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June 2013

The Staffordshire Hoard – a talk by Stephen Dean

June 6, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congleton Library

Join Stephen Dean for a talk about The Staffordshire Hoard. One of the first people to see the Staffordshire Hoard is coming to tell people in Congleton all about it. Stephen Dean, Staffordshire’s top archaeologist, is an inspiring speaker and says, “I can talk for hours on this subject.” He’ll be at Congleton Library on Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm. Originally planned to be held at the museum, the take up is already  so good, it has been transferred to the downstairs room at the library.…

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September 2013

The History of Religion in Congleton

September 13, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Congleton Musuem
£2,

Peter Aston, museum trustee and chairman of Congleton History Society, will give a talk on Friday 13 September at 7.30 pm at the museum. He will conduct a pictorial tour of churches in Congleton, explaining their individual histories and the influences (both local and national) that affected their development.  

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March 2014

Discovering Your Congleton

March 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
£3 – £5

New to Congleton? Would you like to know more about your town? This walk is for you. Explore the origins of the town, the medieval development of its street plan and explore places that help explain the town's significance in national history. Organiser: Peter Aston

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April 2014

In search of Georgian Congleton

April 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
£3 – £5

What were the influences which brought about the change in the architecture of the town from medieval timber framed buildings to Georgian elegance?  This walk looks at how the growth of the textile industry changed the face of the town. Organiser: Ian Doughty  

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