What’s On & Reviews

Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

A charity football game in Nantwich involving TV stars will help raise money for the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury later this month. The All Star charity XI v The Soap Stars match will be played at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium on April 29.

April 4, 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
Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Four bidders have come forward to help secure the future of Crewe’s historic Lyceum Theatre. Cheshire East Council invited parties to express an interest in partnering the future management of the facility.

April 3, 2012
Nantwich events to celebrate Diamond Jubilee unveiled

Nantwich events to celebrate Diamond Jubilee unveiled

Nantwich communities hoping to stage Diamond Jubilee street parties have until April 9 to apply for road closures. Dozens of public and private celebrations are already planned across the Nantwich area on June 2-5 weekend to celebrate the Queen’s 60-year reign.

April 2, 2012
The Drifters to perform live at Crewe Lyceum

The Drifters to perform live at Crewe Lyceum

Fans of The Drifters are in for a treat when the  group performs at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre as part of its UK tour. The group, which has been performing for almost 60 years, will be in town on April 21.

April 2, 2012
Nantwich and Crewe childminder drop-in sessions arranged

Nantwich and Crewe childminder drop-in sessions arranged

Registered childminders in Nantwich and Crewe are invited to drop-in sessions held by Cheshire East Family Service. At the sessions, childminders can update and manage information about them held in the online directory.

April 2, 2012
Nantwich Easter Egg Appeal proving big hit

Nantwich Easter Egg Appeal proving big hit

Easter Eggs are pouring in to the Cat Radio and Richmond Village Nantwich as part of their annual appeal. The scheme, which also involves Nantwich Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road, has seen more than 100 eggs being handed in.

March 31, 2012
Barony Park Nantwich fun run for One in Eleven Appeal

Barony Park Nantwich fun run for One in Eleven Appeal

Fund-raisers for the One in Eleven Appeal are to stage a 5km run at the Barony Park in Nantwich this weekend. The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity appeal aims to raise £1 million for a new neonatal unit at Leighton Hospital.

March 29, 2012
Fairytale Food author to visit Nantwich Bookshop

Fairytale Food author to visit Nantwich Bookshop

The author of the popular “Fairytale Food” book will be in Nantwich this Saturday with delicious sample recipes for shoppers to try. Lucie Cash will be at Nantwich Bookshop on March 31 from 11am to 12.30pm.

March 29, 2012
Tickets selling fast for latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Tickets selling fast for latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Tickets are going fast as comedy fans look forward to the next Very Best in Stand Up at Nantwich Civic Hall. Four top acts showcasing the best of the circuit will perform live on April 13.

March 28, 2012
Review: Nantwich Players’ opening night of ‘Blood Brothers’

Review: Nantwich Players’ opening night of ‘Blood Brothers’

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s latest production ‘Blood Brothers’ tackles social and political differences between twins separated at birth. True to the original play, written by Willy Russell, the cast delivered a powerful, emotional and thought provoking performance.

March 28, 2012
Review: Malbank School performs ‘Stags and Hens’

Review: Malbank School performs ‘Stags and Hens’

By Claire Faulkner Students at Malbank School in Nantwich have worked incredibly hard over the last few months to produce and perform ‘Stags and Hens’. A sell out on the first night, the entire cast and crew should be proud of their performance and achievement.

March 26, 2012
Dorothy Bradford exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Dorothy Bradford exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “Paintings and drawings of Dorothy Bradford” exhibition opens in Nantwich Museum’s Millennium Gallery this Saturday March 24. The display, on until May 26, is a welcome return of the acclaimed art of the late Dorothy Bradford.

March 23, 2012