What’s On & Reviews

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.

Gin and Pyjamas event in Wrenbury in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Gin and Pyjamas event in Wrenbury in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

St Luke’s Hospice is to stage its very first “Gin and Pyjamas” fund-raising event at Wrenbury Hall in Nantwich.

Gin-loving ladies can sign up to the event which is due to take place on Saturday August 11.

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library – events in July

Nantwich Library is hosting a series of events for residents in July.

These include free language sessions, coffee mornings, storytimes, IT advice sessions and more.

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Packed church enjoys Nantwich Choral Society’s gala concert

Opera fans packed in to St Mary’s Church to watch Nantwich Choral Society’s Gala Concert.

John Naylor, musical director, gave a brief explanation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s first international hit, the comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore, before the choir burst forth with two musical numbers followed by a solo from Baritone Richard Suart.

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

Nantwich Film Club next showing “Call Me By Your Name”

The next Nantwich Film Club screening will be “Call Me By Your Name” at the Civic Hall on July 9.

The film is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Andre Aciman.

Nantwich Town FC to stage Emergency Services Day on July 8

Nantwich Town FC to stage Emergency Services Day on July 8

Cheshire will be holding its first Emergency Services Day at The Weaver Stadium in Nantwich next month.

The event, on Sunday July 8, aims to raise funds for the Donna Louise Trust.

Encore Concert raises vital funds for Nantwich Mayor’s charities

Encore Concert raises vital funds for Nantwich Mayor’s charities

A concert which united choirs and bands at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich has helped raise vital funds for the Mayor’s chosen charities.

Groups including Simply Allsorts and Simple Harmony Choirs, together with Singcopation, and a cappella group, reunited for the Encore Concert, with Cheshire Constabulary Brass Band and Drum Corps.

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

Rhythm of the Dance show to visit Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

The spectacular Rhythm of the Dance show is to be staged for one night at Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month as part of the production’s UK tour.

The two-hour show is a dance and music celebration of Irish culture which was created in 1999 and inspired by the epic journey of the Irish Celts throughout history.

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum to stage EqualiTeas event to mark 1928 Act

Nantwich Museum is to join other venues across the UK in staging an EqualiTeas Event to mark the 1928 Equal Franchise Act.

The Pillory Street outlet will be including the event as part of its monthly Coffee Morning on Friday June 29.

Wingate Centre to stage Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley Castle

Wingate Centre to stage Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley Castle

The Wingate Children Centre’s popular Teddy Bear’s Picnic event is set to be held in the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle on July 8.

The family fun day is now in its eighth year and helps raise valuable funds for the Wrenbury-based charity near Nantwich.

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Rich with its own history and legends, the Crewe Lyceum theatre was the perfect setting for Dan Snow on his new tour ‘An Evening with The History Guy’.

The show was a celebration of history and throughout Dan chatted to the audience about his career, experiences, his love of history and why it matters so much.

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Nantwich Buildings” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “Nantwich Buildings” by local artist Simon Bowler is now open at Nantwich Museum.

His artwork looks at buildings and architecture of some Nantwich streets as well as other nearby locations familiar as places of work and leisure.

Nantwich to host second Flower Market in town square

Nantwich to host second Flower Market in town square

A second Flower Market will be taking place in Nantwich town square this Saturday June 16.

Last year, the town welcomed hundreds of visitors to the new event, which saw stalls packed with an abundance of colour.