Community Events

Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

A national hen charity is appealing to the Cheshire public to help find homes for 250 hens.

The British Hen Welfare Trust is holding a re-homing event tomorrow (Saturday January 19) in Nantwich where 250 ex-caged hens will be waiting to start their free range retirement.

January 18, 2019
Nantwich Library – “Golden Oldies” and other events in January

Nantwich Library – “Golden Oldies” and other events in January

Nantwich Library will be hosting a second adult sing-a-long group, Golden Oldies.

It follows a successful first event in December which was packed out.

January 13, 2019
Quilters Exhibition and Fabric Sale returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

Quilters Exhibition and Fabric Sale returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

The Quilters Exhibition & Fabric Sale returns to Nantwich Civic Hall for its 15th year for all those who like to get creative!

It is an established favourite with a range of creative people including patch workers, quilters and stitchers of all ability levels and ages.

January 13, 2019
90s rock band Cast to headline Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

90s rock band Cast to headline Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival will be headlined by Liverpool band Cast, organisers have revealed.

The 90s rock band will be performing live on the Sunday night of the festival in April.

January 12, 2019
Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich is once again gearing up for one of its busiest days of the year when Holly Holy Day commemorations are held on January 26.

The town centre is likely to be packed as thousands cram in to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the infamous 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 10, 2019
Nantwich Museum’s popular tours return in January

Nantwich Museum’s popular tours return in January

Nantwich Museum’s popular tours programme continues with three tours scheduled for January 2019.

A ‘Town Tour’ will run from 11am on Saturday 12 January.

January 7, 2019
Nominate now for Nantwich Mayor’s ‘Salt of the Earth’ awards

Nominate now for Nantwich Mayor’s ‘Salt of the Earth’ awards

Nantwich residents have a chance to vote for people who make a real difference to the town in this year’s Nantwich Mayor “Salt of the Earth” awards.

Current Mayor Cllr David Marren is following in the footsteps of former Mayors in staging the awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and businesses.

January 4, 2019
St Mary’s Church “Crib Service” proves hit with Nantwich families

St Mary’s Church “Crib Service” proves hit with Nantwich families

By Jonathan White
The annual Crib Service at St Mary’s Church Nantwich proved a hit with Christmas families in the town.

This re-telling of the Christmas story was performed by a mixture of adults, young people and children at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm on Christmas Eve.

December 26, 2018
Bruce Grobbelaar at Malbank School in Nantwich

Bruce Grobbelaar at Malbank School in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A ‘Bruce Grobbelaar in conversation’ & book signing event took place at Malbank School in Nantwich, writes .

Former Liverpool and Crewe Alexandra goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar talked about his life inside and outside football and signed copies of his autobiography ‘Life in a Jungle’.

December 16, 2018
St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

Green-minded residents in Nantwich and Crewe are throwing their support behind the annual campaign to recycle Christmas Trees in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Registrations for the annual Christmas Tree Collection are now open.

December 12, 2018
Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College is opening its zoo in Nantwich so families can enjoy festive fun on weekends before Christmas.

Winter wallabies, festive foxes, merry meerkats, seasonal snakes, gracious goats and dashing donkeys are some of the animals preparing for Christmas.

December 9, 2018
Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

A family home in Weston has once again been transformed into a Winter Wonderland to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

For the sixth year, Carters Green Farm has been decorated with tens of thousands of twinkling lights and decorations by Graham Witter and his family, in memory of Graham’s sister Jessica.

December 7, 2018
Nantwich Museum to stage Christmas ‘sing-a-long’ concert

Nantwich Museum to stage Christmas ‘sing-a-long’ concert

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Christmas with a Sing-a-long Concert of Christmas music led by the Wistaston Singers.

The concert at the Pillory Street venue is free and drop-in between 11am – 12pm on Saturday December 22.

December 5, 2018