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Knit and Natter

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 10:00 - Today

Do you like to knit? Or would you like to learn? Join our weekly knitters hosted by Age UK. Experience and novice knitters welcome. Wool and needles can be provided.

Free event but there is a waiting list so if you would like to add your name please call Gillian Marshall on 01204 336471 or email


Local History Group

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 10:00 - Today

Join in our free and friendly informal local history group on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10am - 12pm. Free, no need to book.

Down Memory Lane

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 10:30 - Today


Do you or someone you know have dementia?

Horwich Library is hosting an Age UK group for people with early onset dementia and their carers. Come along for an informal chat, experience the reminiscence boxes, share memories and reminisce. Light refreshments...

Thursday Craft Group

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 13:00 - Today

Get crafty and make new friends every Thursday afternoon at Westhoughton Library at our weekly craft group. All abilities and crafts welcome. Light refreshments served. £1 costs to cover materials and refreshments no need to book

Books and Banter

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 14:00 - Today

Discuss books and gain a new reading inspiration from other in our free, friendly and informal book group. No need to book. Sessions take place on the third Thursday of every month.

Making Landscape 1778 - 2016



The museum’s art collection is represented in a new exhibition, on the lower ground floor.

Entitled Making Landscape, the exhibition features a selection from 1778 – 2016, including stunning 18th century watercolours to contemporary photographs.     

The museum, which is situated on the top floor of the building, is now closed to the public for the duration of the Eternal...

The Gallery - Local Views by W. D. Fielding

Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 09:00 - Today

For the month of August Harwood Library’s Gallery exhibition will feature line and wash pen drawings by W. D. Fielding.

Please note that the Gallery is on a Mezzanine floor and access is via a spiral staircase.

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