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Elmer Day

Sat 27 May 2017 at 10:30 - Today

Join us as we celebrate Elmer Day with an elephant craft and trail around the library.

Elmer Day

Sat 27 May 2017 at 13:30 - Today

Celebrate Elmer Day!

There will be elephant themed stories from 1.30pm to 2pm and a drop in craft session from 2pm to 3pm.

Elmer Day

Sat 27 May 2017 at 15:00 - Today




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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...

Animals and Us exhibition

A new interactive, family exhibition is now open at Bolton Museum – with a tiny mouse as star of the show.

Leopold, the inquisitive mouse, has been designed by Chorlton illustrator Anna Violet and is the mascot for Animals and Us.

He will guide visitors through the exhibition, showing them how all animals – from insects to elephants – are an important part of our everyday lives.

The Animals and Us exhibition is in the new exhibition space on the...

The Smithills Hall Story exhibition

This fantastic new exhibition will tell the story of Smithills Hall through the ages and the people who lived and worked there. Smithills Hall has been the centre of local life for over 700 years. The new exhibition spaces have been put together with the help of The Friends of Smithills Hall. The exhibition will introduce you to some of the powerful families who owned the house and estate over the centuries, but also the lives of the servants who worked behind the scenes. Pictured is Colonel...

Beginners computer class

Mon 29 May 2017 at 10:00

Free beginners computer course are available at Little Lever Library. The four week course is for over 50s and organised by Age UK. The course runs on Mondays from 10am to 12pm. If you would like to book please call Little Lever Library on 01204 332360.

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