Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00 to 15:30

Bite-sized Archaeology at The Dock Museum, Barrow

Celebrating the 2017 Festival of Archaeology

Do you want to try your hand at the skills you need to be an archaeologist? Morecambe Bay Partnership is celebrating the 2017 Festival of British Archaeology with a fun range of taster activities at Barrow’s Dock Museum on Wed 26 July. Drop in from 11am-3.30pm to excavate our dig boxes and explore Morecambe Bay-themed historic maps, aerial photographs and other vital resources with the help of our very own team.

Free Admission.


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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00 to 15:30

Build Barrow's Skyline out of Lego

Celebrating the 2017 Festival of Archaeology. Recreate Barrow and the Bay's landmarks in lego

Location: Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness

2017 Festival of Archaeology event. Back by popular demand at the Dock Museum, your chance to build the historic buildings of Barrow and Morecambe Bay out of Lego in this special workshop led by Youthability. Free but booking required. Children must be accompanied by an adult (please book tickets for children and attending adults as there is a limited room capacity)


Two workshops available 11am - 12.30pm OR 2pm-3.30pm. Booking essential.


Suitabe for ages 7+.


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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 10:00 to 12:00

Middleton Towers Beach Clean

Middleton Towers, Carr Lane, Middleton. ( north) Grid Ref: SD 412 578 Postcode: LA3 3FN

Leader: Keith Tunstall

All ages are welcome but young people under the age of 14 years need to be supervised by an adult. Participants are advised to bring warm clothing. All equipment, including gloves, provided. 


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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 13:30 to 15:30

North Walney Nature Reserve Beach Clean

Meet at West Shore Car park, Earnse Bay. Everyone welcome! All equipment provided.

No need to book but if you are a large group please contact: or mobile (07917 173 294)


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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 12:00 to 17:00

Catching Tales - Boat Collages workshop

Part of Make My Day! A free family festival of creative fun, Morecambe

Cut out, collage and decorate a mini Morecambe Bay 'Nobby' with artist Rosie Tacon Glass.  

Free Admission. Drop-in event, no booking required. All welcome.

Venue: West End Gardens, Morecambe Promenade


For more about the Festival visit 


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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:00 to 12:00

Morecambe Lodge Beach Clean

beach clean

Morecambe Lodge

All volunteers welcome. All equipment provided.

LA5 8JP (GR SD 469 674)

Meet at the road end by the shore


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Events Programme

Featured Event

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00

New Barns beach clean

New Barns 

Meet on the foreshore at the bottom of New Barns Road before the Bob-in-Cafe.LA5 0BN


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