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PICTURE SPECIAL – Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day”

PICTURE SPECIAL – Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day”

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nantwich this weekend to enjoy the annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre.

The event culminated in The Sealed Knot staging a re-enactment of the Battle on Mill Island.

January 26, 2020
Town gears up for Battle of Nantwich re-enactment

Town gears up for Battle of Nantwich re-enactment

Thousands are expected to line the town centre streets for the annual ‘Battle of Nantwich’ next Saturday, writes Jonathan White.

For more than 40 years the troops of The Sealed Knot have gathered in Nantwich to re-enact the battle that took place in 1644.

January 18, 2020
Nantwich Museum to stage “Road to the Battle of Nantwich”

Nantwich Museum to stage “Road to the Battle of Nantwich”

Nantwich Museum is to stage a Holly Holy Day commemoration and “Road to the Battle of Nantwich” talks.

Holly Holy Day will commemorate the 1644 Battle of Nantwich this month on January 25.

January 15, 2020
‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on January 25 during the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich celebrations.

The church will be open from 9am until 11.30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 14, 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
7th annual “Civil War author event” to take place in Nantwich

7th annual “Civil War author event” to take place in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The 7th annual ‘Civil War author event’ run by the Nantwich Book Shop & Coffee Lounge, will take place on January 24.

It will be staged on the eve of the annual Holly Holy Day ‘Battle of Nantwich’ re-enactment in the town.

January 9, 2020
PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

Thousands of people young and old once again packed into Nantwich town centre to witness another spectacular Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” celebration.

The Sealed Knot marched through the town as they re-enacted the 1644 Battle of Nantwich, one of the key events in the English Civil War.

January 26, 2019
Sixth Holly Holy Day author event proves hit in Nantwich

Sixth Holly Holy Day author event proves hit in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The 6th annual ‘Holly Holy Day author event’run by the Nantwich Book Shop & Coffee Lounge proved another big success.

The event, held last night (January 25) at Nantwich Methodist Church, comes on the eve of the annual “Battle of Nantwich” re-enactment in the town.

January 26, 2019
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

The Church will be open from 9am until 11:30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 16, 2019
Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich is once again gearing up for one of its busiest days of the year when Holly Holy Day commemorations are held on January 26.

The town centre is likely to be packed as thousands cram in to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the infamous 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 10, 2019
Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

The Sealed Knot Society have unveiled a plaque, stone and tree to Nantwich to mark their long association with the town.

The plaque, stone and mature tulip tree acknowledged The Sealed Knot’s 46 years of involvement in the annual Holly Holy Day events, commemorating the 1643 Battle of Nantwich.

April 15, 2018
Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

A family has appealed for help to trace a ‘priceless’ engagement ring believed lost during the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Saturday.

Cath and Rod Cameron were watching the annual spectacle on Mill Island in Nantwich with their five-year-old grandson when Cath noticed her ring had come off her finger.

January 29, 2018
IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the 44th annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in and around Nantwich and Mill Island.

The event, organised by the Holly Holy Day Society,  saw hundreds of Sealed Knot troops re-enact the infamous battle of 1644.

January 27, 2018