Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Lessons from Auschwitz is a groundbreaking project run by the Holocaust Educational Trust, to explore the universal lessons of the Holocaust and its relevance for today. The blog below was written by Katherine Perry and David Rowley, students at Brine Leas Sixth Form in Nantwich, to share their experiences of undertaking the programme last year…. (read more)

Placement report from Edge Hill Student

Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum regularly hosts works placements from schools, colleges and universities, helping young people to gain valuable skills and experience. Our most recent placement Ben shares his experiences here: “Hi there! My name is Ben, and I am currently in my 2nd Year at Edge Hill University, studying Primary Education. Back in September, we were… (read more)

Support for Museum Dementia Friendship Group

On Monday 6th July staff, volunteers and visitors attending the Museum’s Dementia Friendship Group were joined by Tim Ashcroft from Thanks for the Memory along with Gill Jones and Jackie Stubbs, representing the Kiltearn Medical Practice Patient Board. Tim Ashcroft recently organised a second Big Band Concert at Cranage Hall where music through the decades… (read more)

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)

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)

Dementia Friendship Group

Anyone who is living with dementia or caring for someone with dementia is welcome to join us on the first Monday of each month from 2pm. Our Millennium Gallery offers a comfortable and relaxed environment for our sessions where people are free to come and go as they please. The sessions have a different theme… (read more)

Story Sacks

The Craft Group were approached by the Museum’s Administrator with an idea of making story sacks for the Museum’s younger visitors. Some examples of their work can be seen on the wall. What are Story Sacks? A Story Sack is a cloth bag containing a children’s story book or rhyme sheet along with supporting materials… (read more)