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Time and Place textiles exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Time and Place textiles exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

A Time and Place textiles exhibition has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum until June 18.

It features the work of Breakaway Textile Group, celebrating the skills and pleasure of creative textile work.

Roman coin hoard found in Acton acquired by Nantwich Museum

Roman coin hoard found in Acton acquired by Nantwich Museum

A Roman coin hoard dating from the second century and found in Acton by a metal detectorist, has been acquired by Nantwich Museum.

The hoard includes five silver denarii (equal to ten asses) deposited in a distinctive lead cone-shaped container.

Nantwich Rotary donates more than £4,000 from Christmas sleigh

Nantwich Rotary donates more than £4,000 from Christmas sleigh

The traditional Nantwich Rotary Christmas Sleigh with Santa aboard helped to raise more than £4,000.

And a cheque for £700 of that has just been donated to Nantwich Museum by Rotary Club of Nantwich President, Rod Stokes.

March 1, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum unveils Spring talks programme

Nantwich Museum unveils Spring talks programme

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a series of Saturday Spring talks taking place during March and April.

Subjects range from various aspects of the town’s history through to the ever popular subject of railways.

Pictures are Powerful exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Pictures are Powerful exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

A new Pictures are Powerful exhibition has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The display, running from February 9 to March 19, has been curated by the museum’s artist Les Pickford.

Nantwich Museum exhibits work by Cheshire artist Alex Jabore

Nantwich Museum exhibits work by Cheshire artist Alex Jabore

Selected works by award-winning Cheshire artist Alex Jabore are on display at Nantwich Museum.

Her exhibition is running in the Millennium Gallery at the Pillory Street venue until Saturday March 26.

Costume exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Costume exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

“Costume Through the Ages” is the latest exhibition in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The display explores how clothing has changed over the years.

Nantwich Museum unveils Christmas events and openings

Nantwich Museum unveils Christmas events and openings

Nantwich Museum has announced its programme of events for Christmas.

There will be a drop-in sing-a-long concert led by the Wistaston Singers running from 11am to 12.30pm on Saturday December 19.

New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

New history book launched at Nantwich Museum

A new local history book has been launched at Nantwich Museum.

The book, called “Cholera in Nineteenth Century Nantwich” by Keith Lawrence and Graham Dodd, was inspired by historian James Hall.

December 1, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News
Christmas Fayres and shopping at Nantwich Museum

Christmas Fayres and shopping at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s popular Christmas Fayres featuring handmade goods made by the museum’s craft group will take place on the next two Saturdays, November 21 and 28.

Items for sale in aid of museum funds include a selection of Christmas decorations, bags and cushions.

Local artist to exhibit wildlife work at Nantwich Museum

Local artist to exhibit wildlife work at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of wildlife paintings opens in the Your Space gallery at Nantwich Museum this week.

The Living Landscape, an exhibition by local artist Becky Thorley-Fox, runs from Tuesday November 10 until Saturday December 19.

Nantwich Mayor’s Big Quiz raises £1,000 for town charities

Nantwich Mayor’s Big Quiz raises £1,000 for town charities

Record numbers packed into the Civic Hall in Nantwich to take part in the Mayor’s Big Quiz.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, saw teams come together to raise more than £1,000 for the Mayor’s local charities, including Nantwich Food Bank, Nantwich In Bloom, Nantwich Museum and Nantwich Players.

October 27, 2015 0 comments Charity news, News
Grant funds will boost heating and lighting in Nantwich Museum

Grant funds will boost heating and lighting in Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is to upgrade its heating and lighting systems thanks to grant funding.

The museum, on Pillory Street, has received funds from Nantwich Town Council, Cheshire East Council and WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund.

October 27, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News