Art map find museums, galleries and art exhibitions near. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include visiting and museumcreated. Check out popular museums, exhibitions and cultural activities in and around nantwich. Museum volunteer, historian andrew lamberton, gave an illustrated talk about the second edition of the book the lost houses of nantwich. Nantwich museum opens exhibition of towns famous faces. As well as the permanent displays telling the fascinating story of nantwich and the surrounding area, visitors can enjoy two temporary exhibitions the 2018 nantwich camera club photographic exhibition and empowerment of women a local perspective both of which run up to the new year. The fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns is brought to life by nantwich museum, founded in january 1980. The small nantwich museum is a lovely find in that its tucked away a bit from. Check out the best museums in nantwich to visit in 2020. Nantwich has never been lacking in choice of somewhere to drink. Over the two day event the museum recorded that over 2,500 people visited the small, but well stocked with local treasures, museum. The hall is bright and spacious and holds 80 stands with parking right next to the venue. Turnpike roads exhibition nantwich museum nantwich town.
Nantwitch is a market town and civil parish in cheshire, england. The present building dates from shortly after the fire of 1583, and is believed to have been built for thomas churche, a linen merchant from one of the prominent families of the town. View all restaurants near nantwich museum on tripadvisor. Visit nantwich museum on your trip to nantwich or united kingdom. In nantwich town square, community organisation redshift will be running a stage with live music and entertainment. Nantwich pubs book launched at nantwich museum so cheshire. The museum is housed in the former public library, dating from 1888. The fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns is brought to life in main galleries which tell the story of nantwich through the ages. John gerard was born in nantwich in 1545, and went to school in nearby willaston. Nantwich museum brings to life the history of one of cheshires most attractive. May 31, 2018 nantwich museum will stage its popular plant and book sale in aid of funds for the pillory street venue on saturday june 9. Fun day out for grown ups and children in nantwich and all.
Nantwich museum 2020 all you need to know before you go. Museum manager, kate dobson, cited current projects which highlighted the museum as vibrant community hub. Pillory street, nantwich, cw5 5bq nantwich museum has a local history and dairy exhibition, with temporary monthly exhibitions. Nantwich museum brings to life the fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns.
Next to these is the community gallery, where small exhibitions are staged, followed by the magnificent, prizewinning, millennium gallery, which provides the perfect home for a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions. With facilities available to local community groups, nantwich museum is a vibrant hub of local interest. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on nantwich, including when used in literature e. Past and present, at the pillory street museum last week. A history of the town and parish of nantwich, or wichmalbank. Located in pillory street, at the heart of the town, the museum has main. Cheshire also boasts a fantastic range of museums that cover all manner of subjects. Collections focus on cheshires role in the english civil war, and the areas history of salt production and cheesemaking, as well as the manufacture of shoes, clothing and clock. With facilities available to local community groups.
Located in pillory street, at the heart of the town, the museum has main galleries telling the story of nantwich through the ages roman salt making, tudor nantwichs great fire. Mill lane, stretton, nr farndon, cheshire, sy14 7hs. Jan 02, 2018 nantwich museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018. The museum features exhibits related to fine art, archives, agriculture, weapons and war, land transport, costume and textiles, archaeology, decorative and applied art, personalities, music, social history, coins and medals, architecture and science and technology. Visit nantwich museum on your trip to nantwich or united. V and a antique fairs nantwich civic hall antique and. Online exhibitions rolling programme of past exhibitions from west cheshire museums current exhibition is vikings. Please check the venues website for the latest details. At englesea brook you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the small chapel of the primitive methodists, where occasional services are still held, and explore the graveyard as well as the exhibitions and displays in the adjacent museum. Nantwich museum unveils 2018 exhibition programme nantwich news. It features a wide range of art and historical subjects, as well as exhibitions in its millennium gallery. Get contact details, videos, photos, opening times and map directions.
It had a castle and was the capital of a barony of the earls of chester, and of one of the seven hundreds of medieval cheshire. So whether you want to explore cheshires textile industry at macclesfield silk museum or examine the terrific collection of vintage machinery at the anson engine museum, there is bound to be something for you in our region. Nantwich museum is a local museum in the town of nantwich, cheshire, northwest england, founded in 1980. Weaver hall museum and workhouse west cheshire museums. Free entry to permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. It is known for having among the highest concentrations of listed buildings in england, with particularly good examples of tudor and georgian architecture. In this new section we will be including information from some of the exhibitions we have had and are no longer running.
