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  • Free talk at World War I ‘Letters Home’ Exhibition at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum

    On Saturday 3 November, award-winning Great War researcher, Nigel Meyrick, will be giving a free talk about the poignant World War I exhibition curated by him called ‘Letters Home – Communications on the Front’. The exhibition features...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Forgotten war heroes’ names finally added to memorial

    Fourteen forgotten First World War heroes have finally had their names added to a war memorial, thanks to a lorry driver and an ex-headteacher. For a variety of reasons, these soldiers did not received recognition and remained...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • Knutsford heritage events taking place next week

    Knutsford’s extraordinary and remarkable women are being highlighted as part of the Heritage Centre’s contribution to the nationwide Heritage Open Days festival of history and culture. There will be a history walking tour around Knutsford, led by...

    • Posted September 2, 2018
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  • Vikings come to Tatton Park this Sunday

    Tatton’s Old Hall is bracing itself for a Viking invasion, 1,000 years since Norsemen first crossed the Cheshire borders.  And these ones are no less terrifying! On Sunday, August 12 The Vikings of Middle England will be...

    • Posted August 10, 2018
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  • Builder’s cash donation helps fund WW1 Exhibition

    A regional builder has donated £1,000 to a Holmes Chapel history group to help stage an exhibition telling the story of life in the village during the First World War. The Local History Group of the Holmes...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Knutsford’s Pankhurst Party success

    An event celebrating 100 years since women got the vote also saw hopes and dreams set out for the next century. Tatton MP Esther McVey attended The Pankhurst Party, held at Knutsford Town Council offices at the...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • Cheshire museum holds WWI ‘Letters Home’ exhibition

    On Saturday 20th July, the Lion Salt Works Museum  will launch a poignant World War I exhibition called ‘Letters Home – Communications on the Front’. To mark the opening, there will be a free talk about the exhibition...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • Knutsford Heritage Centre to host 2018 Heritage Open Days

    2018’s Heritage Open Days are holding a festival of heritage and culture will be held over two weekends for the first time. There will also be a special programme of ‘Extraordinary Women’ talks, walks and exhibitions in...

    • Posted June 7, 2018
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  • Bloodthirsty Henry VIII letter at Norton Priory reveals the temper of the Tudor King

    A 16th century draft letter demonstrating King Henry VIII’s infamous temper goes on display at Norton Priory from the 5th May. The correspondence is believed to have been written under dictation from Henry to a secretary. It responded to...

    • Posted April 29, 2018
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  • Back to the Baroque

    The Friends of Tabley will play host once again to the Telemann Ensemble on 21st May. Playing amongst baroque treasures in Tabley House, music lovers will be treated to a programme of music from the high baroque...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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