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Event: Actors in Residence - Summer 2023

National Slate Museum
30 July–31 August 2023
Cost Free
Suitability All
Booking No need to book - just call in!

Wil the 'Fitter'

A woman stands outside a small quarryman's house holding a sign that says 'there are no traitors in this house'

Leusa's Day in the 1901 Quarryman's House

An actress in residence tells visitors about important things in the Chief Engineer's House

Hannah's day in the Chief Engineer's House

Come and join our 3 actors in residence as they bring the museum to life this Summer!


WIL FFITAR  (Location: Fitting Shop)   12pm - 4pm                                                                                                 

Travel back in time with our newest character in residence, Wil, a former fitter who will be reminiscing about his work at these Engineering workshops before they closed in 1969 and became a Museum in 1972!

  • Monday 28 August 


LEUSA  (Location:  1901 house – Quarrymen’s Houses)  12pm - 4pm                                                   

Join Leusa  - a Quarryman's wife - in No 2 Fron Haul, as she she struggles to put food on the table in the middle of the Great Strike in Penrhyn Quarry! 


  • Saturday 19 August 
  • Sunday 27 August 


HANNAH   (Location: Chief Engineer's House)  12pm - 4pm                                                           

Discover more about the Chief Engineer's House and the items in it and what Hannah has to do everyday to keep the house in good order! 

  • Sunday 13 August 
  • Sunday  20 August
  • Saturday 26  August 





All sessions are drop-in - no need to book!

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