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Wirral History Hut opens its doors
A NEW history centre celebrating Wirral archaeology and heritage has opened its doors.
The “History Hut” at Bromborough aims to offer fun and engaging activities for people of all ages whilst helping local people learn about Wirral’s amazing past.
Run by Wirral-based heritage company Archaeology for Schools and opened by the borough’s Mayor, Cllr Gerry Ellis, the scheme was awarded a grant last year from the council’s empty shops fund which supports the reopening of business premises across the borough.
Councillor Pat Hackett, cabinet member for regeneration and planning strategy, said: “The shops fund was designed to help revitalise our streets and local businesses, and in the last year we have invested over £100,000 in doing just that.
"The History Hut not only makes use of previously empty premises, it is a learning resource which will help to inspire a love of archaeology and history in the community.”
The project is managed by University of Oxford post-graduate Archaeologist, Dean Paton who last year won a major national prize for his research into the landscape archaeology of Thingwall.
Dean said: “This project is aimed it not only educating people, but also harnessing heritage for social good.”
To book your child on an event visit www.historyhut.co.uk or email email@example.com