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Introducing … War Bride

On Sunday 10th September, Imagineer Productions began their Staffordshire tour of War Bride with a performance at the Museum of Cannock Chase. The theatrical production is set during World War 1 and follows the story of two friends who sign up and train together before being sent out to the front line. We began the day with a talk from local historian Patrick Corfield who … Continue reading Introducing … War Bride

A Firetastic Time is being had at the Museum.

  A local beaver group has been involved in the Museum’s first forest school. Sessions being led by Education Officer Rachel Gentle have introduced children to the delights of spending time in the great outdoors of the Hednesford Hills. Activities have included teaching members how to identify some of our more common plant species and finding their special tree. They have made clay tree guardians, … Continue reading A Firetastic Time is being had at the Museum.

100 years on we remember Passchendaele’s fallen

“One hundred years ago today the third battle of Ypres began. At ten to four in the morning, less than five miles from here, thousands of men drawn from across Britain, France and the Commonwealth attacked German lines. “The battle we know today as Passchendaele would last for over 100 days. We remember it not only for the rain that fell, the mud that weighed … Continue reading 100 years on we remember Passchendaele’s fallen