Friday Forum Theatre: Tales from the Pot Bank – the Early Life of William Clowes

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Morris will present a story based on events in the life of William Clowes (1780-1851). William Clowes was one of the founders of Primitive Methodism. Converted in 1805, he was a charismatic leader with almost ‘supernatural’ powers. Born into the famous Wedgwood family on his mother’s side and the son of a drunken potter, […]

“Messy Church” Heritage Service 4th August

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

A "messy church" heritage service in the setting of the beautiful Englesea Brook Chapel led by Elizabeth Morris. Messy Church is a fun event for all the family. Starting at 2pm, there will be an hour of crafts and activities based around Primitive Methodist adventures, followed at 3pm by a celebration which will include songs, […]

Summer Barbecue and Quiz

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

Come and join us on Friday 16th August for a lovely summer evening of good food and great fun. £12 for adults and £6 for kids will give you a great barbecue, with vegetarian and vegan options, non-alcoholic drinks and amazing cakes, plus free entry for everyone to our special midsummer quiz (general knowledge, not […]

Crafty Ranters: Who We Are Can Be Our Gift

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

This session focusses on neurodiversity and mental health. Many people are unable to be truly themselves because of a lack of understanding about neurodiverse conditions such as autism and ADHD. Women in particular find themselves ‘masking’ in order to fit in with society which can result in poor mental health. We will make masks and […]

Friday Forum Theatre: A Tale of Two Missions

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Morris will present a story based on events in the lives of Amy Richardson (1872-1953) and Sister Elizabeth Stead MBE. Amy Richardson (1872-1953) was the first female missionary to Eastern Nigeria at the turn of the 20th century. Her story inspired Sister Elizabeth Stead MBE to follow in her footsteps a few years later. […]

Crafty Ranters: Being In Power Or Empowering?

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum, Weston, Crewe, United Kingdom

In this session we will explore the models of power that women have embraced – or rejected. What might be an authentic female model of power? Is there such a thing? Have women in power simply assumed the role that men have presented? As we reflect on these issues we will make enormous paper flowers! […]