What’s on

Looking for something to do? We run an eclectic and exciting events and exhibitions programme aimed at both families and adult visitors. It ranges from crafts and performances to dog shows and road races.

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Exhibition: Port Sunlight in Focus 1896 – 1916

Continues until 26th March.  Explore the work of three photographers who captured life in the village at the start of the 20th century.

Exhibition: What’s Behind the U?

New exhibition opens 1st April 2017. Since the beginnings of Port Sunlight in 1888 to today’s global company, Unilever make some of the world’s most popular brands.  This special exhibition, in partnership with Unilever’s Archives and Records Management team, uncovers the amazing innovations and fascinating stories behind Unilever’s many products and lets you discover what is made behind the Port Sunlight factory wall.

Special Events

Saturday 25th February 2017 Vintage-inspired accessories with Claire Bates  Adult craft workshop in Bridge Cottage

Thursday 23rd March 2017 – Shakespeare and Sunlight Evening presentation at the Lyceum

Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th April 2017 – Supermarket Science Fun experiments for families

Friday 14th April to Monday 17th April 2017 – Easter Trail around the Village – trail sheets available from Port Sunlight Museum shop.

Saturday 15th April 2017 – Handmade Fair – Vintage-inspired crafts at the Old School Room in the Lyceum

Saturday 15th April & Sunday 16th April 2017 – Explore the Worker’s Cottage – step inside our latest attraction and meet characters from 1913.

Wednesday 31st May & Thursday 1st June 2017 – Toys of the Past – Victorian games and crafts in the Lyceum

Sunday 18th June 2017 – Port Sunlight 10K Race – throughout the village

Saturday 1st July 2017 – Handmade Fair – Vintage-inspired crafts at the Old School Room in the Lyceum

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 – Soapy Spaceships – Family crafts at the Old School Room in the Lyceum

Sunday 6th August 2017 – Fun Dog Show on the Museum Green

Tuesday 8th August 2017 – The Princess and the Pig  Open air theatre in The Dell

Wednesday 9th August 2017 – Twelfth Night  Open air theatre in The Dell

Wednesday 16th August 2017 – Pirates of Port Sunlight – Family fun and crafts at the Lyceum and The Dell

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 – Safari around The Dell – animal trail and family crafts at the Lyceum

Sunday 10th September 2017 – Open Village – Explore buildings across Port Sunlight

Sunday 10th September 2017 – Handmade Fair – Vintage-inspired crafts at the Lyceum and Church Hall

Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th October 2017 – Creepy Crafts and Spooky Stories – Halloween themed family fun in Bridge Cottage

Saturday 25th November 2017 – Make Do and Merry – A festive fair with vintage crafts at the Lyceum and Church Hall