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Liskeard Unlocked – Heritage Open Days
September 11 - 13| Free
Liskeard Unlocked is part of Heritage Open Days, England’s largest festival of history and culture and takes place every September. This year it is from September 11th – 13th September and due to Covid-19 restrictions it will take a different format.
Liskeard Unlocked will be mostly outside and online – to safely share the town’s stories and look to its future – with walks, talks, exhibitions and the chance to see behind doors which are usually closed. And, it’s all FREE. This year the theme is Hidden Nature.
Saturday 12th September
Town Centre Open Spaces Walks with Brian Oldham of Liskeard Old Cornwall Society. 9.45am and 1.45pm. Due to social distancing these are limited to 12 people per walk, both these walks are now FULLY BOOKED
Castle Park Activities – Making Space for Nature. 12-4pm. Free
St Martin’s Church – Exhibition on plans to wild the churchyard. 11.30am-3.30pm. Free Entry
Unlocking the Cattle Market – Past & Future. Exhibition and local food market, 10am-2pm
The Public Hall – Exhibitions and film shows. 10am-2 pm. Free Entry
Sunday 13th September
Grade II Geology Walk with Calum Beeson, 2pm. Due to social distancing these are limited to 12 people per walk, this walk is now FULLY BOOKED
Friday 11th September
7.30pm – Liskeard’s Wool Industry Talk by Brian Oldham of Liskeard Old Cornwall Society via Zoom. Register with Liskeard Information Centre to get the access information.
Sunday 13th September
5pm – Stuart House Talk. Online illustrated Zoom talk about Stuart House, the oldest house in town. Register with Liskeard Information Centre to get the access information.
Pendean house and garden
No. 3 Varley Terrace
The Railway – Driver’s eye view of the Looe Valley Line and a Virtual Tour of Liskeard Station’s signal box
Re-Starting the Guildhall Clock
History of the Looe Valley Line
Walks and talks need to be booked through Liskeard Information Centre, this can be done in person, by phone (01579 349148) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Opening hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-4pm (closed 12.30-1pm for lunch) and Saturday 10am-1pm.