Nantwich Museum has announced two local history courses taking place in the autumn.
"The Civil Wars in Cheshire" re-runs last year's successful course, beginning 7.00 pm Wednesday 16 October, and ending Wednesday 13 November. The programme covers:
Week 1. The War arrives in Cheshire - 1642.
Week 2. The lead up to the Siege of Nantwich - the campaign of the "Irish Royalist Army - 1643.
Week 3. The Barthomley Massacre – a review - December 1643.
Week 4. The Siege and Battle of Nantwich - January 1643/1644.
Week 5. The Siege of Chester and Brereton's search for support.
The evening sessions run from 7.00-9.00pm. The cost is £50.00 which includes course materials and refreshments.
"Aspects of the History of Nantwich" is a new course beginning at 2.00pm Wednesday 6 November running over six weeks until Wednesday 11 December. The programme covers:
Week 1. Roads and the development of Nantwich.
Week 2. Nantwich Railways.
Week 3. Story of Nantwich Brine and Salt.
Week 4. The Lost Churches & Chapels of Nantwich
Week 5. The Canal at Nantwich.
Week 6. Agriculture and Cheshire Cheese.
The afternoon sessions run from 2.00-3.30pm. The cost for the course is £25.00 (Museum Members £20.00) or £5.00 (Museum Members £4.00) per talk.
Numbers for each course are limited so early booking is recommended.
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