Morecambe Bay's Hidden Heritage

8th September 2018 – 4th November 2018


Saturday 8 September - Sunday 4 November

Free Exhibition 

Discover a place like no other in the hidden heritage of Morecambe Bay.

Morecambe Bay is a place like no other, with stunning sands, vast skies, majestic views and wonderfully wild places.

Delve into the Bay's maritime, industrial and archaeological past. Celebrate the Bay's unsung people and seldom seen corners. Discover mysterious ruins, ancient archaeology, historical puzzles and tantalizing tales. Come and explore the hidden heritage of Morecambe Bay, captured using the latest digital technologies, traditional research methods and some good old-fashioned community involvement and conversation.

An Industrial Past:

Uncovering the history of salt making across Morecambe Bay and exploring the myths and legends around Jenny Brown's Point.

The Bay's People:

Fromswimming to fishing, the stories of a unique fishing heritage and people's leisure time have been collected through a unique oral history project.

Digital Digging:

Revealing exciting new ways of recording and discovering archaeology on the Bay

A Place for Headspace

Celebrating all that is wild and wonderful about the Bay, including those special hidden spots that mean so much to the people that live here.

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