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Becconsall-Lancashire's Living History and Heritage Museum - Preston Heritage Open Days

Saturday 14 September 2024
Time: 10:00
16:00
Price: Free
Becconsall-Lancashire's Living History and Heritage Museum - Preston Heritage Open Days
Becconsall-Lancashire's Living History and Heritage Museum - Preston Heritage Open Days

The Becconsall Living History and Heritage Park will be jointly hosting a display relating to the craftsmanship of the Last remaining Cooper from Preston Docks.

The traditional craft of a Cooper was an essential part of Dock life in any port.

A wide variety of goods and produce was stored and transported across oceans in barrels. This display will focus on the skill and craftsmanship of a Cooper and how changing times impacted on one family.

There will also be a working blacksmiths forge and other metal working demonstrations. The venue will be the Mere Brow Smithy, 29, The Gravel, Mere Brow.

Booking and Pricing

This walk and talk is free to attend for everyone.

To book your tour, email manager@lancashireheritage.org.uk or call 07306 368225.

See more

This walk and talk is part of a range of events as part of the Heritage Open Days festival of history and culture.

To see more of what's on, take a look at our Preston Heritage Open Days list.

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Location

29 The Gravel

Mere Brow

Preston

PR4 6JX

Lancashire

United Kingdom

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