Butterflies and Moths – Wildlife Workshop for Kids
26 MAY 2018, Norton Priory Museum & Garden
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
For group bookings, please contact us directly.
Join the Ranger for a brilliant butterflies and moths workshop. Learn about moth traps and how to attract lepidoptera to your garden. £5 per child. Please book in advance by calling 01928 569895.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A MORNING WORKSHOP.
This portrait of Thomas Brooke, painted by Thomas Gainsborough, has been loaned to Norton Priory and is on exhibition in the museum. Gainsborough was the principal English portraitist in the second half of the 18th century and painted several members of the Brooke family. The painting was hung at nearby Hale Hall for many years […]Read More
Daresbury: the Story of a Parish in World War One Daresbury District Heritage Group is excited to publish this book. It tells the stories of the men from the parish who gave their lives in World War One, the men and women who fought for their country and came home safely and of the families they […]Read More
For over 700 years, we had a ferry, then a railway bridge with pedestrian footpath, next a transporter bridge, followed by the Silver Jubilee Road Bridge – but now we have a brand new road bridge! The Mersey Gateway Bridge opened to traffic in the early hours of Saturday 14 October 2017, preceded by a light show […]Read More
Did you find out something new through our Heritage Open Days events? I did! Vero Charles Driffield and Ferdinand Hurter (originally from Switzerland), both worked for Gaskell Deacon & Co in Widnes, towards the end of the 19th century. Driffield excelled in creating beautiful photographs, but Hurter was more interested in exploring the theory of photography. […]Read More
Once again, a range of events is being planned across the Borough as we take part in the national Heritage Open Days festival. Find all the details of Halton’s events by searching our online calendar or reading our brochure. Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It’s your […]Read More
Over the past few months, the Society has really been out there promoting the heritage of the area… from the hanging of new blue heritage plaques to unveiling timelines…Read More
Work is well underway on the restoration of an historic church organ at St Lukes Church, Farnworth, Widnes. The work is being undertaken by specialist organ restorers, David Wells. Much of the organ has now been removed from the Church and taken to be expertly restored. The project has been funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, […]Read More
Frank Lawless, Chair of the Halton Heritage Partnership, has been doing a lot of digging around the WW1 Gallantry Awards given in the borough as part of some preliminary research for another project proposal. Here’s a little update on his findings and some initial ideas…Read More
New – Object of the MonthRead More