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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)

“Empowerment of Women – a local perspective” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum.

A new exhibition, Empowerment of Women – a local perspective has opened in the Your Space Gallery, Nantwich Museum and will run until the New Year.  Developed by members of the museum’s Research Group, the exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign. In 1918 women first got the right to… (read more)

My Top Five Favourite Objects at Nantwich Museum

This piece was written by Jamie Dutton, a student from Brine Leas School, Nantwich when he did work experience at Nantwich Museum. What would your  top five favourite objects at Nantwich Museum be?   5. Roman Lead Salt Pan This Pan was found in Nantwich in 1981 and was used by the Romans to boil… (read more)

Liz Parkin wins Dutton Prize Awarded by Nantwich Museum

Museum Friends and Volunteers recently enjoyed the Sixth Museum Members & Volunteers Dinner held at Residence restaurant in Nantwich. Chair of the Museum Board, Nick Dyer presented the Walter and Ada Dutton Prize to Liz Parkin, well known for her work with RedShift Radio. Commenting on the award Nick recounted “the many aspects of town… (read more)

Hallowe’en at Nantwich Museum

Ghost-ridden tours are the order of the day at Nantwich Museum with Nantwich Hallowe’en Ghost Trails led by Richard and Lyn Gumm, actors who have regularly appeared on TV and in films. Most recently Lyn made an appearance in ‘Dr Who’, whilst Richard appeared in the ‘Darkest Hour’ an account of Winston Churchill’s early days as… (read more)

Elizabethan Gardens Event at Nantwich Museum

Evoking a golden age in garden history, Elizabethan Gardens are the subject of a seminar organised by the Nantwich Walled Garden Society in collaboration with Nantwich Museum on Saturday 10th November 2018. Commencing at 1.30 pm, Shirley Evans will speak on Elizabethan Garden Design, to be followed by the History of Bees and Beekeeping presented… (read more)