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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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Pub Quiz

April 13, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Young Pretender Congleton,
£8 – £10

Pub Quiz with supper Advance notice of our pub quiz to be held at the Young Pretender on Sunday 13 April 2014 in the evening.  Tickets, which will include supper, cost £10 (reduced to £8 for Friends of the Museum). Please put the date in your diary and ‘book’ your team members now. Nearer the time an email will be sent as a reminder. We will run a matching service for individuals who are not in a team and make…

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Easter Workshops for 5-11 year olds

April 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am - April 16, 2014 @ 2:30 pm
Congleton Museum
£4.00

'Eggstrordinary' : Tuesday 15th April and Wednesday 16th April. Times: 10.30-12.00 and 1.00 - 2.30 pm.

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May 2014

Ancient Places

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

Follow in the footsteps of the medieval priests as they walked from Astbury to Congleton to take Divine Service at the Higher Chapel of St Peter’s. Depending on the weather waterproof footwear may be required. Leader: Ian Doughty

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Summer Art competition for children

May 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am - July 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET

Calling young artists: Congleton Museum is hosting a summer art competition for school aged children. The theme is ‘History in Congleton and Astbury’. Entries cost £1. Winning entries will be displayed in the museum's education room and on the museum’s website. Closing date: Sunday 6th July 2014. Entries will be in four groups: Group A: Ages: up to 6. Group B: Ages: 7–10 Group C: Ages: 11–14 Ground D: Ages: 15–18 For more details and an entry form, please contact Congleton…

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Congleton through time – Book Signing and Talk by Dr Joan Alcock

May 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET

Do you remember Burns’ garage when it was in Park Street ?  Or the old corn mill dominating the entrance to the park?  Maybe you can recall the Premier Cinema in Lawton Street ? If you want to be reminded of the way things were, or find out how Congleton has changed over the past 100 years, you can do no better than read Joan Alcock’s new book, Congleton Through Time. Dr Alcock will be signing copies of her book at the museum on 15th…

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Behind the Scenes – Congleton Museum Textiles Group

May 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET

The museum will be hosting a 'Behind the Scenes’ event with the Museum Textiles Group on Friday May 23 between 3pm and 6pm. This will be an opportunity to view the Congleton Tapestry before restoration is complete and it is hung on the walls of the museum’s entrance hall. Textile group members will be working on the tapestry and will be happy to answer your queries. There will also be a display of other major projects undertaken by this hard…

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Making Fabrics Furry – Family Fun Activities

May 27, 2014 @ 12:00 am - May 29, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Congleton Museum

A special invitation for Friends of Congleton Museum: Activities for all:

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June 2014

A Pub Crawl through Time

June 1, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum
£3 – £5

Congleton was renowned, in the past, for the high number of inns, taverns, and drinking houses for the size of its population.  This walk will seek out those long lost drinking establishments and look at how those which still exist have changed over the years. Leader: Lyndon Murgatroyd

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July 2014

Mill Walks and Industrial Yarns

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

The layout of Congleton has changed considerably since the first silk mill was built in 1752.  This walk will try to show, through its mills, how Congleton’s textile heritage affected the town. Leader: Lyndon Murgatroyd

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