Civil War Author Event

Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Mill Island – pikemen at close quarters

The 7th annual ‘Civil War author event’, organised by the Nantwich Book Shop & Coffee Lounge, will take place in Nantwich on Friday 24th January 2020 on the evening before the annual Holly Holy Day ‘Battle of Nantwich’ re-enactment in the town. The event will feature Civil War authors Norah Carlin, Margaret Evans and Mark Turnbull. Tickets are £7.50 per person, which includes snacks and a £2.50 discount upon book purchase. Cash Bar. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start. Venue to be decided.

Holly Holy Day traces back to the 17th century and the four-year-long First English Civil War between the Parliamentarians (Roundheads) and the Royalists (Cavaliers) loyal to Charles I. This year is the 376th anniversary of the original battle, which took place on 25th January 1644.

Denise Lawson, Nantwich Book Shop & Coffee Lounge, said: “We are looking forward to the seventh annual Civil War Author event with some exciting new authors lined up.”

Other author events in the near future at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge:

  • Tuesday 21st January – Adam Hamdy returns to launch his latest thriller ‘Black 13’ featuring ex-MI6 operative Scott Pearce. Adam always speaks eloquently and sells out his event so early booking is essential. Tickets are £7.50 per person, which includes snacks and a £2.50 discount upon book purchase. Cash Bar. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.
  • Tuesday 28th January – David Maidment talks about his latest work, in collaboration with Paul Carpenter, ‘Cambrian Railway Gallery’. The book is full of magnificent comprehensive early photographs of Cambrian engines and Oswestry Works. Quentin McGuiness who was Project Head on the Grange Locomotive restoration will be in attendance as well on the evening. Tickets are £7.50 per person, which includes snacks and a £2.50 discount upon book purchase. Cash Bar. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start

For further information please visit Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge at 46 High Street in the centre of Nantwich, or contact via phone: 01270 611665, email: info@nantwichbookshop.co.uk, or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NantwichBookshopCoffeeshop/

Article and Photographs: Jonathan White