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Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Rich with its own history and legends, the Crewe Lyceum theatre was the perfect setting for Dan Snow on his new tour ‘An Evening with The History Guy’.

The show was a celebration of history and throughout Dan chatted to the audience about his career, experiences, his love of history and why it matters so much.

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

A history teacher from Nantwich turned back the clock to take part in a vintage scooter ride for charity.

Sarah Vaughan, Malbank School and Sixth Form College Head of History, let her hair down and rode her scooter from Nantwich to Tenby and back to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘River Weaver’ historical exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “River Weaver – a meander through time” exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which charts the story of how the river has shaped local history, will run until Saturday September 9 at the Pillory Street venue.

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum to stage summer guided walks

Nantwich Museum are staging a series of guided summer walks around the town.

There will be guided Riverside Walks arranged to run in conjunction with the major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

A new 96-page book called Nantwich History Tour will take readers on a journey to the town’s earliest days.

The publication, by Paul Hurley, explores the oldest of the three Cheshire Wiches or Wyches and its historical importance.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich history graduate turns back clock for new ale business

Nantwich history graduate turns back clock for new ale business

A hard-up Nantwich student who brewed his own ale at university to save money, has turned the idea into a new business!

History graduate Paul Morgan, from Bulkeley, near Nantwich, came up with the idea of home brew to save on nights in the pub while studying.

August 17, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
New local history booklets on display at Nantwich Museum

New local history booklets on display at Nantwich Museum

A range of booklets detailing local Nantwich history has been extended and is on display at the town’s museum.

Four new titles have been added to the collection.

New Nantwich history booklets launched at museum

New Nantwich history booklets launched at museum

A new series of booklets on the local history of Nantwich have been launched at Nantwich Museum.

The booklets were unveiled at the start of a series of Spring Talks: “Nantwich – the History of a Cheshire Town” by Jane Stephenson.

March 11, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

A new local history book has been launched at Nantwich Museum.

The book, called “Cholera in Nineteenth Century Nantwich” by Keith Lawrence and Graham Dodd, was inspired by historian James Hall.

December 1, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum to stage Easter workshops for youngsters

Nantwich Museum to stage Easter workshops for youngsters

Nantwich parents can take advantage of workshops at the town’s museum during Easter school holidays. The first workshops will take place at Nantwich Museum on April 9 and 10, with activities based on local history.