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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
Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands braved the snow and ice to watch the annual “Battle of Nantwich” spectacular played out in the town. And this year, the town centre was packed with other activities to keep the crowds entertained before the march and battle re-enactment.

January 26, 2013
Nantwich Museum hosts “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

Nantwich Museum hosts “Battle of Nantwich” exhibition

A Battle of Nantwich exhibition has opened in the Community Gallery at Nantwich Museum. And the display will whet the appetite for this weekend’s Holly Holy Day event – the re-enactment of the 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 23, 2013
Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

The Holly Holy Day Society is putting together the final plans ahead of this month’s “Battle of Nantwich” on January 26. It promises to be another action-packed event with the Sealed Knot’s re-enactment of the 1644 battle on Mill Island the highlight.

January 4, 2013
Nantwich Museum unveils 2013 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2013 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of exhibitions for 2013 in the Millennium and Community Galleries. Current exhibitions include “Yes we CAN Paint” and “The Breakaway Textile Group” exhibition at the Pillory Street venue.

December 31, 2012
PIC SPECIAL – Holly Holy Day in Nantwich attracts thousands to town

PIC SPECIAL – Holly Holy Day in Nantwich attracts thousands to town

Thousands of people braved the strong winds in Nantwich to enjoy the annual Battle of Nantwich Holly Holy Day celebrations. Visitors marvelled in the traditional spectacle as hundreds of troops from The Sealed Knot performed their re-enactment on Mill Island.

January 22, 2012
Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Organisers of the Holly Holy Day event staged to celebrate the 1644 Battle of Nantwich are gearing up for another massive event this weekend. Full details of everything on offer this Saturday (January 21) have been released  as thousands are expected to flood into the town.

January 18, 2012
Nantwich Museum activities and tours on Holly Holy Day

Nantwich Museum activities and tours on Holly Holy Day

Nantwich Museum is playing a key role in this weekend’s Battle of Nantwich celebrations with a range of activities on Holly Holy Day. The Childrens Parade from the museum on Pillory Street to the town square features Nantwich schoolchildren in costume.

January 16, 2012