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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
Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.

January 21, 2018
New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

January 10, 2018
Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nantwich to watch the annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre spectacular.

The event is organised by the Holly Holy Day Society, a small non-profit group of people working with the Sealed Knot re-enactment society and Rotary.

January 29, 2017
Battle of Nantwich Exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Battle of Nantwich Exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich are the subject of a new exhibition at Nantwich Museum, called ‘Road to the Battle of Nantwich’.

The exhibition, running until Saturday February 25, explores how the conflict unfolded.

January 12, 2017
Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

By Jonathan White
Troops marched and battled each other as thousands of people flocked to Nantwich to enjoy the town’s Holly Holy Day celebrations.

The event, which also included a Winter Fayre, took place in and around Nantwich town centre and on Mill Island in dry weather.

January 24, 2016
Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents are calling for the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Mill Island to be moved or cancelled because of saturated conditions.

Weeks of wet weather has left River Weaver levels very high (pictured), the ground at saturation point, and the island covered in early flowering daffodils.

January 16, 2016