Salt Sunday: A Celebration of Salt

Lion Salt Works
19th May 2019

From 12.30pm to 5.00pm

In partnership with the Salt of the Earth network, enjoy this family-friendly mix of interactive art, salt-making, music, science demos, talks and performances.  

Further details at https://www.facebook.com/pg/SaltOfTheEarthNetwork/events/?ref=page_internal

Donation: £3

During the afternoon visitors can enjoy:

·       At 1.40pm, 2.20pm and 3.00pm, Becky Musto, actress and storyteller, will enchant audiences with her interactive and imaginative performances.

·       George’s Messy Science experiments - take part in ingenious experiments

·       Marvel as ‘wild brine’ is transformed into salt crystals over a boiling open-pan thanks to Lion Salt Work Trustees

 

·       A programme of interesting 15-minute ‘taster talks’

·         1.50pm Dr Diana Leitch from the Catalyst Museum will talk about salt and the Periodic Table of Elements (2019 is UNESCO’s Year of the Periodic Table).

·         2.15pm David North from Little Leigh talks about plans for setting up the Jabez Thompson Heritage Centre near Thompson’s spectacular terracotta reredos of the ‘Last Supper’ in Little Leigh, Northwich

·         2.40pm  MP Fiona Bruce talks about being a Christian in a public square and asks what difference can one make?

 

·       At 3.30pm the Rt Rev Keith Sinclair, Bishop of Birkenhead, will give the traditional “blessing of the brine” and ‘pause for thought’ during a moment of light contemporary worship

·       From 1.30pm onwards visitors can enjoy browsing interesting stalls set up by, amongst others, INEOS, Catalyst Museum, Cammell Laird and Cheshire Slavery

·       Join a guided tour of the Salt Works after the worship time (admission charges apply for entry but not for the tour)

 

Location:

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES

Tel: 01606 275066

WWW: The Lion Salt Works

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