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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 details

 

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SEE also What's On - Entertainment, What's On - Churches, What's On - The Square, What's On - Civic Hall and 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 Castle Street.

   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: www.nantwichjazz.com 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; www.nantwichjazz.com; and www.ticketline.co.uk.

   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 Church.                 

   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 www.nantwichtowncouncilgov.uk) and other in-town outlets. 

o 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.

 

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