Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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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)

Museum Recalls Battle

Over 600 people visited Nantwich Museum on Saturday 23 January during the recent Holly Holy Day commemoration of the seventeenth century Battle of Nantwich. As well as having the opportunity to view the permanent exhibitions they were able to enjoy town tours, a musketry demonstration by members of the Sealed Knot, a concert with dancing… (read more)

Field trip to the Wych Brook Valley

Members of the museum’s Research Group recently visited the Wych Brook Valley, between Higher and Lower Wych, as part of their studies of the English Civil War. On 28 August 1643 Parliamentary forces from Nantwich and Cholmondeley attacked and destroyed the salt workings in the valley, bringing the salt pans back to Nantwich. This denied… (read more)