Congleton Town Hall will opening its doors as part of the Congleton Heritage and Antiques Festival 2018 this weekend.
Opening 2-5pm on Sunday 16th September and 10am-4pm on Monday 17th September, visitors will have the chance to view some of the town’s treasures – including the mace, town bell, weights and measures and roll of mayors since 1318.
There will be an opportunity to join in tours of the gothic Victorian building at: 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm on Sunday and 11.30am, 2pm and 3pm on Monday.
Visitors will be able to see artwork created by local primary schools relating to Congleton’s history and treasures.
A wall hanging prepared for the medieval banquet on Friday 21st September will also be on display.
A few tickets for the medieval banquet are still available from Congleton Tourist Information Centre inside the Town Hall.
Tickets to the banquet are £30, entrance to the open days are free of charge.
Congleton Town Hall will also be hosting a talk and valuation session by TV antiques expert Adam Partridge on Tuesday 18th September.
This session starts at 7pm and numbers are limited. Tickets cost £4 and attendees are asked to bring no more than one item per person which shouldn’t be small jewellery items.
Full details of Congleton Heritage and Antiques Festival (8th-23rd September) can be found at www.congletonheritagefestival.com