Step into Christmas…

Quarry Bank Mill is already getting into the Christmas spirit and this weekend we had a fantastic Christmas Craft fair with stalls packed with wonderful gifts and treats for all, and we loved hearing from many of you on Twitter about the great bargains you were able to snatch up! Speaking of shopping, as part…

The doctor is in…

For children today being ill means skipping school, staying snuggled up under a blanket and watching cartoons, whilst your parents bring you all manner of hot drinks and soups, dishing out comforting hugs. But for the children of the Apprentice House at Quarry Bank Mill, being ill meant a visit from Dr Peter Holland and…

‘Best wishes’: a glimpse at our upcoming exhibition

As you are no doubt aware; Christmas is coming! Sending your nearest and dearest a card at Christmas is a long-standing tradition reaching back into the Victorian era. They are a way to spread a little good cheer, reconnect with distant family members, recap the year’s events and bring a smile to your loved one’s…

Escaping the office

Today is an absolutely b-e-a-utiful day here at Quarry Bank and I’ve thankfully managed to escape the office twice to take full advantage! Firstly, it was to assist Rachel (our Visitor Experience and Marketing Assistant, and my boss) and Lesley (our Visitor Reception Manager) to take down all the decorations we had up for Spooky Tours. Despite…