Colne Valley Museum Upcoming Exhibitions

The Colne Valley Museum has announced three exhibitions,

Golcar Lily Day and The Golcar Sing
From 11th June 2011 to 31st July 2011
Looking back over past Golcar Lily Days, the exhibition will include the Golcar Lily Day archive to date (now in its 5th year!) and the history of Golcar Sing.

West Riding in Miniature
From 6th August 2011 to 25th September 2011
A fascinating exhibition for all ages of beautiful crafted miniature vernacular buildings made by local craftsman Robert Silkstone.

Bee-keeping through the ages
From 8th October 2011 to 27th November 2011
A wonderful display of exhibits, photographs and information about bees and early bee-keeping right through to the modern day.

Image; Colne Valley Museum, Photo Richard Harvey.

The Colne Valley Museum is located within the Colne Valley at Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. The museum consists of three converted 19th century weaver’s cottages. The museum provides an insight into what life was like for a weaver in the early 1850s. The museum includes a clog maker’s workshop, a handloom chamber, a spinning room, a cropping room, kitchen and living rooms. The museum is run entirely by voluntary members.

Colne Valley Museum
Cliffe Ash, Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 4PY
Open Saturdays and Sundays and Bank Holidays 2-5pm
www.colnevalleymuseum.org.uk

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