On Monday 26th February over 40 supporters of Congleton Museum met in the Bridestones Suite at Congleton Town Hall to discuss the future of Congleton museum. A lively workshop was led by Shirley Collier who has held posts at such renowned institutions as the Tate, National Maritime Museum and Imperial War Museum. Various strategies to develop the museum were discussed including forging partnerships with other organisations, methods of fund raising and the most effective utilisation of the museum’s volunteers.
Chair of Trustees Ian Doughty commented:
“It was extremely heartening to see so many people come together to discuss, in such a positive way, the future direction of the museum. The wide range of constructive ideas generated was impressive and will be instrumental in taking the museum forward”.
The museum is grateful to Congleton Town Council who supported the workshop and to Museums North West who funded the event