Category Archives: Visit

Free Transport Festival Takes Place at the Iconic Anderton Boat Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich in Cheshire, known as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Waterways’, will be hosting a free, family-friendly, Transport Festival on Saturday 22 July and Sunday 23 July, between 10am and 4pm. The event will see the grounds of the Anderton Boat Lift transformed by classic cars, scooters and…
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Lion Salt Works Museum Named ‘Best Northern Museum Of The Year’

On June 29, at a glittering ceremony in Manchester, the Lion Salt Works Museum based in Northwich, Cheshire was named ‘Museum of the Year’ by Northern Soul, a website dedicated to Northern culture in all its forms from theatre, music to food and heritage. The Museum faced stiff competition from the People’s History Museum based…
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Headliners Revealed for Summer ‘Lift Off’ Festival at Anderton Boat Lift

Internationally-acclaimed Brotherhood of Man with all its original singers, and Bobby G’s Bucks Fizz will headline this year’s spectacular Summer ‘Lift Off’ Music Festival on Saturday 19 August at Cheshire’s Anderton Boat Lift near Northwich. These high-energy performances will be part of the Lift’s third Summer Music Festival weekend on Saturday 19 August – Sunday…
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Catalyst launches new interactive resource for visitors

Visitors to Catalyst Science Discovery Centre can now discover fascinating facts about the heritage of the area, view film clips and browse archive photographs via an exciting, interactive resource, thanks to a grant of £47,400 from National Lottery players through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The project, entitled ‘Panoramic Observations : Around Halton in 360…
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