History

FEATURE: History of London Fashion Week

FEATURE: History of London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is usually held twice a year, in February and September, and there are likewise specific men’s fashion week shows in January and June.

As a “Big Four” fashion week alongside Milan, Paris, and New York, London owns a significant piece of the worldwide market and known for its inventive creations.

March 8, 2021
Bells of St Mary’s Church Wistaston mark 100-year anniversary

Bells of St Mary’s Church Wistaston mark 100-year anniversary

By Frank Morton
The heaviest six bells in the St Mary’s Church tower in Wistaston will celebrate their centenary this year.

A dedication service took place for the bells back on February 19, 1921.

February 11, 2021
FEATURE: Get your daily exercise and learn about Battle of Nantwich

FEATURE: Get your daily exercise and learn about Battle of Nantwich

The annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre and Civil War author event in Nantwich and battlefield tour in Acton were all cancelled this year due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

January 31, 2021
“Hallowed Ground” video tells story behind Airman’s Grave in Nantwich

“Hallowed Ground” video tells story behind Airman’s Grave in Nantwich

By Hannah Youds
A video exploring the history of the Airman’s Grave in Nantwich has been produced as part of the new “Hallowed Ground” YouTube series of historical narrations.

The video, just 15 minutes long, was made by Cast The Past Production, a group who aim to bring communities closer through stories of their local history.

January 26, 2021
FEATURE: Joey the Swan – fascinating history of Wistaston’s park

FEATURE: Joey the Swan – fascinating history of Wistaston’s park

The Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston is named after an adult male cob swan that lived there in the 1930s.

In the 1930s a pair of swans – a cob and a pen – took up permanent residence on a pond or ‘stew’, opposite the Wistaston Hall.

December 31, 2020
How women played key role in famous 1644 Battle of Nantwich

How women played key role in famous 1644 Battle of Nantwich

As the annual “Holly Holy Day” celebration nears, historical writer Mark Turnbull retells the little known story of a regiment of women who helped save the town just days before the 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 12, 2020