The name of Jan Palach Avenue in the south of the town commemorates the self-immolation of a student in Czechoslovakia in 1969.
Our rapidly expanding Vintage Cars, Tractors, Commercials and Machinery section offers a nostalgic look back at motoring from a bygone age, and with an afternoon parade in the Main Ring this will contrast to the Bolddog Lings stunning stunt displays.
In rugby league, Crewe & Nantwich Steamers play at the Barony Park, Nantwich, which is also the home ground for Acton Nomads RFC. The Steamers and the Nomads share a clubhouse at the Red Lion Hotel in Barony Road, Nantwich.
Vintage cars and agricultural machinery parades in the main ring
The finest and most diverse range of livestock from exhibitors local and national assemble for a fantastic day of showing.
In the Domesday Book, Nantwich is recorded as having eight salt houses. It had a castle and was the capital of a barony of the earls of Chester, and of one of the seven hundreds of medieval Cheshire. Nantwich is one of the few places in Cheshire to be marked on the Gough Map, which dates from 1355–66. It was first recorded as an urban area at the time of the Norman conquest, when the Normans burned the town to the ground leaving only one building standing.
The Cheshire East Citizens Advice Bureau now have an office on the first floor of the library. Drop-in sessions are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9.30am and 12.30pm. No appointment necessary. Advice line is 03444 111 444.
The daily Sentinel, the weekly Nantwich Chronicle, and the Crewe and Nantwich Guardian, and the monthly Dabber newspapers all cover the town.
There will be some 450 Trade Stands – something for everyone, whether it be clothes, tractors, new cars, Shopping & Craft Marquee and a Food Hall with everything that is best to taste and purchase.
There will be someone from the Cheshire Neighbours credit union on hand on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10.00am and 12.00 noon.
The tower of St. Mary's Church was the origin (meridian) of the 6-inch and 1:2500 Ordnance Survey maps of Cheshire.
Celebrity Chef timetables announced and admission tickets for their demonstrations are now available.
Celebrity Chef demonstrations throughout the day at the biggest Cheese Show in the World.
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Arriva, D&G Bus and a few smaller companies operate bus routes in and around Nantwich, some with funding from Cheshire East council.
Radio stations covering the Nantwich area include BBC Radio Stoke, Silk 106.9 from Macclesfield, Signal 1 and Signal 2 from Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe-based The Cat 107.9 community radio, and Nantwich-based online radio and networking organisation RedShift Radio.
Jobcentre Plus staff will be on site to provide help with digital job search and online claims. Appointments only on Tuesday and Thursday 9.00-12.00 noon and 1.00-5.00pm. Please telephone 01270 538 042 to make an appointment.
The annual Nantwich Food Festival is held in the town centre over the first weekend in September. Re-established as a free-entry festival in 2010, it attracts numerous artisan producers from the local area and further afield, and provides chef demonstrations, family activities and entertainment. It draws in an estimated 30,000 visitors a year.
Molls Cottage is a lovely detached cottage in Nantwich close to the many places of...
These will be available from the Disabled Car Park (display of Blue Badge necessary to enter) between 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m., or booked in advance from Oakwood Mobility Tel: 01606 590666 or 0800 0746789
Disabled parking is available on the public car park close to the exit for the library.
The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team will amaze the crowds with their gravity defiant Freestyle Motocross show at the Nantwich Show – Wednesday 27th July 2016. The nationally acclaimed team has the largest most high tech landing ramp in the world and has been ridden by the world’s best freestyle professionals including World number one Nate Adams, and World record […]
Nantwich railway station is on the line from Crewe to Whitchurch, Shrewsbury and other towns along the Welsh border. The station is currently served mainly by stopping trains between Crewe and Shrewsbury.
Jobcentre Plus staff are on site to provide help with digital job search and online claims. Appointments only on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.00am-12.00 noon and 1.00-5.00pm. Please telephone 01270 538 042 to make an appointment.
Set in 41 acres of land in the Cheshire countryside, this half-timbered Victorian hall is...
Exciting displays of daring in the main arena this year featuring The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team.
Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire East and the county of Cheshire, England. In 2011 Nantwich had a population of 17,424.
Nantwich is a market town in the Borough of Cheshire East. Nantwich Town Council was established in 1974 as a successor council to the Nantwich Urban District Council. Today the towns’ occupants are represented by twelve Councillors, who were last elected in 2015.
Since 1996, Nantwich has hosted the annual Nantwich Jazz & Blues Festival over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Jazz and blues artists from around the country perform in pubs and venues across the town.
Each year the world worm charming championships are held at Willaston Primary School in the village of Willaston, approximately two miles east of Nantwich. It began in 1980. Contestants furiously tap at the ground to get at some worms. The contest is consistently growing in popularity, but changing very little. After the contest the worms are released the same day.
Nantwich, outside Chester, has the largest collection of historic buildings in the county. The listed buildings are clustered mainly in the town centre on Barker Street, Beam Street, Churchyard Side, High Street and Hospital Street, and extending across the Weaver on Welsh Row. The majority are located within the 38 hectares (94 acres) of conservation area, which broadly follows the boundaries of the late medieval and early post-medieval town.
Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa is a magnificent country house hotel set in 38 acres of...
Tour of Britain – CheshireSummer walks and talksNantwich Besieged Exhibition
Nantwich Show and the International Cheese Awards are held in its beautiful parkland setting on the edge of the historic market town of Nantwich on Wednesday 27th July 2016.
Henry the Navigator is very easy to steer with simple controls, comfortable, warm rooms...
The Crewe West Premier Inn is a modern 62-bedroom hotel set in beautifully maintained...
Mornflake Oats based in Crewe will be a popular visitor at the festival again this year. Bringing their family favorites muesli, porridge oats, granola and much more to the festival encouraging visitors to eat healthily and tastily with their delicious, filling and versatile products. Don’t wait for the festival get eating oats now and reap the benefits.
Family-run accommodation close to historic Nantwich, set within a rural situation on A500.
Once more we are pleased to offer visitors the opportunity to hire Mobility Scooters for use at the Show:-
On Tuesday 29th September at 5.00pm, the Cheshirati Authors Group will be sharing their writing secrets and tips. The Cheshirati are successful local authors whose work includes crime, poetry, erotica and romance. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions, as well as book signings. Free event; refreshments available.