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Nantwich Museum plans for Battle of Nantwich event

Nantwich Museum plans for Battle of Nantwich event

The Battle of Nantwich will be commemorated at Nantwich Museum on Saturday January 23.

The museum, which will open at 10am, will run Civil War Town Tours begin at 10.15am and 11.30am and cost £3 per person.

January 13, 2016
Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Organisers of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event hope it will not be washed out by the heavy rain and flooding.

Prolonged wet weather has left River Weaver very high, and ground conditions saturated on Mill Island.

January 4, 2016
Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Organisers of Holly Holy Day in Nantwich have paid tribute to volunteers who helped make the event the most successful ever.

Thousands flocked into town, despite the roadworks and traffic problems, to enjoy what many believe was the biggest ever staged in its 43 years.

January 26, 2015
Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Thousands poured into Nantwich to enjoy the Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in the town centre and Mill Island.

And organisers The Holly Holy Day Society say the event, held in conjunction with the Sealed Knot society, was one of the most successful ever.

January 25, 2015
Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Thousands of people and hundreds of soldiers are set to descend on Nantwich for Holly Holy Day.

The annual event, this Saturday January 24, celebrates the Battle of Nantwich of 1644 – a key battle during the English Civil War.

January 17, 2015
Nantwich Town Fete and SkoolsFest set to be big hit, say organisers

Nantwich Town Fete and SkoolsFest set to be big hit, say organisers

Organisers of this weekend’s Nantwich Town Fete are promising a fun-packed day for all the family. The event, a revival of an old tradition, will sit alongside “SkoolsFest”, which showcases young talent from the town’s schools in singing, dancing, drama and the arts.

June 23, 2014
Nantwich Museum opens new “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

Nantwich Museum opens new “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

A new “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum and runs until Saturday March 8. The display paints a picture of the town during the time of the English Civil War.

January 27, 2014
Pic special: Thousands enjoy “Battle of Nantwich” despite storms

Pic special: Thousands enjoy “Battle of Nantwich” despite storms

By Jonathan White Thousands braved thunder and lightning in Nantwich to enjoy the Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre”. Sealed Knot troops paraded down Welsh Row to the town centre where they lined up for inspection.

January 26, 2014
Holly Holy Day organisers say rain won’t spoil Nantwich event

Holly Holy Day organisers say rain won’t spoil Nantwich event

Organisers of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day are confident it will go ahead despite more heavy rain. The event, which end with the re-enactment of the Roundheads v Cavaliers battle on Mill Island, is set to pull in thousands of visitors to the town tomorrow (January 25).

January 24, 2014
“Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day set to be biggest in Nantwich

“Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day set to be biggest in Nantwich

This month’s Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” re-enactment is set to be the largest celebration yet, say organisers. The event, scheduled for Saturday January 25, includes the biggest programme of events than any other year.

January 6, 2014
Nantwich Museum plans Holly Holy Day events in January

Nantwich Museum plans Holly Holy Day events in January

Nantwich Museum is planning a series of events to help celebrate Holly Holy Day in the town on January 25. The venue has lined up speakers and exhibitions to commemorate the 370th anniversary of the Battle of Nantwich.

December 23, 2013
Nantwich Bookshop to launch new “Civil War” Nantwich novel

Nantwich Bookshop to launch new “Civil War” Nantwich novel

A Nantwich man’s new novel set in the town during the Civil War is to launch at Nantwich Bookshop later this month. David Wilson’s story, “The Winter Siege”, is set in Nantwich when Civil War raged through the country.

October 11, 2013
Nantwich photographer’s work at new Tarporley exhibition

Nantwich photographer’s work at new Tarporley exhibition

These stunning pictures by a Nantwich photographer are part of a new exhibition opening at nearby Tarporley Gallery. Jan Wilson has six pieces on show as part of the display which features other photographers and students from Tarporley High School.

March 21, 2013