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Audience wowed at “Step into Christmas” concert in Nantwich

Audience wowed at “Step into Christmas” concert in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A packed audience enjoyed the live music concert ‘Step into Christmas’ at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

The concert featured Crewe Brass, drummers from Cheshire Drums & Bugles, European mezzo soprano Emma Brown, and Acton CE Primary Academy Choir conducted by headteacher Rachael McKinley.

December 3, 2018
Brine Leas performers earn £1,000 towards Venice trip

Brine Leas performers earn £1,000 towards Venice trip

Christmas has come early to friends in a Nantwich school choir and band after receiving a £1,000 donation towards their trip to Venice.

The money, donated by The County Group, means Brine Leas School Choir and its Concert Band, can look forward to a trip of a lifetime next summer.

December 13, 2017
Nantwich Choral Society welcome French choir for anniversary concert

Nantwich Choral Society welcome French choir for anniversary concert

Dabbers will say a special ‘Bienvenue’ to a party of French singers visiting Nantwich to celebrate 60 years of twinning with Macon.

Nantwich Choral Society is staging a joint anniversary concert with Ensemble Arpège de Mâcon at St Mary’s Parish Church on July 15 after visiting the French town to stage a sell-out concert in May.

July 5, 2017
Nantwich Voices gear up for Last Choir Standing contest

Nantwich Voices gear up for Last Choir Standing contest

Members of Nantwich Voices are warming their vocal chords ready for the Last Choir Standing competition.

They will compete against seven other choirs from around the region at the Crewe Lyceum on Sunday February 5 in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

January 30, 2017
Nantwich Choral Society wows St Mary’s Church crowd at concert

Nantwich Choral Society wows St Mary’s Church crowd at concert

Singers from around the UK joined Nantwich Choral Society for a one-off ‘Come and Sing Handel’s Messiah’ concert at St Mary’s Church.

The extras swelled the choir to 201 people, who were split into sections within the church’s Nave by tenor, soprano, contralto, and bass.

January 9, 2017
Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston Singers were in fine voice when they performed at a Christmas Carol concert at St Stephen’s Methodist Church in Crewe.

Phil Houghton was musical director and organist and also introduced each carol and soloist. Jane Hale was the accompanist.

December 13, 2016
Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Cheshire-based Decibellas Women’s Choir is to stage a one-off concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury, near Nantwich.

The theme of the concert is the concept of ‘light’.

October 18, 2016
Tarporley Decibellas choir launch Italian Tour programme

Tarporley Decibellas choir launch Italian Tour programme

Tarporley-based choir Decibellas brought the Amalfi sunshine to Cheshire when they launched their Italian Tour Programme to a packed venue.

St Boniface Church in Bunbury, dressed with lemon yellow flowers and adorned in green, white and red bunting, hosted the concert.

April 10, 2016
Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley is to stage a concert on Friday April 1 at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

The concert marks the launch for the choir’s forthcoming Italian tour – “Italy meets the British Isles”.

March 20, 2016
Decibellas choir raises £1,900 at Bunbury concert

Decibellas choir raises £1,900 at Bunbury concert

Decibellas Women’s Choir of Tarporley hosted a concert with Llangollen Male Voice Choir, to raise funds for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice.

The men’s motto “Cyfeillgarwch drwy Gan” (“friendship through song”), formed the theme with both choirs performing pieces from repertoires and joining for a rousing finale.

May 27, 2015
Nantwich pupils to sing 60s hits for 50th anniversary event

Nantwich pupils to sing 60s hits for 50th anniversary event

Millfields Primary and Nursery choir in Nantwich will sing a medley of 60s hits as part of celebrations to mark the school’s 50th birthday. The school, on Marsh Lane, first opened in January 1964 but the official opening took place later that year.

June 16, 2014
Nantwich pupils join Cheshire East Youth Theatre for Lyceum show

Nantwich pupils join Cheshire East Youth Theatre for Lyceum show

Pupils from Malbank School have teamed up with Cheshire East Youth Theatre (CEYT) to star in the production of “Coram Boy” at Crewe Lyceum on June 28. It’s the first time CEYT has formally worked with the Nantwich school.

June 13, 2014
Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

A Nantwich school’s young choir was in fine voice after triumphing in a Cheshire East competition. Stapeley Broad Lane’s 54-strong KS2 choir won the Cheshire East Primary Choirs contest at Clonter Opera Theatre, near Homes Chapel.

May 24, 2013