Post Tagged with: "Nantwich Museum"

Long-serving Nantwich town councillor Norma Simpson has died

Long-serving Nantwich town councillor Norma Simpson has died

A long-serving Nantwich town councillor has died.

Cllr Norma Simpson (pictured) had served as a Conservative councillor, representing the South Ward, for the town since 2007.

July 9, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary has donated more than £6,000 to local causes thanks to a record-breaking Christmas Sleigh with Santa.

The annual sleigh which visited scores of streets around Nantwich raised a record £6,161.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “Aspects of Cheshire” exhibition by members of Cheshire Artists Network (CAN) has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which will run until April 14, depicts aspects of the county including impressions of the landscape, interesting places and things seen on a regular basis.

Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum is appealing for help to find out the history behind a rare collection of whitesmith’s tools.

The tools are used for forging objects out of tin, pewter and other light metals.

January 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Michael Portillo’s visit to Nantwich as part of the popular Great British Railway Journeys BBC TV series will be screened this week.

The production team filming the current series, which is set in the Edwardian period, was persuaded to take a detour to Nantwich by museum volunteer Bill Pearson.

January 15, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News
New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018.

It features a wide range of art and historical subjects, as well as exhibitions in its Millennium Gallery.

Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

A loyal supporter of Nantwich Museum has been honoured with the annual Dutton Prize.

Molly Stone was presented with the honour at the Museum Friends and Volunteers Dinner at Residence in Nantwich.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Camera Club exhibition launches at museum

Nantwich Camera Club exhibition launches at museum

The 2017 Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It features recent work from members of the successful club in the Millennium Gallery.

September 16, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News
Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Museum artist Les Pickford will speak on “When Turner Came to Town” from 3pm, describing the visit of artist J M W Turner to Nantwich.

And a copy of a sketch from J M W Turner’s “Chester Sketchbook” is featured in the exhibition, depicting the artist’s view of Nantwich in 1801.

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

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.

August 6, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Roman hoards exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Roman hoards exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of two Roman hoards discovered in Cheshire has opened at Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday July 8.

The coins and jewellery were buried for safe keeping nearly 2,000 years ago but their owners never returned for them.

June 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

A former Nantwich Museum volunteer was honoured for his 23 years’ service when he re-visited the Pillory Street venue.

Allan Whatley, now aged 104, was presented with a painting of Nantwich Medieval Market by chair of the museum trust Nick Dyer in recognition of his service.

May 29, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News