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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
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
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
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
Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands enjoy Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” event

Thousands braved the snow and ice to watch the annual “Battle of Nantwich” spectacular played out in the town. And this year, the town centre was packed with other activities to keep the crowds entertained before the march and battle re-enactment.

January 26, 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
Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

Holly Holy Day Society’s “Battle of Nantwich” plans all set

The Holly Holy Day Society is putting together the final plans ahead of this month’s “Battle of Nantwich” on January 26. It promises to be another action-packed event with the Sealed Knot’s re-enactment of the 1644 battle on Mill Island the highlight.

January 4, 2013
Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

By Jonathan White Hundreds have been enjoying the sun at the 33rd Marbury Merry Days two-day country fair yesterday and today (May 12 and 13) The fair is staged in the field next to St Michael’s & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, three miles from Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

May 13, 2012
Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Organisers of the Holly Holy Day event staged to celebrate the 1644 Battle of Nantwich are gearing up for another massive event this weekend. Full details of everything on offer this Saturday (January 21) have been released  as thousands are expected to flood into the town.

January 18, 2012