Archive | July, 2014

Heritage Open Days Launch

Launch of Heritage Open Days Programme

The Lord Mayor of Chester, Councillor Bob Rudd and the Lady Mayoress, Sandra Rudd joined Major (Ret’d) Eddie Pickering MBE ARCM and Doreen King from the Chester Civic Trust at the Cheshire Military Museum to launch this year’s Heritage Open Days programme. Heritage Open Days runs from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th September. This year’s […]

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The Great War: Personal Reponses by Cheshire Artists Network

The Great War Personal Responses by Cheshire Artists Network

A new exhibition at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. ‘The Great War: Personal Reponses by Cheshire Artists Network’ runs from 2 August to 12 October. Councillor Stuart Parker, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Executive Member for Culture and Economy, said: “The events of 1914-18 are defined […]

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Christleton Village History Group Great War Voices “War Stories – Remembering our Forgotten Heroes”

                              Christleton Local History Group and partners from Christleton High School & the local Community has just received a grant for £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a community education project to explore the history and experiences of the men and women who died, and those who survived the First World War, from Christleton […]

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Chester History and Heritage newsletter

The Summer issue of the History and Heritage newsletter is now available as a PDF The issue includes stories about – The Hospital in the Park Current exhibitions Future exhibitions (7 July – 19 December) – Dulce Et Decorum, The nurses story, For those in peril and From bombs to bandages The latest Great War […]

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