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Treasures from the Museum Collection exhibition opens

Treasures from the Museum Collection, an exhibition in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum has opened and will run until Saturday 26 October 2019. It provides an opportunity to view rarely seen images and maps of Nantwich and St Mary’s Church drawn from the Museum collection. These include an architects drawing of the church and… (read more)

Summer Workshops for Children at Nantwich Museum – “Back in Time to the Eighteenth Century School”

An eighteenth century school is the theme for workshops for children, which will take place at Nantwich Museum on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August 2019. A wide range of activities include making mortar boards, dunces’ caps, pegdolls and rag rugs as well as writing with quills and on slates. Inspired by the Museum’s From… (read more)

Autumn Local History Courses

We now have two local history courses taking place in the autumn. The Civil Wars in Cheshire re-runs last year’s successful course, begins at 7.00 pm Wednesday 16 October 2019, and ending Wednesday 13 November 2019. Aspects of the History of Nantwich is a new course beginning at 2.00pm on Wednesday 6 November 2019 and… (read more)

A Study of Nantwich

A Study of Nantwich, an exhibition by local artist Christian Turner has opened in Your Space, (upstairs) at Nantwich Museum to run until Saturday 27 July 2019. Christian was born in Reading, and moved to Cheshire in 2006, at the age of thirteen. Having been diagnosed with autism from an early age, it was apparent… (read more)

From Nantwich to Oxygen: Joseph Priestley’s Journey of Discovery

This exciting new temporary exhibition will run in the Museum’s Millennium Gallery from Wednesday 14 August to Saturday 26 October 2019. Developed with support from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the exhibition focuses on the life of Joseph Priestley – famous scientist, theologian and teacher who lived and worked in Nantwich from 1758-1761. The exhibition forms… (read more)

Threadmill’s “Castles and Roses” exhibition opens

Castles and Roses, an exhibition by textile and art group Threadmill has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday 3 August 2019.  The exhibition was inspired by the busy life around the Shropshire Union Canal that runs past the town. From the time of the Industrial Revolution the canal… (read more)

Plant Sale and Book Event at Nantwich Museum

The annual Plant Sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust in aid of museum funds will take place at Nantwich Museum, Pillory Street on Saturday 8 June 2019, between 10.30 am and 12.30 pm. A wide selection of keenly priced plants will be available. The ever popularevent is an ideal opportunity to purchase new plants for… (read more)

Top 5 reasons to visit Bischofsheim

This article was written by Maria Burns and Millie Kirrane, two 15-year-old students from St. Thomas More Secondary School, Crewe, whilst doing work experience at Nantwich Museum. Bischofsheim is a delightful German town in the Hesse region. It is situated to the east of the river Rhine, in the South-West of Germany. Along with Dzierżoniów… (read more)