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Nantwich Civic Society at 50 exhibition

The Nantwich Civic Society at 50 exhibition was formally opened on 21 November 2017 by Cllr. Rachel Bailey, Leader of Cheshire East Council supported by the Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Arthur Moran and Mayor of Nantwich Town Council, Cllr. Penny Butterill and their respective consorts. Nick Dyer, Chair of the museum’s Board of Management… (read more)

Cheese Room Re-opens

The Museum’s Cheese Room has recently undergone a revamp with thanks to funding from the Baker, Wynne and Wilson Community Pledge. Visitors can find out about buttermaking and cheesemaking within the locality, learn about the cheesemaking process and also the significance of cheesemaking within the town today. Artefacts include a cheese vat, a variety of… (read more)

Special Membership Offer

Become a Friend of Nantwich Museum and pay no renewal until April 2019. An ideal Christmas Present. Help to support the work of the Museum by joining the Friends of Nantwich Museum. Membership includes E-mail newsletters, discounts on talks and events, an annual dinner, invitations to exclusive Member events ¬†and an opportunity to vote at… (read more)

Kaleidoscope 3, an exhibition of paintings by Gordon Lancaster opens at Nantwich Museum

Kaleidoscope 3 is a collection of recent work by local artist Gordon Lancaster building upon the success of two earlier exhibitions at Nantwich Museum. A variety of subjects are featured selected to appeal to a wide audience. Gordon Lancaster has participated in over 90 exhibitions including one-man shows. His work has been commissioned by, among… (read more)

Members’ Meal & Dutton Award

Museum Friends and Volunteers recently enjoyed the Fifth Members & Volunteers Dinner held at Residence restaurant in Nantwich. President of the museum, Robert Stones presented the Walter and Ada Dutton Prize to Molly Stone, a loyal supporter of the Museum over many years and one time Trustee. Molly has been closely involved in all aspects… (read more)

Nantwich! Change here for the brine baths

The Museum has recently been assisting Boundless Productions with information about the Nantwich brine baths and, in particular the Brine Baths Hotel in preparation for a new television series of Great Railway Journeys. This culminated in an interview with Michael Portillo involving our Volunteer Webmaster Bill Pearson. The hotel opened in 1893.¬†Visitors were encouraged to… (read more)