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Founded in 1884 by Louth Naturalists',
Antiquarian and Literary Society
Registered Charity No. 1145436

A Local Independent Museum
Nationally Accredited
Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Special Events 2020

Louth Museum hosts and presents special events throughout the year so please keep checking this page for information about future events we have planned for the 2020 season.

The 1920 Louth Flood Disaster

A 100th Anniversary

Date Place Contributor
1st April to 6th June Louth Museum volunteers

The 29th of May 2020 will mark 100 years since the Louth Flood Disaster. On that fateful day a "cloud-burst" at tea-time on a Saturday afternoon resulted in a severe flash flood which claimed the lives of 23 local people (including 6 children) making over 800 people homeless and causing widespread devastation in the town.

Louth Museum, St James' Church, Louth Town Council and Spout Yard are all planning to mark this sad event in Louth's history and will be marking the Centenary of the flood with special exhibitions and events.

Louth Museum also has a permanent inter-active flood display in its Mezzanine Gallery, and it will be holding a special exhibition focusing on how the flood happened and the personal impact on the families involved. This exhibition will run throughout April and May starting on Wednesday 1st April when the museum re-opens for its 2020 season.

Louth Then and Now

A Photographic Exhibition

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24th June to 5th September Louth Museum volunteers

250 Years of The Louth Canal

Date Place Contributor
23rd September to 31st October Louth Stuart Sizer

Our past Special Events

Special Events (2019)
Special Events (2018)
Special Events (2017)
Special Events (2016)
Special Events (2015)
Special Events (2014)
Special Events (2013)
Special Events (2012)

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