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Lion Salt Works

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Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom

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November 2018

Visual Arts Cheshire presents Twelve Images of Northwich

27 November 2018 - 17 February 2019

 Produced by local artists, these captivating images offer viewers twelve scenes of Northwich and surrounds.

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February 2019

Salt Sacks Printing

19 February - 20 February

Salt from the Lion Salt Works went all over the world, and special sacks were made for each country. Choose somewhere in the world and design a salt sack based on that country.

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The Salt Works Sessions: Sam Kelly & Jamie Francis

23 February @ 7.30pm - 10.30pm

“A captivating performer, Sam Kelly has one of the best young male voices in British acoustic roots music.” Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis have gained a reputation for an incredibly high class and dynamic live show, becoming firm favourites at venues and festivals.

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March 2019

Little Lions Explorer Club

1 March @ 9.15am - 10.15am

Calling all Little Lions to discover, play and create. Come and join our Early Years Explorer Club, aimed at ages 2-4 (younger siblings welcome).

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‘Joan and Jimmy’ by Blaize Theatre

2 March @ 7.30pm - 9.20pm

Joan and Jimmy tells the story of Joan Littlewood and her husband Ewan MacColl (aka Jimmy Miller) from 1945 to 1952.

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Wartime Industry and Working Women in Cheshire, 1914-1950

5 March - 27 May

During the first half of the 20th century, Britain’s involvement in the two World Wars led to a great shortage of industrial and mechanical labourers, necessitating a significant shift in the gender balance of the industrial workplace.

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Little Lions Explorer Club

8 March @ 9.15am - 10.15am

Calling all Little Lions to discover, play and create. Come and join our Early Years Explorer Club, aimed at ages 2-4 (younger siblings welcome).

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‘Stripey Honey is Very Yummy’ by Mashi Theatre

10 March @ 11.00am - 11.50am

Aimed at families with children aged 5-10, this touching and funny story tells how tigers, bees and honey collectors learn to live and play together.

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Signs of Spring: Photography Walk & Workshop

16 March @ 11.00am - 4.00pm

Take advantage of the fantastic biodiversity of Northwich in this mainly field-based session. The season’s change brings a wealth of subjects that can be explored through your lens.

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April 2019

Sprouting Spring

2 April - 3 April

Spring is here, and we have lots of fun activities linked to the nature and wildlife around Lion Salt Works. Come and join us as we celebrate the start of spring.

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Run Away to the Circus

9 April - 10 April

To celebrate the release of Dumbo, come and take part in some crafts all about circus fun!

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May 2019

The Salt Works Sessions: Rod Clements & Ian Thompson

11 May @ 7.30pm - 10.30pm

Founder member of folk-rock legend Lindisfarne, Rod Clements wrote their first chart hit Meet Me On The Corner, which became an instant classic.

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Salt Sunday: A Celebration of Salt

19 May @ 12.30pm - 5.00pm

In partnership with the Salt of the Earth network, enjoy this family-friendly mix of interactive art, salt-making, music, science demos, talks and performances.

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Live and Local presents a Bank Holiday Bonanza

25 May - 27 May

Family festival and fun day with outdoor stage, live music, children’s activities, stalls, refreshments, hot food and much more.

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Amaze by Science!

28 May - 29 May

Embrace your inner Mad Scientist! Excitement, intrigue and lots of fascinating experiments guaranteed!

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June 2019

Heritage Transport Festival

8 June - 9 June

This evocative festival of a bygone era gives visitors an opportunity to imagine what vintage transport would have been like in its heyday.

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