Events Archive

Sewing Workshops for Young People – Felt Fun

Saturday sewing fun for young people aged 6-9 and 10+

9.30am – 12.30pm: 6-9 year olds

1pm – 4pm: aged 10+


£10 per child (discount for multiple bookings for the same child)

Booking essential:


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Posted on:11th December 2019 20200118 20200122

Dick Whittington

South Bank Players’ new family pantomime Dick Whittington had to be postponed due to illness.  It has been rescheduled to 9-11 January.

Tickets are £8 adults & £5 concessions and are available now through the South Bank Players website or via the Wilderspin National School Museum during opening hours (Thurs-Sun 11am-3pm).  Ticket holders for the December shows will be contacted.  Please get in touch if you have queries.

7.30pm each night.

2.30pm Saturday matinee.

Posted on:18th November 2019 20200109 20200122

Christmas Concert

Get in the festive mood with the Barton Community Band for an afternoon of seasonal music.


Please note, until we have the funding to upgrade this former Victorian Chapel, access to the auditorium is by stairs only although a stair lift is avaialble.

Posted on:28th November 2019 20191222 20200122

Once Upon a Time

Celebrating some of our best loved traditional children’s stories with displays, storytelling and family activities.

Admission (all ages) £3

Family ticket for up to four £10

Our normal displays are closed during this period.

Posted on:2nd December 2019 20191205 20200122

Christmas Opening

The Once Upon a Time exhibition and Old School Canteen are open on Thursdays – Sundays until 22 December.

Once Upon a Time is open between 11am and 3pm.

The coffee shop is open all year between 10am and 4pm.

After Christmas, The Old School Canteen re-opens on Thursday 2 January, the Museum on Saturday 4 January.


Posted on:1st December 2019 20191204 20200122