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For many years, Runcorn was well-known for its shipyards and shipbuilders. Join us for this captivating talk by Runcorn Historical Society that may well float your boat if you have an interest in the subject.

It will dive deep into the past of Runcorn’s maritime history, its waterways, the vessels that sailed on them and the people that built them, building a picture of what life was like for the workers at the time.

It is being put on by Halton Borough Council’s Library Service in partnership with the RHS on Tuesday 26 February at Halton Lea Library from 6pm to 7.30pm.Β 

Runcorn Historical Society was founded in 2000 and holds meetings at St John’s (Weston) Church Hall. It meetsΒ once a month for talks and events which relate to both the history of Runcorn and to that of the surrounding area. T

It also keeps an archive which holds a growing number of documents, photographs and historical material.

Booking is essential as these are very popular events. Please let us know if you have booked a ticket and then are unable to attend.