas Lights show at his family’s farm for the past seven years, raising well over £100,000 in aid of Donna Louise Hospice.

October 1, 2020
Soviet Threat event proves hit at Nantwich’s Secret Bunker

Soviet Threat event proves hit at Nantwich’s Secret Bunker

By Jonathan White
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich took visitors back in time during a ‘Soviet Threat’ event.

‘Soviet Threat’ was a living history event recreating how lives were lived by both Western and Eastern forces during the Cold War.

September 21, 2020
Classic car and motorbike enthusiasts meet at Nantwich event

Classic car and motorbike enthusiasts meet at Nantwich event

Jonathan White
A ‘classic car and motorbike meet’ was held at Venetian Marina in Cholmondeston near Nantwich.

The latest meet was an extra event due to a forecast of warm and sunny weather.

September 21, 2020
Nantwich Buddies to stage first Virtual Volunteer Expo

Nantwich Buddies to stage first Virtual Volunteer Expo

Nantwich Buddies volunteer organisation is launching its first “Virtual Volunteer Expo” from tomorrow (September 21).

Volunteers from across Cheshire and beyond are invited to take part in any or all of the workshops being staged over the subsequent weeks.

September 20, 2020
TEDxNantwich event to be held “virtually” in October

TEDxNantwich event to be held “virtually” in October

TEDxNantwich is holding a virtual ‘Countdown to Climate’ event on October 11 featuring five expert speakers.

The independently organised event, licensed by TED, will bring people together from across Nantwich to learn how climate change is impacting the region and discuss what can be done to tackle it.

September 15, 2020
Nantwich Museum to reopen on September 18 after 6-month closure

Nantwich Museum to reopen on September 18 after 6-month closure

Nantwich Museum will reopen to the public on September 18 after a six-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

It will be open on Saturday (September 19) and thereafter on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

September 14, 2020
PICTURE SPECIAL: 11th Weaver Wander takes place in Nantwich

PICTURE SPECIAL: 11th Weaver Wander takes place in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The 11th annual ‘Weaver Wander’ charity classic & sports car rally took place from Nantwich yesterday.

More than 150 cars assembled for viewing from 9am at Nantwich Football Club car park and departed from 10am.

September 13, 2020
Big Cheshire Clothes Swap event planned for October

Big Cheshire Clothes Swap event planned for October

A charity “Big Cheshire Clothes Swap” event is scheduled for October to help raise funds for charity.

And the event will help people donate clothes they no longer want and find clothes they will actually wear.

September 5, 2020
Nantwich Museum resumes “Aspects of Nantwich” talks

Nantwich Museum resumes “Aspects of Nantwich” talks

Nantwich Museum is to resume its “Aspects of Nantwich” series of talks originally scheduled for spring but interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Due to continuing restrictions, the talks will be given online with the following schedule.

August 30, 2020
Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

The Canal & River Trust has launched a new free 12-week health and fitness programme of weekly waterside walks for Cheshire residents aged over 55.

The “Active Waterways Cheshire” scheme aims to encourage less active people to increase their fitness levels and improve their health and wellbeing.

August 23, 2020
Nantwich Spooktacular will go ahead in October, say organisers

Nantwich Spooktacular will go ahead in October, say organisers

Organisers of the Nantwich Spooktacular say the event WILL go ahead and will be COVID compliant.

The annual event attracts thousands of people to Nantwich Showground at Dorfold Park.

August 21, 2020