Events & News
Events October - December 2014
Thursday 23rd October
Evening Lecture by Stuart Irwin, the Museum’s
Collections and Research Officer talking about
‘The Origins, development and changing social scene of sports,
clubs and societies in Port Sunlight in the 20th Century’
‘The Origins, development and changing social scene of sports, clubs and societies in Port Sunlight in the 20th Century’ will take place at The Old School Room at the Lyceum, Port Sunlight on 23rd October. The village can still boast over 25 active clubs and societies today, and the talk will look at the factors and trends both inside and outside the village that have enabled some clubs to form and flourish, and others to fail over the course of the villages history. The talk will also look way back into Port Sunlight past to the many clubs that existed in the villages formative years, and at some of the people who dedicated themselves to their establishment and success.
Doors open 5.30pm Lecture begins 6.00pm
Tickets £5.00 available from Port Sunlight Museum
Lecture at The Old School Room at the Lyceum
Tues 28th, Wed 29th, Thurs 30th October
Family Fun Craft Activities
Self- portrait 'Sunlight Spoons'
Do you enjoy getting creative? Wondering what to do during half-term holidays?
Drop into one of Port Sunlight Museum's craft sessions and get busy make a self-portrait on a wooden spoon or make one for someone else!
With a selection of colourful paper, glue pens and material, you can have lots of fun making a spoon just like you!
1.00pm – 3.30pm
The Old School Room at the Lyceum
£1.50 per child, no booking required, drop in sessions
Thursday 27th November
Lecture by Gavin Hunter, Leverhulme Historian
'Freemasonry' in Port Sunlight
"William Hesketh Lever, the 1st Viscount Leverhulme and creator of Port Sunlight, was a very active Freemason.
Two Port Sunlight Lodges were named after him and he was a founder member of many more lodges in the Wirral area. This lavishly illustrated lecture will tell the story of the Port Sunlight Lodges, their meetings at the Lady Lever Art Gallery and elsewhere in the village, and Lever's personal involvement in Freemasonry".
11.30am & 2.30pm,
FREE entry, booking essential, limited seating, call 0151 644 6466
Hosted by Port Sunlight Museum, each lecture will be held in the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
Friday 31st October
Creepy Tales in Port Sunlight
Join us on Friday 31st October at Port Sunlight Museum for an evening of dark tales for Halloween.
Drawn from the creepy side of the folk tale tradition, the stories will feature witches' tricks, betrayals, boggarts, ghostly musicians, goblins and wishes gone wrong.
These are tales to make you think and send shivers down your spine.
For truly spine-chilling experience come along to one of our performances at 7.30pm or 8.45pm.
Each performance will last approximately one hour and be advised that they are not suitable for children under the age of 12!
Pre-booking is essential as places are limited.
For ticket prices and information on how to book call the visitor services team on 0151 644 6466 or email email@example.com
7.30pm or 8.45pm
Adult £6.00 Concession £5.00
This event will take place within Port Sunlight Museum with performances at tow time slots.
Christmas in Sunlight
Sunday 30th November 2014
Craft making, festive afternoon teas, shopping
Come and celebrate Christmas in Port Sunlight with Port Sunlight Museum, their well stocked gift shop and festive tea room. Joining in with the festivities is the Lady Lever Art Gallery offering a selection of gift ideas in their gallery shop and an assortment of festive treats in their café! Not to mention the vast choice of home wares for interior and exterior living on sale in the Port Sunlight Garden Centre along with a delightful café suitable for individuals and groups.