April 2014

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The Journey So Far

The Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in Congleton on the 31st May, as part of the celebrations leading up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. At 12:00 the baton will arrive in Congleton and head…



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Earth Day

Pale Blue Dot. “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out…



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Record Store Day

Record Store Day is an internationally celebrated day observed on the third Saturday of April each year.



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Congleton Hails The Conquering Hero (1945)

George Harold Eardley VC, MM (1912 – 1991) British Pathé publishes entire archive (1896 – 1976) on its YouTube channel. All 85,000 newsreels are now searchable and viewable on YouTube, equating to 3,500 hours of filmed…


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Rewind Festival

Rewind Festival, “the biggest 80s music festival in the world”, makes its debut at Capesthorne Hall this summer, August 29th – 31st. Billy Ocean, T’Pau, Rick Astley and Cutting Crew are among those set to…



Starlight Walk 2014

Starlight Walk 2014

25th April, Starlight Walk 2014 takes place in the grounds of Capesthorne Hall. The sponsored walk is in support of East Cheshire Hospice. A family event, with activities, entertainment and hot food on site. The gates…