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Public asked to help make Warrington Festival bigger and better

Residents are being asked to help make Warrington Festival bigger and better by answering a short questionnaire. The first Warrington Festival took place in 2015, organised by a board of…

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Duo of emerging artists lead Warrington contemporary arts extended programme

Two emerging artists whose work is currently being displayed as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival (WCAF) are leading an exciting new programme of events and exhibitions. Ellen Sampson and…

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Warrington Art Treasures

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

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

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.

Masonic Tercentenary Display

Saturday 23 Sep 2017 - Saturday 6 Jan 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Display

Freemasonry is the oldest secular organisation in Warrington, with the distinction of having the very first recorded meeting of English Freemasons in October 1646. This display will explore how Freemasons influenced the development of Warrington, from the Old Academy, to Warrington Museum, from the Victoria Bridge to the Parr Hall.

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