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Summer Open Day

Adams Heritage Centre is open during the Summer on alternate Sundays. It is a unique preserved Victorian ironmongers shop with original fittings and a fascinating array of artefacts: original stock items many will recognise from times past. A business archive gives a glimpse into the daily and weekly life of a Fenland village and surrounding area. The shop, now a heritage and arts centre, has a collection of fen skates, as Adams was the UK agent for Norwegian fen skates sold to many world champions in the wider Fenland and Wash area. On display is also contemporary art created in response to the story of Adams by a range of makers living in Littleport and the Fens.

  • 23rd July 2023
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Adams Heritage Centre, Littleport is a unique community heritage and arts centre in Fenland, open through the Summer alternate Sundays for all to visit.  Come and see the preserved Victorian ironmongers,  the wonderful artefacts on display and share memories of Fenland places, rural life in times past and fen skating.

There is contemporary art on display showing responses to the Adams story and Fenland heritage crafts by local makers in stained glass, metalwork and sculpture.

Drop in for a tea or coffee in this special space. Volunteers will be available to tell the story of Adams and show artefacts to explore.

Find out more about our workshops and plans to develop the centre.

Open 2pm – 4pm   FREE ENTRY donations welcome

Visit our website to find out more www.adamsheritagecentre.co.uk

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  • Disabled Accessibility

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Dementia friendly resources
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible

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