Community Events

Wingate Centre Family Fete set for Cholmondeley Castle

Wingate Centre Family Fete set for Cholmondeley Castle

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury is to host its 11th Teddy Bears Picnic and family fete at Cholmondeley Castle on July 17.

The event, 11am-4pm, includes a Teddy Bear Hunt, Name the Teddy, Dog Show, Mirabel and Spiderman, Art and Crafts, Market Stalls, Teddy Tombola, Lucky Dip, Hook a Duck, Face Painting, Bouncy Castles, Balloon Animals, Fire Engine and more.

July 4, 2022
Nantwich Nanocon goes ahead as free event, say organisers

Nantwich Nanocon goes ahead as free event, say organisers

Organisers of the “Nanocon” Nantwich Comic Con event say it will now be free entry.

Some plans for a large event tomorrow (July 2) have had to be changed due to “unforseen circumstances”, says organiser Steve Howard.

July 1, 2022
PIC SPECIAL: Armed Forces Day in Crewe opened by local war hero

PIC SPECIAL: Armed Forces Day in Crewe opened by local war hero

By Jonathan White
Local war hero Sgt Bernard Morgan was guest of honour as hundreds attended the “Armed Forces Day” in Queens Park.

The event aims to honour service personnel from all branches of the armed forces as well as veterans.

June 27, 2022
World Worm Charming Championship wiggles back after pandemic

World Worm Charming Championship wiggles back after pandemic

By Jonathan White
The 42nd “World Worm Charming Championships” made a welcome return to Willaston as hundreds competed for the prized trophies for the first time in three years.

And there was an emotional return for one father and son team who attended the very first Worm Charming event 42 years ago!

June 26, 2022
Armed Forces Day event to be staged in Queens Park in Crewe

Armed Forces Day event to be staged in Queens Park in Crewe

A celebration of the military, veterans and their families is being held at Queens Park in Crewe to mark this year’s Armed Forces Day weekend.

The event on June 25 and 26 will include displays by the Royal Navy, Army and RAF, a fairground, stalls and private military vehicles dating back to the battle of Ypres and the Normandy landings.

June 23, 2022
Nantwich Food Festival organisers to stage volunteers evening

Nantwich Food Festival organisers to stage volunteers evening

Nantwich Food Festival organisers are holding a Volunteer evening on July 12 in a bid to recruit to boost numbers ahead of this year’s event.

The Festival, which is run entirely by volunteers, takes place from September 2-4 designed to benefit the town’s local economy.

June 23, 2022
World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

The crazy world of worm charming returns to Willaston this Saturday when it hosts the World Championships, writes Jonathan White

The Willaston World Worm Charming Championship takes place on June 25 from 1pm-4pm.

June 21, 2022
Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Local rail enthusiasts have been staging popular train rides once more at the Peacock Railway near Nantwich.

The days are organised by the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and take place on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

June 20, 2022
Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band will be joining up with Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir to stage a rousing performance next month.

They will perform a concert at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday July 10 from 7pm.

June 17, 2022
South Cheshire photographer to run portrait sessions for Cancer charity

South Cheshire photographer to run portrait sessions for Cancer charity

By Jonathan White
Talented South Cheshire photographer Peter Robinson is offering portrait photography sessions to help raise funds for charity.

The 66-year-old will stage the sessions in Shavington Village Hall, on Main Road, on Sunday July 10 with half-hour sessions available from 10am until 5pm.

June 16, 2022
Roving Canal Traders to stage floating market in Nantwich

Roving Canal Traders to stage floating market in Nantwich

The Roving Canal Traders Association are to stage a floating market in Nantwich.

The event will be on the Shropshire Union Canal at the Nantwich Embankment on July 2 and 3.

June 16, 2022
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes rolls again after pandemic gap

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes rolls again after pandemic gap

Thousands enjoyed the return of the Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event yesterday (June 11) for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic, writes Jonathan White.

Fig pies, made from a traditional recipe containing a hard pastry, were rolled from The Swan Inn pub down Main Road to see how far they would travel.

June 12, 2022
Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich to host open day

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich to host open day

Boat and canal enthusiasts are being invited to an Open Day being held at Aqueduct Marina in Church Minshull near Nantwich.

The event is on Saturday July 9 from 11am and there will be a variety of attractions.

June 11, 2022