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50th anniversary of GMFRS open day

06 April 2024

Saturday 06 April 2024
10am - 4pm

Maclure Road
OL11 1DN


Join us at Fireground this week to discover Greater Manchester's firefighting story.

In conjunction with the Fire and Rescue Service, we are marking the 50th anniversary of Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service with a special open day on Saturday 6 April.

The museum's attractions will be joined by a range of modern fire engines and preserved classis fire engines, police cars and buses from around the area. There will also be performances by Greater Manchester FRS Pipe Band and the Brigade Choir, a 50-years picture display and more.

Fire museum attractions on show inside the museum includes our collection of historic firefighting artefacts from the 18th century to present day, plus home-made refreshments in the new Fireground Café, and souvenirs from our fantastic new gift shop! We have a wide choice ranging from toddler to collector.

The Open Day runs from 10am to 4pm.

Please note, onsite parking may be restricted for this event, please use adjacent central retail park.

Under 4s are free, Children (aged 4-15) and Concessions £5, Adults £7 and Family (4 people) £20.

Fireground is open to visitors on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10am - 4pm.

Contact: Fireground
01706 341219

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