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National Slate Museum

National Slate Museum

What’s On July – September 2013

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Exhibitions Family fun Talks & Tours 22 July – 6 January 2014 Worktown – The Drawings of Falcon Hildred

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National Slate Museum

Mon 22 July – 6 January

Worktown – The Drawings of Falcon Hildred

Showcasing the life’s work of artist Falcon Hildred, documenting the industrial landscapes and buildings of England and Wales. A partnership between the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Limited, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Events for all Fri 26 July, Fri 23 August, Fri 13 September, 1 – 3pm

Perfect Patterns

The pattern makers could produce a wooden pattern for any metal object needed by the workshops or the quarry. Go behind the scenes to find out how we’re looking after this collection.

Book on arrival Hands-on

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Sun 15 September 2 – 3.30pm

Owain Glyndw ˆ r Walk Celebrate the National Day of Owain Glyndwˆ r with a guided walk to Dolbadarn Castle. Booking essential: call (029) 2057 3707, slate@museumwales.ac.uk

Alison Mercer

Fri 13 – Sun 15 September & Fri 20 – Sun 22 September

Helfa Gelf (North Wales Art Trail) See the work of two Llanberis artists, Vivienne Rickman-Poole and Alison Mercer (20 – 22 September: Alison Mercer only). Mon 22 July – Fri 30 August, 12 – 4pm

Summer of Slate Decorate a slate, try your hand at making perfect patterns in the foundry sandpit and get all dressed up in the Quarrymen’s Houses.

Book in advance by e-mail

Demonstration

Book in advance by phone

Regular events Walks, Talks and Demonstrations Enjoy one of our walks, talks and demonstrations. See a slate being split, find out what wood had to do with the story of slate and get up close and personal with UNA – our Quarry engine!

National Slate Museum Step back in time to uncover the secrets of slate and the people who quarried it. Opening times Easter – October, 10am – 5pm daily. November – Easter, 10am – 4pm (closed Saturdays). For more details on our full events programme and to sign-up for our e-newsletter, visit www.museumwales.ac.uk National Slate Museum Llanberis, Gwynedd LL55 4TY Phone: (029) 2057 3700 or 0300 111 2 333 (charged at local rate). Details correct at time of printing. Please contact us before making a special journey.

Families

Tour. All events are free unless this symbol is shown

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National Slate Museum What's On July - September 2013