What’s On & Reviews

Thousands of visitors enjoy Marbury Merry Days festival

Thousands of visitors enjoy Marbury Merry Days festival

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people basked in warm sunshine as they enjoyed the 43rd annual Marbury Merry Days country fair.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, was opened by the Cheshire Dairy Queen Team – Charlotte Kinsey, Hannah Reade and Olivia Wain – who are ambassadors for Cheshire Young Farmers.

May 15, 2024
Final “Very Best in Stand Up” of season heads for Nantwich Civic

Final “Very Best in Stand Up” of season heads for Nantwich Civic

The final “Very Best In Stand Up” of the current season rolls into Nantwich on June 7.

And organisers have lined up four more top comedy acts to finish off the 14th season at Nantwich Civic Hall.

May 14, 2024
The Theodore William Gill Cup match takes place this Saturday

The Theodore William Gill Cup match takes place this Saturday

By Jonathan White
The annual Theodore William Gill Cup charity football match will take place this Saturday (May 18) at Nantwich Town’s Swansway Stadium.

The match is in memory of baby Theodore William Gill who was born sleeping on April 26 2023.

May 13, 2024
Nantwich Town FC to stage comedy night May 17

Nantwich Town FC to stage comedy night May 17

Nantwich Town will be staging a live comedy night on Friday May 17 with five acts performing.

The event is organised by Front Guy Gary Entertainment & Event Management and will take place in the club’s Atherton & Associates Suite.

May 12, 2024
REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
I was gifted a copy of the book ‘The Girl on The Train’ by Paula Hawkins for my birthday a few years ago by one of my close friends.

I read it within a couple of days and have since recommended it to book clubs and other friends.

May 11, 2024
New art gallery set to open in Nantwich town centre

New art gallery set to open in Nantwich town centre

A new art gallery is having its official opening tomorrow (May 11) in Nantwich.

Drift Art Gallery is opening in the old Union building on High Street from 3pm to 7pm.

May 10, 2024
Nantwich charity match in aid of player with Motor Neurone Disease

Nantwich charity match in aid of player with Motor Neurone Disease

A charity football match is to take place in Nantwich in aid of a local player battling against Motor Neurone Disease.

The match will feature Nantwich Pirates FC against Old Stars FC at Nantwich Town’s Swansway Stadium on Saturday June 8.

May 10, 2024
“The Seasons” exhibition by Connected Threads at Nantwich Museum

“The Seasons” exhibition by Connected Threads at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “The Seasons” by local textile art group Connected Threads has opened in the Millennium Gallery, Nantwich Museum and runs until Saturday 6 July.

Connected threads are a lively, friendly group with a love of stitch their aim is to promote stitch as a way to relax, make friends and improve wellbeing.

May 9, 2024
REVIEW: The Gang Show at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: The Gang Show at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts presented the Gang Show this week at Crewe Lyceum.

The cast of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers produced a wonderful show packed full of music, song and comedy.

May 5, 2024
Popular series of summer concerts returns to St Mary’s in Nantwich

Popular series of summer concerts returns to St Mary’s in Nantwich

The popular series of summer lunchtime concerts held at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich returns next week.

Each Thursday, there will be live performances by singers and musicians at the church.

May 3, 2024
Salt-making demonstration day on Nantwich Town Square

Salt-making demonstration day on Nantwich Town Square

Experts will be holding a special salt-making demonstration in Nantwich to show people how the town became famous for it!

Specialists from Nantwich Museum will be on the town square on Thursday May 9 to see how salt was made during the medieval period using brine from the Old Biot.

May 1, 2024
Nantwich Food Festival invites new volunteers to event

Nantwich Food Festival invites new volunteers to event

Nantwich Food Festival organiser are to stage a “welcome” event for new volunteers helping out at the 2024 show.

The festival can only go ahead thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who devote their time each year.

April 30, 2024
Singer Will Young to play Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

Singer Will Young to play Crewe Lyceum on UK tour

Multi-award-winning British singer and actor Will Young will be performing at Crewe Lyceum as part of a UK tour later this year.

Young, who has released a new single today called “Falling Deep”, will be at the Lyceum on October 10.

April 27, 2024