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Apprentice House Tours 

Explore the home of the child workers of Quarry Bank on a unique tour

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24 May to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 15:15
+ 203 other dates or times
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Village hub and workers cottage tours 

This is your chance to see what life was like for the crowded families in the village

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24 May to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 203 other dates or times
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Visit Quarry Bank House 

Visit the comfortable home of the Greg family: funded by the mill and right next to it, but far away from the world of its workers

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on
24 May to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:30
+ 203 other dates or times
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Exhibition: For the love of cotton 

In this exhibition we will explore the story of the past, present and future of the cotton textile industry in the North West and the world

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on
25 May to 3 Nov 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 162 other dates or times
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May half term at Quarry Bank 

Indoor and outdoor fashion history fun this May half term

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on
25 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 8 other dates or times
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Barn Owl Walks 

Join a special guided walk to learn all about the owls who call Quarry Bank their home.

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28 May to 30 May 2024
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10:30 to 12:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Join Quarry Bank's Youth Engagement Forum 

If you’re aged 16-25 and want to make new friends, gain experience, and design great new events, then we’d love for you to join us.

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on
8 Jun to 14 Dec 2024
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11:00 to 15:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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Nature Smartphone Photography Workshop 

Discover how to capture stunning nature photography on your very own phone.

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on
9 Jun 2024
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14:00 to 16:30
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Wildlife and nature walks 

Join our ranger team for a series of seasonal nature walk through the woodlands at Quarry Bank

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on
10 Jun to 28 Oct 2024
at
11:30 to 12:30
+ 10 other dates or times
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Guided toddler walks 

Our guided group toddler walks take families on a short walk; to experience nature and allow little ones to roam and explore at their own pace.

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on
17 Jun to 15 Jul 2024
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11:00 to 11:35
+ 1 other date or time
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The not so big bad wolf - Outdoor theatre 

Join Wrongsemble theatre company as they reveal the truth behind fairy tales' most infamous villain - The Big Bad Wolf

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on
29 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 14:50
+ 1 other date or time
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A Summer of play at Quarry Bank 

This summer journey through play at Quarry Bank, no matter the weather.

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20 Jul to 2 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 44 other dates or times
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Summer Ranger Walks 

Experience the woodlands and countryside at Quarry Bank this summer with the Ranger team

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on
30 Jul to 1 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Great Expectations - Outdoor theatre 

Join us on Pip’s journey to discover the true nature of his ‘Great Expectations’ brought to you by Quantum theatre

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on
1 Aug 2024
at
18:30 to 20:30
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Beauty and the Beast - Outdoor theatre 

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale

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on
10 Aug 2024
at
19:00 to 21:00
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Night-time wildlife walks (previously known as Bat Walks) 

Join our Ranger team to experience the nocturnal wildlife that lives at Quarry Bank

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on
27 Aug to 30 Aug 2024
at
19:30 to 21:30
+ 3 other dates or times
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Apple Day 

Join the garden team to learn about the many apple varieties grown in the garden of Quarry Bank

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on
31 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
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Heritage Open Days - Journey of possibilities 

Follow the Howlett's journey from Buckinghamshire, by road and water, to begin their new life at Quarry Bank

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on
7 Sep to 8 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Autumn Ranger Walks 

Experience the woodlands and countryside at Quarry Bank this autumn with the Ranger team

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29 Oct to 31 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Field Studies Council - Autumn Fungi: An Introduction 

To identify a species of fungi while observing it in the field, it is crucial to understand its relationship with the habitat and substrate in which it grows – plus key morphological features.

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on
10 Nov 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
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Field Studies Council - Trees: Winter Broadleaf Identification 

This beginner course will equip you with the skills you need to start identifying broadleaf tree species in the winter

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on
17 Nov 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00