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Please click here for a printable copy of our Progamme of Events for 2015.

We do hope you will come along to some of our events or just drop in for a browse, a cup of coffee and a chat. So many of our visitors say, 'We have always been meaning to come here' and they are never disappointed. Make this summer the time you call in. We have a variety of events to attract you and you will be most welcome.   

This month we invite you to join us for a special concert at Wesley Place, Alsager.

Saturday 16th May join us at Wesley Place Methodist Church, Alsager for a Musical Evening evening with the Padgate Ringers & Co Admission £5 including light refreshments - proceeds in aid of the E.B. Flower Festival 'Roots to Routes'. (Please note there will not be a Museums at Night event at Englesea Brook Museum this year)

Looking ahead with further dates for your diary:

Saturday 6th June Morning Talk 10:30-11:30 ' Songs from Mow Cop: early Primitive Methodist hymn tunes and their writers' by Jonathan Stanyon.

Friday 12th June Flower Festival 'Roots to Routes' opens at 10am and continues over the weekend until Sunday 14th at 5pm.

Admission Free - donations welcome. Refreshments available in our tea room.  Please click here for a poster.

The Wesley Historical Society annual lecture will take place on:

Saturday 4 Jul, 2.30-4.00.  Prims in Print: the Changing character of Primitive Methodism as seen through its literature, by Rev Dr Stephen Hatcher. Everyone welcome. (This will be preceded by the AGM, and there will be a welcome and guided tour from 10.30-12.00). 

Do come along to some or all of our events - you can be assured of a very warm welcome.

Further Heritage Services:

The January and February Heritage Services have been well attended with new people joining us all the time. Do come along to one of  our next Heritage Services followed by tea/coffee and biscuits on the following Sundays from 2.30pm :

Sunday 26th April 'We can move mountains?' led by John Cooper 

There is no service at Englesea Brook during May since Mow Cop hold their open air service at this time.

Heritage Services continue at Englesea Brook Chapel on the following Sundays:

Sunday 28th June with Pat & John Percival

               25th July with David Walton

               23rd August with Jo Hibbard

               27th September with Pat & John Percival

               25th October with Julie Herbert

               22nd November with Jo Hibbard and 

               13th December with Michael Parrott.

Everyone is welcome and there is an opportunity to browse in the museum after the service.

Please do stay for light refreshments and fellowship afterwards

Lent Bible Study has been very well received and Advent bible study is planned for later in the year.


Saturday 16 May 2015, Padgate Handbell Ringers

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28 Aug-1 Sept: August Bank Holiday Book Sale!

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Programme of Events 2015

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First World War Exhibition

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Access for All - Opening of Disabled Access Scheme

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25,000 Second Hand Books for Sale

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Online library catalogue

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Banners and paintings online

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Hot off the Press!

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Heritage Services in 2013

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Become a Friend of Englesea Brook now!

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THE BIG ONE - August Bank Holiday second hand book sale

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Introduction to Printed Material in Englesea Brook Library: Saturday 17 August, 10.30-11.15

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Introduction to the Museum Collections: Saturday 10 August, 10.30-11.15

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Study Day, Saturday 8 June 2013 - Don't miss it!

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Museums at Night - A Night with the Stars

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Was your Ancestor a Primitive Methodist?

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Ranting along!

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Book Sale Contributions

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Victorian Christmas Service

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Photos of our "Wedding Dresses Through the Ages" Exhibition!

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Captain Anderson helps Englesea Brook Half Term towards Literary Success

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BBC Newsround at Englesea Brook

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Guardian Newspaper Salutes Englesea Brook

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Travelling back to the 1940s - The return of the Evacuees

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The Wizard of Oz Visits Englesea Brook - Our June Heritage Service

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A Feast of Heritage at Mow Cop this Sunday

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Ranter Radicals: A Heritage service this Sunday

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Bat Night!

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Meet our smallest regular visitors

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New Working Children's Memorial Stone dedicated

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Discovering the Easter Festival with First Century Sneyd Green Pupils

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Listening to the Past

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A hand-written memoir has been donated to the museum.

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