Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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

Kate Dobson

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Camera Club Exhibition – Official Opening

The 2017 Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition has opened featuring recent work from members of the successful club. The ever popular annual event includes print and projected images with a wide range of truly inspiring subjects. A number of the prints will be available for sale and visitors will be invited to choose their favourite photograph. The Camera… (read more)

Tales of the River – call for information

Tales of the river

The Museum Research Group is busy assembling information for a major exhibition focusing on the River Weaver and its tributaries in the Nantwich area. The group would appreciate any reminiscences and photographs relating to the river. As well as the associated salt making industry, the local tanning industry would have required a supply of water…. (read more)

Dutton Prize Awarded at Nantwich Museum

Barrie Astbury centre with Robert Stones President left and Nick Dyer Chair right

Museum Friends and Volunteers recently enjoyed the Fourth Members Dinner held at Residence restaurant in Nantwich. President of the museum, Robert Stones, presented the Walter and Ada Dutton Prize to Barrie Astbury, a Trustee of the museum and a stalwart supporter of its activities for many years. Barrie is associated with all aspects of life… (read more)

Volunteering at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum Sign

Nantwich Museum is on the look out for new volunteers. Over 50 volunteers currently help with all aspects of the museum’s activities including front of house services and the shop, administration of the collection, historical research, education including work with school groups, leading town tours, fundraising etc. – all essential for the smooth running of the museum. Many hands… (read more)

Nantwich Museum says ‘Thank You’

Nantwich Museum says ‘thank you’ to all those who so generously contributed to its recent flag day in the town. A total of £123.72 was collected in support of the Museum Trust. The museum is a registered charity serving the whole community. Admission is free and the money collected is vital in helping to keep… (read more)

Battlefield Walk

Battlefield Walk

A sharp wind blew for the Battlefield Walk led by Julian Humphrys of the Battlefields Trust which was reminiscent of the January day in 1644 when the Battle of Nantwich took place. The walk began in the churchyard at Acton where Julian introduced the background to the conflict before moving down to the battlefield itself. Participants… (read more)

Nantwich Museum Extends Range of History Booklets

New additions to the Nantwich Museum range of historical booklets

The range of booklets launched in March detailing various aspects of local history has been extended through the addition of four new titles: “The Canal at Nantwich,” Joseph Priestley, “Discoverer of Oxygen,” “Reverend Joseph Partridge on the Great Siege of Nantwich” and “John Weld Platt on the Siege of Nantwich.” The booklets have been prepared… (read more)