What’s On & Reviews

New art gallery to open on Cocoa Yard in Nantwich

New art gallery to open on Cocoa Yard in Nantwich

A new art gallery is opening in Nantwich, aimed at supporting many Nantwich and north west based artists.

The Little Cheshire Gallery is opening its doors in a former hairdressers on the Cocoa Yard in the heart of the town.

May 29, 2019
Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

The annual plant sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust to boost museum funds will take place on Saturday June 8.

The sale will run between 10.30am and 12.30pm, offering a selection of keenly priced plants.

May 28, 2019
Preview: Platform Theatre to perform “Ada” at Crewe Lyceum

Preview: Platform Theatre to perform “Ada” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Have you heard of Ada Nield Chew?

If not, you soon will thanks to a new play written and produced by Platform Theatre.

May 24, 2019
Ex Zimbabwe cricket star heads for Nantwich book launch

Ex Zimbabwe cricket star heads for Nantwich book launch

By Jonathan White
Ex-Zimbabwean international cricketer Tatenda Taibu will be in Nantwich on Friday June 28 to talk about his autobiography.

The youngest-ever Test captain will be signing copies of his book “Keeper of Faith – Cricket, Conflict and God in Zimbabwe’s Age of Extremes”.

May 24, 2019
Nantwich Film Club to screen Shoplifters

Nantwich Film Club to screen Shoplifters

Nantwich Film Club returns next month when it screens the movie Shoplifters on Monday June 10 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme D’Or winning intimate drama gently questions our notion of family throughout.

May 24, 2019
Wrenbury & District model railway club to stage Open Doors event

Wrenbury & District model railway club to stage Open Doors event

Wrenbury & District model railway club are holding their sixth Open Doors event on Friday July 5.

It will be held between 7pm to 9.30pm and also Saturday July 6, 9.30am to 4pm.

May 23, 2019
Review: The Ballroom Boys, Crewe Lyceum

Review: The Ballroom Boys, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Strictly fans were in for a treat when Ian Waite and Vincent Simone visited Crewe Lyceum with their new show The Ballroom Boys.

The packed audience was treated to a variety show, full of fabulous dances, music and entertainment.

May 20, 2019
Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players to compete in national All England Theatre Festival final

Nantwich Players have clinched a place in the national All England Theatre Festival final after winning the Northern regional award.

The Players hosted the first Cheshire One Act Drama Festival organised by Bev Clarke and Sue Doherty earlier this year.

May 19, 2019
Adoption day for retired hens to be held in Nantwich

Adoption day for retired hens to be held in Nantwich

A third adoption day for retired caged hens due for slaughter is being held in Nantwich on Sunday May 26.

The event has been organised by the British Hen Welfare Trust, a national rehoming charity which saves more than 60,000 hens from slaughter every year.

May 16, 2019
Picture of Dorian Gray

Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
A new and bold production of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray is playing at the Lyceum this week.

Adapted and directed by Séan Aydon, this beautifully staged production by Tilted Wig is atmospheric, dark and deeply thought provoking.

May 15, 2019
The Voice UK stars to perform at Shockfest in Cheshire

The Voice UK stars to perform at Shockfest in Cheshire

The Voice UK stars Belle Voci will be joined by 2018 winner Ruti for this summer’s open air Shockfest music extravaganza in Cheshire.

Belle Voci opera duo Emily Burnett and Sophie Rowland – who met while working at The Yew Tree in Bunbury – who won through to the final of the ITV talent show in 2018.

May 13, 2019
Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Performers line up for 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich

Organisers of the 12th Words and Music Festival in Nantwich have lined up a host of star performers for this year’s event in October.

Acts including Lindisfarne, Turin Brakes, Terrorvision star Tony Wright, and Hazel O’Connor are among the many performers who have agreed to perform.

May 12, 2019
Nantwich Historical Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Nantwich Historical Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Nantwich Historical Society celebrated its 50th anniversary in style at The Crown Hotel, Nantwich.

Nantwich Town Council Mayor David Marren thanked the society for its contribution to the life of the town.

May 11, 2019