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The Harrison Confusion

What connects John Harrison, the inventor of the Marine Chronometer, and Warrington?  If you’ve used the Google search engine today (3rd April 2018) you may have noticed that the Google…

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Lily Florence Waring Suffragist: 1877 – 1966. Activist, Academic, Artist and Author.

Today’s post, about Lily Waring, is the second written by our volunteer Carol relating to Warrington’s links with Women’s Suffrage. We don’t have a photograph of Lily, so below I…

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Warrington Art Treasures

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 - Saturday 21 Apr 2018, All Day


Warrington Museum & Art Gallery


This is the first of three special exhibitions celebrating special events in the history of Warrington Museum and especially the opening of main Art Gallery in October 1877. From its creation in 1848 Warrington Museum has amassed significant collections including works by prominent local Victorian artists who acquired a national reputation as regular exhibitors at the Royal Academy.

Nevertheless, she persisted

Saturday 20 Jan 2018 - Saturday 28 Apr 2018, All Day


Warrington Museum & Art Gallery


This display focuses on the Women’s Suffrage movement and celebrates some of the key women in Warrington who have ‘broken the mould’.

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