Charity Dance, Saturday, February 17,
at the Civic Hall in Market Street, Nantwich. For more details see
What's On - Civic Hall
on this website.
|Chamber Music Concerts
are being held throughout 2018 (April to November) at Brine
Leas School, in Audlem Road, Nantwich, CW5 7DY. They are
being performed by Worleston Music School. See
What's On venues for more
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).
Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival,
Easter Weekend - Thursday, March 29 to Monday, April 2. The 22nd
festival will be held at several venues in Nantwich, including
public houses and eateries.
The event begins at the Civic Hall on the Thursday evening with
former Squeeze member Glenn Tilbrook giving a solo performance, with
Nine Zero Below sharing a double bill.
It closes with "Oh Boy! It's the non-stop Sixties" on Easter Monday,
at the Civic Hall. This features original artistes Brian Poole, Mike
Pender, Dave Berry and Vanity Fare. The same day, but in the late
afternoon, tribute act Nearly Dan will perform at The Studio in
In between, the Festival features Thea Gilmore and Band, Both Sides
Now, Dr Feelgood, Climax Blues Band, Walklate and Fuschi, The Jive
Aces,, Vavoom, and The Manfreds.
There is a free concert on The Square (town centre) with Brass
Monkees, a new Cheshire-based nine-piece band. At the same outdoor
venue on the Sunday, local artists will be performing.
The "Around the Town" venues will be hosting gigs during the
Festival. A wristband is needed to gain admission to these
performances. These can be purchased from the festival website:
before the event for £7. They will also be available from the
Thursday at The Crown Hotel, the Civic Hall on or The Square, at £8.
Ticket hotlines are: The Crown Hotel, (01270) 625283, ticketline
0844 888 9991; the Civic Hall, (01270) 628633;
As well as local pubs and eateries, the town venues include The Bank
Stage in Castle Street (the official stage for the festival),
Nantwich Museum, Nantwich Methodist Church, and St Mary's Parish
For where and when the stars will be performing, the ticket prices,
and the style of seating, visit the website or get a festival
booklet (24 pages) from the Tourist Information Centre at the Civic
Hall in Market Street, Nantwich (telephone
01270 628633), or on
Sadly, the founder of the festival, Phillip Martin, of The
Crown Hotel, died last year, but he was working on this year's event
until his death. However, his daughter, Abbigail Ellwood, Steve
Barnes and the established team of organisers completed his work.