What’s On & Reviews

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

Authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” to book sign at Nantwich Museum

The authors of “Slow Travel Cheshire” will be holding a talk and book-signing event at Nantwich Museum.

Kate Simon and Suzanne King will be speaking about their new book on Saturday August 4, from 2pm, at the Pillory Street venue.

Hundreds visit Nantwich Societies Spectacular on town square

Hundreds visit Nantwich Societies Spectacular on town square

By Jonathan White
Visitors packed in to Nantwich town square for the popular Societies Spectacular event today (July 21).

Local groups and societies opened up stalls to promote what they do to a large audience in an event organised by Nantwich Town Council.

Nantwich Museum to honour Norma Simpson at coffee morning

Nantwich Museum to honour Norma Simpson at coffee morning

Nantwich Museum will honour the memory of town councillor Norma Simpson at a special coffee morning next week.

The event will be held in honour of the late Cllr Simpson, who served on the council since 2007 until her death earlier this month.

Nantwich Triathlon to raise funds for Everybody Knows Somebody appeal

Nantwich Triathlon to raise funds for Everybody Knows Somebody appeal

This year’s North West Triathlon in Nantwich will help raise vital funds for a dementia appeal.

The event, held at Nantwich Swimming Pool and Barony Park, will be donating to the Everybody Knows Somebody appeal run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Thousands of people will be descending on one of the biggest events of the year when Nantwich Show takes place next week.

And organisers will be relieved to see the weather is set fair for the next 10 days according to latest forecasts.

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

A talk on the powerful book “An Elephant in My Kitchen” will take place at Nantwich Bookshop on July 24.

The book tells the moving story of Françoise Malby-Anthony and her fight to protect a herd of elephants in South Africa.

Review: Rhythm of The Dance at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Rhythm of The Dance at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The National Dance Company of Ireland visited the Crewe Lyceum with their show Rhythm of The Dance.

A rich celebration of Irish history and culture, this show was every bit as good as I hoped it would be.

34th President of Rotary of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver unveiled

34th President of Rotary of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver unveiled

Rotarian Sandy Cowen has been installed as the 34th President of Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver.

He was officially installed by the outgoing President Terry Jones.

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Nantwich families fed up of the World Cup can try something different this weekend – free fishing!

The Canal & River Trust is inviting people to have a go this Sunday July 15 at bridge 104 on the Shropshire Union Canal at Calverley, Nantwich.

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich hailed big success

By Jonathan White
The inaugural Cheshire Emergency Services Day in Nantwich has been hailed a big success.

The event, held at The Weaver Stadium yesterday (July 8) has helped to raise vital funds for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

David Walliams’ hilarious Awful Auntie production comes to Crewe Lyceum

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre, August 22-26.

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ Summer production is the delightfully funny Ladies Day, written by Amanda Whittingham and directed by Clare Hoy and Garth Jones.

Set in 2005 when Royal Ascot was staged at York, Ladies Day tells the story of four factory work colleagues and how a day at the races changes their lives forever.

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

Armed Forces Day parade attended by hundreds in South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects on Armed Forces Day in South Cheshire.

The event took place at Queens Park in Crewe and included a march from the Clock Tower to the Boer War Memorial in the park.