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Nantwich Museum’s celebration of traditional salt-making

Nantwich Museum’s celebration of traditional salt-making

Nantwich Museum has celebrated the town’s salt-making history by making salt in the square by the traditional method of evaporating brine.

Visitors viewed the boiling of local brine similar to that taken from Nantwich’s Old Biot salt spring, which for centuries supplied the brine which the town’s prosperity was built on.

May 27, 2024
Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum launches “two talks” evening in June

Nantwich Museum is set to launch its “two talks” evening in the venue’s Millennium Gallery on Wednesday June 12.

The talks, from 7pm – 9pm, are titled ‘Baddiley – an ancient parish’ by Graham Dodd, and ‘Helen Macfarlane – the revolutionary of Baddiley’ by Helen Cooke.

May 16, 2024
English Civil War exhibition comes to Nantwich

English Civil War exhibition comes to Nantwich

“English Civil War Comes to Nantwich” opens on Tuesday January 9 at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which runs until Saturday February 3, outlines the war which arrived in the town in 1643 when it became a Parliamentarian garrison.

December 28, 2023
“Within the Loop” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Within the Loop” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition called “Within the Loop” by Threadmill has opened at Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday 17 February.

The Cheshire-based Threadmill Textile Artists display of work is the Millennium Gallery at the Pillory Street venue.

December 11, 2023
Italian art on sale at Nantwich Museum

Italian art on sale at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of concrete sculptures by acclaimed Italian artist Mario Loprete is running in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum until Saturday December 2.

The exhibition, called In Cemento Veritas, retraces Mario’s artistic production of the last five years.

November 11, 2023
Cheese-making at Nantwich Museum during Food Festival

Cheese-making at Nantwich Museum during Food Festival

Two local family cheese-makers will stage demonstrations at Nantwich Museum during the 2023 Nantwich Food Festival.

Godfrey C. Williams & Son, supported by award-winning Cheesemakers Belton Farm, will give a practical demonstration on the art of cheese-making and a brief history of Cheshire Cheese.

August 28, 2023
Nantwich Museum to stage more Science Festival talks

Nantwich Museum to stage more Science Festival talks

Nantwich Museum has announced further events as part of its Summer of Science Festival which explore the history and science of electricity and gas.

Joseph Priestley, pioneering scientist and teacher and one time resident of the town, is the focus of two events.

August 14, 2023
Nantwich Museum launches “Salty Week” festival

Nantwich Museum launches “Salty Week” festival

Nantwich Museum is staging a week of talks, demonstrations and family activities focussing on salt as part of its spectacular Summer of Science Festival.

Making Nantwich Salt is on Thursday 10th August, 10am to 3pm – FREE drop-in event in Nantwich Town Square, no booking required.

August 9, 2023
“Outlook” exhibition by IntaStitch opens at Nantwich Museum

“Outlook” exhibition by IntaStitch opens at Nantwich Museum

“Outlook” exhibition by IntaStitch has opened at Nantwich Museum and runs until Saturday February 25.

It’s a free exhibition in the Millennium Gallery and features a variety of techniques, including printing, dying, embroidery, machine stitching, feltwork, painting, applique, quilting and more.

December 17, 2022
From Prejudice to Pride exhibition at Nantwich Museum

From Prejudice to Pride exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is to host “From Prejudice to Pride” exhibition throughout February to mark LGBT History Month.

With the earliest recorded marriage in 1707 of Hannah Wright and Anne Gaskill in Prestbury to the game changing contribution to modern equal rights of Antony Grey, Cheshire has many things to take pride in.

January 29, 2022
Christmas Craft Fair at Nantwich Museum

Christmas Craft Fair at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s popular Christmas Craft Fair will take place next Saturday November 20.

It will feature goods made by the museum’s Craft Group and will take place from 10.30am to 3pm.

November 14, 2021
Former Stapeley councillor wins Nantwich Museum honour

Former Stapeley councillor wins Nantwich Museum honour

Former Stapeley Parish councillors Keith Lawrence has been awarded the prestigious Dutton Prize by Nantwich Museum.

Dr Lawrence was announced as the winner at the venue’s Annual General Meeting of museum members.

September 27, 2021
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Nantwich Museum to reopen tomorrow December 3

Nantwich Museum is to reopen from Thursday December 3.

The popular Pillory Street venue re-emerges from lockdown and will now be open from Thursday to Saturday openings, 10.30 am – 4.30 pm.

December 2, 2020