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Wingate Children’s Centre to stage fete at Cholmondeley Castle

Wingate Children’s Centre to stage fete at Cholmondeley Castle

The Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury will stage its annual “Wingate Family Fete” at Cholmondeley Castle on July 7.

It will be a day full of fun activities, community spirit, and fundraising for the centre which offers active holidays for disabled children.

June 3, 2024
Comedian Jack Dee set for Crewe Lyceum show on UK tour

Comedian Jack Dee set for Crewe Lyceum show on UK tour

Top comedian Jack Dee is to play live at Crewe Lyceum as part of his UK tour of smaller venues next year.

The “Jack Dee: Small World” tour Jack Dee will start in September through to the end 2025.

June 2, 2024
Applestump Records in Nantwich promotes more musicians

Applestump Records in Nantwich promotes more musicians

By Jonathan White

Nantwich independent music shop Applestump Records is throwing its support behind musicians performing in the town.

And these include big names such as former Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder in May next year.

May 28, 2024
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage “Party on the Pitches” event

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage “Party on the Pitches” event

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC are holding their second “Party on the Pitches” music festival on Saturday July 6.

The event will take place at their base at The Vagrants Sports Club on Newcastle Road, Willaston.

May 27, 2024
Fundraising music festival returns to country pub near Nantwich

Fundraising music festival returns to country pub near Nantwich

A country pub near Nantwich has unveiled plans for a major summer music festival raising money for three Cheshire charities.

The Bickerton Poacher is returning with its second Hitchfest event featuring 10 top acts from the North West music scene.

May 27, 2024
RSPCA Stapeley Fun Day will mark centre’s 30th anniversary

RSPCA Stapeley Fun Day will mark centre’s 30th anniversary

A Fun Day at RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich will mark the centre’s 30th birthday – and celebrate 200 years of the charity.

The event takes place at the London Road facility on June 15 and will coincide with similar events at RSPCA centres around the UK.

May 25, 2024
Nantwich Concert Band to perform “Midsummer Music”

Nantwich Concert Band to perform “Midsummer Music”

Nantwich Concert Band will be performing a special “Midsummer Music” concert in the town next month.

The band is joining forces with Nantwich Players Youth Theatre and Nantwich Junior Theatre Group for the performance on June 23.

May 23, 2024
REVIEW: Rock musical “Operation Julie” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Rock musical “Operation Julie” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Operation Julie, a rock musical about a legendary, almost mythical drugs bust in the 1970’s has landed at The Lyceum this week.

Based on a true story about Wales’ biggest ever undercover drugs operation, this fantastic production celebrates the music and culture of the time.

May 23, 2024
“Ramblers Wellbeing Walks” events by Everybody Health and Leisure

“Ramblers Wellbeing Walks” events by Everybody Health and Leisure

Everybody Health and Leisure are organising free “Ramblers Wellbeing Walks” to mark National Walking Month.

And it will include the relaunch of weekend walks from Nantwich Leisure Centre starting this Sunday May 26.

May 22, 2024
Deva Fest Cholmondeley Castle

Deva Fest line up update for Cholmondeley Castle event

Organisers of summer concert weekend Deva Fest at Cholmondeley Castle have announced new additions to its line-up for 2024.

Set against the backdrop of Cholmondeley Castle, Deva Fest takes place from August 8-11.

May 20, 2024
Crewe & District Writers’ Circle to celebrate 60th anniversary

Crewe & District Writers’ Circle to celebrate 60th anniversary

By Jonathan White
Crewe and District Writers’ Circle are celebrating six decades of creativity with a ’60th Anniversary Party’ on June 14.

The celebration, from 6:30-9pm, will take place at Poppy’s community restaurant in the Hope & Beams Centre on Broad Street, Crewe.

May 17, 2024
Cheshire College to open its doors for community fun day

Cheshire College to open its doors for community fun day

Cheshire College is to open its doors tomorrow to host a Community Fun Day.

The event will take place at Cheshire College’s Crewe campus on Dane Bank Avenue as well as campuses in Ellesmere Port and Chester from 11am-2pm.

May 17, 2024
Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum is set to launch its “two talks” evening in the venue’s Millennium Gallery on Wednesday June 12.

The talks, from 7pm – 9pm, are titled ‘Baddiley – an ancient parish’ by Graham Dodd, and ‘Helen Macfarlane – the revolutionary of Baddiley’ by Helen Cooke.

May 16, 2024