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October 2013

Halloween Ghost Walk

October 31, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congleton Musuem

Starting from the museum and ending up for ghoulish games at Visyon in Fellowship House:  17:00 a walk for accompanied children 17:30 and 18:30 walks for older children and adults  Tickets (from the museum or tourist office) £1 – under 5s £2 – older children and adults £6 – Group ticket (up to 5 –max 2 adults) For the 17:00 walk accompanying adults will only pay £1  Fancy dress optional. Prizes for the best home made outfits.

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December 2013

World War I comes to Congleton Museum

December 13, 2013 @ 8:00 am - February 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Congleton Museum,
Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET

A travelling kiosk of images showing the impact Word War 1 had on communities across Cheshire is being hosted by Congleton Museum until 22 February 2014.  Congleton images include Somerford Hall being used as a military hospital and the ladies’ war working party, in the town hall, making comforts for the troops.  These, in association with similar images, including the recruitment of soldiers by the Cheshire Regiment at Chester Castle, recuperating soldiers at the Barbour Institute at Tattenhall and the way in…

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February 2014
£4.00

Half Term Workshops for 5-11 year-olds

February 21, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Congleton Museum

Workshops available are Collage Fabric Poetry Fishy facts Times: 10.30 – 12.00 am, and 1.00 – 2.30 pm

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£4.00

Art Fun for Grown ups

February 28, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Congleton Museum

The History of Modern Art with practical workshops. Friday 28th Feb 10.30 – 12.00, or 1.00 – 2.30.

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March 2014
£5

Discovering Your Congleton

March 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum

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
£5

In search of Georgian Congleton

April 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum

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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£10

Pub Quiz

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

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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£4.00

Easter Workshops for 5-11 year olds

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

‘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
£5

Ancient Places

May 4, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum

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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