Morecambe Bay's Hidden Heritage exhibition (Lancaster Maritime Museum)

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:00 to Sun, 24 Feb 2019 16:00

Morecambe Bay's Hidden Heritage exhibition (Lancaster Maritime Museum)

When: Sat 10th November to Sunday 24th February 2019

Where: Lancaster Maritime museum

Booking: no booking required

Cost: FREE

Delve into this exciting new exhibition unearthing some of the Bay’s lesser known maritime, industrial and archaeological stories, celebrating the unsung people and places discovered through Morecambe Bay Partnership’s Headlands to Headspace programme.

  • Uncover the history of salt making across Morecambe Bay and explore the myths and legends around Jenny Brown’s Point.
  • Relive the swimming-related stories and the unique fishing heritage of the Bay, captured through two special oral history projects
  • Unearth exciting new ways of recording and discovering archaeology on the Bay, including sites at Warton Crag, Gleaston Castle and Walney Island.
  • Discover parts of Birkrigg Common you may have never seen or known about
  • Celebrate all that is wild and wonderful about the Bay, including those special hidden spots that mean so much to the people that live here.

Featuring  digital displays, archive film footage and family friendly activities.

This project is kindly supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, through the Headlands to Headspace Scheme

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