Museum exhibition opened by Mayor Butterill and MP Laura Smith

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Penny Butterill opened Nantwich Museum’s latest exhibition – “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition charts the story of the river and how it has shaped local history.

Cllr Butterill was joined by Mayor of Cheshire East Council Cllr Arthur Moran and Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith.

Nick Dyer, Chair of the museum trustees, said: “I am sure that Nantwich folk will be fascinated by the vital part that the River Weaver has played in moulding and influencing the history and present of our town – not to mention the tales of drownings and other goings on!”

Exhibition events have included talks, a Family Fun Day, with still to come a riverside walk, a talk about the artist J M W Turner’s visit to the town and children’s workshops themed on the river.

Running concurrently in the Your Space Gallery is “Drawn from the Weaver”, an exhibition which is part of a visual exploration of the river by local artists Pamela Field, Pauline Leaver and Celia Rowlands.

Admission is free to the museum and exhibitions which run until Saturday September 9.

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(Pic: (l to r) Cllr Arthur Moran, Laura Smith MP, Cllr Penny Butterill and Nick Dyer, Chair of Nantwich Museum Trustees)

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