Community Events

TV director David Parker to give “Laurie Lee” talk in Nantwich

TV director David Parker to give “Laurie Lee” talk in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Local TV director David Parker is giving an illustrated talk entitled ‘Laurie Lee – The Lost Recordings’ at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge.

The talk will take place on Thursday November 21 and will include reflections on love, landscape, writing, poetry, childhood, music and more from the voice of Laurie Lee – one of the great English writers of the last century.

November 16, 2019
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people young and old packed Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Organised by Nantwich Town Council, the switch on involved several hours of entertainment before VIP youngsters took to the stage to turn on the festive lights.

November 16, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveils Santa journey!

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveils Santa journey!

That guy in red will soon be on his way!

Santa is getting ready – and thanks to Crewe & Nantiwch Round Table he will be calling at a wide range of places across South Cheshire this December.

November 15, 2019
Thousands enjoy Crewe & Nantwich Lions Bonfire and Fireworks event

Thousands enjoy Crewe & Nantwich Lions Bonfire and Fireworks event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of families packed Queens Park in Crewe to enjoy the annual Crewe and Nantwich Lions Bonfire & Fireworks Extravaganza.

The crowd was treated to a ten-minute display involving several hundred candles, cakes and one-shot fireworks.

November 6, 2019
Remembrance Sunday Service in Nantwich

Remembrance Sunday Service in Nantwich

Nantwich Town Council and British Legion will be staging a Remembrance Service in Nantwich Town Centre this Sunday, November 10.

The service will be led by Rev. Dr Mark Hart, of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

November 6, 2019
Bonfire and Firework events in and around Nantwich

Bonfire and Firework events in and around Nantwich

Here’s our round-up of forthcoming Bonfire and Firework displays in around Nantwich are taking place over the next couple of weeks.

October 28, 2019
11th Nantwich Spooktacular takes place at rain-soaked Showground

11th Nantwich Spooktacular takes place at rain-soaked Showground

The 11th annual Signal 1 ‘Nantwich Spooktacular’  took place at Nantwich Show Ground last night, writes Jonathan White.

Despite 24 hours of rain beforehand, the evening weather was dry and clear for thousands who attended.

October 27, 2019
Nantwich Library October half-term events

Nantwich Library October half-term events

Nantwich Library is to stage a series of half-term Halloween events over the next week.

And the fun starts on Saturday (October 26) with Family Storytime – Spooky special from 11am. All welcome, no need to book. Free event.

October 25, 2019
Five Nantwich youngsters chosen to switch on town’s Christmas lights

Five Nantwich youngsters chosen to switch on town’s Christmas lights

Five inspirational Nantwich youngsters have been chosen to switch on the town’s Christmas lights next month.

Mayor Cllr Arthur Moran said he was inundated with nominations after revealing his plans for this year’s switch on event on November 15.

October 23, 2019
Nantwich Museum to stage Autumn quiz on October 27

Nantwich Museum to stage Autumn quiz on October 27

Nantwich Museum’s Autumn Quiz Night in aid of museum funds will take place from 7.30pm this Sunday October 27 at Crewe Vagrants Sports Club in Willaston.

October 22, 2019
Light show to illuminate crowds in Lyceum Square in Crewe

Light show to illuminate crowds in Lyceum Square in Crewe

A popular travelling light and sound installation is set to wow crowds in Cheshire East.

Wave-Field, a world-famous interactive art installation in the form of illuminated music generating seesaws, is embarking on a tour of the north of England.

October 18, 2019
Richmond Village Nantwich joined BBC Music Day to highlight dementia

Richmond Village Nantwich joined BBC Music Day to highlight dementia

Richmond Village in Nantwich took part in BBC Music Day to help a campaign to bring music to everyone in the UK living with dementia by 2020.

The retirement village held a classical music afternoon for residents and those living in the local community to enjoy an afternoon singing, sharing memories and raising awareness of dementia.

October 15, 2019
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