Summer Showcase of Barrow Society of Artists 2017

13th May

13th May 2017

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Animal Handling Workshops

31st May

31st May 2017

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Free Craft Workshop

1st June

1st June 2017

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Life on a building site: The new town of Barrow, from 1867

11th June

11th June 2017

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Vintage Fair

25th June

25th June 2017

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Finds Day 28 June

28th June

28th June 2017

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The Games We Played

8th July

8th July 2017

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Celebrate 150 years since the Incorporation of Barrow in Furness

3rd August

3rd August 2017

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One Man, Many Ideas

9th September

9th September 2017

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What's on at the dock museum

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Summer Showcase of Barrow Society of Artists 2017

13th May 2017  11:00 AM  – 5th July 2017  04:00 PM 

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We're welcoming back the talented Barrow Society of Artists to the Dock Museum. We have works from well-known local artists such as Al Collister, Mary Calvert and Steve Kenny and also some new ar...

Animal Handling Workshops

31st May 2017  10:15 AM  –  03:45 PM 

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We are delighted to welcome Wetheriggs Animal Sanctuary back again with a selection of cuddly animals for you to meet, in our ever-popular animal handling workshops.     Session time...

Free Craft Workshop

1st June 2017  11:00 AM  –  03:00 PM 

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Join the National Trust for free crafting, as we explore the heritage of Fell Foot Park using natural resources. This pop-in workshop runs from 11am, with final participants joining in at 3pm ...

Life on a building site: The new town of Barrow, from 1867

11th June 2017  02:00 PM  –  02:45 PM 

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Join us for the afternoon and learn about life in Barrow from 1867 onwards, in this fascinating talk by Bill Myers celebrating 150 years since the incorporation of Barrow in Furness.   FREE E...

Vintage Fair

25th June 2017  11:00 AM  –  04:00 PM 

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Once again The Dock Museum will be filled with wonderful Vintage Stalls over 2 floors.  We invite you along to enjoy the glamour, fashion, entertainment and all things retro. Doors open at 11a...

Finds Day 28 June

28th June 2017  01:00 PM  –  03:00 PM 

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Stuart Noon, the Finds Liaison Officer for the North West, will be visiting the Dock Museum to answer your archaeological and metal detecting enquiries. 1-3pm    Free Admission  ...

The Games We Played

8th July 2017  11:00 AM  – 6th September 2017  04:00 PM 

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A nostalgic exhibition exploring some of the most popular, as well as a number of lesser known, board and card games from the 1920s through to the 1970s. People have been playing board games s...

Celebrate 150 years since the Incorporation of Barrow in Furness

3rd August 2017  11:00 AM  –  04:00 PM 

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Come and celebrate 150 years since the incorporation of Barrow in Furness with some good old-fashioned Victorian fun.  Watch this space for full details! 11am - 4pm   FREE EVENT  ...

One Man, Many Ideas

9th September 2017  11:00 AM  – 22nd November 2017  04:00 PM 

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Barnes Wallis: an amazing pioneer. With the Barnes Wallis Foundation, we are proud to host an exhibition showing his design and engineering genius.  Barnes Wallis started his career in Barrow ...


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