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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Museum Events

 

2019 EVENTS 

WEEKLY OPEN DAYS TAKE PLACE EVERY FRIDAY (except Bank Holidays); MONTHLY (SUNDAY) OPEN DAYS ARE ON THE FIRST SUNDAY IN THE MONTH (except January : see"Visiting the Museum"); "THEMED" OPEN DAY EVENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS THEY BECOME CONFIRMED - WATCH THIS SPACE 

 



SUNDAY 3rd MARCH                MONTHLY OPEN DAY with special attraction THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE model railway layout (courtesy of Heywood Model Railway Group).  Children, have a go at driving the model Thomas yourself !  Also in                                                                 attendance will be the FAT CONTROLLER himself.   We are also expecting "PERKY,"  a restored 1960s Hillman Imp police Panda car to join us today.

SATURDAY 16th MARCH          ADDITIONAL OPENING IN CONJUNCTION WITH HEYWOOD MODEL RAILWAY GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBITION AT MASONIC HALL, RICHARD STREET

SUNDAY 17th MARCH              ADDITIONAL OPENING IN CONJUNCTION WITH HEYWOOD MODEL RAILWAY GROUP ANNUAL EXHIBITION AT MASONIC HALL, RICHARD STREET

SUNDAY 7th APRIL                   MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 5th MAY                      MONTHLY OPEN DAY

 

LOOK OUT ALSO FOR THE MUSEUM'S FIRE APPLIANCES, CREW AND SALES STALLS AT OTHER LOCAL EVENTS IN THE AREA. CONFIRMED ATTENDANCES WILL BE POSTED ON THIS PAGE AS THEY ARE ANNOUNCED. ATTENDANCES CONFIRMED SO FAR ARE :

 

SATURDAY 11th MAY                 MOSSLEY FIRE STATION 30th ANNIVERSARY OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 25th MAY                 ALL-IN-ONE GARDEN CENTRE, ROCHDALE ROAD, SLATTOCKS, MIDDLETON.  

 

 

 

Mission Statement

”To explore, preserve and make accessible the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services in the Greater Manchester region and, through our collections and resources, to further the education and promotion of fire safety in the community.”

Fund Raising

The Museum is currently trying to raise £100,000 towards the next stage of our major relocation project. Can you help by means of a donation to our Paypal account ? If so, click the DONATE button now. Thank you!

Latest Museum News

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Visitor Reviews

This is a great little museum

Visitor Reviews

We had the best time visiting you today !!

Visitor Reviews

Packed with facts and fireman's poles !

Visitor Reviews

Fab place !

Visitor Reviews

What a lovely little museum this is

Visitor Reviews

Absolutely amazing