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The Addams Family Musical Comedy

Posted by Sarah on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 11:11:49

Filed under: Events, Announcements, Entertainment, Music and nightlife, Surrounding areas

The Addams Family - The Musical!

Knutsford Musical Theatre Company (KMTC) is a small, friendly amateur musical theatre society that has been performing shows since 1943 and who aim to put on two shows every year.

KMTC  is pleased to announce that their next show is the Addams Family. The story in the musical is drawn entirely from the original cartoons rather than the TV or movie series. The original show opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway on March 8, 2010, costing $15m to produce. By June 2011 it had had over 500 performances and grossed $62m.

The Addams Family Musical by the KMTC will be showing at Northwich Memorial Court from 28th - 31st October 2015!  You can buy tickets on the KMTC website.

This truly ghoulish comedy musical comes to you at Halloween this year.  The show opens with an annual gathering of all family members (living, dead, and undecided) in a graveyard. 

The plot revolves around every father's nightmare.  Gomez Addams is caught in an impossible situation as his daughter, Wednesday Addams (the ultimate princess-of-darkness) has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family.  

If that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother, Morticia.  Gomez  must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife.  Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents. 

With a dynamic cast and direction team, The Addams Family will build on the recent sucesses of this vibrant theatre company.

Tags: knutsford, musical, theatre, production, addams, family, halloween, cheshire, tickets

Lymm Festival 2014

Posted by Neil on Monday, 17 March 2014 at 19:05:37

Filed under: Announcements, Festivals, Lymm Festival

Press Release via Alison Aldridge (Secretary)

A sizzling summer of success to follow some wonderful Winter Warmers is the aim of organisers of the Lymm Festival 2014.

From June 19th to 29th you can be certain that venues in the village will be offering a great range of events under sunny skies (less certain).

The star attraction will be Stuart Maconie, co-host of the BBC Radio 6 Music Show. Hopefully, his colleague Mark Radcliffe will have told him of the great Lymm welcome he got last year. Stuart will perform at the Statham Lodge Hotel on June 23rd.

Musical treats abound, Little Jo and the Misfits and Jon Brindley, who was at the Lymm Folk Club last month, will be returning on June 21st. There's a Sixties Night at the Lymm Hotel on June 19th and Blues Night at the Golf Club the following evening. Local singing talent will be in full voice at the Big Sing Night on June 24th.

Outdoors, Lymm Hall will be the delightful setting for a new innovation, an Edwardian Garden party on June 21st whilst the following day the popular Open Gardens returns.

Lymm will ring with laughter because, in addition to the, always popular Comedy Night, Simon Plumb is staging highlights from last winter's Rugby Club panto’ – ‘Scrooged.’

The Lymm Festival is increasingly a year round event. All four Winter Warmers were sell outs. Grateful thanks go to the appreciative audiences and the volunteers who put on memorable occasions, from Robert Powell and Gabrielle Drake ‘Celebrating Jane Austen’ and Stephen Hough's magical piano recital in St Peter's Church; to the Blues Night and film shows featuring ‘Frozen’ and ‘Philomena’ in a packed United Reformed Church on Brookfield Road.

All this augurs well for a great summer Lymm Festival and you can keep up to date with event and ticket information by going to the website.

If you are planning an event to be part of this year's festival, you haven't got long to make your application. Friday March 21st is the deadline for these to be returned. Forms are available from the Artistic Director Jacquie Davies at

Tags: lymm festival

Lymm Gallery Highlights for 12 April to 19 April 2013

Posted by Neil on Friday, 19 April 2013 at 10:01:00

Filed under: Media gallery, Photography

A Weekly Roundup of the Latest Images and Videos Added to the Gallery

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81 images have been added in the last week

Thanks to the following contributors:

