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Latest government update on the reopening of the Village 

November 5th, 2020
Latest government update on the reopening of the Village 17th March 2021 As part of the new four-step roadmap to lifting lockdown, the UK Government has confirmed that museums across the UK can reopen no earlier than 17th May. This official guidance […]

A village in lockdown: Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on Port Sunlight

September 11th, 2020
A village in lockdown: Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on Port Sunlight Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) has received a Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund grant from Historic England to understand and document the impact of Covid-19 on Port Sunlight and to identify ways to mitigate the threats and maximise the […]

Our commitment to being anti-racist

July 29th, 2020
Our commitment to being anti-racist Updated 12th November 2020 Port Sunlight Village Trust is custodian of an incredibly special heritage site. Our role is to care for Port Sunlight’s heritage and to use it to inspire, educate and entertain. Respect is one of our core charitable values; […]

A Five-Year Strategic Plan

June 6th, 2019
A Five-Year Strategic Plan Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) has launched its first five-year strategic plan for 2019-2024, which articulates a dynamic new vision for PSVT and the historic village that it is responsible for. The launch of the strategic plan provides stakeholders with a clear understanding of PSVT’s new direction, […]

Christmas Opening Hours

December 18th, 2018
Port Sunlight Museum, Gift Shop and Tea Room Open Daily 10am-5pm. Closed from 1pm on Christmas Eve and all day Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Port Sunlight Village Trust Office Closed from 5pm on Monday 23rd December 2019 and re-opens Thursday 2nd January 2020. During this period, PSVT tenants requiring […]

Port Sunlight gets Green Flag award!

September 5th, 2018
Port Sunlight Village Trust are delighted to have achieved the prestigious Green Flag award in 2018. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across […]

Port Sunlight at RHS Tatton Flower Show

July 17th, 2018
Port Sunlight Village Trust is delighted to be exhibiting at the 20th RHS Tatton Flower Show. Our garden, named ‘130 years of Port Sunlight, The Garden Village’ celebrates the 130th anniversary of Port Sunlight and the remarkable vision of its founder, William […]

Port Sunlight Week

February 12th, 2018
Join us for a week of special events and exhibitions to celebrate 130 years since the founding of Port Sunlight village, including ‘Portraits of Port Sunlight’ a special exhibition that documents modern life in the village through a series of insightful […]

Port Sunlight singled out by Historic England for its impact on the country and the wider world

December 1st, 2017
Port Sunlight village has secured a place on Historic England’s prestigious campaign Irreplaceable – a History of England in 100 Places. The campaign aims to create, with the public’s help, a list of 100 places, buildings and historical sites that tell the remarkable story of England and its impact on […]

Discover what’s in Unilever’s Archives

November 10th, 2017
Discover what’s in Unilever’s Archives. On Thursday 30th November at 6pm, the team from Unilever Archives and Record Management will be sharing some of the fascinating stories from their collection.  The Old Schoolroom at the Lyceum will host a special exhibition, plus […]