What's On

  Civic Hall

Day by day



10am to 11.30am and 7.45pm to 9.15pm: Hatha Yoga

   with Rick Calligaro.


10am to 12 noon: Short mat bowls.

1.30pm to 4.30pm: Table tennis.

7.45pm to 11pm: Ceroc     www.cerocaddiction.com

   dance@cerocaddiction.com   Telephone 07983



10am to 12 noon: 50+ Club.

1.15pm to 3.45pm: Sequence tea dance.

7pm to 10.30pm: Modern line dancing.

7.30pm to 9.15pm: Ashtanga Yoga with Rick



7.45pm to 10.30pm: Ballroom, Latin and Popular

   Sequence Dancing.


For more details of these regular events see the

Town Council website


Salt of the Earth Awards

THE third Salt of the Earth Awards will be held this spring. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and businesses that selflessly make a real difference to the Nantwich community.

   Eight awards, sponsored by South Cheshire College, will be presented at an intimate reception on Friday, April 28, at the Civic Hall, followed by the Mayor’s Quiz.

   The Mayor, Cllr Andrew Martin, is welcoming nominations for the awards which will go to a person or a group who gives up their time and energy to help others.

   The categories are: Community Volunteer, Inspiration Award, Making Communities Safer Award, Supporting Children Award, Young Person Award (Under 18), Outstanding Organisation/Group, and Business Support in the Community.

   The Mayor will also present a Mayor’s Recognition Award. The winner of this will be an inspirational individual or group who has made an outstanding impression on the Mayor during his time in office. This award is specifically decided by the Mayor and nominations will not be accepted.

    To nominate someone for an award, apply to the Mayor with the following information: name of person nominating, name of nominee, address and contact details of both of the above, the award nominated for, and the reason for the nomination (no more than 250 words).

   Nominations must be submitted no later than Friday, March 10, and can be posted to ‘Salt of the Earth’ Awards, Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, CW5 5DG, dropped off at the Civic Hall, or emailed to ntc.marketing@nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk.

    Nominees must either be a Nantwich resident, work in Nantwich, or make a valuable contribution to the people of the town.

   Visit www.nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk for more information.

l The Mayor’s Big Quiz will be held on Friday, April 28. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Teams of six at a charge of £8 per person including supper. To make a booking, call Nantwich Civic Hall on 01270 628633.

ENTERTAINMENT at the Civic Hall is handled by Crewe firm Warble Entertainment Agency.





Events could change or be cancelled. Check before travelling a long distance to the Civic Hall.




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Friday 31: California Blue and Tumblin’ Dice. Two    local groups performing 1960s music. Doors open    7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets £5 from the Civic Hall.  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT




Friday 7: The Very Best in Stand Up. See details below.


For more details of these events click on the links above or visit www.nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk.

For tickets, see the Civic Hall details (below right) unless otherwise stated.

Nantwich Film Club

THE club is "enthusiast run" and shows films on a 5.7metre (224-inch) screen. Their programme includes independent, classic and foreign language films. Film and activity suggestions are welcomed.

   Films are screened on the second Monday of the month. The doors and bar open at 7pm and the film starts at 7.45pm (unless stated otherwise, for a longer film for instance). There is no membership fee and no obligation to see every film. Entrance is £5 and open to all, subject to British Board of Film Classification certification.

   For more information, visit:



April 10: "Bridge of Spies", directed by Steven Spielberg. Cert 12A. Running time 142 minutes. Drama/thriller. A lawyer has to defend an accused Soviet spy to show the world that the American justice system is democratic. "Inspired by true events", the film alludes to the downing of U2 pilot Gary Powers.


May 15 to 21: The second Nantwich Film Festival features a week of cinematic events, including a film quiz with cheese and wine; a film and meal deal; a vintage film bus showing short films; a short film competition; and Crewe Movie Makers in a show and talk.  

