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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
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
PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

Thousands of people young and old once again packed into Nantwich town centre to witness another spectacular Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” celebration.

The Sealed Knot marched through the town as they re-enacted the 1644 Battle of Nantwich, one of the key events in the English Civil War.

January 26, 2019
Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich is once again gearing up for one of its busiest days of the year when Holly Holy Day commemorations are held on January 26.

The town centre is likely to be packed as thousands cram in to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the infamous 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 10, 2019
Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

The Sealed Knot Society have unveiled a plaque, stone and tree to Nantwich to mark their long association with the town.

The plaque, stone and mature tulip tree acknowledged The Sealed Knot’s 46 years of involvement in the annual Holly Holy Day events, commemorating the 1643 Battle of Nantwich.

April 15, 2018
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
New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

January 10, 2018
Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nantwich to watch the annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre spectacular.

The event is organised by the Holly Holy Day Society, a small non-profit group of people working with the Sealed Knot re-enactment society and Rotary.

January 29, 2017
Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Organisers of the popular Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are once again keeping an eye on the weather ahead of this month’s event.

Holly Holy Day takes place on Saturday January 28, with thousands expected to gather to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the bloody battle of 400 years ago.

January 5, 2017
Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

Troops march on Nantwich as thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day event

By Jonathan White
Troops marched and battled each other as thousands of people flocked to Nantwich to enjoy the town’s Holly Holy Day celebrations.

The event, which also included a Winter Fayre, took place in and around Nantwich town centre and on Mill Island in dry weather.

January 24, 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
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