Community Events

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is joining the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own event on the health service’s 74th birthday on July 5.

The NHS Big Tea will celebrate the birthday and hail the NHS workforce while raising funds to provide extra support needed for staff, patients, and volunteers.

May 20, 2022
PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

The 41st annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair proved a big hit as it returned for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic, writes Jonathan White.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, took place in the field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury, Nantwich.

May 17, 2022
St Mary’s Acton to host Jubilee-themed Tea at Tower event

St Mary’s Acton to host Jubilee-themed Tea at Tower event

St Mary’s Church in Acton will host a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee themed ‘Tea at the Tower’ community café event on Sunday June 5, writes Jonathan White.

Hot drinks and cakes are being served on traditional trestle tables both outside and inside the church.

May 16, 2022
New Nantwich mental health drop-in centre to improve children’s wellbeing

New Nantwich mental health drop-in centre to improve children’s wellbeing

A new Nantwich mental health drop-in centre is being launched in the town.

The aim of the centre is to offer wellbeing support, advice and practical solutions.

May 12, 2022
Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

By Jonathan White
It will be a dog’s day out at the annual Marbury Merry Days event this weekend.

The two-day festival has set aside the second day, May 15, as “The Day for Dogs” at the village event near Wrenbury.

May 12, 2022
Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert Dr Caroline Wilkinson will give a talk on her work at Reaseheath College in Nantwich on May 19.

Dr Wilkinson is Chief Operating Officer for Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.

May 11, 2022
Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

By Jonathan White
The new Nantwich Roots Festival begins tomorrow celebrating folk, roots and Americana and bringing internationally known names to Nantwich.

It is also giving a stage to new, emerging acts in the town from May 11-15.

May 10, 2022
Reaseheath Family Festival returns with celebration on May 15

Reaseheath Family Festival returns with celebration on May 15

Reaseheath College will mark a double celebration when it holds an action-packed Family Festival on its Nantwich campus on Sunday May 15.

As well as welcoming visitors back after it was cancelled for the last two years due to Covid-19, the college will also be celebrating its 100th year as an educational establishment.

May 8, 2022
New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

Organisers of a new Nantwich food and drink event say they will support to two much-needed Cheshire charities as plans for their summer crowd-puller gather pace.

The new Dorfold Food and Drink Festival is taking place July 23-24 in the grounds of Dorfold Park.

May 7, 2022
St Luke’s Hospice “Woof Mudder” fundraising event returns

St Luke’s Hospice “Woof Mudder” fundraising event returns

St Luke’s Hospice will be hosting their muddiest event of the year, the ‘Woof Mudder’ in Nantwich on Sunday May 22.

‘Woof Mudder’ invites Hospice supporters and their four-legged friends to take part in a Tough Mudder style 5km
mud-run, full of obstacles, hills and water.

May 3, 2022
Crewe “car meets” move to new Sydney Arms location

Crewe “car meets” move to new Sydney Arms location

By Jonathan White
The popular monthly “Off the rails car meet” events have been renamed “The weekend runaways meet” and have moved to a different location in Crewe.

The meets are now taking place at The Sydney Arms pub on Sydney Road, Crewe.

April 30, 2022
Top acts line up for Nantwich Roots live music festival in May

Top acts line up for Nantwich Roots live music festival in May

A host of top entertainers are lining up for live appearances and the inaugural Nantwich Roots festival.

The festival, which runs from May 11-15, is organised as a “sister” event by those behind the popular Words and Music Festival.

April 27, 2022
Creative Writing “community” course to be launched at Brine Leas School

Creative Writing “community” course to be launched at Brine Leas School

A new Creative Writing course is being launched as part of the community education programme at Brine Leas School in Nantwich.

Liam Doran, an Associate Lecturer, will run the course starting on Thursday April 28.

April 23, 2022