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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

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162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
01606 271640http://weaverhall.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

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July 2015
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Comparing Pieter Bruegel and LS Lowry

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020
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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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Anglo-Saxon Settlers

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020

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

Step into the world of the Vikings with Olaf the Trader. Discover fearsome weapons and how to form a shield wall. Hear tales of Viking adventure including their raids, invasions and struggles with the Anglo-Saxon peoples.

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The Victorian Workhouse Experience

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020

Experience the hard life of the poor in Victorian times by visiting the original workhouse for mid-Cheshire.

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Bronze Age Religion and Technology

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020

Find out how to survive in the Bronze Age, grind wheat on a saddle quern, discover the technology of working with bronze, handle axes and swords and more.

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Prosperity and Poverty in Victorian Northwich

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020

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

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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