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Salt Sunday

Lion Salt Works

7th May 2017
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In the Café, Thompson Suite & grounds

1.30pm to 4.00pm

Communities and industries have flourished from the salt reserves beneath our feet. 

Each year, Salt Sunday explores and celebrates this heritage with a family-friendly mix of interactive art, music and science.

During the afternoon visitors can enjoy:

·         A community drama event with Mr and Mrs Theatre Company The Mr and Mrs performance starts at 2pm and no booking is required.

·         Messy science - take part in ingenious experiments, including blowing giant bubbles

·         Marvel as ‘wild brine’ is transformed into salt crystals over a boiling open-pan thanks to Lion Salt Work Trustees

·         A programme of interesting 15-minute ‘taster talks’ by salt-related guests from INEOS, the Industrial Christian Fellowship and Sci-Tech Daresbury

·         Enjoy pausing for thought during contemporary worship with the Bishop of Birkenhead, the Rt Rev Keith Sinclair at 3:30pm outside in the sunshine

·         Enjoy live folk songs with John and Ailsa including the traditional “blessing of the brine” plus live music team from HBC Chester

·         Enjoy stalls, taster talks and exhibitions from 1:30pm

·         Join a guided tour of the Salt Works after the worship time (admission charges apply for entry but not for the tour)

Please Note: The information regarding this event was correct at the date of publication. Whilst we strive to keep our information up to date, this information can change without notice. Please check with the event before attending.

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Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES

Local Railway Stations for the Lion Salt Works include Northwich, Lostock Gralam and Hartford.

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