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slippers-web Older people use art to share memories and life experiences

Older people have been exploring and sharing their memories and life experiences through a unique art project. The group, who all live in Lymm, took part in workshops to discuss…

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“Letters on Sweden and Norway”, written by Robert Anderton Naylor between 1882 and 1884 Sweden in Warrington’s Archives

“Letters on Sweden and Norway”, written by Robert Anderton Naylor between 1882 and 1884 Some of you may remember my writing a series of blog entries about the Rylands Archives…

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Somme Web

Battle of the Somme

Wednesday 20 Jul 2016 - Friday 31 Mar 2017, All Day

Free

Warrington Library

The Battle of the Somme display case commemorates the centenary of the event, with a focus of those soldiers from Warrington who fought in the battle.

World War I

Keep the Home Fires Burning

Friday 11 Nov 2016 - Saturday 11 Mar 2017, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Exhibition

Our second exhibition about Warrington in the Great War of 1914-1918 looks at life on the Home Front. As Warrington’s men were away fighting in the trenches of the Western Front or other theatres of war find out what was life like back home. Munitions girls; nurses, aid workers, conscientious objectors and the women left behind fighting on the kitchen front all had their part to play in the story of these tumultuous years.

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