Category Archives: Visit

Critically acclaimed LGBTQ play Riot Act comes to Crewe Lyceum

VISITS CREWE AS PART OF PRIDE FESTIVAL SEASON UK TOUR A powerful verbatim theatre piece exploring the history of the LGBTQ rights movement will visit Crewe as part of a UK tour. Riot Act embarks on a Pride season tour and opens at Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham on Thu 6 – Sat 8 June.…
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Hero, Humanitarian, Saint: Grosvenor Museum acquires portrait of Leonard Cheshire

Chester’s Grosvenor Museum has acquired a portrait of Leonard Cheshire, one of the city’s most distinguished sons.  Councillor Louise Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council, said:  “Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire VC OM DSO DFC was born in 1917 at 65 Hoole Road, Chester.  His portrait was presented to the museum…
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Power of performance helps Chester woman combat anxiety

A Blacon woman has described how the power of performance has enabled her to ditch conventional medication for anxiety and depression and given her strategies to cope with her condition. Laura Ferris, a dancer with Chester-based company Fallen Angels Dance Theatre (FADT), is part of the community recovery group which will perform ‘Rituals’ for the…
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Nominations now open for Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Marketing Cheshire’s Annual Awards which recognise the excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals working in Cheshire’s visitor economy, which is worth over £3.5 billion. Currently in its 15 th year, there are 17 categories, with many of the winners going on to represent Cheshire at national level…
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