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Environment writer Patrick Barkham to speak at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Environment writer Patrick Barkham to speak at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Well-known environmental journalist and author Patrick Barkham will be appearing in Nantwich during the Words and Music Festival.

Barkham will be in Nantwich to talk about his recent book “Islander”.

October 12, 2019
Nantwich Museum stages Joseph Priestley celebration

Nantwich Museum stages Joseph Priestley celebration

Nantwich Museum and members of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) celebrated the life of Joseph Priestley.

The famous scientist, theologian and teacher was a resident of Nantwich for a time.

October 11, 2019
Nantwich Players award-winning Studio launches second season

Nantwich Players award-winning Studio launches second season

Nantwich Players award-winning Studio launches its second season in November.

Opening the new season is ‘Swallow’ by Stef Smith from November 1-3.

October 8, 2019
RSPCA Stapeley to stage Masquerade Ball fundraiser

RSPCA Stapeley to stage Masquerade Ball fundraiser

A huge Masquerade Ball to raise money for the RSPCA centre in Nantwich is to be held at Crewe Hall on November 2.

It is hoped the glitzy bash will raise thousands of pounds for the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery.

October 7, 2019
Carrie Dunn to launch “The Pride of Lionesses” at Nantwich Bookshop

Carrie Dunn to launch “The Pride of Lionesses” at Nantwich Bookshop

Carrie Dunn will launch her new book ‘The Pride of the Lionesses: The Changing Face of Women’s Football in England’ at the Nantwich Bookshop on October 11.

Carrie is also author of “The Roar of the Lionesses: Women’s Football in England” – named one of The Guardian’s best sports books of 2016.

October 1, 2019
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society stage Macmillan fundraiser

South Cheshire Model Engineering Society stage Macmillan fundraiser

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society hosted a fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn in Willaston.

September 29, 2019
Crewe Lyceum panto Peter Pan officially launched

Crewe Lyceum panto Peter Pan officially launched

Cheshire’s biggest panto “Peter Pan” has officially set sail with the pantomime’s launch at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

Stars of this year’s production include Cannon and Ball, Chico, Malcolm Lord, Stefan Peijc, Joshua Wyatt and Danielle Lockwood.

September 23, 2019
Nantwich Museum events alongside Joseph Priestley exhibition

Nantwich Museum events alongside Joseph Priestley exhibition

Events are being held to accompany the exhibition running at Nantwich Museum “From Nantwich to Oxygen: Joseph Priestley’s Journey of Discovery”.

September 13, 2019
Wheels of War military show to be staged in Crewe

Wheels of War military show to be staged in Crewe

By Jonathan White
The annual classic military vehicle show ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ rolls back into South Cheshire this weekend.

The popular show is being held on Saturday and Sunday September 14-15 at Crewe Heritage Centre on Vernon Way in Crewe.

September 10, 2019
Nantwich Museum announces Book Group programme for 2019-20

Nantwich Museum announces Book Group programme for 2019-20

Nantwich Museum has announced its 2019/20 Book Group programme.

The Book Group, now in its 22nd year, provides members a chance to read books chosen by the group, discuss their merits and the impact they have had on them as readers.

September 6, 2019
BBC’s Kate MacRae to stage Cheshire Wildlife Trust workshops

BBC’s Kate MacRae to stage Cheshire Wildlife Trust workshops

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is to stage a weekend of talks with wildlife consultant, blogger and teacher Kate MacRae.

Featured on the BBC’s Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Countryfile, wildlife enthusiast Kate will be heading up to Cheshire.

September 4, 2019
Nantwich Food Festival hailed massive success by organisers

Nantwich Food Festival hailed massive success by organisers

Organisers have hailed another successful Nantwich Food Festival which pulled in 40,000 visitors and featured 200 contented exhibitors.

The three-day event saw various areas of the town packed with marquees and stalls with a wide variety of food and drink as well as live entertainment.

September 2, 2019
Nantwich Museum opens Joseph Priestley exhibition

Nantwich Museum opens Joseph Priestley exhibition

Nantwich Museum has opened its “From Nantwich to Oxygen: Joseph Priestley’s Journey of Discovery” exhibition.

The fascinating insight into one of Nantwich’s most famous sons is held in the Millennium Gallery and runs until Saturday October 26.

August 22, 2019