Thelwall News

Thelwall History Event

The first Rose Queen Festivals from the 1960s were recorded on cine film by local resident, Mr Emerson. These precious films have been converted to DVD with a commentary added by Jen Warburton and will be shown at the next meeting of Thelwall History Group on Wednesday 12 January at Grappenhall & Thelwall Royal British Legion. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Also on display will be the banners prepared for Thelwall Junior School's 60th anniversary celebrations last November - a timeline from Victorian education in Thelwall and the schools on Gig Lane to the official opening of the Thelwall New Road building in 1961 on to the present day. A real ‘60s evening!

Thelwall Gunpowder - A Booming Industry

Wednesday 10th November our Thelwall History Group is back at Grappenhall and Thelwall Royal British Legion. Doors open at 7.00pm - members and visitors welcome. The speaker is Mike Taylor with a suitable topic for this time of year: ‘Thelwall Gunpowder - A Booming Industry’

Thelwall Junior School 60th Anniversary

Thelwall Juniors will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the formal opening of their present building in November. If you have any photographs or memorabilia to share please contact us at

Explore All Saints’ Burial Ground on-line

Our church is the first one in the Chester Diocese to be digitally mapped. Take a wander round the virtual churchyard to see the burial records and images of memorials there at

Thelwall’s Bonfire Night - Saturday 6 November

See you on Chaigeley Field for this family event! Doors open 5.00pm, Children’s rides from 5.30pm, Bonfire lit at 6pm, Fireworks at 6.45pm. £20 family ticket, £10 adults, £5 children and concessions.

Updating Thelwall Community Website

After the ‘black hole’ that was the pandemic, we’re working to make our community website more relevant and timely. We’re putting a Latest News tab up front but we need your help in telling us what’s on and what’s happening. All Thelwall businesses, organisations, societies and youth groups can use this service for free – just contact our webmaster at