Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

27 Pillory Street, Nantwich, CW5 5BQ ~ Tel: 01270 627104


The Civil War in Cheshire

16 October to 13 November 2019, 7pm to 9pm

This is a series of evening classes, is for all those with an enquiring mind. The story will be built up to provide an understanding of the Civil War in Cheshire:

  • Week  1. The War arrives in Cheshire – 1642.
  • Week 2. The lead up to the Siege of Nantwich.
  • Week 3. The Barthomley Massacre – a review.
  • Week 4. The Siege and Battle of Nantwich.
  • Week 5. The Siege of Chester and Brereton’s search for support.

The cost is £50 and includes all course materials and refreshments.

Aspects of the History of Nantwich

6 November to 11 December 2019, 2 pm – 3.30pm

A new series of talks on the history of Nantwich. The topics are:

  • Week 1. Roads and the development of Nantwich.
  • Week 2. Nantwich Railways.
  • Week 3. The story of Nantwich Brine and Salt.
  • Week 4. The Lost Churches and Chapels of Nantwich.
  • Week 5. The Canal at Nantwich.
  • Week 6. Agriculture and Cheshire Cheese.

The cost is £25 (Museum Members £20) or £5 (Museum Members £4) per talk.

For further information, or to buy tickets, contact the museum on or telephone 01270 627104.