Archive | March, 2014

Cheshire Pals re-enactment group

Weaver Hall Museum Community Collection Roadshow

                  On Saturday 22nd March, Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse (Northwich) hosted its own ‘Community Collection Roadshow’, as part of the Cheshire’s Great War Stories Project. The event was well attended, successful and allowed local people to share their treasured World War One possessions with our team […]

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Sydney Upton's war

Sydney Upton’s War Mapped

A Cheshire’s Great War Stories volunteer has helped Cheshire Archives and Local Studies to map, and bring to life, the wartime experiences of Cheshire rifleman Sydney Upton.  Sydney was captured 30 November 1917 at the Battle of Cambrai and Nigel Meyrick has used notes made by Sydney Upton of where he was imprisoned, or taken […]

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Dominic Berry @ Chester Library

 Chester Library is running a series of poetry workshops which will develop ideas around the themes of “Serving Your Country”, “On the Home Front” and “Tender Loving Care”. The workshops provide a great opportunity for new and aspiring writers to work with Manchester based performance poet Dominic Berry. Participants will use archive material from the […]

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