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Saturday, 04 July 2015

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Barrow Town Hall tour will give insight into history

SEE a town from a different perspective during an event which explores and celebrates its extraordinary heritage.

PRESS STORY Evening Mail librarian Heather Horner will be exhibiting at the Love Barrow Heritage, with bound volumes of the newspapers, old cameras and glass negatives LINDSEY DICKINGS REF: 50064111B001

Visitors to Barrow Town Hall on Tuesday will be given a unique opportunity to access areas otherwise closed to the public.

At 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm climb the spiral staircase to the top of the clock tower for panoramic views of Barrow skyline or explore some of the objects and artifacts in the Mayor’s Parlour.

The Drawing Room and Banqueting Hall will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, workshops and films celebrating the heritage activities in the area.

The Love Barrow Heritage event has been organised by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

It will be held in Barrow Town Hall on Tuesday from 2pm to 6pm.

Development officer for the north west, Maya Sharma explained: “This is a really good chance for people to come into a building they’ve walked past and find out more about. It is a gem in the heart of the town.”


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