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Battlefield Walk

Battlefield Walk

A sharp wind blew for the Battlefield Walk led by Julian Humphrys of the Battlefields Trust which was reminiscent of the January day in 1644 when the Battle of Nantwich took place. The walk began in the churchyard at Acton where Julian introduced the background to the conflict before moving down to the battlefield itself. Participants… (read more)

Nantwich Museum Extends Range of History Booklets

New additions to the Nantwich Museum range of historical booklets

The range of booklets launched in March detailing various aspects of local history has been extended through the addition of four new titles: “The Canal at Nantwich,” Joseph Priestley, “Discoverer of Oxygen,” “Reverend Joseph Partridge on the Great Siege of Nantwich” and “John Weld Platt on the Siege of Nantwich.” The booklets have been prepared… (read more)

Nantwich Museum at the 2016 Societies Spectacular event

Nantwich Museum at the Societies Spectacular event organised by Nantwich Town Council

The museum was pleased to participate in the 2016 Societies Spectacular event organised by Nantwich Town Council. It provided the ideal opportunity to promote the museum to the community and network with other local organisations. Despite rain at times considerable interest was shown in what the museum has to offer. As well as promoting the… (read more)

Bright Warm Welcome at Nantwich Museum

The newly lit shop display at Nantwich Museum

Regular visitors to Nantwich Museum will have been immediately impressed by the new enhanced lighting in the foyer. LED lights have now been installed throughout the museum greatly enhancing the display of artefacts and exhibitions so improving the visitor experience. The project, which included upgrading the shop display lighting and heating system, also aimed to… (read more)

Afternoon Tea in the Garden

Afternoon Tea in the Garden

The onset of steady rain could do nothing to dampen the success of the recent “Afternoon Tea in the Garden” event generously hosted by Deana and Gerald Emerton at Glebe House in Acton. The true British spirit prevailed and remained undaunted in the face of the June weather as visitors enjoyed walks in the splendid… (read more)

Saying Good-Bye to Denise

Saying goodbye to Denise Courcoux

In June we were all sorry to say goodbye to Denise Courcoux our Museum Manager (Maternity Cover) during the last year. She made a major contribution to the museum during that time but we were pleased that she secured a post in Liverpool helping with the administration of ‘The Jam’ exhibition  running in the Cunard Building until… (read more)

History booklet series launch

A new series of booklets investigating aspects of local history is to be launched on Saturday 5 March to coincide with the first in our series of Spring Talks. The booklets have been created by Nantwich Museum’s volunteer Research Group, and the first four titles cover a broad range of topics: – A Day at… (read more)