One Man, Many Ideas

9th September

9th September 2017

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Autumn half term family activities

21st October

21st October 2017

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Spooky Craft Workshops

25th October

25th October 2017

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Finds Day October 2017

25th October

25th October 2017

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Spooky Animal Handling

26th October

26th October 2017

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Guided tours of Barnes Wallis exhibition in November

4th November

4th November 2017

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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 ...

Autumn half term family activities

21st October 2017  11:00 AM  – 22nd October 2017  04:00 PM 

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Half term family fun activities at the Dock Museum   Make and fly your own paper aeroplanes with expert help! How good is your aim?  Can you destroy a dam with a carefully aimed ping po...

Spooky Craft Workshops

25th October 2017  11:00 AM  –  03:00 PM 

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Make Trick or Treat bags in time for Halloween with Karen Hall!   This pop-in workshop will run from 11am with the final admission time being 3pm, to allow time to create your masterpiece. ...

Finds Day October 2017

25th October 2017  01:00 PM  –  03:00 PM 

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Stuart Noon, the Finds Liaison Officer for the North West, will be at the Dock Museum to answer all your metal detecting and archaeological queries.  No booking required 1-3pm Free entry&nb...

Spooky Animal Handling

26th October 2017  10:30 AM  –  03:45 PM 

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Wetheriggs Animal Rescue will be visiting us on Thursday 26th with a selection of creepy animals for brave visitors to handle.   Sessions run from: 10.30 - 11, 11.15 - 11.45, 12-12...

Guided tours of Barnes Wallis exhibition in November

4th November 2017  11:30 AM  –  03:15 PM 

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Free guided tours of the Barnes Wallis exhibition by Chris Henderson, a Trustee of the Barnes Wallis Foundation. Saturday 4th November, 11.30-12.15 Saturday 4th November, 2.30-3.15 Chris Henders...


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