What’s On & Reviews

Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers will be in Nantwich next month singing for charity. They will be entertaining crowds at The Crown Hotel, in the town square, in aid of the IRIS Vision Resource Centre.

May 2, 2012
Nantwich Players latest production tickets on sale

Nantwich Players latest production tickets on sale

Tickets for the latest Nantwich Players production “Salt of The Earth” have gone on sale. The show, written by John Godber and directed by Richard Sadler, will be shown at the Love Lane Players Theatre from May 18 to 26.

May 1, 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
Nantwich gears up for Strictly Dance finale for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich gears up for Strictly Dance finale for St Luke’s Hospice

A ‘Strictly Learn to Dance’ finale in aid of St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire is set to take place in Nantwich Civic Hall in two weeks. Fourteen couples have been learning to dance for the last 13 weeks, including moves such as the waltz and the cha cha.

April 30, 2012
Review: Goldman Ensemble’s one-off special at Nantwich Players

Review: Goldman Ensemble’s one-off special at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner The Goldman Ensemble thrilled a packed Nantwich audience when they performed ‘Piano Recital (Piano Not Included)’ at The Players Theatre. The four musicians possess a distinct character and different instruments to produce an amazing quartet.

April 29, 2012
Soap TV stars to play charity game at Nantwich Town

Soap TV stars to play charity game at Nantwich Town

Celebrities will be on show at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium for a charity football match tomorrow (April 29). The Once Upon A Smile (OUAS) charity game will feature actors from TV soaps including Hollyoaks, Eastenders, Emmerdale, Shameless and more.

April 28, 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
Joe Longthorne brings sell-out tour to Crewe Lyceum

Joe Longthorne brings sell-out tour to Crewe Lyceum

Joe Longthorne will be at Crewe’s Lyceum theatre next month as part of his sell-out UK tour. The singer (pictured) has been packing out venues like London Palladium and Royal Albert Hall for 40 years.

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
Review: ‘An Eligible Man’ at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre

Review: ‘An Eligible Man’ at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner Produced and directed by Ian Dickens, ‘An Eligible Man’ will surprise and please audiences at Crewe’s Lyceum this week. The charming comedy tells the story of Charles, a recent widower who finds himself trying to cope with life on his own.

April 25, 2012
Charity Nantwich walk in aid of Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund

Charity Nantwich walk in aid of Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund

A charity walk in aid of the Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund takes place near Nantwich next month. Jen (pictured) battled all her life with Cystinosis – a rare, incurable, genetic disease that affects the kidneys.

April 24, 2012
Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Thousands of Crewe and Nantwich people will be hit by road closures and delays when the Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire. Majorroutes in and out of Crewe will be closed during peak morning traffic when the Olympic Torch Relay arrives on Thursday May 31.

April 23, 2012