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Online book auction

Calling all collectors and lovers of old and unusual books!! As many of you know, Alsager Book Emporium which stocks thousands of second-hand books, is a major source of funding for the chapel and museum. Starting this week is an online auction of unusual and rare books, including historical Methodist […]


Join us on Saturday for our Study Day

David Young’s book Change and Decay, has sparked a debate about the role of A S Peake and others in taking the PM movement forward (or backward?) into the 20th century.  In our Study Day, we have invited David Young, and two Methodist theologians, Martin Wellings from Oxford, and Simon […]


Labour Party Summer Fete

We were delighted to welcome the local Labour Party to Englesea Brook for their annual summer event. We served cream teas, there was music from a local folk band and everyone enjoyed the ranting competition, held in ‘Ranters Corner’ in the Museum! Here is the Director, Jill, welcoming everyone to […]


Beavers! Thanks for a great evening.

We really enjoyed a recent evening at Englesea Brook Museum with a local group of Beavers. They had fun learning about local hero and railway pioneer Hugh Bourne, who taught children about science in Victorian times. This is what the Beavers said: ‘Thank you all VERY much for such a […]