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Based on last year’s success Victoria Hall Community Trust is delighted to be presenting another event as part of National Heritage Open Days and Wirral History & Heritage Open Days programme in September this year.


Join us for a local history talk in the architectural gem that is Victoria Hall. An Arts and Crafts style building founded in Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year of 1897 on land donated by Catherine King, and where the Beatles played in 1962.

Wirral History and Heritage Association Heritage Open Days

Friday 20 September

Doors open 7pm | Event start 7.30pm / Finished by 10pm


Talk: The History of Storeton Quarry and Tramway Life in Higher Bebington.


The talk gives details of the quarries and tramway. It follows the route from the quarry down to the Old Quay and is illustrated with maps and photographs, and provides information about where you can find evidence of the former tramway today.


By local history speaker David Casement



Admission FREE but booking required

To book please contact bookings@victoriahallhrbebington.co.uk or tel. 0151 608 1527

Donations welcome

Light refreshments will be available



Read what people said about last year’s Heritage Open Day events at Victoria Hall:


Really interesting – new insights into my local area


Really enjoyable – thanks.


Learnt a lot I did not know, very interesting.


Very enjoyable and informative, would have loved an opportunity for a Q & A session.


Very informative session, thank-you.


Very informative talk, an excellent speaker.


Interesting! Very informative, a small handout of map would be good.


Excellent talk and venue.


Learned much about the area.


Excellent talk, very interesting. Thankyou.


Interesting to hear about Bebington’s past history – wanted to hear more. Thank-you.


Very interesting talk. Found out more about the Village.


Very good talk. Found out some things not known. Would like to attend another.


What's On - Victoria Hall, Higher Bebington, Wirral Heritage Open Day Poster 2019.pdf