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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
Holly Holy Day author event in Nantwich hailed big success

Holly Holy Day author event in Nantwich hailed big success

The 7th annual ‘Holly Holy Day author event’ was held at Nantwich Book Shop & Coffee Lounge on Friday night, writes Jonathan White.

The event was compered by English Civil War re-enactor and historical fiction writer David Wilson.

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
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
Mayor opens new Cheshire Civil War gallery at Nantwich Museum

Mayor opens new Cheshire Civil War gallery at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Town Mayor David Marren has opened the new Cheshire Civil War Centre gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The display features interpretation panels developed by the museum’s Research Group, supplemented by artefacts of the time and informative replicas.

April 25, 2019
Nantwich Museum to host Civil War talk by professor

Nantwich Museum to host Civil War talk by professor

A talk by Professor Andrew Hopper of The University of Leicester called “The Human Costs of the Civil War” will take place at Nantwich Museum.

It will be held at 2pm this Friday, February 15.

February 13, 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
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
Nantwich Museum to stage new interactive ‘Civil War’ evening class

Nantwich Museum to stage new interactive ‘Civil War’ evening class

Nantwich Museum is to stage an interactive evening class aimed at examining local events during the First Civil War in Cheshire.

It has been arranged by Nantwich Museum’s Civil War Centre.

February 12, 2017
Nantwich Besieged exhibition ends with two talks

Nantwich Besieged exhibition ends with two talks

The acclaimed ‘Nantwich Besieged’ exhibition at Nantwich Museum will conclude with two special talks.

The exhibition, which ends on September 17, recalls the English Civil War around the time of the siege of the town by Royalist troops at the end of 1642.

September 15, 2016
Nantwich Museum summer talks programme unveiled

Nantwich Museum summer talks programme unveiled

Nantwich Museum will stage a series of walks and talks to complement its “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition which opens on July 21.

The exhibition will examine life in the town during the English Civil War.

July 7, 2016
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
English Civil War Project launched by Nantwich Museum

English Civil War Project launched by Nantwich Museum

A new project at Nantwich Museum aims to help visitors further their knowledge of life in the town during the English Civil War.

The Nantwich Museum English Civil War Project will study the effect of war leading to the battle for the town in 1644.

April 9, 2015