Events - 7 Jul 18

It’s all going on in Warrington so check out the events listing below. If you have something going on in Warrington please submit your event here.

The Health Revolution

The Health Revolution

Saturday 24 Mar 2018 - Sunday 8 Jul 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Exhibition

On 5 July 2018 the National Health Service will be 70 years old. To celebrate this milestone the museum will be hosting an exhibition featuring material from our archives and collections which will tell the story of Warrington’s changing healthcare services.

Warrington Art Treasures: The National Picture

Warrington Art Treasures: The National Picture

Saturday 5 May 2018 - Saturday 2 Mar 2019, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

This is the second in a series of three exhibitions celebrating landmark events for the oldest public museum in the North West. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is joining forces with National Museums Liverpool by loaning three fantastic works, including Enrico Coleman’s Oxen Drawing a Black Stone to the Studio of John Warrington Wood, and Sir Luke Fildes’ A Portrait of Fanny Fildes and The Widower.

How to Dust the Surface

How to Dust the Surface

Saturday 12 May 2018 - Saturday 15 Sep 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

In this work the artists Juan Covelli & Neale Willis set out as contemporary archaeologists, searching for and sifting data from unexpected places. By then manipulating how the computer handles this data, they have let new and surprising outcomes be created.

Touching Senses

Touching Senses

Saturday 26 May 2018 - Saturday 21 Jul 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Community Art

Art plays a fundamental part in all our lives, and has a crucial impact on us all. It is all around us, and we often “breathe it in” without even noticing. Everybody has had an artistic experience that has made them think, laugh or cry. Art can help us through sad times, introduce excitement or fun into our lives and connect us to something that is important in our past or present.

Days of the New Town: Birchwood at 50

Days of the New Town: Birchwood at 50

Saturday 30 Jun 2018 - Saturday 15 Sep 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

History

In 1968 Warrington was designated a mark 3 partnership New Town. Inspired by the Dutch ‘Heempark’, or homes in parkland, the Development Corporation delivered housing according to an ecological planning approach which found its fullest expression in the conurbation of Birchwood.

In Warrington New Town’s 50th year, this exhibition brings together photographs from the Development Corporation archive and a ‘people’s archive’ reflecting Birchwood as both architects vision and lived and evolving reality.

Julie Scott Workshop: ‘Inspired by nature’

Julie Scott Workshop: ‘Inspired by nature’

Saturday 7 Jul 2018, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Free (booking required)

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Workshop

Alongside other events, artist Julie Scott will be leading several workshops based on the original school of art curriculum.

Come and look at our wonders of nature to create your own sketches and paintings under Julie’s expert guidance.

Comedy Store

Comedy Store

Saturday 7 Jul 2018, 8:00pm

£14 (£15.75 inc online booking fee)

Pyramid Arts Centre

Comedy

Roll up, roll up! Sell-out comedy returns to Pyramid with the best in live stand-up from our friends at The Comedy Store. But hurry – it sells out fast!