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Nantwich Museum stages Joseph Priestley celebration

Nantwich Museum stages Joseph Priestley celebration

Nantwich Museum and members of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) celebrated the life of Joseph Priestley.

The famous scientist, theologian and teacher was a resident of Nantwich for a time.

October 11, 2019
Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets released for Nantwich and Crewe attractions

Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets released for Nantwich and Crewe attractions

Free “Residents’ Festival” tickets for local attractions such as Crewe Lyceum, Hack Secret Bunker, Nantwich Museum and Reaseheath College’s mini zoo have been released online.

Hundreds more free tickets are available to download for the festival, taking place between Saturday March 30 and Sunday April 7.

March 25, 2019
Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

A new booklet called “The Crown – a brief history of this historic inn” has been launched by Nantwich Museum.

It adds to its popular range of booklets focusing on various aspects of the town’s history.

March 18, 2019
Nantwich Museum stages exhibition on Battle of Nantwich

Nantwich Museum stages exhibition on Battle of Nantwich

The 17th Century siege and Battle of Nantwich is remembered in an exhibition.

It opens in the Your Space Gallery in Nantwich Museum on Tuesday January 22.

January 21, 2019
Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has unveiled its exhibition programme for 2019 featuring a range of art and historical subjects.

It kicks off with the “Inspired by . . .” exhibition, by Intastitch (pictured, below), displaying a range of influences, interests and techniques used in textile art.

December 31, 2018
Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

New technology is bringing the past to life at Nantwich Museum after it received a £700 donation.

The museum has used the money, from homebuilder Redrow’s Nantwich Community Fund, to buy a new digital projector and stand.

December 1, 2018
Liz Parkin wins Dutton Prize from Nantwich Museum

Liz Parkin wins Dutton Prize from Nantwich Museum

Redshift Radio founder Liz Parkin has been awarded the Dutton Prize by Nantwich Musuem for her work in the community.

Museum friends and volunteers witnessed the award made at the annual dinner at Residence restaurant in Nantwich.

November 8, 2018
Nantwich Museum opens new “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum opens new “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

A new exhibition “Empowerment of Women – a local perspective” has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

Developed by members of the museum’s Research Group, the exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign.

November 5, 2018
2018 Nantwich Camera Club exhibitions opens at town museum

2018 Nantwich Camera Club exhibitions opens at town museum

The 2018 Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition has opened in the Millennium Gallery of Nantwich Museum.

It features recent work from members of the popular club, and includes superb print and projected images.

October 22, 2018
Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

Nantwich Museum “Contours and Colours” exhibition opens

A new exhibition called “Contours and Colours in Paint and Print” by Margaret Gill and Barbara Barlow has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It features oil and acrylic paintings and hand-crafted reduction linocuts based on ancient Japanese art, similar to woodcut images.

September 12, 2018
Cheesemakers to stage Nantwich Food Festival demo at museum

Cheesemakers to stage Nantwich Food Festival demo at museum

Two Cheshire cheesemakers will feature at Nantwich Museum during the Nantwich Food Festival.

Traditional Grocer Godfrey C. Williams & Son and award-winning Cheesemakers Belton Farm will give a practical demonstration on the art of cheesemaking and a brief history of Cheshire Cheese.

August 30, 2018
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
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