Illustrated Talks in 2018
On a variety of local subjects, given by fascinating and knowledgeable local historians
these are not to be missed!
Please note that the talks take place on the first floor – people with mobility problems
may find the stairs difficult.
Donations towards costs of these are very welcome.
All talks start at 2pm. Queries to the Museum on 876621.
Weds 21 Mar - Lancashire Suffrage Movement - by Jennifer Ray
Weds 4 April - Harriet - Fleetwood's Historic Vessel - by John Baker
Weds 2 May - Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood - by Dick Gillingham. An outline of the
life of Fleetwood's founder
Weds 4 July - Blackpool's Street of Theatres - by Barry Band. About Church Street
- still home to Blackpool Grand and the Winter Gardens.
Weds 1 Aug - More Dockland Days in Fleetwood - by David Pearce
Weds 5 Sept - A Fishing Trip from Fleetwood c 1920's - by Dick Gillingham and Dave
Weds 3 Oct - North West Seaside Resorts - by Dr Mike Winstanley
Weds 7 Nov - World War One, Commemoration in Memorials - by Andy Stevens
Guided Heritage Walks 2018
Walks are led by Dick Gillingham, local historian, and last around two hours.
Donations are requested for these (around £2 per person please) and follow a variety
of routes around the historic town of Fleetwood.
Weds 18 April - Fleetwood's Founding Fathers - from the Museum, leaves at 1.30pm
Weds 16 May - Trawlertown Memories - from the Museum, leaves at 1pm
Tues 12 June - Flicks, Glitter, Greasepaint and the Roar of the Crowd - from the
Museum, leaves at 1.30pm
Tues 17 July - Fleetwood as a Barracks Town - sets off from the Museum, at 1pm, or
join us at the cemetery at 2pm
Weds 22 Aug - Rossall, the Birthplace of Fleetwood - sets off from Rossall Observation
Tower at 1.30pm
Fri 14 Sept - History of Fleetwood Memorial Park - from Memorial Park at 10.30am
Weds 26 Sept - Decimus Burton Commemoration Day - leave the Museum at 1pm
Craft Activities at Fleetwood Museum
FREE sessions for Primary aged children aged 4-11 years during school holidays.
Find out more
Contact Fleetwood Museum on 01253 876621.
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Normal opening times
10.30am - 3.30pm on Tuesday to SaturdayBank Holiday Sundays & Mondays Special Sundays
(Tram Sunday, Folk Festival, Heritage Open Day)
Museum admission is Adults £3, Concessions £2 and accompanied children free of charge.
You can use the Coffee House and Museum Shop without paying for Museum entry.
We can cater for party bookings, with or without catering, during the day or in the
evenings – please contact us for details.
Museum Enquiries 01253 876621