Summer Lunchtime Concerts will be
held at St Mary's Parish Church, Nantwich (CW5 5RG) in the town centre
from June 15 to August 31 (Thursdays) from 12.30pm to 1.15pm. Free
admission. Retiring collection. Note: there are cushions on the wooden
Still to come
August 24: Qian Wu (violin) and Tony
August 31: Matthew McLachlan (piano).
What's On index page
What's On - Entertainment,
What's On -
What's On - The Square,
What's On - Civic Hall
What's On - Out of Town
(locations outside the Nantwich town boundary). See also
What's On - 2017.
Chamber Music Concerts, with experienced musicians, will be
performed by Worleston Music School, at 4.30pm on Sundays from
September to November. Details on
What's On - Out of Town Clubs.
Tickets £7 (children £2) from
worlestonmusicschool.co.uk. Telephone 079 857 82085.
Tutti, Friday, August 25, at Nantwich
Civic Hall. Presented by Heritage Opera,
Mozart's musical comedy, a pithy morality
tale, tells of two men who make a foolish
wager on whose girlfriend will be the more
faithful. The performance is sung in a new
English translation by a cast of six
professional singers, accompanied by piano.
The cast includes Nicholas Sales, Victor
Sgarbi, Serenna Wagner, Sarah Helsby Hughes,
Heather Heighway and Neil Balfour.
concessions £18, under 16s. £5. Doors
open at 6.45pm and the show will start at
Saturday, September 2, 7.30pm, at St Mary's
Parish Church, in Nantwich town centre
(CW5 5RG) in aid of St Luke's Hospices.
Featuring Rhos Orpheus Male Choir and
Roberts Bakery Band. Introducing Jessica
Thayer (soprano). Tickets £15, including a
glass of fizz and dessert canapes. For
further information or to book tickets visit
www.stlukes-hospice.co.uk/gala or call
Poet Laureate in Nantwich, Saturday,
October 14, 2pm. Carol Ann Duffy DBE will read her work and sign books at Nantwich Players' Theatre on the Waterlode / Love Lane car park as part
of the 10th Nantwich Words and Music Festival. Tickets, £17.50, are on sale now
Nantwich Words and Music Festival,
October 9 to 15, at various venues in Nantwich - including Nantwich
Players' Theatre (see above, St Mary's Parish Church in the town centre,
and the Crown Hotel. Headline acts include alternative rock band
Therapy? (acoustic), British rock quartet Tom Robinson and Band, and English poet
Roger McGough OBE, Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy (see above),
Mercury-nominated folk superstar Seth Lakeman and Nantwich resident,
Thea Gilmore, international singer-songwriter, musician and festival
director. The festival opens with up-and-coming indie rock band, Little
Comets. Other acts include Mark Radcliffe's Galleon Blast. Finally, Beth
Rowley, regular vocalist with Jules Holland and his Rhythm 'n' Blues
Orchestra, will close the festival at the Crown Hotel. The festival is
organised by Nigel Stonier, Thea Gilmore, and musician Clare (Fluff)
Smith. It is run by Nantwich-based volunteers. Tickets now on sale
www.wordsandmusicfestival.com, The Gravevine in Pepper Street, the
Crown Hotel, and Bloom in Nantwich in Pillory Street.