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Trio of leading artists unveil A Strange Reality at Warrington gallery

Three experienced artists have collaborated to create an impressive exhibition which explores A Strange Reality at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery. The exhibition, featuring more than 30 canvases including several…

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Fascinating town brewery exhibition also offers support for addiction and misuse

A fascinating exhibition on Warrington’s brewing history also offers support and inspiration for those living with alcohol addiction. Beer, Breweries and the Band of Hope, on display at Warrington Museum…

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Artists and photographers invited to enter Warrington’s annual contemporary arts competition

Artists and photographers are being invited to enter this year’s Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open exhibition competitions. Members of the public living or working within a 50-mile radius of the…

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Almost 200 memories received for display in dementia friendly facility

  An appeal to the people of Warrington to share their old photos and stories to feature in a new health and wellbeing facility has generated almost 200 responses.  …

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Artist interview: Bex Ilsley

Lydia Prescott talks to artist Bex Ilsley, winner of last year’s Warrington Contemporary Open about her new exhibition. ‘Emotional Processing‘ is on show at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery from 29…

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Lord Roberts, Boer War Hero, at Burtonwood?

  Today’s blog entry is looking at a poster for Burtonwood Dahlia Queen in 1900. Some of you may remember that we looked at the Reverend Mansfield Mitchell’s opinion of…

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NHS in Warrington – share your memories

On July 5th 2018 the National Health Service will be 70 years old. Initially instigated by the Beveridge Report in 1942 which argued for a universally accessible health care service…

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Penketh British Legion

    Today’s picture shows Penketh and Great Sankey British Legion. In 1952 after considering building a branch in the area, but not finding a suitable location, the British legion…

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The General Strike 1926

  Today’s picture shows a souvenir programme produced by the Newton Division of the Labour Party, for their May Day Celebrations of 1926. You may be asking why I have…

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Unearth the history behind your fascinating finds at special archaeology day

Amateur archaeologists are being invited to share their fascinating finds at two special free events being held at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery. The Finds Days, organised in association with…

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