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NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON is coming back to town with the latest popular Comic Con event to be held at Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9.

Organisers expect hundreds of fans of TV and film to “get their geek on” once again when the event runs from 10am to 4pm.

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

By Jonathan White
The Friends of Queens Park are urging South Cheshire artists to join the ArtsPark event as part of Art in Action Day.

It will be held in Queens Park on Sunday July 15, between 11am and 4pm.

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Young and old packed into Nantwich town centre to enjoy the annual Weaver Wander vintage and classic car rally.

The event, organised by Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club, saw hundreds of amazing vehicles from the last 100 years pass through the town.

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

Teams from HS2 Ltd will be staging community information events for residents keen to find out more about the high speed rail project and its impact on South Cheshire.

Three events will be held in the region during June and July 2018 as part of a wider engagement programme along the planned route between the West Midlands and Leeds, and Crewe and Manchester.

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum to host “Art in Action” painting demonstration

Nantwich Museum is to host an “Art in Action” painting demonstration by local artist David Jewkes next week.

It will form part of David’s successful exhibition “A Life in Colour” running in the Millennium Gallery until Saturday July 14.

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Shooting Stars TV act Angelos among Nantwich live comedy performers

Vic and Bob’s TV comedy sidekick Angelos is among a top bill of funnymen to perform at the final Very Best in Stand-Up in Nantwich before the summer break.

Angelos Epithemiou shot to fame when accompanying Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer on their hit BBC show Shooting Stars.

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

Beeston Castle to host Bank Holiday jousting tournament

A Jousting Tournament & Melee will be held at Beeston Castle near Nantwich this Bank Holiday weekend.

Jousting goes back to its roots in this no-holds-barred contest of strength, skill and horsemanship.

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Nantwich Museum Trust appoints new temporary manager

Elliot Goodger has been appointed by the Nantwich Museum Trustees as temporary Museum Manager while existing manager Kate Dobson is on maternity leave.

Elliot, from Rednal, Birmingham is a graduate of the University of Leicester, Aston University and Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham.

Superheroes Picnic set to return to Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Superheroes Picnic set to return to Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Plans are underway for the return of charity money-spinner Superheroes Picnic in the grounds of Dorfold Hall in Nantwich.

The event, which returns on June 17, raised £12,000 for local causes last year including the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice and Ray of Hope, which supports the maternity and neonatal wards at Leighton Hospital.

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

A vintage mobile cinema will on Nantwich Town Square on Saturday to help launch the third annual Nantwich Film Festival.

The unique cinematic vehicle, known as Audrey, will be on the square showing free screenings every 20 minutes.

Iconic 70s band Showaddywaddy set for Crewe Lyceum show

Iconic 70s band Showaddywaddy set for Crewe Lyceum show

Iconic 1970s band Showaddywaddy will be rolling into town next month for a one-off performance at Crewe Lyceum on June 9.

“The Greatest Rock & Roll Band in The World” is a bold statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to the title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

Review: Nantwich Players’ production, The Thrill of Love

Review: Nantwich Players’ production, The Thrill of Love

REVIEW – by Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Player’s latest show The Thrill of Love retells the tragic and fascinating story of Ruth Ellis.

The facts are not in dispute. We know that she shot and murdered her lover David Blakeley.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter their wildlife photographs in a competition to be published in its charity calendar for 2019.

Award-winning photographer Ben Hall will be on the judging panel selecting the 12 best entries from amateur snappers in the area.