Nantwich Museum has announced further August events at its spectacular Summer of Science Festival. The wide range of walks, talks, family activities along with a climate coffee morning should mean that there is a science event for everyone! 


Science Around Nantwich  – Wednesday 23rd August, 11am 

A chance to learn about Nantwich's history and connections with science from our knowledgeable guides. £6.00, children free. 

Please book in advance: at the Museum, phone 01270 627104, or online 

Exploring Green Spaces  – Saturday 26th August, 11am 

This walk will explore the green spaces between Nantwich Museum and Reaseheath College, with a walk led by sustainable Nantwich. £6.00, children free. 

Please book in advance: at the Museum, phone 01270 627104, or online 


Naturally Colurful – Wednesday 23 & Thursday 24 August, 11am - 3pm - FREE 

Have fun and get creative using dye and batik. All things made can be taken home.  

Terrific Time – Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 August 11am - 3pm - FREE 

Take inspiration from the Museum clocks and make your own. All things made can be taken home.  

All children must be accompanied by an adult. 


Climate Coffee Morning – Friday 25 August, 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Enjoy tea or coffee with delicious home-made cakes at the climate-themed coffee morning  organised with Nantwich Town Council.  


The Power of the River Weaver  – Thursday 24 August, 7pm - 9pm 

A fascinating talk about the past and present of the River Weaver, which will also look at initiatives planned for the future by Nantwich Nill Community Energy. £7.50, children free. Please book in advance: at the Museum, phone 01270 627104, or online 

Season's Eatings  – Saturday 26 August, 2pm - 3pm - FREE 

Cheshire Record Office will look at historical recipe books and tell us what we can learn about eating locally grown food, reducing waste and seasonality. 

Please book in advance: at the Museum, phone 01270 627104, or online

The Science of Brewing  – Thursday 31 August, 7pm - 8pm 

A talk which looks at the science involved in making beer and its links to Nantwich. £6.00, children free. 

Please book in advance: at the Museum, phone 01270 627104, or online 

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The Summer of Science Festival, running until Saturday 30 September, offers a wide range of drop-in events and guided walks exploring local science and natural history.  

Entry to the Museum and admission to all activities is free for children. Donations towards the running of the Museum are always welcome. 

To find out more and to plan your visit, go to 

Tickets for Summer of Science Festival events can be purchased through the Museum's website: 

For further information contact: Nantwich Museum on or telephone 01270 627104; Facebook or Twitter 


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Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum, a vibrant community museum where visitors can learn about the early settlement of the town, the importance of salt, the local dairy and other industries, events and people that have shaped the town's history.



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