Union Chain Bridge Family Celebration Event

Wednesday 26th July | 11am – 4pm | Various Locations 

Join us for a fun filled day for all the family and celebrate the restoration of the Union Chain Bridge on its 203rd anniversary.

Spread over four locations, the Union Chain Bridge and Chain Bridge Honey Farm, Horncliffe Memorial Hall and Paxton House, there are lots of exciting activities and things to see.

Plus, a FREE shuttle service running between each venue.

  • The Union Chain Bridge – Have a guided tour of the Union Chain Bridge at 11am, 1pm and 3pm with the Union Chain Bridge engagement team.
  • Chain Bridge Honey Farm– Enjoy live music, hands-on science and engineering (STEM) themed challenges, and delicious food, drinks and ice cream in the café. Explore the bee garden and Visitors Centre, and find out about these tiny creatures, vital to nature and to us.
  • Horncliffe Memorial Hall, TD15 2XW– The Friends of The Union Chain Bridge will tell you the story of the bridge, illustrated with old pictures, documents and artefacts. There’s also a Lego model of the old bridge – can you help to fix it?
  • Paxton House, TD15 1SZ– Join in with creative activities and traditional games. What can you make with giant building blocks? Explore the grounds, visit the pop-up craft market and enjoy some tempting food in the café.
Dates & Prices


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Wednesday Wednesday 26/07/2023 11:00am 11:00am Wednesday Wednesday 26/07/2023 16:00pm 16:00pm