Community Events

Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

By Jonathan White Hundreds have been enjoying the sun at the 33rd Marbury Merry Days two-day country fair yesterday and today (May 12 and 13) The fair is staged in the field next to St Michael’s & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, three miles from Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

May 13, 2012
Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Council chiefs are looking for volunteers to help run a new community hall in Nantwich. Stapeley Parish Council is taking over the lease of the new community hall on Pear Tree Field from Cheshire East Council.

May 11, 2012
The Sealed Knot to star at Marbury Merry Days festival

The Sealed Knot to star at Marbury Merry Days festival

A traditional two-day country fair in a village near Nantwich takes place this weekend. Marbury Merry Days takes place every May in the field next to St Michael’s Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere.

May 10, 2012
Cheerbrook to stage Big Taste weekend at Nantwich outlet

Cheerbrook to stage Big Taste weekend at Nantwich outlet

A Nantwich farm outlet is staging a Big Taste weekend to celebrate the first anniversary of its new extension and coffee shop. Cheerbrook, on Newcastle Road, will celebrate the best food in Cheshire during the event on May 25 and 26.

May 10, 2012
The Cat launches Olympic writing competition in Nantwich

The Cat launches Olympic writing competition in Nantwich

Nantwich-based community radio The Cat is launching a writing competition to celebrate the forthcoming Olympics. The Olympic torch will be paraded through South Cheshire on May 31, and The Cat wants people to put pen to paper in a new competition.

May 9, 2012
Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum has secured £19,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to stage an exhibition and events programme this summer. The volunteer-developed exhibition is called “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths”.

May 4, 2012
Vintage Handmade Fair takes place at Woore Victory Hall

Vintage Handmade Fair takes place at Woore Victory Hall

A vintage and handmade fair exhibiting the best artists and craftspeople in Cheshire takes place this weekend. Woore Victory Hall, in Woore, near Nantwich, will stage the event this Sunday May 6, from 10am to 4pm.

May 1, 2012
Welsh Row venues to stage Diamond Jubilee street party for charity

Welsh Row venues to stage Diamond Jubilee street party for charity

Two popular Nantwich venues are to stage a “Madhatters” street party to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Bosses of Firenze restaurant and The Cheshire Cat have been given the go ahead to close a section of Welsh Row to traffic to stage the event.

April 27, 2012
Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Nantwich Litter Group is on the hunt for more volunteers to help out on a “group pick” day. Members are meeting on Wednesday May 9 from 10am at Brookfield Car Park to help clear away litter in parts of the town.

April 26, 2012
Nantwich college celebrates 90th birthday with festival

Nantwich college celebrates 90th birthday with festival

Thousands of visitors are expected to help a Nantwich college celebrate its 90th birthday at an annual family festival. Reaseheath College’s bumper day of entertainment will feature hundreds of activities, including thrill riding show The Devil’s Horsemen.

April 25, 2012
Residents invited to £1.4million Nantwich Pool redesign event

Residents invited to £1.4million Nantwich Pool redesign event

Nantwich residents can attend an information event to air their views on Nantwich Pool’s redesign and refurbishment. People will get the chance to discuss the £1.4 million project with those working on the scheme at the Wall Lane facility.

April 13, 2012
Nantwich Civic Hall to stage coins and collectables valuation

Nantwich Civic Hall to stage coins and collectables valuation

Nantwich residents could discover if they are sitting on hidden treasures at a free valuations event in the town’s Civic Hall. The “Lockdales Coins and Collectables Free Valuations and Buying-In Event” takes place on April 20.

April 12, 2012
Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich youngsters and their parents showed some Easter spirit at a pre-school bonnet parade competition. Children put on a colourful display of bonnets at the Nantwich Cricket Club Pre-School.

April 4, 2012