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Primary School Art & Handwriting Competition

Overall Winner Art Competition 2016 - Jeremy Shorthose - Acton C of E Primary School

For the first time ever, all 14 of the Nantwich Primary Schools are participating in the Rotary Club of Nantwich Primary School Art and Handwriting Competition.  For the fourth year running, Edward Timpson MP will be presenting the prizes, worth £850, in the Nantwich Museum at 11.00 a.m. on May 13 2017. The Judges for… (read more)

A Celebration of William Shakespeare at Nantwich Museum

Othello oil on canvas

“A Celebration of William Shakespeare,” an exhibition by local artist John Harrison has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum and runs until Saturday 3 June. The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016 inspired several exhibitions in New York by John Harrison. This exhibition has been derived from these, together with additional material… (read more)

Easter Workshops

Easter Workshops

We will be having our Easter Workshops at Nantwich Museum on Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th April 2017 There will be: Easter eggs Spring animals Easter cards Quizzes And more… Drop in between 11am and 3pm.  The coast is just £2 per child.  All children must be accompanied. Please can large groups book in advance?

Museum Quiz Night

Nantwich Museum Quiz Night

It was top marks all round, and a full house for the Museum Quiz Night held on 19 March which returned £400 for museum funds. The event was organised by museum volunteer, Wyn Jones, a seasoned Quiz Master, who arranged free access to Crewe Vagrants Club and acted as quiz master. Excellent refreshments were provided by… (read more)

Nantwich Museum acknowledges generous Rotary donation 

Rotary presentation 2017 ltor Nick Dyer Chair Nantwich Board of Trustees, Christine Crowe President Rotary Club of Nantwich and Kate Dobson Museum Manager

Nantwich Museum has acknowledged a generous donation of £1000 by the Rotary Club of Nantwich to assist with the running of the museum and its Dementia Friendship Group. Cheques were presented to Kate Dobson, Museum Manager by Christine Crowe, President of the Rotary Club of Nantwich. The museum is an independent charitable trust. It costs… (read more)

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Intrepid members of our Research Group, which is preparing for the Museum’s summer exhibition entitled “River Weaver: A Meander Through Time”, braved the damp weather to explore the river near Audlem today. Due to the recent wet weather, water levels were high and the river was flowing quickly. Accompanied by local residents, the group also… (read more)