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Visitors from Malta

Visitors from Malta

We were honoured to receive two visitors from Malta recently. Paul and Josette Mifsud enjoyed their tour of the museum and were really pleased to see the displays about the Siege of Malta (1940-42). Malta and all of its inhabitants won the George Cross at the end of...

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Remembrance Day 2023, Chester Cathedral Garden

Remembrance Day 2023, Chester Cathedral Garden

Chester held its annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cathedral Garden on Saturday, November 11 10.45am-11.30am, and in Chester city centre and Chester Cathedral on Sunday, November 12, from 9am-noon. Other events took place around the County.

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Museum Hosts visit from Chester Business Club

Museum Hosts visit from Chester Business Club

Business leaders from across the region were hosted by Cheshire Military Museum recently. Members of Chester Business Club enjoyed a guided tour of the museum and hospitality on the eve of Remembrance Day. A presentation about Cheshire Archives also gave a great...

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Friends AGM

Friends AGM

Friends of Cheshire Military Museum held its AGM for both online attendees and at the museum. Both heard a review of developments over the last 12 months and how plans for the next will be implemented. If you would like more information please email the Friends here.

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Museum hosts Reception for New Bantams Exhibition

Museum hosts Reception for New Bantams Exhibition

On the eve of Remembrance Day, the Cheshire Military Museum arranged a special preview of this important exhibition before it opened to the public. The viewing was followed by a short reception and presentation by the exhibition creator, Sean Livesey explaining the...

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Personal Visits to Cheshire Military Museum

Personal Visits to Cheshire Military Museum

Friends of Cheshire Military Museum were honoured to host a special, private visit to the museum. Colonel Dick Peel (Rtd.) was Regimental Secretary, running both the museum and Regimental HQ of the Cheshire Regiment in the 1980/90s. He not only revisited the museum...

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Remembrance Day and the Museum

Remembrance Day and the Museum

Our attention turns to Remembrance Day at this time of the year. In January 2022 Marjorie Rigby, 89, from Frodsham started knitting poppies and ten months later she had completed 1,200. The hand knitted poppies were sown onto ribbons and assembled by the villagers of...

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New Exhibition: The Bantam Battalions

New Exhibition: The Bantam Battalions

The next exhibition opening on Wednesday 8 November 2023 at Cheshire Military Museum will focus on the role played by the Bantam Battalions during the First World War. One of the untold stories of WW1, Cheshire played a key role in the "bantam battalions" after a...

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Queen’s Own Yeomanry in Urban Operations

Queen’s Own Yeomanry in Urban Operations

Last weekend C Squadron based in Chester led an Urban Operation exercise at Swynnerton Training Camp with participation from A (York) and B (Wigan) Squadrons. The exercise focused on the skills and drills required to operate in an urban environment with an ever...

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