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.


August 20th - September 28th - Exhibition - Heritage Festival

Details to follow.

September 5th - 30th

Hope, the Lego Suffragette

Hope was built in 2018 for the UK Parliament’s Education and Engagement team, to help us tell the story of women’s suffrage 100 years after the first women gained the right to vote.

Hope was Built by The Lego Group. It took three people 171 hours to build her. She’s made from 32,327 bricks and is 170cm tall. Hope can be touched and photographed, but not climbed on.

24th August (Saturday)

A Swift Recovery

Learn about these iconic birds with Louise Bentley of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

31st August (Saturday)

Stuart Whillis Clock Workshop and Illustrated Lecture

Workshop starts at 10.30am in the museum exhibition room

Lecture starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

7th September (Saturday)

Heritage in the Garden - Thomas Mawson and his Contemporaries

An Illustrated lecture by Colin Dickinson.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

14th September (Saturday)

Heritage Lost: The Worden Hall Fire of 1941

An Illustrated lecture by Dr david Hunt.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

19th September (Thursday)

Heritage Found: Exploring Worden Hall and its Park

An 3 mile Local History Walk with Dr david Hunt.

Contact the Museum for more details.

21st September (Saturday)

Earning a living in 17th Century Lancashire

An Illustrated lecture by Diana Winterbotham.

Starts at 11.00am in the museum exhibition room.

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