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Nantwich Choral Society ends season on a high

Nantwich Choral Society ends season on a high

Nantwich Choral Society is planning a 50th anniversary programme of concerts after ending the season on a high with a sell-out concert at St Mary’s Church.

The choir was in fine voice for Gioachino Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, an upbeat piece penned by the Italian composer in 1863 but never heard in his lifetime because he could not get permission to use female singers in church.

July 23, 2022
Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band will be joining up with Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir to stage a rousing performance next month.

They will perform a concert at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday July 10 from 7pm.

June 17, 2022
South Cheshire company hits right note with special gift to conductor

South Cheshire company hits right note with special gift to conductor

South Cheshire cereal makers Mornflake have come to the rescue of a musical conductor too small to be seen by members of a popular community choir!

At 5ft 2in, Clare Shackleton spent much of her time on tips toes during rehearsals with Wistaston Singers until the big-hearted Gresty Road company stepped in to help.

June 8, 2022
Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

Tarporley choir Decibellas raises £2,500 for homeless charity

A South Cheshire choir has raised more than £2,500 for Chester’s homeless charity, Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH), from their latest concert.

Decibellas, a choir for upper voices based in Tarporley, raised £2,554 for CATH through ticket sales and a bucket collection at their concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

January 18, 2022
St Luke’s Gala concert set for St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

St Luke’s Gala concert set for St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

St Luke’s Gala concert will be staged at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich on March 28.

The event will feature appearances from the Roberts Bakery Band and the Rhos Orpheus Male Choir.

March 15, 2020
Crewe Hall concert will raise funds for Wingate Children’s Centre

Crewe Hall concert will raise funds for Wingate Children’s Centre

Crewe Hall will host a special charity concert by Alsager Community Choir on February 29 in aid of Nantwich-based charity, The Wingate Centre.

February 8, 2020
Crewe Brass “Merry Christmas Nantwich” concert held

Crewe Brass “Merry Christmas Nantwich” concert held

By Jonathan White
The annual Crewe Brass ‘Merry Christmas Nantwich’ concert took place in the festive surroundings of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

The concert featured Crewe Brass, Elworth Hall School Choir and four vocalists.

December 20, 2019
Thumbs up twice for Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir

Thumbs up twice for Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir

A Nantwich school choir has been picked to sing at “Stars in Their Eyes” presenter Matthew Kelly’s Spirit of Christmas celebration at Chester Cathedral.

Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir came top of a contest to win the chance to sing at the event for an audience of 1,000 people, including TV, Film and Stage stars at the annual fundraiser in Chester.

November 21, 2019
The Cast of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Pamela Raith Photography

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Lyceum was full last night (September 17) for the opening of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

There is something quite special about this show.

September 18, 2019
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