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Forging ahead with new attractions for 2020

2019 was a very successful year for the Hereford Waterworks Museum and 2020 promises to be even better with a range of new events to entertain visitors. The award-winning Waterworks Museum is not just a destination for steam and history enthusiasts -  it is one of Herefordshire’s leading attractions with plenty to interest the whole…
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Royal Visitor at Hereford Waterworks Museum

Royal Visitor at Hereford Waterworks Museum On 3rd October volunteers at the Waterworks Museum were delighted to welcome a very special visitor - His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester. The Duke, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, Lady Darnley, spent an hour touring the Museum and chatting with volunteers. The Museum visit was…
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Hereford Waterworks Museum Volunteer Wins Prestigious Award

Hereford Waterworks Museum Volunteer Wins Prestigious Award On 11 September Alex Rowe, 20, attended an award ceremony at the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre where he was announced the winner of the West Midlands Museum Development 2019 Volunteer (Young Person) Award. A final year blacksmithing student at Herefordshire & Ludlow College (Holme Lacy), and the Waterworks Museum’s…
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Annual Gala Day

Mayor of Hereford opens new display at Waterworks Museum This year’s annual Gala Day at the Waterworks Museum (Sunday 28th July) saw the Mayor of Hereford, Councillor Kath Hey, unveil a plaque to inaugurate a new display with an interesting and unexpected connection to Hereford. The 1911 Hindley ‘Alcazar’ steam engine originally pumped saline water…
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