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Exhibition, Sat 27 - Sun 28 Oct 2018, free entry

Newtown Textile Museum

Newtown Textile Museum

Details

A two-day event, to be held both in the Museum and at 7 High Street, Newtown where exhibits relating to the industrial heritage of the river and canal will be on display. Our partners are involved in current and futures uses of the waterways for leisure pursuits.
A guided walk will be held each morning which will focus on the history of the canal and the woollen mills, as well as the use of the river power to drive fulling and carding machines.

Disabled toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Museum is on four floors. Some uneven floors and low headroom Disability access is limited to ground floor, where some displays and an interactive panel show the story of the Museum.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 27 - Sun 28 Oct 2018 11:00 15:30
27th and 28th October. 11.00 - 15.30. Both at the Textile Museum (5 - 7 Commercial Street) and at 7 High Street, Newtown.
Walks at 11.30 each day.

Prices

Free entry

Donations welcome.

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date event
Sat 27 - Sun 28 Oct Newtown's Waterways - past and present

Address

5-7 Commercial Street,
Newtown,
Powys,
SY16 2BL

Location

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Map reference: SO 107919  Lat: 52.51815 Long: -3.31663

By car: Limited free parking 1 hr on local streets. Town Car Park in Back Lane with short walk over bridge and right at roundabout.

By public transport: Arriva Trains Wales .Also Buses to several destinations with bus stop in town centre. Sustrans Route 81

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Newtown station

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Museum is on four floors. Some uneven floors and low headroom Disability access is limited to ground floor, where some displays and an interactive panel show the story of the Museum.