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August 2015
$5

History on your Doorstep

August 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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What is the story behind a name?  What can the present tell us about the past?  During this walk we will look at some of the techniques which can be used when visiting an unfamiliar place to find out about its history.

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September 2015
$5

The Importance of Water

September 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Water has been important in the development of Congleton as both a means of transport and an industrial resource for the tanning and textile trades. The provision of drinking water and an effective sewage disposal system was still concerning the town as late as the 1960s.

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October 2015
$5

From Mansion to Cottage

October 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Using old images, this walk will take you on a tour of the west side of Congleton. We will look at how this area of the town has changed over the past 100 years from large Georgian Mansions set in private gardens to rows of terraced cottages

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November 2015
£5

The Co-operative Movement in Congleton

November 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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As the Industrial Revolution forced many skilled workers into poverty, the Rochdale Pioneers, the fathers of the Co-op Movement, opened their own store selling food they could not otherwise afford. This spread to other industrial towns including Congleton. This walk will chart this growth and visit the shops/premises much loved in people’s memories.

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June 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – The Importance of Water

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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July 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – Mill Walks and Industrial Yarns

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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August 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – Lambersloone, Routeway to the Past

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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September 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – History on your Doorstep

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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October 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – Artisan to Patrician

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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November 2017
£3 - £5

Walk – Congleton gets Connected

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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All walks begin at 2pm from the Museum, which is situated behind the Town Hall. Price including cream tea £5, Friends of Congleton Museum £3.

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