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FEATURE: History of London Fashion Week

FEATURE: History of London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is usually held twice a year, in February and September, and there are likewise specific men’s fashion week shows in January and June.

As a “Big Four” fashion week alongside Milan, Paris, and New York, London owns a significant piece of the worldwide market and known for its inventive creations.

March 8, 2021
“Hallowed Ground” video tells story behind Airman’s Grave in Nantwich

“Hallowed Ground” video tells story behind Airman’s Grave in Nantwich

By Hannah Youds
A video exploring the history of the Airman’s Grave in Nantwich has been produced as part of the new “Hallowed Ground” YouTube series of historical narrations.

The video, just 15 minutes long, was made by Cast The Past Production, a group who aim to bring communities closer through stories of their local history.

January 26, 2021
Nantwich Museum to run history courses in autumn

Nantwich Museum to run history courses in autumn

Nantwich Museum is to stage two local history courses in the autumn.

“The Civil Wars in Cheshire” re-runs last year’s successful course, beginning 7pm Wednesdays from October 16 and ending Wednesday November 13.

July 15, 2019
Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

A new booklet called “The Crown – a brief history of this historic inn” has been launched by Nantwich Museum.

It adds to its popular range of booklets focusing on various aspects of the town’s history.

March 18, 2019
Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Rich with its own history and legends, the Crewe Lyceum theatre was the perfect setting for Dan Snow on his new tour ‘An Evening with The History Guy’.

The show was a celebration of history and throughout Dan chatted to the audience about his career, experiences, his love of history and why it matters so much.

June 21, 2018
Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

A history teacher from Nantwich turned back the clock to take part in a vintage scooter ride for charity.

Sarah Vaughan, Malbank School and Sixth Form College Head of History, let her hair down and rode her scooter from Nantwich to Tenby and back to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

June 12, 2018
‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “River Weaver – a meander through time” exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which charts the story of how the river has shaped local history, will run until Saturday September 9 at the Pillory Street venue.

July 15, 2017
Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum are staging a series of guided summer walks around the town.

There will be guided Riverside Walks arranged to run in conjunction with the major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

July 6, 2017
Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

A new 96-page book called Nantwich History Tour will take readers on a journey to the town’s earliest days.

The publication, by Paul Hurley, explores the oldest of the three Cheshire Wiches or Wyches and its historical importance.

February 25, 2017
Nantwich history graduate turns back clock for new ale business

Nantwich history graduate turns back clock for new ale business

A hard-up Nantwich student who brewed his own ale at university to save money, has turned the idea into a new business!

History graduate Paul Morgan, from Bulkeley, near Nantwich, came up with the idea of home brew to save on nights in the pub while studying.

August 17, 2016
New local history booklets on display at Nantwich Museum

New local history booklets on display at Nantwich Museum

A range of booklets detailing local Nantwich history has been extended and is on display at the town’s museum.

Four new titles have been added to the collection.

July 21, 2016
New Nantwich history booklets launched at museum

New Nantwich history booklets launched at museum

A new series of booklets on the local history of Nantwich have been launched at Nantwich Museum.

The booklets were unveiled at the start of a series of Spring Talks: “Nantwich – the History of a Cheshire Town” by Jane Stephenson.

March 11, 2016
New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

A new local history book has been launched at Nantwich Museum.

The book, called “Cholera in Nineteenth Century Nantwich” by Keith Lawrence and Graham Dodd, was inspired by historian James Hall.

December 1, 2015