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Nantwich Museum reschedules Museums@Home 2020 festival

Nantwich Museum reschedules [email protected] 2020 festival

Nantwich Museum has re-scheduled its [email protected] 2020 online festival organised by Cheshire’s Heritage Learning Network.

It will now take place 11am to 3pm on Sunday August 23.

August 7, 2020
Cheshire College – South and West art exhibition opens

Cheshire College – South and West art exhibition opens

Cheshire College – South & West’s annual end-of-year art exhibition is now open to the public.

The exhibition is traditionally held at the college’s Crewe and Chester campuses.

July 31, 2020
Nantwich Outdoor Pool reopens to families for summer season

Nantwich Outdoor Pool reopens to families for summer season

Nantwich Outdoor Pool which reopened to the public on July 20 has unveiled its summer season timetable for all ages.

Adults have been able to use one of the only outdoor brine pools in the country since it reopened.

July 30, 2020
Monthly Nantwich Farmers’ Markets to return in August

Monthly Nantwich Farmers’ Markets to return in August

Nantwich’s monthly Farmers’ Markets will make a welcome return to Nantwich Town Square on Saturday August 29.

The markets have been postponed for the past five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 29, 2020
Bentley main partner for Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020

Bentley main partner for Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020

Bentley Motors have teamed up with Cheshire East Council as the main partner of the Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020.

The partnership with the Crewe-based luxury car-maker signifies a major step up for the profile of Pride events in Cheshire.

July 20, 2020
Nantwich Museum to be part of “Museums@Home 2020” event

Nantwich Museum to be part of “[email protected] 2020” event

Nantwich Museum will be among venues across the North West bringing children and families a day of online activities at their “[email protected] 2020” event on August 30.

July 19, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival to stage lockdown awards

Nantwich Food Festival to stage lockdown awards

Nantwich Food Festival will stage its popular annual awards this year with a lockdown twist.

For many years, local foodies have voted in their thousands in the Nantwich Food Awards to choose their favourite food and drink establishments, producers and retailers.

July 18, 2020
Nantwich Players present first “live stream” production

Nantwich Players present first “live stream” production

By Claire Faulkner
Theatre lovers who have missed out on live shows in lockdown can tune in to Nantwich Players for a first “live stream” production.

The group will present one of the first live-stream productions post Covid-19 from an amateur theatre organisation in the UK this Friday, July 17.

July 16, 2020
Taste Cheshire Food and Drink festival postponed until 2021

Taste Cheshire Food and Drink festival postponed until 2021

Organisers of Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival have postponed this year’s event until Easter 2021.

The event, which was in its 20th year and takes place at Chester Racecourse, was cancelled at Easter and had been planned for August instead.

July 5, 2020
Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Organisers of Nantwich’s annual Words and Music Festival have vowed to stage something a little differently this year.

The coronavirus pandemic means the usual week-long festival of packed live performances across dozens of venues in October cannot go ahead.

July 2, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival launch online version for 2020

Nantwich Food Festival launch online version for 2020

Nantwich Food Festival is to stage an Online Festival 2020 in place of the cancelled real event.

Festival directors decided in May that this year’s event scheduled for September had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 28, 2020
Willaston World Worm Charming Championships prove  “virtual” success on Zoom

Willaston World Worm Charming Championships prove “virtual” success on Zoom

By Jonathan White
The 41st Willaston World Worm Charming Championship proved a success in its new “virtual” guise due to the pandemic.

Participants took part in their own gardens as the event, organised by the Friends of Willaston School Association, was screened on Zoom.

June 28, 2020
Nantwich Show and Cheese Awards part company for 2021 event

Nantwich Show and Cheese Awards part company for 2021 event

The Nantwich Show will be a one-day Saturday event in 2021, but will not longer include the Cheese and Dairy Awards, it emerged today.

The show, cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place on Saturday July 24 next year – the first time for 120 years it has been held on a weekend.

June 26, 2020