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Summer Holiday Family Activity Day Drop In: Meet Mary Ryan

August 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday 15 August, 11am – 1pm

Meet Mary Ryan*, a mill worker. Explore her tale as she takes you on a journey through time, textiles and tragedy. Find out about spinning and weaving, as Mary tells of her life ‘in’t mill’, the smells, the noise, her own and her daughter’s tragic end. Discover how their past is linked to the present through the ‘Wonder and Dread’ exhibition by artist Alke Schmidt.

*Played by Irene Lofthouse.

Zoolab animals of the world free family activity. 11.30am – 12.30pm and 1pm – 2pm. limited spaces; Booking required. Contact Bradford Industrial Museum reception to book 01274 435900.

Colouring sheets and self-led trails also available. Ask at reception for details.


Make your own woven sample to take home.


Children to be accompanied by an adult.


Family-friendly, suitable for age 5+


There are 2 sessions:  10.30 – 11.15am and 11.30 – 12.45pm



Booking essential t: 01274 435900


Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP t: 01274 435900


August 15, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm