St. John the Baptist (Bircle) Church have announced details of dates for their 2018 heritage open days, along with this years theme which will be 'The Bury Union Workhouse (now Fairfield Hospital).
The church will be open on Saturday 8th and 15th September from 10am until 4.30pm. There will be photographs + displays of information on the Workhouse. Light refreshments and tea and coffee will be available to visitors.
On Saturday 8th September, starting from the church at 11am, there will be a free guided walk “Ashworth Revisited”.
On Thursday 13th September at 7pm there is to be an illustrated talk by Peter Higginbotham: 'Gruelling Experiences - the remarkable story of the workhouse'. Peter is an author of many books on the topic, he is a consultant for T.V’s 'Who Do You Think You Are' and has appeared several times on the programme.
Tickets are £10.00 and this will include a buffet supper.
For further information visit: www.facebook.com/birclechurch. Tickets and places on the walk will be limited to reserve please:
- Pop into church any Monday morning between 10am – 12pm, St John the Baptist (Bircle Church), Castle Hill Road, Bury BL9 6UH
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ring Lynn on: 079 1020 4716