Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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

Kate Dobson

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Thanks for the Memory Concert

We are incredibly pleased to be supported for the second time by Tim Ashcroft and the superb Dave Egerton Big Band as they host THANKS FOR THE MEMORY BIG BAND CONCERT with 50 years of Music and Songs from the 1920’s to 1970’s on Sunday May 10th, 2pm – 5pm. With support from Vera Lynn, hosted… (read more)

Tragic Events Recalled

Tragic events in sixteenth century Nantwich were recently recalled when Russ Crockett and his wife Janet from Utah, USA visited the town. Russ had discovered that he was a direct descendent of Roger Crockett the licensee of the The Crown inn who was murdered in an affray in the town in 1572. Roger’s widow, Bridgett,… (read more)

World War One Project

In March 2014, the Museum secured a grant from Heritage Lottery Fund for £3,800. This was to research, develop and stage an exhibition and events which focused specifically on the impact of World War One on the historic market town of Nantwich. A dedicated team of volunteers carried out visits to Dunham Massey and Imperial… (read more)

New School Workshops

Three completely new workshops are being made available for schools this academic year. Working in partnership with The Young Actors, we have created these inspiring, hands-on workshops that will allow children to access history through drama. All workshops use research and artefacts as their basis but are intended to encourage critical thinking and reflection. The… (read more)

Inspirations Day

We were pleased to welcome a group of children from local school, Wyche Primary as part of their Aspirations Day. The children who came had chosen to visit the Museum and gained an insight into what it is like to work in such an organisation. The children were able to open up the Museum for… (read more)

Nantwich Treasures Open Day

Come along to this exciting open day on Saturday 16th August 2014 where you can influence what our new ‘Treasures of Nantwich’ display will look like. Bring in your own treasures of Nantwich Handle objects Find out more about how these precious objects were found See our treasures up close This is a chance to… (read more)

Salt Sunday

Nantwich Museum featured a part of its Celebration of Salt exhibition at the recent Salt Sunday event held at Winnington. The exhibition focussed on the literary celebrations of the local salt industry. In particular the Blessing the Brine hymn which formed a part of the celebrations of the gift of the brine which took place for a… (read more)