Events Calendar

Here's our current programme of Colne Valley Museum On Tour.

Havercakes!

From 24th February 2018 to 25th February 2018

We will be making Havercakes (oatcakes) in our Victorian kitchen - come and try a 'traycle shauve' for yourself!
The Havercake Lads (33rd Regiment of Foot) will be visiting the museum on Sunday.
www.33rdfoot.org.uk

Easter Craft Weekend

From 24th March 2018 to 25th March 2018

Bread making, spinning, weaving, clog making and other traditional crafts will be demonstrated this weekend. Easter craft activities for the family.
Open 12 - 4pm

A Celebration of rug making

From 14th April 2018 to 15th April 2018

Our volunteers will be demonstrating various ways of rug making alongside our exhibition - come and have a go!

Golcar Lily Day

From 12th May 2018 to 12th May 2018

Colne Valley Museum supports Golcar Lily Day!
This year's theme is D.A.M.P. - Dance; Art; Music & Poetry.
As well as the Colne Valley Art Society's annual exhibition we will be hosting children's art and craft activities, and of course our bread team will be hard at work in the Victorian kitchen baking our famous Golcar Lily loaves. (First come, first served!)

Strawberry Fair

From 16th June 2018 to 17th June 2018

Our volunteers will be demonstrating traditional methods of preserving fruit and flowers in our Victorian kitchen. Lots of home made jams to taste and buy!

Laundry Blues

From 28th July 2018 to 29th July 2018

Come and help Mrs Pearson with her weekly wash! Find out how to make soap and laundry bags.

Children's DIY craft activity days

From 21st August 2018 to 21st August 2018

Also on Thursday August 23rd, Tuesday August 28th & Thursday August 30th.
Lots of craft activities on offer throughout the day. More details to follow.

Tea For Two or More!

From 15th September 2018 to 16th September 2018

Scone baking demonstration in our Victorian kitchen and cream teas served in our Spring Rock Tea Rooms! A Heritage Open Days event - free admission.

Traditional Craft Weekend

From 6th October 2018 to 7th October 2018

On going demonstrations of spinning, weaving, clog-making, bread baking, rag rugging and many other crafts. Come and have a go!
Home made soup and freshly baked bread rolls served in our Spring Rock Tea Rooms along with our delicious home made cakes. Open from 12 - 5pm.

Parkin Bake

From 27th October 2018 to 28th October 2018

Just in time for Plot Neet!
Traditional Yorkshire parkin baked in our Victorian kitchen. Take some home for tea or enjoy in our Spring Rock Tea Rooms with a cup of Yorkshire tea.

Stir Up Sunday

From 25th November 2018 to 25th November 2018

Come and help Mrs Sykes stir up her "exceedingly good" Christmas puddings and discover other Victorian Christmas traditions.
Buy a pudding for your own Christmas feast or for a special Christmas present.

Victorian Christmas Fair

From 1st December 2018 to 2nd December 2018

Also next weekend Dec 8th & 9th.
Step back in time and enjoy a Victorian Christmas with traditional fun and games, a Christmas market, mince pies baked in our Victorian kitchen and Father Christmas sitting by the range. Open 12 - 4pm.

Victorian Christmas Fair

From 8th December 2018 to 9th December 2018

Enjoy a Victorian Christmas with traditional fun and games, a Christmas market, mince pies baked in our Victorian kitchen and Father Christmas sitting by the open range. Open 12 - 4pm (Also December 2nd & 3rd)

 
Previous events at Colne Valley Museum.