Community Events

Summer arts courses launched for Crewe and Nantwich youngsters

Summer arts courses launched for Crewe and Nantwich youngsters

New arts courses are being staged this summer to offer Crewe and Nantwich youngsters a chance to develop skills.

Funding has been secured for Mako Create to run three different courses offering creative, technology-based workshops in Cheshire East.

July 27, 2021
Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Nantwich in Bloom organisers are calling on volunteers to help brighten up the town ahead of Britain in Bloom judging on July 30.

Each year, the town enters the annual awards for the best kept villages, towns and cities in the UK, and Nantwich has won numerous awards in the past.

July 23, 2021
“Horrible history of health and disease” show at Nantwich Museum!

“Horrible history of health and disease” show at Nantwich Museum!

A new exhibition which may not be for the squeamish among us is opening at Nantwich Museum!

It’s called “Ouch! A slightly horrible history of health and disease in Nantwich” and runs in the Millennium Gallery until October 23.

July 21, 2021
Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Everybody Sport and Recreation are to stage free holiday activity sessions for youngsters.

Holiday Activity Funding from Cheshire East Council has created places as well as packed lunches provided by Taste for Life for children who are entitled to receive free school meals.

July 15, 2021
Countdown on to Everybody Awards 2021 as deadline looms

Countdown on to Everybody Awards 2021 as deadline looms

It’s not too late to nominate people for this year’s Everybody Awards in Cheshire East.

But time is running out, with the deadline for nominations on July 25.

July 10, 2021
Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East Council has launched a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at encouraging more community-led projects.

The “Cheshire East Crowd” project, in partnership with Spacehive, aims to give residents who have ideas to improve their community a chance to gain funding via the crowdfunding platform.

June 28, 2021
Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Volunteer group Nantwich Buddies piloted a six-week mental wellness programme part funded by a grant from the Cheshire Crime Commissioner fund.

Happiness Hub Podcast hosts Kedren Elliott, a counsellor, and Liz Parkin, founder of the Nantwich Buddies, teamed up with mindset coach Benjamin Stubbs to launch the free course called “Happy Appy”.

June 26, 2021
Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East Virtual Pride is returning for its second year, with this year’s event taking place on Saturday August 14 from 2-6pm.

There will be a mix of interviews, music, competitions, performances and information supporting the LGBTQ+ community, with live presenters featuring throughout the day

June 26, 2021
Richmond Village in Nantwich to host open day

Richmond Village in Nantwich to host open day

Retirement complex Richmond Village Nantwich is hosting an open day to discover what life at the centre.

The open day will take place on Wednesday June 30, where the village manager will stage tours of apartments currently available and offer afternoon cream tea served in the restaurant.

June 22, 2021
Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Everybody Sport and Recreation are re-launching its “Health Walks”.

The walks are being organised by trained volunteers, and will leave from Nantwich Swimming Pool and the Barony Sports Complex.

June 22, 2021
Nantwich Library to run Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Nantwich Library to run Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Nantwich Library is joining libraries across Cheshire East to stage the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge.

The challenge is organised by The Reading Agency in partnership with local libraries across the UK.

June 20, 2021
Marbury Merry Days fair aerial view

Marbury Merry Days 2021 cancelled due to Covid

The annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair has been cancelled for 2021 due to Covid-19, writes Jonathan White.

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

June 16, 2021
Words and Music Festival organisers to stage special workshops

Words and Music Festival organisers to stage special workshops

The organisers of Words and Music Festival in Nantwich are urging more people to sign up to special creative arts and music workshops.

The community sessions are being run on Saturday June 26 to give youngsters a chance to experience dance, writing, singing, beatboxing, carton drawing, and poetry.

June 14, 2021