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
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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
For more details of these regular events see
Town Council website
Salt of the Earth Awards
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
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.
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
To nominate someone for an award, apply to the Mayor with the following
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
Nominees must either be a Nantwich resident, work in
Nantwich, or make a valuable contribution to the people of the town.
for more information.
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.
Month by month
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
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
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
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
details. Tickets also from
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.
Table Top sales. Thursdays,
8am to 12 noon. March 30. Tables (£5):
01270 628633 or 01270 303150. Free admission.
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
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).
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
Nantwich Town Council Marketing
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
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.