Nantwich Museum

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Christmas Craft Fair at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s popular Christmas Craft Fair featuring goods made by the museum’s Craft Group will take place 10.30 am to 3.00 pm Saturday November 24 2018. Items for sale in aid of museum funds include handmade Christmas gifts and decorations. The Craft Group meets at the museum on Tuesday mornings. New members are always welcome. The… (read more)

Nantwich in the 17th Century Workshops

The Museum is piloting a series of weekly 17th Century Workshops, starting on Thursday 8th November 2018, 7-9 pm, to be delivered by local historian Andrew Lamberton. The first four workshops are free of charge and will explore population, economy and society through information obtained from contemporary local records and maps. A great opportunity for… (read more)

“Life in an Elizabethan Garden” event at Nantwich Museum.

Elizabethan Garden

Evoking a golden age in garden history, Elizabethan gardens are the subject of a seminar organised by the Nantwich Walled Garden Society in collaboration with Nantwich Museum on Saturday 10 November. There will be four illustrated talks. Commencing at 1.30 pm, Shirley Evans will speak on Elizabethan Garden Design, to be followed by the History… (read more)

Nantwich Museum’s Autumn Quiz Night

Nantwich Museum Quiz night

Nantwich Museum’s Autumn Quiz Night in aid of museum funds will take place at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm), Sunday 28th October 2018 at Crewe Vagrants Sports Club, Willaston, CW5 7EP. The popular quiz, with prizes and a raffle, will be overseen as usual by Quiz Master Wyn Jones. Entry is by ticket only, which cost £5.00 per person… (read more)

The Civil Wars in Cheshire – Evening Class

Detail from a picture by Les Pickford of soldiers approaching Nantwich during the Civil War

Following the success of an evening class in 2017, Nantwich Museum is running a further course focussed on the English Civil Wars. Entitled The Civil Wars in Cheshire, the five week course takes place on Thursday evenings, 4th October – 1st November 2018, and aims to provide an understanding of the local war. Course tutor,… (read more)

Summer Workshops for Children at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum Workshop 2018

Nantwich Museum will be hosting workshops for children this summer. Weaving About workshops on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th of August 2018 will be focused around the wildlife of the River Weaver and activities will include making models and pictures. Meanwhile, the theme of workshops on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd of August 2018 will… (read more)

“Welsh Row Through The Ages” Exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Welsh Row Nantwich

Welsh Row Through The Ages, Nantwich Museum’s major summer exhibition, has been opened by Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr. Lesley Smetham and runs until Saturday 13 October. The Mayor was accompanied by her consort and the Mayor of Nantwich, Cllr. David Marren. Local musician, Andrew Bassey introduced the event with a selection of Welsh-themed music… (read more)