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Easter Workshops for Children at Nantwich Museum

Easter Workshops for children featuring a range of Easter crafts and quizzes will take place at Nantwich Museum on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 April 2019.  All workshops are drop in any time between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm. The cost is £2.00 per child who must be accompanied. Large groups are requested to book… (read more)

Spring in your Step exhibition opens.

Spring in your step, an exhibition displaying the talents of Shires’ Artists with their interpretation of Spring has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum and will run until Saturday 25 May 2019. Taking their inspiration from the changing colours and atmosphere of the promise of warm days and of new life, the exhibition… (read more)

New Family Friendly Area

Thanks to a donation from Museum Development North West a Family Friendly Area has been installed adjacent to the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum. The smart table is equipped with four stools, each packed with games visitors can play with their family and friends. Museum Manager, Elliot Goodger pointed out: “there is something for everyone… (read more)

Pancake Day at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday 5th March 2019. Pancakes and refreshments will be served in the Millennium Gallery from 10.30 am until 12.30 pm. The cost is £3.50 per person for two pancakes with sugar and lemon plus a cup of tea or coffee. Large groups are requested to book in… (read more)

10 reasons to visit Dzierżoniów in Poland

This article is written by Poppy Metcalfe, a 16 year old student at Cheshire College – South and West, about our new twinning partner. This page is also available in Polish here. Whether you are interested in European architecture, culture or history (spanning from the medieval period to WW2) you will find it in Dzierżoniów. There are… (read more)

English Civil War – Cannons and Mortar: an Overview

This piece was written by Adam Harwood, a 16 year old student at Cheshire College – South and West during his work experience at Nantwich Museum. Cannon The English Civil War cannon was not very effective in battle. Its main use was to strike fear into the enemy (which it did well), rather than causing large… (read more)

Half Term Workshops for Children at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum will be hosting half term workshops for children on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st February 2019. The theme will be Become a Black Belt in Origami. All workshops run from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. The cost is £2 per child and large groups must book in advance. All children must be accompanied by an… (read more)

The Human Costs of the Civil War

A  talk by Professor Andrew Hopper, of The University of Leicester, on The Human Costs of the Civil War will take place at Nantwich Museum at 2.00 pm, on Friday 15th February 2019. Tickets are available from the museum £4.00 per person (£3.00 Museum Members). Andrew Hooper is a Professor of English Local History who… (read more)