Events in Crewe & Nantwich ...

... in June 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Party In The Park

Sandbach Park, The Commons, Sandbach, CW11 1FJ.

Picnics, Pomp and Pleasure! Bring a picnic, rug and chairs and enjoy a relaxing summer evening. Foden's Band perform Musical Theater Classics Sandbach School Big Band play easy listening favourites "Last Night of the Proms" style sing-a-long finale. Spectacular burst of final fireworks by Blitz Fireworks. Hot drinks and snacks BYO, no bar available. Gates Open 5:30pm. Sandbach School Big Band 6:30pm. Foden's Band 8:00pm. Fireworks Finale 10:15pm. Tickets £10 per adult, accompanied children free.

Friday, June 30, 2017

SchoolsFest & Nantwich Fete

Nantwich Town Square, Nantwich, CW5 5DB.

The annual Fete and SchoolsFest will be held in Nantwich on Saturday 1 July. It is a collaboration between the Nantwich Education Partnership and St Mary's Church working with the local community. SchoolsFest celebrates the achievements and abilities of all the local children.


There will be a covered stage in the Town Square for a wide range of musical performances including the Big Sing when a large number of children from different primary schools form a community choir. Other primary school singing and orchestral performances will fill the morning, whilst the afternoon sees the now traditional Battle of the Bands, when performers from the secondary schools take the stage in an X-Factor style competition. Last year the standard was so high that several performers were hired for other gigs!

Friday, July 07, 2017

trAction Festival Crewe

Market Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2EW.

Crewe's very own transport festival is happening again on the 8th and 9th July and this year the event is teaming up with two other events in Sandbach and Fleetwood to bring a larger touring festival to the town. Includes SpareParts: On The Move, the UK's only Free Festival of Art, Performance and Spectacle dedicated to transport, travel and motion. Dates: Saturday 8th and 9th of July 2017, performance day on the 8th.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Acton Arts Festival

Saint Mary's Acton, Monks Lane, Acton, Near Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8LE.

Acton Arts Festival is to be held on the weekend of 14th, 15th and 16th July at St Mary's Church, Acton, titled 'Creation and Creativity'. The aim of the festival is to promote community cohesion and generally give the opportunity for Acton's very talented community to share their skills with each other. The local primary school and high school are particularly talented at art, and it was for the purpose of sharing their fabulous artwork with the community that first started the annual Acton Art Festival. The festival will comprise of works of art from: Malbank High School, Acton CE primary School, local art groups, there will also be displays of the 7 days of creation from individuals and groups, and many 'have a go' mini workshops ranging from working with clay to embroidery, children's book reading, and a collaborative piece of art constructed during the exhibition for everyone to add to. We will also have teas served all weekend. Mark Sheeky and Deborah Edgeley will perform on Friday the 14th at 3pm, and on the Saturday evening a charity concert takes place. The concert will comprise of voluntary performances by The Funky Choir, the Worleston Music School and a community dance group from Malbank High School.

Friday, July 21, 2017

What's in the Water?

Nantwich Museum, Pillory Street, Nantwich, CW5 5BQ.

What's in the Water is a series of talks considering the river as a source of water, its quality and sewage treatment today. Part of the programme of events accompanying its major summer exhibition "River Weaver - a meander through time" which opens on Wednesday 12 July charting the story of how the river has shaped local history. This event runs from 10.45am to 2.30pm with a break for lunch (not included). Tickets cost £5.00 (Museum Members £4.00) for the morning and afternoon sessions and £3.50 (Museum Members £2.50) for a single session (morning or afternoon).

Monday, July 24, 2017

RedShift Community Hub MeetUp

Nantwich Showground, Dorfold Hall, B5341, Nantwich, CW5 7BH.

For our July Hub this year we join forces with the South Cheshire Chamber to co-host the Pre-Show Reception at the Nantwich Show, Dorfold Park. The event is sponsored by Residence Restaurant & Bar and includes a welcome drink and cheese.


RedShift Community Hub MeetUps are monthly events that encourage businesses, charities and schools to meet and build relationships to improve community cohesion. Become a RedShift Hub Member to unlock the gateway to your community. Events are free to Red Shift Hub members, and open to guests for one visit, and should guests decide to join the RedShift Hub, the annual membership cost will be reduced by the guest fee.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Crewe BizMums July Organisation Month

Rookery Wood Farm, Weston Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6NE

Join local women in business to share what you do and make some new connections. Children are warmly welcome at this meet, however if you have older children in school or you do not have any children you are still welcome to come alone too. The theme for July is Organisation so there will be a short talk on this and the opportunity to ask any questions you may have after. Members and First time guests FREE, Returning guests £6 (payable upon registration).

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Birds of Prey Summer Fun Spectacular

The Market Shopping Centre, Victoria Street, Crewe, CW1 2NG.

Join us in-centre at 11:00am to 3:00pm on Friday, 28th July when we are joined by Cheshire Falconry and their breath-taking birds of prey! Get up close to these spectacular creatures and get a photo too at our FREE event!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Family Fun Day

Nantwich Museum, Pillory Street, Nantwich, CW5 5BQ.

Interactive Science for all is the aim of the FREE Family Fun Day on Saturday 29 July. Drop-in anytime between 10.30am and 3.30pm to investigate the quality of the River Weaver water. Participants will take samples of the river water to be analysed back at the museum. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Large groups are requested to contact the museum in advance. The event is run in collaboration with Keele University Sustainability Hub supported by The Ogden Trust.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Build Crewe in Minecraft

Crewe Library, Moss Square, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2BB.

Minecraft – Open Sessions! Love Minecraft? Want to help us with our ‘Build Crewe’ Minecraft Project? Book yourself into one of our FREE open sessions! There are 5 dates available with 4 sessions on each day so you’re sure to get a place. The sessions will be held in the Junior Library. Please book a place with a member of staff in the library on 01270 375295. Times available on each of the days: 9:30 to 10:30, 11:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 14:00, 14:30 to 15:30.

Contact: 01270 375295

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The Big Day Out

Nantwich Showground, Dorfold Hall, B5341, Nantwich, CW5 7BH.

The Big Day Out is back for a 4th year on the Nantwich Show Ground and this time we are featuring our other popular event, The Doggy Day Out! Join us on Sunday 30 July from 11am to 5pm for lots of Fun, Food and Fido's (see what we did there!) and help us raise money for the NeuroMuscular Centre and Youth Activities at RedShift Radio.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Passchendaele Commemorative Service

Memorial Square, Crewe

Lest we forget. 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Service starts at 11am.

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