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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
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 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