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June 2016

Talk by David Jackson – John Walker, Mayor of Congleton – Much More than a Hoarder

June 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Free – £2

Congleton Museum presents a talk by David Jackson “John Walker, Mayor of Congleton – Much More than a Hoarder”. This talk will be about the life of John Walker, thrice time’s mayor of Congleton in the seventeenth century. David will introduce us to John Walker’s family, his public life, political beliefs and business activities, rather than focusing on his association with the Priesty Fields hoard. Talk will be held on Thursday 23rd June at 2pm at Congleton Museum. Friends of…

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April 2017

Talk – James Laithwood, Vetinary Surgeon and Farmer by David Jackson

April 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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June 2017

Talk – Civil War in Congleton by Catherine Haworth

June 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Free – £2
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September 2017

Talk – Our Lost Buildings

September 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Free – £2
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October 2017

Talk – Nether Alderley Mill

October 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
Free – £2
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November 2017

Talk – Local History Sources

November 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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March 2018

Talk – Bradshaw House a Place of Significance

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
Free – £2.50

Once the centre of a landed estate Bradshaw House and its predecessor Cole Hill House have dominated Buglawton Street for over 500 years. Yet the history of this estate has an  ancient beginning as it was in one of its fields that the Bronze Age Hoard was found. This talk will look at who lived here and their importance to the town Speaker Ian Doughty  

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April 2018

Talk – The Congleton Coin Hoards

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Free – £2.50

17th Century Congleton is defined by the Civil War and associated coin hoards from Moody Street and Priesty Fields. This talk will use these two fascinating discoveries to unlock the tensions which existed in the town during this period. Speaker: Ian Doughty  

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June 2018

Talk – Civic Pride, Congleton’s Town Halls

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Congleton Museum
Free – £2.50
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July 2018

Talk – Retail Therapy

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Congleton Museum
Free – £2.50
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