Wilderspin Events

New County Choir Concert 


Saturday 13 October, 7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall

Full programme details will be available in the autumn.

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Museums at Night : Britain on Film “Railways”

It’s Museums at Night across the UK so we are having a film show.

To mark the 70th anniversary of British Railways we’re hosting a screening of newly digitised rare archive films, curated by the Independent Cinema Office, charting the history of railways in the UK, their romance and heady freedom in the early twentieth century.

Tickets: £4

7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall

The Joseph Wright Hall is wheelchair accessible on the ground floor only.  The first floor auditorium is accessible by stairs or a stair lift.  There are wheelchair accessible toilets.

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Museums at Night Quiz


Friday 9 November,

Join us for our autumn quiz.  Register your team of up to six for another evening of brainteasers and fun.

Please book in advance so we know we have sufficient teams and it’s “game on”!

£2 per person. Bar and raffle.  7.30pm, Joseph Wright Hall (Community Room)

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Barton Christmas Festival

Enjoy the Barton Christmas Festival and pop in to our indoor Christmas market, visit the town’s only Victorian Father Christmas, and warm up with a glass of mulled wine around a blazing classroom fire or afternoon tea in The Old School Canteen.

11am – 4pm


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Dickensian Christmas


Experience Christmas as it would have felt when Charles Dickens was writing A Christmas Carol.   We’ve transformed the museum to create place full of magical memories.

11am – 3pm

Adults £5.  Children and concessions £2.50

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