Tag Archive: history

Oct 27

Lancashire library celebrates 100th anniversary

This month sees a library in Hyndburn celebrating its 100th anniversary. Oswaldtwistle Library, on Union Road, reaches its centenary on Friday 30 October and has planned a special event to mark the occasion. The library was officially opened by Councillor Arthur Hargreaves in 1915. It has been open to the community throughout this time, enjoying …

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Jun 30

Free festival celebrates archaeology in Preston, 18th July

People with an interest in history are invited to a free Festival of Archaeology event at the Museum of Lancashire on Saturday 18 July. The festival is an annual event which aims to bring the past alive and celebrate the UK’s heritage. It is coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology (CBA). The festival will …

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Oct 03

Exhibition: War! 1914, Lancaster City Museum, 4 – 18 October

The exhibition, War! 1914, looks at the response to the outbreak of the Great War in Lancaster and by the King’s Own Regiment and runs 4 – 18 October at Lancaster City Museum. Whilst volunteers joined up and began their training, the King’s Own was involved in the first actions of the war on the …

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Jun 19

Manchester Archaeology Workshop July 5th

Dig Discover Enjoy are a new archaeology Community Interest Company based in Stockport and are holding a workshop on July 5th on animal bones! They also share news about archaeology events and groups in Greater Manchester. Throughout the year they host family fun days and fantastic workshops on a range of subjects. July’s workshop is …

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