Exhibition: Cubic Rhythms by David Burrow
Dec
9
to Feb 11

Exhibition: Cubic Rhythms by David Burrow

David Burrow was born in 1945, a week after the end of the Second World War. 

During the 1960s he embarked on his career as an artist, first learning through copying holiday brochures and later studying at Preston School of Art, where he received a thorough grounding in the discipline of life drawing that forms the basis of his work today.

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Christmas Eve Brunch & Storytelling
Dec
24
9:30 AM09:30

Christmas Eve Brunch & Storytelling

* SOLD OUT *

Christmas Eve is such a magical time, with the excitement brewing within young and old alike getting ready for the festivities of the following day. Why not take the time to start to unwind and enjoy it with family and friends. Join us for a special Christmas Eve Brunch with beautiful story telling of traditional Christmas tales for the young, and young at heart to enjoy before you dine. 

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Film Night - Kinofilm
Jan
18
7:30 PM19:30

Film Night - Kinofilm

Manchester International Short Film Festival presents an excellent programme of UK and International shirt films that scooped the awards at this years Festival. A real treat for film fans at the Whitaker as these quality award winning shorts will have very limited national exposure. 

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Raucous Afternoon Tea
Jan
24
2:00 PM14:00

Raucous Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea with a difference, a perfect gift for lovers of history and our local heritage. 

We are preparing to serve a very special Afternoon Tea in our drawing room for 16 very lucky guests this coming January. Enjoy our delightful tea service in the settings of our Victorian room whilst learning about historic local women connected to the Whitaker and local area.

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Christmas Quiz
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Quiz

The Christmas Quiz with a difference is back for another year.

Where trail by Juke Box Jury meets the Salem Witch Trials. You'll be universally challenged by our Yuletide conundrums. With plenty of music and humour from our genial hosts to keep the evening rolling. 

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Whitaker Christmas Party Nights
Dec
8
to Dec 16

Whitaker Christmas Party Nights

Whether you're planning a party with work colleagues or with friends and family, the Whitaker is the perfect venue for your 2017 Christmas party. You will enjoy a delectable three-course dinner before dancing the night away to the music of our festive entertainment. 

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Halloween Half Term
Oct
25
to Oct 27

Halloween Half Term

We've got lot of things to keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween at the Whitaker with our daily Art & Craft sessions returning from Wednesday 25th to Friday 28th October.

Sessions start at 1pm and run until 3pm and cost just £3 per child. There will be Pumpkin Carving, Face Painting and Mask Making all in preparation for the spooky day itself. 

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Rossendale Film Festival 2017
Oct
20
to Oct 22

Rossendale Film Festival 2017

Brought to you in conjunction with The Boo, we are delighted to host the first of our Film Festivals dedicated to rare and often under distributed Art House Cinema. We launch our 2017 programme celebrating the theme of 'migration' in cinema and bring you films that are both thought provoking and fascinating. 

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HarFest 2017
Sep
24
12:00 PM12:00

HarFest 2017

Incredible Edible are back with HARFEST at The Whitaker Museum. For those of you who don't know, it's a huge community event and a great opportunity to meet up with family and friends, bring the dog, wander around the park, visit the museum and gallery or sit, watch, laugh and listen to the fabulous music throughout the day, and the best thing is, it's completely free.

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The Nat O'Brien Band
Sep
9
2:00 PM14:00

The Nat O'Brien Band

A great addition to this years 60's Festival line up on the Whitaker outdoor stage, the super talented Nat O'Brien. Vocalist and frontman from Manchester bands over the last 20 years, and regularly playing with the likes of Alabama 3, Ocean Colour Scene, The Bluetones, The Blockheads, and  Elbow.

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Exhibition: Gordon Cheung
Jul
3
to Sep 1

Exhibition: Gordon Cheung

Gordon is of Hong Kong origin and was born in London in 1975 where he still lives and works.

A contemporary artist whose work captures the virtual and actual realities of a global world and civilisations where moral, economic and environmental crises have spun out of control. 

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