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March 2016
£5

Shadows in the Town

March 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Many lost features of the past are associated with notable properties in the town. Where are they and where can we find them? Using maps, this walk will seek out significant buildings subsequently hidden by modern developments. Leader: Peter Aston Price is £5 per person or £3 for friends of the museum, this includes a delicious cream tea!

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£10

Pub Quiz and Pie Dinner

March 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Young Pretender,
Congleton,
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Advance notice of our pub quiz to be held at the Young Pretender on Sunday 20th March 2016 in the evening. Tickets, which will include dinner, cost £10 (reduced to £8 for Friends of the Museum) or £2 for the quiz only. Quiz start is approx 8.30pm. 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…

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Congleton Coin Hoards – A Talk by Ian Doughty

March 21, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
The Nursery Inn,
Green Lane, Heaton Norris
Stockport, SK9 2NA United Kingdom
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South Manchester Numismatic Group presents a talk by Ian Doughty on the Congleton Coin Hoards. South Manchester Numismatic Group. The Nursery Inn, Green Lane, Heaton Norris, Stockport, SK4 2NA

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Free

Easter Events for Half Term

March 29, 2016 @ 10:30 am - April 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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From 29th March to 8th April, Congleton Museum will be open from 10.30am. Look out for our special drop in events!  

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April 2016
£5

Throstle’s Nest by Tommy’s Brook

April 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Until 1937, Buglawton was a separate entity with it’s own Urban District Council. Use this walk to discover how this industrial township grew up during the 18th and 19th centuries around the confluence of the River Dane and the Dane in Shaw Brook. Leader: Ian Doughty Price is £5 per person or £3 for friends of the museum, this includes a delicious cream tea!

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Free - £2

Congleton During the Second World War – Talk by Lyndon Murgatroyd

April 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Congleton During the Second World War a talk by Lyndon Murgatroyd at Congleton Museum, Thursday 28th April at 2pm. This talk will focus on what life was like in Congleton from 1939-45. It will use headline stories from The Chronicle on a year by year basis and will also cover war stories from Congleton people serving in the forces at that time. Talk is free to members and £2 per head for non members.

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May 2016
£5

A Pub Crawl through Time

May 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Congleton Museum

Congleton was renowned, in the past for the high numbers 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 Price is £5 per person or £3 for friends of the museum, this includes a delicious cream tea!

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Free

Dementia Information Session

May 31, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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For more information about dementia and the chance to become a Dementia Friend, please come to one of our sessions. Next session is on Tuesday 31st May – 7.30pm – 8.30pm

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June 2016
£5

Lambersloone – Routeway to the Past

June 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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Follow in our ancestor’s footsteps along the ancient footpaths to the south of the town and discover how growing industrialisation encouraged new methods of communication. Depending on the weather, waterproof footwear may be required for this walk. Leader: Ian Doughty Price is £5 per person or £3 for friends of the museum, this includes a delicious cream tea!

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Free - £2

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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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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