Top nasa images solar system collection ames research center. Nantwich museum, welcome historic market town museum. It features the fascinating stories of more than 50 local people, illustrated with their portraits and, where appropriate, an object associated with them. Jobling gowler, 250 park lane, macclesfield, with outline art cont until fri. Nantwich museum has displays about roman settlement, tudor disaster, civil. Arley hall, northwich, with cheshire artists networkcan cont until april 1st. Nantwich museum will stage its popular plant and book sale in aid of funds for the pillory street venue on saturday june 9. Turnpike roads exhibition nantwich museum nantwich. Roman salt making, tudor nantwichs great fire, the civil war and battle of nantwich 1644, and the more recent clock making, shoe and clothing. Click here to find a rentable cottage near nantwich museum in nantwich. It was written by andrew lamberton and bill pearson who produced the nantwich pubs book 164 pages for. Exhibitions include nantwich civic society at 50 until january 20, and aspects of cheshire by the cheshire artists network can, from january 24 to april 14. The fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns is brought to life by nantwich. Nantwich is one of the few places in cheshire to be marked on.
The staff at the shop were not that welcoming and only. Art map find museums, galleries and art exhibitions near me. The exhibition tells how nantwich played its part, and how its people were. Search the interactive map to discover amazing art and top galleries. Now in its 16th year, our long standing antiques fair at nantwich civic centre remains a firm favourite with both standholders and visitors. In light of the current government advice in relation to the coronavirus, nantwich museum have taken the difficult decision to close until further notice. A history of the town and parish of nantwich, or wich.
The day will begin at 10am with activities run by nantwich museum including civil war tours and musketry demonstrations, as well as relevant exhibitions in the galleries. Nantwich museum has a local history and dairy exhibition, with temporary monthly exhibitions. Beyond the exhibitions downstairs is the your space gallery, where small exhibitions are staged, followed by the magnificent millennium gallery, which provides the perfect home for a diverse programme of larger temporary exhibitions. Nantwich museum things to do in nantwich what to do in.
The museums book group, now in its 22nd year, provides an opportunity for. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include visiting and museum created. Learn about key events in the towns history including the great fire of nantwich 1583 and the battle of nantwich 1644. In the domesday book, nantwich is recorded as having eight salt houses. Dr lawrence has donated copies of his book the turnpike roads around nantwich, cheshire for sale in the museum shop in aid of museum funds.
When he was about 17 he moved to london, and became a botanist and herbalist. Located in pillory street, at the heart of the town, the museum has galleries telling the story of nantwich through the ages. That fact is made very clear in nantwich pubs, a new book recently launched at nantwich museum. We came across the nantwich museum by chance as we were walking around the town. Nantwich cw5 01952 212750 to book use options to change location.
Nantwich museum staff and volunteers are saddened at temporarily closing the museum to visitors due to the covid19 pandemic. Nantwich museum all you need to know before you go. Nantwich is mentioned in the domesday book in 1086. Nantwich museum has announced its exhibition programme for 2018. The hack green secret nuclear bunker is a former governmentowned nuclear bunker located at hack green, cheshire, england. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the dates you. The museum tells the story of the town of nantwich, with exhibitions dedicated to roman salt making, the great fire of tudor nantwich, the civil war battle of nantwich, cheese making, and the development of the towns shoe and clothing industries. The crown a brief history of this historic inn, joins a range of booklets which look at the towns history. The fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns is brought to life by nantwich museum. Mp edward timpson officially opened the new exhibition, titled nantwich people. The exhibition memories of doddington polish resettlement camp came to an end with a very successful polish food tasting event which coincided with the nantwich food and drink festival. The collection comprises scenes of nantwich life in past centuries by the nantwich artist, herbert st john jones. Nantwich museum is temporarily closed until further notice. Immerse yourself into worldclass art, exciting history, and mindbending science.
As well as the museum no longer being open, all events, involving volunteers as well as the public, have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. The museum trustees are calling for any donations of books or plants for the event. Our two temporary exhibition spaces host a changing programme of art and historic exhibitions throughout the year. Home of the history of the ancient south cheshire market town of nantwich. A roman road passes north of nantwich through reaseheath.
Complied by local authors andrew lamberton and bill pearson the 164page, fullyillustrated book costing. May 29, 2018 the fascinating history of one of cheshires most attractive and historic towns is brought to life by nantwich museum. Websters bibliographic and eventbased timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. Museums and art galleries in cheshire visit cheshire. Explore art map to find art galleries and museums near me. There will be tours of st marys church, book signings. As you enter nantwich museum, you may notice some herbs in a planter dedicated to john gerard. It couldnt be easier to arrange your visit to hack green secret nuclear bunker and many more nantwich attractions. Nantwich museum to stage plant and book sale on june 9.1173 1344 1511 890 854 638 924 1559 45 1246 115 127 669 1168 375 442 899 623 924 1531 455 706 708 426 1497 513 547 61 194 666 27 182 185 349 948 432 164 464 618 1277 429 839