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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
Rotary Club Santa float helps raise charity funds in Nantwich

Rotary Club Santa float helps raise charity funds in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Santa has helped raise hundreds of pounds on his Nantwich float – thanks to big-hearted members of The Rotary Club of Nantwich.

The rotary’s traditional evening Santa’s Float visited more than 3,000 houses between December 7 and 18.

December 23, 2015
Treasure found in Cheshire donated to Nantwich Museum

Treasure found in Cheshire donated to Nantwich Museum

A medieval silver finger ring found near Cholmondeley has been donated to Nantwich Museum by the landowner and metal detector user who discovered it.

The ring, which qualifies as treasure under the Treasure Act 1996, dates from the 15th or early 16th century.

November 24, 2015
Hack Green nuclear bunker plans Soviet Threat event

Hack Green nuclear bunker plans Soviet Threat event

The Soviet Threat is advancing on Hack Green Nuclear bunker in Nantwich again this Easter.

The museum, off Coole Lane, is taking a step back in time and investigating what life was like either side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

March 13, 2015