What was it like to live in Crewe in the past?
These resource packs are crammed full of facts, images, maps and activities to find out more about Crewe’s heritage. Take a look to discover:
Who are they for?
These packs are for everyone!
Packs labelled "EYFS and KS1" are easy to read and have easier activities, while packs labelled "KS2 and beyond" have more information and more complex activities. We have also included curriculum links at the bottom of the page for teachers who use the resources.
We hope you enjoy learning about Crewe's past!
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
We’re getting ready for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by looking back at how Crewe has celebrated royal events.
Prepare for your street party by exploring how Crewe has welcomed royalty in the past. Have a go at making your own bunting and ask the Queen to visit us soon!
Princess Mary visits Crewe Memorial Hospital (1928) - British Pathe
King and Queen visit Crewe (1940) - British Pathe
Princess Margaret Visits Rolls Royce Factory at Crewe (1962) - British Pathe
From cars and trains to Queen’s Park, Crewe has given some unusual gifts to mark royal occasions. Explore how these gifts came about and the unusual features hidden inside them.
Royal Gifts from Crewe - AP Archive