Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

Pillory Street, Nantwich, CW5 5BQ ~ Tel: 01270 627104

Bill Pearson


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“Inspired by – – ” exhibition opens

Inspired by – –, an exhibition of contemporary textile art by local group Intastitch has opened in the Millennium Gallery, Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday 16 March 2019. It displays a wide range of influences, interests and techniques used in textile art. Many pieces are a collage of mixed media, dyeing, machine and… (read more)

The Barthomley Incident: Massacre or Propaganda?

By George Cook, Alsager School (Year 11 Work Experience) The Civil War within Cheshire was conducted with immense vigour by both combatants, who desired control of Cheshire, because of its proximity to the River Dee which dictated the arrival of soldiers and supply chain from Ireland. The Barthomley Incident refers to an alleged skirmish that… (read more)

A Dabbers Childhood – Community Oral History Project

The Museum is hosting a public event for local history enthusiast Howard Smith at 5pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018. The event is to gauge public interest in local oral history, and we’re looking for people who are willing to conduct and record the interviews, people who would like to help construct the questions, others… (read more)

Christmas at Nantwich Museum

Christmas at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Christmas with a Sing-a-long Concert of Christmas music led by the Wistaston Singers. The concert is free, although donations to the museum are always greatly received, and drop-in 11.00 am – 12.00 pm Saturday 22 December 2018. It is an opportunity to visit the Museum Shop where a wide range of… (read more)

David Beatty, First Earl Beatty

Admiral of the Fleet David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO, PC, was born at Howbeck Lodge, Stapeley (near Nantwich) on 17th January, 1871. Dr. Munro, a Nantwich doctor, attended at his birth. Beatty was the second son in a family of five. Both his parents were from Ireland. His father was Captain David… (read more)

Christmas Craft Fair at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s popular Christmas Craft Fair featuring goods made by the museum’s Craft Group will take place 10.30 am to 3.00 pm Saturday November 24 2018. Items for sale in aid of museum funds include handmade Christmas gifts and decorations. The Craft Group meets at the museum on Tuesday mornings. New members are always welcome. The… (read more)

First World War Commemorated at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is commemorating the centenary of the 1918 Armistices of the First World War with exhibitions and a talk. At 2.00 pm on Tuesday 20th November 2018 Keith Lawrence will give a talk The Great War 1914-1920 (and other facts you thought you knew) where he will consider the Grand Narrative of the war, its… (read more)