What's On

  • 200,000 reasons to make a visit 
    Warrington Museum & Art Gallery 

    Natural sciences, antiquities, social history, decorative arts and an extensive local photographic archive ....

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  • Set in Beautiful Parkland  
    Castle Park Arts Centre 

    Visit the historic town of Frodsham and enjoy three galleries, craft units, coffee shop ....

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  • Bring and Buy Plant Sale 
    Northwich Woodlands 
    27th May 2017 - 28th May 2017 

    Find something unusual and exciting for house or garden ....

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  • Scything Workshop 
    Marbury Country Park 
    1st Jul 2017 

    This heritage skill is so environmentally friendly and is increasingly being used by the likes of stately homes and local authorities ....

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  • Your perfect day out in Cheshire 
    Tatton Park Gardens 

    Visit one of Cheshire's largest Visitors with over 100 events per year ....

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  • Beer and Cider Festival 
    Anderton Boat Lift 
    26th May 2017 - 28th May 2017 

    Enjoy Anderton Boat Lift's fifth annual Beer and Cider Festival ....

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Newton-le-Willows

Virgin Voyager heads North

A Perfect Place to Visit

Since the 19th century Newton's history has been very closely linked with the railways.  It was little more than a village when the famous Vulcan Foundry was opened in 1831 and later developed into one of the world's foremost locomotive manufacturers.

Vulcan Village was developed to house workers from the foundry and has in recent years become a conservation area.  Period notices adorn the gable ends of the houses on Derby Row, whilst the last house on Manchester Row incorporates a magnificent stone “Vulcan”, removed from the Works.  The Inn houses memorabilia from the factory.

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