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July 2015
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The Roman Empire and Its Impact on Britain

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Investigate the Romanisation of Britain and explore life in Roman Chester with our partners www.romantoursuk.com

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A Day at the Mill: Covering Science and History

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Stretton Watermill,
Mill Lane, Stretton, Cheshire SY14 7JA United Kingdom
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Your themed visit includes a guided tour of our fully working watermill explaining the machinery, the history and the importance of the mill in food and farming.

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Comparing Pieter Bruegel and LS Lowry

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Discover the lives and work of two great artists through toys and games, artefact handling, music and dance.

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Medicine and Health Through Time

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Use objects to develop your source enquiry skills and to explore and compare ideas about medicine and health in three different time periods; Roman, Tudor/Stuart and Victorian/20th Century. This session can also be delivered as an outreach session.

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Investigating Sources

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Develop your historical enquiry skills as you investigate primary and secondary sources through four fun, period-linked activites.

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Morris and the Lost Button

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Morris the Mouse helps the children explore what life was like in an old home with a puppet show, hands-on activities and a trail around the galleries. This half-day visit is specifically designed for EY (age 3+) and FS.

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Rivers

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Discover the history of the River Dee and how it has shaped the lives of people in Chester from Roman times to the present day.

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Chester During the Victorian Period

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Grosvenor Museum,
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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Discover Cheshire’s significance in the locality through the lives of local children and Number 20 Castle Street, our authentic Victorian home.

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Anglo-Saxon Settlers

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Meet Ceolwulf, our resident Saxon, find out how his ancestors invaded and about his life in the settlement of Nort Wic in 975.

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Viking Raiders and Invaders

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Step into the world of the Vikings with our Viking Trader. Discover fearsome weapons and how to form a shield wall.

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The Victorian Workhouse Experience

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Experience the hard life of the poor in Victorian times by visiting the original workhouse for mid-Cheshire.

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Prehistoric Britain

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Find out how to survive as a Pre-historic hunter-gatherer and as a Bronze Age farmer.

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Prosperity and Poverty in Victorian Northwich

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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An exciting day using two great Victorian sites in Northwich. In Victorian Northwich, the salt industry meant work for some and riches for others, but on the edge of town the workhouse awaited the unwary and the unfortunate. Discover the tough life of a salt worker at the Lion Salt Works and the dreadful fate of a pauper in the Northwich union Workhouse. Work or the workhouse?

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January 2017

The Great Fire of London

1 January 2017 - 31 December 2020
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse,
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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Hear first-hand accounts of the Great Fire, try out some 17th Century firefighting techniques and make a fire mark to take back to school.

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February 2017

Harry the Innkeeper Tour

1 February 2017 - 31 July 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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All students meet the Red Lion Innkeeper, Harry, who will show you around this Scheduled Ancient Monument. Discover how salt was produced and the horrific conditions that workers endured, before exploring our gallery space. In the afternoon take part in one of our education sessions. All tours and sessions are tailored to meet the needs of your year group.                

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KS1 Adventurers: Habitats

28 February 2017 - 28 February 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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Explorer hats and magnifying glasses at the ready. Through hands-on activities and a bug hunt in our butterfly garden, children will discover the plants and animals who call the Lion Salt Works home. *This session is accompanied by the Harry the Innkeeper Tour.              

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KS1 Adventurers: Local History

28 February 2017 - 28 February 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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Join us on an adventure into the past. Handling real and replica objects, children will uncover the history of the Lion Salt Works, its workers and the local area. *This session is accompanied by the Harry the Innkeeper Tour.            

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KS2 Detectives: Science

28 February 2017 - 28 February 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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Put on your lab coats, goggles and discover the science behind Lion Salt Works. Children will become scientists through a series of hands on mini experiments, exploring how salt was made at the Salt Works. *This session is accompanied by the Harry the Innkeeper Tour.                

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KS2 Detectives: Geography

28 February 2017 - 28 February 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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Help us hunt for clues about the Lion Salt Works past. Using aerial photos, modern and historic maps and the Salt Works itself, children will identify and investigate key geographical features within the landscape. *This session is accompanied by the Harry the Innkeeper Tour.            

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KS2 Detectives: Local History

28 February 2017 - 28 February 2020
Lion Salt Works,
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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Take a step back in time, meet the Editor of the Northwich Times Newspaper and solve a mystery perplexing the local press. Children will become journalists, discovering the impact that the salt industry has had on people, transport and the environment. *This session is accompanied by the Harry the Innkeeper Tour.              

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