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April 2019

Walk – Religion in Congleton

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£3.50 – £6

  This walk through the religious history of the town will illustrate how the Corporation asserted the town's religious independence from Astbury Church and how the 18th and 19th century industrial growth led to a diversity in religious buildings, belief and practice.

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May 2019

Walk – Mill Walks and Industrial Yarns

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congleton Museum, Market Square
Congleton, CW12 1ET
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£3.50 – £6

It is difficult to imagine that rural Congleton was one of the earliest mill towns. Its first and largest silk mill was erected in 1752, long before Arkwright's mills at Cromford. This walk will aim to show the extent of the town's textile heritage and how it influenced the lives of its inhabitants.

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