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EventsNorton Priory has an exciting events programme on throughout the year.
The Big Cat Hunt!
Bank Hol Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 May 11am - 4pm
A big cat has been spotted in Norton Priory woods! Practice your tracker skills and help the lion tamers catch the cat!
Local & Family History Fair
Saturday 8 June 11am - 4pm
A variety of stalls and displays by local and regional organisations.
Talk by Dr Nick Barratt, historian and genealogical consultant for BBC's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' at 11am and 2pm.
NGS Open Day
Saturday 15 June 12pm - 4pm
Walled Garden entry ticket avialable for £3.50. All proceeds go to the National Gardens Scheme.
Wednesday 17 July 6pm - 8pm
Swashbuckling family fun on the high seas with Cambridge Touring Theatre's outdoor performance of Treasure Island.
Bring picnics and blankets or low seating for some family entertainment.
Adults £12.50, Concessions £10, Children £8, Family £38, under 3's free.
Children's workshop for ages 5yrs- 10yrs starts at 4.30pm. Tickets cost £3.00 per child. Lasts 45 mins, please arrive 10mins early!
Victorian Fun Day
Sunday 21 July 11am - 4pm
Traditional games, stalls and summer fun with the Norton Priory Victorians! £2 entry.
Monday 5 & Tuesday 6 August 11am - 4pm
Explore moving images making optical illusions!
Romeo & Juliet
Saturday 10 August 7pm
Folksy Theatre return with a Shakespearean classic. Outdoor performance in the Walled Garden.
Picnics, blankets and low seating welcome.
Out of this World!
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 August 11am - 4pm
Make craxy creatures and amazing aliens out of clay to take home.
Ahoy There Matey!
Monday 19 & Tuesday 20 August 11am - 4pm
Make a miniature raft to race along the water.
Creatures of the Night
Thursday 22 August 7pm
Look for bats in the woodlands and enjoy bat related crafts. Booking essential. £3 per person.
The Big Treasure Hunt!
Bank Hol Monday 26 & Tuesday 27 August 11am - 4pm
Pirates have landed at Norton Priory. Enjoy family activities and join the big treasure hunt.
New this year!
Wildlife Discovery Kids Club
Learn all about wildlife with our new Discovery Club for children. Pay £3 per session or £20 for the year.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance by ringing 01928 569895 or email email@example.com
Dates and themes
23rd March National Science & Engineering Week
27th April Brilliant birds
25th May Pond life
22nd June Bug life
27th July Buzzy Bees
24th August Wildlife Photography
21st September Ladybirds
26th October Mammals
Look out for family friendly activities on Mondays & Tuesdays during school holidays.
Always fun, always a bit different and always someone else clearing up the mess!
*Normal admission prices apply to all events unless otherwise stated.
Where can you find us?
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens,
Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn,
Cheshire WA7 1SX
**Please note: If you are navigating with sat-nav, use our ADDRESS not the postcode - it will make finding us easier! Registered Charity Number 504870. Registered as a company in England Number 1232182.
Phone: 01928 569895
FAX: 01928 589266
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