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Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum is appealing for help to find out the history behind a rare collection of whitesmith’s tools.

The tools are used for forging objects out of tin, pewter and other light metals.

January 18, 2018
Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Michael Portillo’s visit to Nantwich as part of the popular Great British Railway Journeys BBC TV series will be screened this week.

The production team filming the current series, which is set in the Edwardian period, was persuaded to take a detour to Nantwich by museum volunteer Bill Pearson.

January 15, 2018
New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

New Battle of Nantwich exhibition in Nantwich Museum Your Space Gallery

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, called “The Siege & Battle of Nantwich”, will run from January 9 until February 24.

January 10, 2018
Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018.

It features a wide range of art and historical subjects, as well as exhibitions in its Millennium Gallery.

January 2, 2018
Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

A loyal supporter of Nantwich Museum has been honoured with the annual Dutton Prize.

Molly Stone was presented with the honour at the Museum Friends and Volunteers Dinner at Residence in Nantwich.

October 19, 2017
Nantwich Camera Club exhibition launches at museum

Nantwich Camera Club exhibition launches at museum

The 2017 Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition has opened at Nantwich Museum.

It features recent work from members of the successful club in the Millennium Gallery.

September 16, 2017
Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Museum artist Les Pickford will speak on “When Turner Came to Town” from 3pm, describing the visit of artist J M W Turner to Nantwich.

And a copy of a sketch from J M W Turner’s “Chester Sketchbook” is featured in the exhibition, depicting the artist’s view of Nantwich in 1801.

August 30, 2017
Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Penny Butterill opened Nantwich Museum’s latest exhibition – “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition charts the story of the river and how it has shaped local history.

August 6, 2017
Roman hoards exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Roman hoards exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of two Roman hoards discovered in Cheshire has opened at Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday July 8.

The coins and jewellery were buried for safe keeping nearly 2,000 years ago but their owners never returned for them.

June 13, 2017
Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

A former Nantwich Museum volunteer was honoured for his 23 years’ service when he re-visited the Pillory Street venue.

Allan Whatley, now aged 104, was presented with a painting of Nantwich Medieval Market by chair of the museum trust Nick Dyer in recognition of his service.

May 29, 2017
Nantwich Mayor’s fundraising quiz hailed most successful yet

Nantwich Mayor’s fundraising quiz hailed most successful yet

Nantwich Mayor hosted his Big Quiz to raise money for his selected charities – which turned out to be the most successful yet.

More than 180 people including local businesses, community groups and keen quiz fans came together to form a record number of 30+ teams at the Civic Hall.

May 7, 2017
Celebration of William Shakespeare at Nantwich Museum

Celebration of William Shakespeare at Nantwich Museum

“A Celebration of William Shakespeare” exhibition by local artist John Harrison has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

It runs until Saturday June 3.

April 5, 2017
Forlorn Fragments exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Forlorn Fragments exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Art exhibition Forlorn Fragments by Marguerite Turner has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which focuses on heritage remains in the UK and abroad, is held in the Your Space Gallery at Pillory Street venue until May 6.

March 10, 2017