Museum Exhibitions & Activities

The museum holds regular exhibitions and free activities ranging from talks and lectures to demonstrations and hands on workshops. Many activities reflect the theme of the exhibition held at the time.

Unless otherwise stated the events run from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

3rd January to 2nd February - Exhibition - Focus on Leyland

A chance to see photographs and rarely seen objects from the Museum Collection.


5th January (Sat) - Exploring Leyland's Medieval Church

A short local history walk with museum curator Dr. David Hunt.


12th January (Sat) - Stewart Whillis’s Clock Workshop

Stewart Whillis’s Clock Workshop is followed by and an Illustrated talk. ‘Nineteenth Century French Clocks’.

Starts at 10.30am in the museum exhibition room.


19th January (Sat) - Painting in Acrylics

Another demonstration from local artist David Jaundrell.

Starts at 10.30am in the museum exhibition room.


26th January (Sat) - The History and Enjoyment of the Cumberland Coast Railway

An illustrated talk by Michael Jackson.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.


5th February to 2nd March - Exhibition - Lancashire Monochrome

A collection of black and white prints from a variety of local photographic societies.


7th February (Thursday) - From Stonehenge to the Orkneys

Neolithic Cultures in the British Isles. An illustrated talk by with museum curator Dr. David Hunt.

Starts at 2.00pm in the museum exhibition room.


9th February (Saturday) - Lancashire Monochrome Official Opening

Come and meet some of the exhibitors when the exhibition is officially opened by the mayor of South Ribble.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.


16th February (Saturday) - Lancashire – A Journey into the Wild

Local author John Lamb explores the untamed corners of the county including South Ribble and Central Lancashire in his illustrated talk.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.


23rd February (Saturday) - Family History Workshop

Another of our popular workshops.

Starts at 10.30am in the museum exhibition room.


Do visit these other sites for more events and activities in the region

South Ribble Councils' What's On Calendar 'Visit South Ribble' Website 'Visit Leyland' Website Lancashire Museums

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