Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

The Harris Christmas Fair 2019

We're excited to announce that the Harris will hold a Christmas Fair on Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December 2019. We hope to showcase the very best of artists and makers working in Lancashire at this festive creative event.

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Egyptian Balcony Tour

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Adult Tours 2nd Saturday of the month (Ages 12+)
This is your chance to travel to the top of the building and see John Somerscales' impressive friezes that adorn the Egyptian balcony and find out about how they ended up in the Harris!

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Taking an LGBTQ look at the Harris

Every month we invite people from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community to join us for an early evening get-together to talk about and explore the Harris collections.

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#HarrisAfterHours

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Every Wednesday
Join us every Wednesday and get social mid-week when we are open late. Meet friends and family when we are open after hours until 8pm.

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Silversmithing for beginners: Silverdale Hoard Bangle Workshop

 Silverdale Hoard Bangle Workshop

Saturday 24 August
Join artisan silversmith Iasthai Original and create a solid sterling silver bangle inspired by the Silverdale Hoard. Inspired by the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition.

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Harris Live: Susie Jones

Wednesday 4 September

 Join us for an evening of folk and americana with Lancashire born singer-songwriter Susie Jones and her band.

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Harris Live: Oraison

Wednesday 2 October
..and other pieces for ondes Martenot and Piano (feat. Joshua Gidney)
Join Josh Semans for this unique concert, offering an opportunity for a rare encounter with the ondes Martenot—an extraordinarily versatile electronic musical instrument with a sound quite unlike anything else.

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Grace Petrie

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Friday 18 October

A folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, Grace Petrie has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly for ten years.

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A Christmas Killing - Dickensian Murder Mystery Night

A Christmas Killing - Dickensian Murder Mystery Night

Tuesday 17 December & Wednesday 18 December SOLD OUT

NEW DATED ADDED WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER
Release your inner Sherlock Holmes and join Highly Suspect Theatre Company for a Dickensian murder mystery with a twist. Play sleuth, interview the suspects and sift through the evidence to help you crack the case.

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