Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition,
featuring recent work
members of the popular and successful club, is on display in the Millennium
Gallery and is running until Saturday, November
The annual event includes
and projected images with a wide range of inspiring subjects. A
number of the prints will be available for sale and visitors will be
invited to choose their favourite photograph.
Club was formed in 1981 to promote the hobby of photography and
opportunity for members to develop their skills
in a social environment.
It is affiliated to The Lancashire and
Cheshire Photographic Union and The Photographic Alliance of Great
Britain and its work regularly features in area and national
A wide range of club activities includes lectures,
demonstrations, practical events and competitions.
club exhibition was held in Nantwich Library in 1983 and the first
exhibition at the Museum in 2002 celebrating the club's 21st
Entry to the museum and
exhibition is free.
Pictures: Le Cheval by Wray
Douglas; Grey Heron by Brian Sankey; and Castle Geyser by Andrew
THERE are more history booklets
in the museum shop, bringing the total on sale to 30, with more
being added all the time.
The new ones are: "Landscape with Mills in the Nantwich Hundred" by Andrew Lamberton and Graham Dodd";
"The River Weaver in Nantwich: An introduction to its History and
Science" by Helen Cooke and Scott Walker; and "The Parochial Library of St Mary's
Church" by Helen Cooke.
All booklets are £2.95.
They are selling well and so some may not be available when you call
in, but more copies are being printed all the time.
Full details are available
on the museum website
- the booklets produced so far, the ones on the way, and those which
are proposed for future publication.
CONTACT THE MUSEUM on
email@example.com or telephone 01270 627104.
www.nantwichmuseum.org.uk. Or visit
https://twitter.com/NantwichMuseum. Or call in to the museum in Pillory
Street (CW5 5BQ) - opposite the pillory.
The museum is open from
10.30am to 4.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Admission free. The museum is a registered charity
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AND SOMETHING THAT IS 'OFF'
The Cheese Room is closed for the rest
of September while it undergoes a revamp - a fresh coat of
paint and other work. There will be new information panels on display when it
VIEWS FROM 20 YEARS IN ASIA
“ASIAN Serendipity”, an exhibition by Aneta
in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum, features a
myriad of selected images taken during recent travel across Asia
focused on Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka.
The exhibition runs until Saturday, October 21.
Photographer Aneta Talbot, who now lives in
Nantwich, spent nearly 20 years living in Singapore. During that
time she travelled extensively across Asia exploring her passion for
photographing the daily lives and rich variety of cultures of the
region. This exhibition presents some of the best of her
Aside from gaining numerous photographic
qualifications, Aneta graduated from the Palin School of Arts and
Design in Singapore with a Diploma plus distinction in Graphics and
Design, all of which culminated in the setting up of a successful
events photography business.
She was also involved in charity work in Cambodia
with Tabitha, a non-profit organisation working to alleviate poverty
photographs are all for sale, and a variety of prints are also
available to browse in the museum shop. More on Aneta’s pictures can
be seen on her website
www.nessietalbotphotography.org or her Facebook page: Nessie
Fisherman on stilts, Sri Lanka.
MUSEUM VOLUNTEER DIES
Whatley, the Museum volunteer who was
featured on this page, has died at the age of 104 shortly after
moving to a care home in Dundee which was nearer to his son than in his
THIS YEAR'S EXHIBITIONS still to come
November 15 to January 20:
A Story to Tell. Kate Bayliss.
October 31 to January 6:
Kaleidoscope 3. An exhibition of paintings by Gordon
TOUR THE TOWN
GUIDED tours of Nantwich are
led by volunteers from the museum, either as a general
tour for members of the public, or an exclusive one
tailored to meet the requirements of a group.
They last for
between an hour an half and two hours and can feature
Tudor Nantwich, Victorian Nantwich, the Battle of
Nantwich, and the Civil War. Or they can have a specific
theme such as industry in the local area to suit a
The tours cost
£2 per person for a minimum of six people. Larger groups
or parties of individuals may be split into smaller
parties so that participants can hear the leader of the
tour and see any relevant object easily.
To join an
arranged tour, or to set up one for your group,
telephone 01270 627104, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call in at the
museum. For more information visit the museum
or call in at the museum.
September 30, 11am: general tour.
£3 person (children and Museum Members £2). The walk
lasts about one-and-a-half hours.