Hack Green nuclear bunker

Nantwich’s Hack Green nuclear bunker will be taking visitors back to the Cold War this Easter.

The Soviet Threat is advancing on the secret bunker March 26-27.

And it be stepping back in time and investigating what life was like either side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

There will be patrolling troops around the Nantwich area as the Bunker welcomes re-enactors and their military vehicles through its gates.

Across the site there will be military camps set up, giving an insight into how lives were lived by both Western and Eastern forces.

Soviet Threat nuclear bunker Hack GreenThe event will be patrolled and checkpoints will have to be passed as visitors are invited to venture between the two sides of the Cold War.

Inside the bunker there will be various characters keeping check on the opposition and any possible nuclear attacks.

The event, in its third year, is organised by two young Cheshire businesswomen and keen local historians.

Lucy Siebert is museum director at Hack Green Nuclear Bunker, and Eleanore Hill-Bruce of Plantagenet Events, specialises in historical events across the country.

They said: “The last two years have seen the event grow in popularity and we had fabulous feedback from participants and public alike.

“This year looks set to be another successful year of east versus west.”

Re-enactors are attending the event from as far away as Southampton.

The Soviet Threat event is open from 10.30am on both Saturday and Sunday, with last entry at 5pm.

For tickets or more information visit www.hackgreen.co.uk

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