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10k - 5 viewsFrom the bridge - 4 viewsBy canal - 1 views
Climbing from the canal - 7 viewsBy the church - 4 viewsTaken by the church - 6 views
near the church - 6 viewsat the school - 8 viewsPost-crossing the finish - 7 views
Sale Sharks attending! - 3 views612 - 3 views314 - 3 views
157 - 3 views132 - 5 views212 - 7 views
485 - 4 viewsThree cross the line - 3 viewsTwo finishers - 8 views
Starting early - 5 views345 - 36 views246 & 13? - 4 views
83 & 85 - 6 viewsAnother finisher - 12 viewsAnother pack heads home - 3 views
further finishers - 3 viewsWatching - 4 viewsstill watching - 3 views
....on their bikes - 4 viewsThe Rotary Club helping out - 3 viewsCakes all round! - 4 views
Another successful event - 6 viewsMusical accompaniment - 8 viewsThe Mayor shares a joke - 6 views
A Duck flying up the lower Dam.
He had been at the bottom chasing the ladies. - 2 viewsA Lady Duck stood at the bottom of the lower dam trying to avoid the men. - 2 viewsPretty flowers along the Bridgewater Canal in Lymm - 2 views
Great day and a great event !
The runners are on their way. - 8 viewsMore runners... - 13 viewsTwo more competitors enjoying the race. - 9 views
Here they come.. - 10 viewsHaving a sit down for a few minuets with Dad. - 34 viewsWolfie & Sharky getting ready to have some fun... - 3 views
The Mayor was given this lovely basket of flowers for his help and assistance in getting the race started. - 4 viewsThe band gave a superb performance providing free entertainment for everyone. - 6 viewsChildren were running everywhere and having a great time. - 6 views
Time for refreshments. - 7 viewsHaving their photo taken with Sharky & Wolfie. - 4 viewsNot sure if this guy won the race, but he was leading after the first lap. - 11 views
Some runners still going strongly. - 3 viewsStill managing to find the strength need to get up here. - 20 viewsIt
All the runners are finding it difficult going up this hill, especially for the second time. - 7 viewsComing off the canal and going up Oughtrington lane towards the finishing line. - 9 viewsCompetitors running by the side of the canal. - 4 views
These barge owners were on their way to the village for the Lymm Cruising Club annual get together and watching all the 10k runners passing by. - 9 10k race 2013 - 3 10k race 2013 - 3 views 10k race 2013 - 2 10k race 2013 - 1 10k race 2013 - 2 views 10k race 2013 - 6 10k race 2013 - 4 10k race 2013 - 3 views 10k race 2013

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Tags: gallery, images, photography

Lymm Events Highlights for 02 October to 09 October 2012

Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 at 10:01:00

Filed under: Events, Entertainment, Lymm, Music and nightlife

A Weekly Roundup of Local Events in the Coming Week

Plan your week ahead by checking out the events listed below. To add your own event, please contact me

1 event(s) are happening in Lymm this week

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Friday 5th October 2012 7.30pm

Tags: events, planner

Outhrington School Donation

Posted by Neil on Sunday, 13 May 2012 at 14:04:38

Filed under: Announcements, Charity, Fundraising

Charity Donation is Music to Pre-School’s Ears

Children at Outhrington Pre-School can now hear more than the birds singing in their outdoor play area thanks to a donation, to the tune of £500, from Lymm and District Round Table.

The pre-school, based on Outhrington Crescent, Lymm, is now the proud owner of an outdoor musical station.

Jo Cooper, a member of the pre-school’s fundraising committee, said: “We were aware of the Round Table and their charity work so we wrote to them hoping they would consider us. Thankfully, they were able to fund the entire cost of the equipment which will support the children’s motor skills, social interaction, confidence and self-esteem, as well as helping them have lots of fun!”

Outhrington Pre-School is just one of the many beneficiaries of Lymm and District Round Table’s latest batch of charitable donations, with a total of £4,500 also having gone towards organisations such as the Walton Lea Project, Warrington RSPCA, Brainwave, Lymm British Legion, Canal Street Day Centre, Warrington Hospital Maternity Ward and Cotebrook House.

“We’ve raised record figures again this year, so, as a result more and more charities and community groups will get cheques sent their way,” said Round Table chairman Chris Stephens. “We’re always on the look-out for worthy causes so feel free to get in touch if you’re a charity, group or individual who needs some support.”

For more information on the Round Table visit or contact Rik Wilson on 07766 461944 or

Tags: outhrington, round table, charity


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