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Lion Salt Works

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Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
http://lionsaltworks.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Upcoming Events

April 2017

The Life of Brine

7 April - 2 July

On a visit to Lion Salt Works a group of over-50s created poems inspired by the site.

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July 2017

Salt Squad at Lion Salt Works

4 July - 6 August

Have you seen our fantastic new explorer backpacks? Lion Salt Works has worked with students from Mid-Cheshire College to create these new resources.

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£3.00

A Series of Unscrupulous Events, Part II

7 July @ 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Join us for the second instalment of Unscrupulous Events and discover the unfortunate and downright dastardly deeds that have been going on.

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Just Dig It!

29 July @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Grab a trowel, put on some old clothes, and join us and the Saltscape Partnership as we celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology.

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Archaeology and the Saltscape

29 July @ 3.30pm - 4.30pm

As part of the Festival of British Archaeology and our Just Dig It event, Lion Salt Works and Saltscape present a talk by Dr Mike Nevell, archaeologist at the University of Salford.

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August 2017

Dragons and Kingdoms

1 August @ 10.30am - 4.00pm

Come and hear tales from years gone by about forgotten kingdoms and the fierce battles between dragons, kings and queens.

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Dragons and Kingdoms

2 August @ 10.30am - 4.00pm

Come and hear tales from years gone by about forgotten kingdoms and the fierce battles between dragons, kings and queens.

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Railway Posters: Gateway to the Past

6 August @ 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Mid-Cheshire Rail Partnership and Nicky Thompson from Lemondrop Creative will talk about their inspiration for the 1930s-style railway posters.

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Railway Posters

8 August - 3 September

The colourful images evoke the golden era of 1930s railway posters and, like their predecessors, are designed to encourage visitors to enjoy a marvellous day out by rail.

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Pirates and Parrots

8 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Get ready for Percy and Polly’s Pirate Tea Party by making some pirate attire.

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Pirates and Parrots

9 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Get ready for Percy and Polly’s Pirate Tea Party by making some pirate attire.

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£3.00

Percy and Polly’s Pirate Tea Party

12 August @ 11.00am - 4.00pm

Fancy the pirate life? Well, step on board as we sail the salty sea.

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£3.00

Percy and Polly’s Pirate Tea Party

13 August @ 11.00am - 4.00pm

Fancy the pirate life? Well, step on board as we sail the salty sea.

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Go Wild!

15 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Bring your garden to life by making some decorations inspired by the butterflies and nature around Lion Salt Works.

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Go Wild!

16 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Bring your garden to life by making some decorations inspired by the butterflies and nature around Lion Salt Works.

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£3.00

Fun in the 50s

19 August @ 7.30pm - 10.30pm

Make sure you check out Lion Salt Works as we explore fashion through the ages and social classes.

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Let’s go to the Beach!

22 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Come and make some arts and crafts, all linked to the Great British seaside.

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Let’s go to the Beach!

23 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Come and make some arts and crafts, all linked to the Great British seaside.

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Traditional Games Weekend

27 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

For one weekend we’re bringing back some good, old fashioned fun with traditional games.

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Traditional Games Weekend

28 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

For one weekend we’re bringing back some good, old fashioned fun with traditional games.

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Gone Fishin’

29 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Nature is all around the Lion Salt Works, including the canal. Come and make some arts and crafts inspired by fish and fishing.

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Gone Fishin’

30 August @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Nature is all around the Lion Salt Works, including the canal. Come and make some arts and crafts inspired by fish and fishing.

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September 2017

Archaeology at Ollershaw Lane

4 September - 13 November

Take a look at some of the artefacts they have unearthed and discover stories about the excavation and their findings.

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Heritage Open Days

9 September @ 10.30am - 4.30pm

Part of Heritage Open Days

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Salting Knowledge

23 September @ 10.00am - 4.00pm

Conference organised by Saltscape Landscape Partnership and the Council for British Archaeology North West.

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