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Nantwich Museum displays gift painting from US artist

Nantwich Museum displays gift painting from US artist

“Nantwich (I Flew The Nest)” is a new addition to the art collection at Nantwich Museum – thanks to US-based artist.

It is a multi-layered work by artist Jon Measures, who grew up in Nantwich but is now based in Los Angeles.

June 22, 2016
Nantwich Museum to stage afternoon tea event in Acton

Nantwich Museum to stage afternoon tea event in Acton

Nantwich Museum is to stage an English country garden afternoon tea event to help raise funds.

Long-time supporters of the museum Mr and Mrs G Emerton are hosting the party at their home Glebe House, on Monks Lane in Acton on Sunday June 26.

June 12, 2016
Young artists and scribes honoured at Nantwich Museum

Young artists and scribes honoured at Nantwich Museum

Young Nantwich artists and scribes were honoured at the town’s museum as winners of an art and handwriting competition.

A record 860 entries from nine local primary schools were received by organisers, Rotary Club of Nantwich.

May 21, 2016
Coins and Hoards Day to be staged at Nantwich Museum

Coins and Hoards Day to be staged at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is holding a free public coins and hoards day as part of its Treasures of Nantwich project supported by the Art Fund.

Visitors will be invited to view and handle objects, talk with experts about items on display, and bring their coins for identification.

May 16, 2016
Record entries for Nantwich art and handwriting contest

Record entries for Nantwich art and handwriting contest

More than 400 entries are expected from Nantwich primary schools for an art and handwriting competition.

The contest is being run by the Rotary Club of Nantwich, and for the third year running, Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson will be presenting the prizes in Nantwich Museum.

May 3, 2016
Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Easter workshops

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Easter workshops

Nantwich Museum will stage Easter Craft workshops for children next week.

Youngsters can take part in egg decorating, origami animals, Easter baskets, mask making, quizzes and more on April 6 and 7.

March 25, 2016
Tessa Sanderson event in Nantwich proves big hit

Tessa Sanderson event in Nantwich proves big hit

By Jonathan White
Olympic gold medal winner Tessa Sanderson entertained a packed Nantwich Civic Hall at a charity dinner.

Rob Sproston compered the event, which began with a three-course dinner.

March 13, 2016
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
Nantwich Museum to stage half term workshops for children

Nantwich Museum to stage half term workshops for children

Nantwich Museum is to stage half-term workshops for youngsters.

‘Nature in Winter’ is the topic for the workshops at the Pillory Street venue.

February 14, 2016
Nantwich Museum goes flipping mad for Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum goes flipping mad for Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday February 9.

Pancakes and refreshments will be available from 11am until 1pm in the Millennium Gallery at the museum

February 1, 2016
Nantwich Museum plans for Battle of Nantwich event

Nantwich Museum plans for Battle of Nantwich event

The Battle of Nantwich will be commemorated at Nantwich Museum on Saturday January 23.

The museum, which will open at 10am, will run Civil War Town Tours begin at 10.15am and 11.30am and cost £3 per person.

January 13, 2016
View to a Battle exhibition at Nantwich Museum

View to a Battle exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A new exhibition called “A View to a Battle” forms part of the Holly Holy Day commemoration of the Battle of Nantwich.

It opens in the Your Space Gallery of the museum, on Pillory Street, tomorrow (January 6) and runs until Saturday February 6.

January 5, 2016
Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Holly Holy Day organisers hopeful rain will not wash out event

Organisers of the “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day event hope it will not be washed out by the heavy rain and flooding.

Prolonged wet weather has left River Weaver very high, and ground conditions saturated on Mill Island.

January 4, 2016