Welcome to our new blog for Museum of Cannock Chase! Continue reading A new blog (and a guest blogger)
“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
Our Magic Family Day on Sunday 6 August! Continue reading Summer Family Day – Sunday 6 August
Who was the amazing Gwladys Stanley of Hednesford? Continue reading Our Hednesford Lass!
Exploring the Museum, I found a wonderful old bicycle. Continue reading Bill Roger’s All-Steel Bicycle
Pigeon fancying is still big in the West Midlands, and our Museum is proud to have in its collection a pigeon carrier and two trophies. Continue reading ‘Bred to dazzlin in backyards’
Roosted peacefully in the Coal Mining Gallery you will find Davey the Canary, who lived his short life in the coal mining industry. Continue reading Say hello to Davey the Canary