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Nantwich Museum Announces 2017 Exhibitions

Millennium Gallery, Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum has announced its 2017 programme of temporary exhibitions aimed at showcasing local talent and providing a varied programme of art and heritage events. Running up to Saturday 21st January 2017, in the Millennium Gallery, are the concluding weeks of the 2016 Nantwich Camera Club exhibition of prints and projected images. Talking Pictures –… (read more)

Book Signing

Book signing at Nantwich museum

As part of the Christmas 2016 celebrations at the museum which included a carol concert by the Wistaston Singers and the first ever Craftmas a book signing took place featuring the new book by Sue Church “Nantwich Tales – Stories of the town and its people”. Despite not claiming to be a comprehensive history the… (read more)

Visit to John Rylands Library

Members of Nantwich museum's research group inside the John Rylands library

As part of a project looking at the history of St Mary’s Parish Church members of the museum’s Research Group recently visited the John Rylands Library in Manchester where many historical church documents are held. A selection of documents were reviewed including a prayer book and psalter complete with medieval music lines in which was… (read more)

Tales of the River – call for information

Tales of the river

The Museum Research Group is busy assembling information for a major exhibition focusing on the River Weaver and its tributaries in the Nantwich area. The group would appreciate any reminiscences and photographs relating to the river. As well as the associated salt making industry, the local tanning industry would have required a supply of water…. (read more)

Dutton Prize Awarded at Nantwich Museum

Barrie Astbury centre with Robert Stones President left and Nick Dyer Chair right

Museum Friends and Volunteers recently enjoyed the Fourth Members Dinner held at Residence restaurant in Nantwich. President of the museum, Robert Stones, presented the Walter and Ada Dutton Prize to Barrie Astbury, a Trustee of the museum and a stalwart supporter of its activities for many years. Barrie is associated with all aspects of life… (read more)

Volunteering at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum Sign

Nantwich Museum is on the look out for new volunteers. Over 50 volunteers currently help with all aspects of the museum’s activities including front of house services and the shop, administration of the collection, historical research, education including work with school groups, leading town tours, fundraising etc. – all essential for the smooth running of the museum. Many hands… (read more)

Nantwich Museum says ‘Thank You’

Nantwich Museum says ‘thank you’ to all those who so generously contributed to its recent flag day in the town. A total of £123.72 was collected in support of the Museum Trust. The museum is a registered charity serving the whole community. Admission is free and the money collected is vital in helping to keep… (read more)