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YOUNG time travellers can enjoy stepping back into the past.

Hall i’th’ Wood is a rare surviving example of Tudor wooden-framed house and is one of Bolton’s historic gems.

And it was the place of one of the most important inventions in Britain’s industrial history.

The museum is open on Tuesday from 10am to 4pm and on Saturday from noon until 4pm. Admission is free.

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CHILDREN will be hooked on one of Bolton’s most popular attractions.

Bolton Aquarium located in the museum and library is a fascinating glimpse into the blue planet and the world of sea creatures.

The aquarium has a fish collection from all over the world featuring some of the many beautiful and interesting fish to be found in the rivers, streams and lakes of the world. For more information visit log on to

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ENJOY an exciting retelling of a classic fairytale this half term.

The Tin Soldier tells the story of boy who receives a one-legged toy soldier for his birthday.

But, after some fateful interactions with other toys, the tiny hero is cast out of the window of his new home and starts an adventurous trip back.

The play will be held on February 22 at The Barlow, Edgworth. Tickets are £10 adults and £8 for 16 and under.

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ENJOY the art of storytelling alongside other families at a special library event.

Stories and Songs at Breightmet Library gives youngsters a glimpse into the magical world of some of the world’s most famous tales.

The gathering aims to enhance these stories by telling them in an interesting way to an engaged audience.

The event begins today at the library building, in Breightmet Fold Lane, and will then run every Saturday.

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Take a trip down the rabbit hole in this classic production at Bolton’s historic Albert Halls.
Joseph Purdy Productions will present Alice in Wonderland, running from Wednesday, February 20, to Sunday, February 24.
Join Alice as she follows the White Rabbit who is late for a very important date and ventures into the world of Wonderland.
Meet the mad hatter for an unforgettable tea party and enter into the strange world of the Cheshire cat, Tweedle Dee and Dum.
Finally, help our hero to ensure its not ‘Off With her Head’ as she finds herself in the company of the evil Queen of Hearts.
This fabulous production features Bolton father and son duo Graham and James Edgington, as The King and the Mad Hatter.
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