What’s In The Water Talks

River Weaver at Nantwich P1070133 1024“What’s in the Water?,” the first of two themed events at Nantwich Museum accompanying the exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”, takes place on Saturday 22 July.

Three talks by members of the museum’s Research Group will consider the River Weaver as a source of water, its quality and sewage treatment.


“Clean Water Comes to Nantwich” by Graham Dodd.

“Tap to Toilet and Beyond” by Glynn Skerratt.

The River Weaver’s Water: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” by Helen Cooke who will also Chair the event.

The meeting extends from 10.45 am to 2.30 pm with a break for lunch (not included), which will also provide an opportunity to view the exhibition and “Drawn from the Weaver,” the latest exhibition in the Your Space Gallery.

Tickets, available from the museum, cost £5.00 (Museum Members £4.00) or £3.50 (Museum Members £2.50) for a single session (morning or afternoon).

A second themed event, “Wildlife and Aliens” will take place on Saturday 5 August when the subjects will be the life of the Water Vole, Wybunbury Moss and its international significance and alien wildlife in our countryside. A talk on Thursday 31 August “When Turner Came to Town,” will tell the story of how J M W Turner came to sketch the town in 1801.

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