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Nantwich Museum to deliver online talks this spring

Nantwich Museum to deliver online talks this spring

Nantwich Museum is to stage a series of online talks considering different aspects of life in and around the town over several centuries.

They are designed to welcome in the re-opening of the museum on Pillory Street after the latest lockdown.

April 13, 2021
Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich is to receive £75,324 in the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

The museum, off Coole Lane, Baddington, is one of around 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

April 6, 2021
Nantwich Museum appoints new chair of trustees

Nantwich Museum appoints new chair of trustees

Nantwich Museum has appointed Dr Trevor Evans, a former chemical engineer, as the new chair of the Board of Trustees responsible for running the facility in Pillory Street.

During his career, Dr Evans has managed professional bodies in both the UK and Australia.

April 2, 2021
“Connected Threads” online exhibition at Nantwich Museum

“Connected Threads” online exhibition at Nantwich Museum

“Connected Threads” South Cheshire branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild has created an online exhibition for Nantwich Museum.

During the current pandemic restrictions, the group wanted to keep connected by all working on the same project.

February 26, 2021
Nantwich Museum bids to buy Bronze Age “Wrenbury Hoard”

Nantwich Museum bids to buy Bronze Age “Wrenbury Hoard”

Nantwich Museum is bidding to buy a late Bronze Age collection of items known as “Wrenbury Hoard”.

The collection of seven objects are believed to around 3,000 years old and was discovered in the Wrenbury area of Nantwich.

February 14, 2021
Delayed photo exhibition at Nantwich Museum now online

Delayed photo exhibition at Nantwich Museum now online

A photographic exhibition at Nantwich Museum featuring work of Nantwich Camera Club has been delayed by Covid-19 restrictions. But now a selection of the work can be found online on the popular venue’s website. Visitors to the site can enjoy a variety of images including portraits, a train, a boat, a plane, wildlife and stunning landscapes. The club’s regular exhibitions[Read More…]

February 6, 2021
New booklet on Nantwich’s role in English Civil War is unveiled

New booklet on Nantwich’s role in English Civil War is unveiled

A newly published downloadable booklet “Visiting the Nantwich English Civil War Battlefields” is now available from the Nantwich Museum.

The booklet by Keith Lawrence, Director of the Cheshire Civil War Centre at the museum, considers the four battles which took place in the area in 1643 and 1644, and details routes by which the sites can be visited.

February 2, 2021
Nantwich Museum unveils new “Battle of Nantwich” video

Nantwich Museum unveils new “Battle of Nantwich” video

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a new “The Battle of Nantwich, 25 January 1644” video to commemorate the event.

Despite this year’s Holly Holy Day being cancelled by Covid, this video will help bring home the significance of the annual event.

January 22, 2021
Nantwich at Play exhibition goes online at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich at Play exhibition goes online at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich’s Digital Museum continues to flourish in the second lockdown.

The “Nantwich at Play” temporary exhibition staged in the Millennium Gallery in 2015, is now available on the website.

November 18, 2020
Nantwich Museum to stage first live exhibition since Covid pandemic

Nantwich Museum to stage first live exhibition since Covid pandemic

Nantwich Museum is to host its first live exhibition following its closure due to the Covid 19 epidemic.

A small exhibition echoing the annual Rotary Art and Handwriting competition will run in the Museum up until Christmas.

October 26, 2020
Nantwich Museum to host more online history talks

Nantwich Museum to host more online history talks

Nantwich Museum has announced a series of online talks for the Autumn called “Historical Nantwich Online”.

They will start on Wednesday November 18 with a “A Celebration of Salt, the story of Nantwich Brine” talk hosted by Graham Dodd.

October 17, 2020
Nantwich Civic Hall project backed by councillors despite rising costs

Nantwich Civic Hall project backed by councillors despite rising costs

Town councillors have backed a Nantwich Civic Hall extension project, despite costs rising by up to £50,000.

And it emerged future plans for the venue could include a first floor extension to house the town’s library and museum.

October 9, 2020
Nantwich Museum selected for The Lab digital project

Nantwich Museum selected for The Lab digital project

Nantwich Museum has been picked as one of the 60 diverse organisations participating in The Lab project.

It is part of the Digital Heritage Lab which is providing digital mentoring support helping organisations develop their digital capabilities.

September 28, 2020