Bessie Downes: Flowers of the Southport Coast
1 June – 31 August 2019
Bessie Downes made a unique record of plant species found along the coast from Southport to Formby. Her beautiful watercolour illustrations provide a snapshot of the botany of Southport from the 1890s until the early 20th century.
- Open: Monday – Saturday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm; Sunday 11.00am – 3.00 pm
- Location: The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB
- Getting there: By Road: from the South take the M6 to exit 26; the M58 will take you to Ormskirk and then take the A570 to Southport; from the North follow the A59 from Preston (exit 31 from the M6) and then follow the signs to Southport. By Train: Southport station is just three minutes walk from the venue. Northern Rail operates regular services to Southport from Manchester Airport, Manchester (Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria stations), Bolton and Wigan; By Bus: Merseytravel operate a number of bus services to and from Southport
- Contact 01704 533333