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School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

Nantwich schoolchildren are on song as they prepare for a massive celebration of music and art in the town’s annual Schoolsfest event.

And this year family-owned milling business Mornflake is throwing its weight behind the celebration which will involve more than 500 youngsters from schools across the town on July 7.

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.

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Young and old packed into Nantwich town centre to enjoy the annual Weaver Wander vintage and classic car rally.

The event, organised by Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club, saw hundreds of amazing vehicles from the last 100 years pass through the town.

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

Vintage Mobile Cinema to launch Nantwich Film Festival this weekend

A vintage mobile cinema will on Nantwich Town Square on Saturday to help launch the third annual Nantwich Film Festival.

The unique cinematic vehicle, known as Audrey, will be on the square showing free screenings every 20 minutes.

Nantwich residents to stage ‘Big Sleep’ event to support homeless

Nantwich residents to stage ‘Big Sleep’ event to support homeless

Dozens of people will sleep rough in Nantwich town square later this month as part of a campaign to raise awareness of local homelessness issues.

The Big Sleep Out also aims to raise much needed funds for CHANCE Changing Lives homeless charity.

May 9, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Spring Market returns to town square on April 7

Nantwich Spring Market returns to town square on April 7

Nantwich’s Spring Market will return to the town square this Saturday April 7 following its popularity last year.

The market, which will run from 9am until 3pm, will feature a large selection of stalls offering an eclectic mix of seasonal produce, gifts and treats.

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial is now officially a Grade II listed monument.

Historic England has added the memorial, on the town square on High Street, to the list of buildings of ‘Special Architectural or Historic Interest’.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Scores of Santas young and old braved the wind and rain to complete the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

Families donned their best Christmas outfits for the event in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in the town square.

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio returned to compere the event with entertainment on stage.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Visitors packed in to Nantwich town square for the popular Societies Spectacular event.

More than 30 local groups and societies opened up stalls to promote what they do to a large audience in an event organised by Nantwich Town Council.