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Date(s) - 19/05/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Widnes Indoor Market


Did you see our Pop Up Museum in the Halton Shopping Centre earlier in the year?  There’s a mini-version of it in Widnes market as part of the ‘Love Your market’ initiative.  We’ll be there on Friday May 19, Thursday May 25 and Friday May 26.  Come along and talk to us!

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/05/2017 - 26/05/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Widnes Indoor Market


Did you see our Pop Up Museum in the Halton Shopping Centre earlier in the year?  There’s a mini-version of it in Widnes market as part of the ‘Love Your market’ initiative.  We’ll be there on Thursday May 25 and Friday May 26.  Come along and talk to us!

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 24/06/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
All Saints' Church, Daresbury


It’s Daresbury Church Fete!  Come and see our display about the celebrations around the parish for the coronation of King George VI.  The locals indulged in some wacky games and competitions!

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/09/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Widnes Masonic Hall


At 5:00pm the doors open to a one-night only, pop-up museum full of heritage exhibits curated by the Halton Heritage Partnership and friends. The pop-up museum will focus on the theme of ‘bridges and crossings’ in Halton’s development and members from the Partnership will be on-hand to talk you through their collections. Also, to mark their 300th anniversary, Widnes Freemasons will be hosting small group tours around the Masonic Hall and from 6pm a talk on the heritage of masonry will be delivered in the upstairs Lodge Room.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/09/2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
St John's Church Hall


Friday 8 September

Heritage Open Evening

 

7.30 p.m. in the Church Hall at St. John’s Church in Weston (situated behind the Church) – £2 for visitors, annual membership £10

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/09/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
St John's Church Hall


StJohsnChurchDisplay of a large amount of material from the Society archives about various aspects of Runcorn history and, in addition, about Weston Village and its churches.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/09/2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Daresbury


Our new bridge opens later this year.  Come and see our display celebrating the Mersey crossings and some of the many bridges in our parish.  We’ll be at Hatton Show, in the main marquee.   Further details will be available on our Facebook page and website –  www.ddhg.org.uk

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/09/2017
All Day


Our new bridge opens later this year.  Come and see our display celebrating the Mersey crossings and some of the many bridges in our parish.  We’ll be at Walton Hall Country Fayre, in the main hall.   Further details will be available on our Facebook page and website –  www.ddhg.org.uk

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/10/2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Farnworth CofE Primary School


Friday 13 October

A display of photographs from the archives by Billy Hyland, of Arran Photography

Farnworth C of E Primary School, Pit Lane, Widnes, at 7.30pm

Parking is available in the playground.

After a talk from our guest speaker lasting about sixty minutes, we have a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits, finishing at about 9.00pm.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/11/2017 - 18/11/2017
All Day

Location
Lewis Carroll Centre


Come and see our display commemorating the men and women of the parish who fought in the two World Wars and telling some of the stories of the families and villages they left behind.  The Lewis Carroll Centre is open all day from 10am until 9pm.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/09/2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
Shopping City, Runcorn


Come and find out about all the exciting events happening around Halton for Heritage Open Days. The national theme of this year’s Heritage Open Days is Extraordinary Women. Find out about Halton’s Extraordinary Women and vote for your favourite! 

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/09/2018
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Saturday 8th Sept, 1:30pm – 4:00pm The Hatton Show, Daresbury Village.

From Bessie Dutton – ‘who went about doing good’, to Deborah Ellam – who was ‘transported to parts across the seas’, to the Earp sisters – who nursed sick soldiers at the Oaklands in WW1, to ladies from Moore and Daresbury WI who worked tirelessly throughout WW1 and of course, ‘Alice in Wonderland’ – who was simply extraordinary in every way.

Come and find out all about their stories at the Daresbury District Heritage Group’s display at Hatton Show. 

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/11/2018
All Day

Location
Lewis Carroll Centre


Remembrance Sunday

This year celebrates 100 years since the end of WW1 and we will be marking it with a display about our soldiers, their families and our villages.  We are also planning other celebrations, please look on our website of Facebook page for more details nearer the time.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/05/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
Farnworth CofE Primary School


‘Aaron Photo Archives No 2’ – a display and talk by Billy Hyland

Friday 10 May

Farnworth C of E Primary School, Pit Lane, Widnes, 7.30pm

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
All Saints' Church, Daresbury


125 Years of the Manchester Ship Canal

This year we are celebrating 125 years of the Manchester Ship Canal.  Come along to the church fete and see our display about the construction, opening and how it affected the lives of those who lived in Daresbury Parish.  If you have any other anecdotes, we’d love to hear them.

All Saints’, Daresbury Vicarage Garden 2pm – 4pm

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/09/2019
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Display at Hatton Show on Saturday September 14

Location – A field in Daresbury Village

This year we are celebrating 125 years of the Manchester Ship Canal – come and see our display and find out about its construction, opening and impact on the local community.

There will also be a display about an 1850’s ‘Agricultural Tour through the Parish of Daresbury’ and stories of ‘Our Gallant Heroes’ – the men from WW1 who went to war, returned home safely and were awarded gallantry medals.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/11/2019
All Day

Location
Lewis Carroll Centre


Remembrance Sunday Display – Our WW2 Soldiers

Four men who died are commemorated on the war memorial.  We have researched their stories and would like to share them with you.  Bring along any other WW2 stories that you would like to share with us – this is just the start of our new project to tell the story of the parish in WW2 and commemorate those who fought and died.

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