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The Barthomley Incident: Massacre or Propaganda?

By George Cook, Alsager School (Year 11 Work Experience) The Civil War within Cheshire was conducted with immense vigour by both combatants, who desired control of Cheshire, because of its proximity to the River Dee which dictated the arrival of soldiers and supply chain from Ireland. The Barthomley Incident refers to an alleged skirmish that… (read more)

Inspirations Day

We were pleased to welcome a group of children from local school, Wyche Primary as part of their Aspirations Day. The children who came had chosen to visit the Museum and gained an insight into what it is like to work in such an organisation. The children were able to open up the Museum for… (read more)

Pupils Reconstruct Great Fire of Nantwich

A pupil's model of the Great Fire of Nantwich

Pupils from Blackfriars School increased their understanding of the Great Fire of Nantwich when they returned to school. As you can see in the picture, the models that they made with us were used to construct their own Tudor street. The fire shows the consequences of using flammable building materials and building houses close together.