image for Museum item typeFamous in Castleford - Vivian Nicholson at Castleford Museum

Summer Event, Fri 1 Sep 2017, free entry

Vivian Nicholson

Vivian Nicholson


Carlton Street,
WF10 1BB

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 18 Aug Sand Bottles
Sat 19 Aug Dig for Treasure
Sat 19 Aug Family Fun
Mon 21 Aug Around the World: Greece
Tue 22 Aug Around the World: China
Thu 24 Aug Roman Day


Visit Castleford Museum this August and learn more about Castleford's famous daughter, Vivian Nicholson. Viv became famous when she said she would "spend, spend, spend" after winning on the pools. After this she became the subject of hit musical! Create a poster for the musical of your life during this fun day.

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Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 Sep 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry



See location of Castleford Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 429257  Lat: 53.72593 Long: -1.35127

By Road:
Follow signs for Carlton Lanes car-parking, Aire Street. From the car park walk through the Old Market Hall to Carlton Street and turn right.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Castleford Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Castleford Bus Station

Castleford Library is on Carlton Street, next to the Old Market Hall and Opposite the entrance to Carloton Lanes Shopping Centre.


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