Thorney Heritage Museum 30th anniversary celebration and new display launch

Saturday June 24th 2017 – Doors open at 10:00am
The Bedford Hall

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All day
Doors open 10:00am, talks -10:30am, lunch-12:30pm, museum visit and village tour - approx 3pm
Morning only (including lunch)
Doors open 10:00am, talks start at 10:30am, lunch concludes at 1.30pm
Afternoon only (including lunch)
Lunch comences at 12.30pm, talks start 1.30pm

Come to our village to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the community's independent Museum and learn about some of the notable people associated with Thorney. 

Speakers will include:

Dr Rebecca Browett (University of Kent) - Topic: St Aethelwold of Winchester

Professor Patricia Fara (University of Cambridge) - Topic: History of Science ( Mary Smith - 1770 Commonplace book)

Helen Parker-Drabble - Topic: Life and time of Walter Parker, a son of Thorney.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund for supporting this event, which makes it free to attend.

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Starts: Saturday, June 24th 2017 at 10:30am
Doors open: 10:00am
Ends: Saturday, June 24th 2017 at 4:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: June 22nd 2017


The Bedford Hall
The Tankyard
Station Road

United Kingdom

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This event is organized by The Thorney Society.

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Telephone 07958422248
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There is parking at the location.

The X1 bus from Peterborough to Wisbech stops in the village - ask for the Fish Shop stop.

Local taxis are available from Peterborough rail station, or Thorney Private Hire is bookable on 01733 270742.

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