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Monday, 25 April 2016

MIDDLEWICH PAST & PRESENT EXHIBITION APRIL 30th 2016 (ARCHIVED)

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The Mayor of Middlewich, Ken Kingston, in association with Middlewich historian Allan Earl and Kerry Fletcher, the Town Council's Heritage Officer, is presenting an unmissable exhibition at the Town Hall on Saturday 30th April featuring many rare photographs of Middlewich in the past with modern images for comparison.


Ken Kingston and Allan Earl            Photo: Middlewich Town Council


There are also objects from Middlewich Heritage's extensive collection together with rare archive film footage.


Photo:Kerry Fletcher
Kerry is Middlewich Town Council's Heritage Officer. Find out more about her work here

And here's a link to another ongoing local history initiative:




Whether you're a long time resident or a newcomer to our town this is a golden opportunity for you to find out more about Middlewich's history, which stretches back to the Roman era and beyond.


Middlewich U3A Local History Group
Ken Kingston is the author of Middlewich Hospitality, a fascinating history of licensed premises in Middlewich. Find out more here


Photo: Allan Earl/Middlewich Guardian
Allan Earl has long been a recognised authority on the history of Middlewich. He is the author of Middlewich 900-1900, Middlewich 1900-1950 and Profiles of Middlewich
In this Middlewich Diary entry we take a look at his work:




SEE ALSO: MIDDLEWICH HERITAGE SOCIETY


Photo: David Hubbard/Middlewich Guardian.


And, on the same day, Middlewich's involvement in the Civil War, and the two Battles of Middlewich, will be commemorated with the unveiling of a permanent marker outside the Town Hall. The ceremony will be performed by the Mayor, Cllr Ken Kingston.

Here's a report on the event from our friends at the Middlewich Guardian:






MIDDLEWICH TODAY'S REPORT AND PHOTOS ON THE UNVEILING COMING SOON!


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