16 September 2021

A Simple Answer for a Tricky Problem: The Story of Beatrice Shilling

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and not all of them directly go into battle. This was the case of Beatrice Shilling; a British engineer and motorcycle enthusiast, who managed to…

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6 September 2021

Spitfire BM597

We have been sent these amazing ‘then & now’ photos from Polish Heritage Flight. Spitfire BM597 was based at RAF Woodvale during its WW2 service. The iconic aircraft recently made a flying…

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2 September 2021

Claire Sweeney to star in Cinderella Christmas Pantomime

We are delighted to announce that Claire Sweeney is headlining our Cinderella Christmas Pantomime playing fan favourite, The Fairy Godmother! Originally from Liverpool, Claire has graced our TV screens for many years…

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29 August 2021

Bank Holiday Weekend

The Atkinson is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays, but you can view a selection of of our current and past exhibitions online! Take a virtual tour around our galleries here. See…

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