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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
Nantwich Museum to celebrate Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum to celebrate Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday February 28.

Pancakes and refreshments will be available from 11am until 1pm in the Millennium Gallery at the Pillory Street venue.

February 25, 2017
Nantwich Museum issues appeal for more volunteers

Nantwich Museum issues appeal for more volunteers

Nantwich Museum has issued an appeal for more volunteers to help run the facility.

More than 50 volunteers currently help with all aspects of the museum’s activities.

October 17, 2016
Nantwich Museum opens cholera mapping exhibition

Nantwich Museum opens cholera mapping exhibition

A new exhibition called ‘Cholera and the Mapping of Nantwich’ has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, by Keith Lawrence, is running in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum until Saturday October 29.

October 2, 2016
Nantwich Besieged exhibition ends with two talks

Nantwich Besieged exhibition ends with two talks

The acclaimed ‘Nantwich Besieged’ exhibition at Nantwich Museum will conclude with two special talks.

The exhibition, which ends on September 17, recalls the English Civil War around the time of the siege of the town by Royalist troops at the end of 1642.

September 15, 2016
Nantwich Museum summer talks programme unveiled

Nantwich Museum summer talks programme unveiled

Nantwich Museum will stage a series of walks and talks to complement its “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition which opens on July 21.

The exhibition will examine life in the town during the English Civil War.

July 7, 2016
Hidden Treasures exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Hidden Treasures exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘Hidden Treasures,’ an exhibition of art by local artist Sally Huntington, has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

It features paintings of Cheshire and particularly Nantwich scenes in unique style inspired by old buildings, history and atmosphere.

June 27, 2016