The Very Best in Stand Up

COMEDY evenings are held on the first Friday of each month, featuring four top acts. Organised by Straight Up Comedy and Nantwich Town Council. Seats and tables layout. Over 18s only. Doors open 7.30pm and the shows start at 8.10pm. Tickets, £10, from the Town Council website or from the Civic Hall (01270 628633). See the website www.civiccomedy.co.uk for details. Tickets also from www.seetickets.com.

   There are table reservations for groups of six or more on a first come, first served basis.


April 7: Andre Vincent is back to oversee the event, while Canadian Paul Myrehaug (well-known on the international comedy scene) makes his Civic Hall debut. There is a welcome return for Ian Moore, and Jeff Innocent, winner of the 2016 Best Live Comedian at the UK Comedy Awards, closes the show.


 Week by week


Table Top sales.  Thursdays, 8am to 12 noon. March 30. Tables (£5): 01270 628633 or 01270 303150. Free admission. Refreshments available.


V and A Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fairs. Thursdays and Bank Holidays, 10am to 4pm. April 20, June 22, July 20. Admission £1.50 adults; £1 concessions; children free. Bank Holidays, £2 adults; £1.50 concessions; children free. May 29, August 25. Stalls: Julie, 07759 449257. Also: 01244 400006, mobile 07759 449257; e-mail vandafairs@talk21.com; web: www.vandafairs.com.


Outdoor Table Top Sales in the summer months. See What's On - Market for details of the weekly (Tuesdays) event at Nantwich Market.

Nantwich Civic Hall

Market Street, Nantwich, CW5 5DG

Telephones 01270 628633 (Civic Hall) and 01270 303150 (Information Centre).

Facebook: facebook.com/nantwichcivic


   Twitter: twitter.com/NantwichCivic



Civic Hall Box Office:  01270 628633. Open 9am to 4.30pm. Also, see the item in the first column about booking tickets on line.


Nantwich Town Council Facilities Manager:

David Thomas.


Nantwich Town Council Marketing Manager:

Sheryl Birtles.


To hire the Civic Hall, telephone 01270 628633. The main hall has a 500-person capacity. The Peggy Killick Suite (up a flight of stairs) holds 80 people for parties, conferences, meetings, exercise classes, dance groups, training days, etc. The suite can be booked free of charge.


The Civic Hall is owned and run by Nantwich Town Council who acquired it from Cheshire East Borough Council. (See this Letter from Nantwich).

   The Town Council offices moved to the Civic Hall from Brookfield Hall (where the council meets) in Shrewbridge Road, Nantwich. Telephones: 01270 619224 and 01270 628633. [Brookfield Hall can also be hired.]


Nantwich Information Centre is located in the Civic Hall. Telephone 01270 303150 (9am to 6.45pm). As well as tourism information - for visitors or for local people wishing to know about attractions in the rest of the country - the centre has details of local events in the Civic Hall or other buildings in town. It has a series of leaflets on several aspects of the town, including places to see, visiting Nantwich, shopping in town and accommodation.

   A stall is sited on The Square (town centre) on Saturdays (weather permitting).


Nantwich Town Council

Mayor: Cllr Andrew Martin.

Mayoress: Mrs Linda Martin.

Deputy Mayor: Cllr Mrs Norma Simpson.

Town Clerk: Ian Hope.


Book tickets on line

TICKETS for Civic Hall events (and some others in town and district) can be bought on line. Go to www.nantwichtowncouncil.gov.uk and on the first page click on the "Buy Tickets" logo for a list of bookable events.

   You will need to create an account to buy tickets.

   Note that there is an administration fee of £1 which goes to the Civic Hall rather than the organisation that is staging the event.

   Tickets can be posted to purchasers up to five days before an event or they can take their "confirmation of purchase" e-mail to the Civic Hall to collect the tickets in person. Tickets which are held at the venue of an event for collection can be collected with the confirmation e-mail.

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