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Reaseheath College public lecture series starts with talk on Nantwich watercourses

Reaseheath College public lecture series starts with talk on Nantwich watercourses

Plans to involve the local community in caring for Nantwich’s watercourses will be described at a free public lecture at Reaseheath College tomorrow (February 15).

The ‘Love My River’ Project has enjoyed great success in Northwich and there are plans to extend the scheme into Nantwich in 2018.

February 14, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich Library to stage Virtual Reality half-term workshop

Nantwich Library to stage Virtual Reality half-term workshop

Nantwich Library is to stage a “Let’s Draw in Virtual Reality” workshop in half-term.

The session will be held on Monday February 19, between 10am and 2pm.

Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Dogs and their owners are being invited to join a mass morning dog walk along the Shropshire Union Canal in Nantwich on February 17.

The free Doggy-Do-Dahs event, from 10.30am, is being organised by the Canal & River Trust, the charity which oversees 2,000 miles of canals across England and Wales.

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record number of performers line up for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival is set to be a star-studded event with a record number of performers lined-up to entertain this Easter.

Festival programmes are now available online and at local outlets listing all the famous names whose stage skills will turn Nantwich into a mecca for music-lovers over Bank Holiday weekend, March 29 to April 2.

Nantwich Museum appeals for Welsh Row information for new exhibition

Nantwich Museum appeals for Welsh Row information for new exhibition

Nantwich Museum wants the town’s residents to help put together a new exhibition on “Welsh Row through the Ages”.

It’s hoped the display will be mounted at the Pillory Street venue in the summer.

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented students from Cheshire College – South & West will light up the stage this week in Dance 2018 – The Evolution.

The show at the college’s Crewe campus will include all styles of dance and demonstrate how dance and society has evolved over the decades.

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the 44th annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in and around Nantwich and Mill Island.

The event, organised by the Holly Holy Day Society,  saw hundreds of Sealed Knot troops re-enact the infamous battle of 1644.

Laura Smith MP local surgeries for February and March

Laura Smith MP local surgeries for February and March

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith is to stage more local surgeries in February and March.

Some will be drop-in surgeries, but more appointment-based surgeries have been organised to cope with demand, her office has said.

January 22, 2018 2 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.

Free family Science Show set for MMU campus in Crewe

Free family Science Show set for MMU campus in Crewe

By Jonathan White
A free family science show called ‘Chemistry with Cabbage’ takes place at Manchester Metropolitan University in Crewe.

In recent months, almost 1,000 children and parents/grandparents in Crewe have attended a ‘Chemistry with Cabbage’ show.

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

Reaseheath College to stage Cancer Research Race For Life “Muddy Kids” in 2018

Reaseheath College to stage Cancer Research Race For Life “Muddy Kids” in 2018

Reaseheath College in Nantwich is to stage a new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, “Pretty Muddy Kids”.

It will be the first time it has been staged and will run alongside the women only Pretty Muddy event.

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018.

It features a wide range of art and historical subjects, as well as exhibitions in its Millennium Gallery.