November meeting

Tuesday Nov 7th Sandbach History Society 8pm in Sandbach Library. “An evening with Pauline and Stephen Minshull”

Nantwich Museum Autumn Talks and Events

Nantwich Museum also offers walking tours of the town, coffee mornings on the final Friday of the month. More information at

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

The CALS blog Curiouser and Curiouser have local tales which you may find interesting. This one is about Royal visits to Cheshire. This latest blogs can be found at

British Association for Local History (BALH)

Sandbach History Society is a member of BALH and this means that members can obtain a discount on webinars as well as access the free 10-minute talks provided by various Local History Societies around the country. To obtain the discount code contact Aileen Thompson (Tel 01270 760810 ) or email [email protected] More information is given on the BALH website

Examples of the BALH 10 Minute Talks are shown below. To access them click on

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum reopened in April. Last year was the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of the founders of Primitive Methodism, Hugh Bourne. If you have not visited the museum it is just ‘down the road’ with plenty of parking and a tea room! More information can be found at

Opening times

April-July and September-October Thurs-Sats 11am -3pm, Sundays 2-4pm

August only Tues- Sat 11am – 3pm, Sundays 2-4pm

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum