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Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents fear Mill Island damage by Battle of Nantwich event

Residents are calling for the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Mill Island to be moved or cancelled because of saturated conditions.

Weeks of wet weather has left River Weaver levels very high (pictured), the ground at saturation point, and the island covered in early flowering daffodils.

January 16, 2016
View to a Battle exhibition at Nantwich Museum

View to a Battle exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A new exhibition called “A View to a Battle” forms part of the Holly Holy Day commemoration of the Battle of Nantwich.

It opens in the Your Space Gallery of the museum, on Pillory Street, tomorrow (January 6) and runs until Saturday February 6.

January 5, 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
Nantwich Museum enjoys bumper day with 1,000 visitors

Nantwich Museum enjoys bumper day with 1,000 visitors

Nantwich Museum enjoyed one of its busiest days when it attracted around 1,000 visitors on Holly Holy Day.

The Pillory Street venue was thriving throughout the day as the Battle of Nantwich of 1644 was commemorated in the town.

February 6, 2015
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
Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones today apologised to Nantwich residents caught up in the traffic chaos gripping the town.

Cllr Jones and Nantwich South and Stapeley Cllr Peter Groves told Nantwichnews they were “sorry” after a flood of complaints about roadworks causing massive delays on Holly Holy Day.

January 24, 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 under Siege” exhibition opens at town museum

“Nantwich under Siege” exhibition opens at town museum

A new exhibition called “Nantwich under Siege 1643-1644” is opening at the Community Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

It feature results of latest research looking at life in and around the town during the great siege.

January 9, 2015
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
Nantwich children to parade on “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich children to parade on “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Scores of Nantwich youngsters will take part in a historical parade as part of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event. Children aged from just two to 16 will be involved in the parade which sets off from Nantwich Museum.

January 20, 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