Christmas Newsletter

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

And so Christmas approaches us rapidly and the museum is preparing to close for a festive break after another busy year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your sustained support which ensures that the museum can continue to develop and grow and provide its on-going schedule of exhibitions, talks […]

Book Now for a Twelfth Night Jazz and Folk Concert!!!!!

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

On Friday 5th January 2018 Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is fortunate to have two fabulous jazz and folk bands playing at the museum. The Firebyrd Trio comprises local musicians George Whitfield (accordion), Jack Deere-Jones (double bass) and Alan Argent (saxophone). The band formed after playing together in various jazz oriented projects and they came together […]

On this Day (1956)

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Okay, sorry – I know we are only a handful of days away from Christmas Day and this blog does not possess much (any!) of a Christmas flavour but on this day (16 December) in 1956, Tenby born artist Nina Hamnett died, under tragic circumstances. Nina had been born at 3 Lexden Terrace, Tenby in […]

Book of the Month – Richard Colt Hoare

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

December’s Book of the Month from the museum Research Library is the wonderfully titled “A Collection of Forty-Eight Views of Noblemen’s and Gentlemen’s Seats, Towns, Castles, Churches, Monasteries and Romantic Places in North and South Wales”.  This is a lavishly illustrated book, complete with numerous black and white plates principally from drawings by Sir Richard […]

On this day in 1947

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

On 5 December 1947 the Tenby Observer featured a short article on its front page.  It was headlined ‘A Critic’s tribute to Ken Griffith’ and was subtitled ‘So brilliant – you hate and admire him” The article stated: “Film actor Ken Griffith, whose first stage appearance was in the Tenby Greenhill Grammar School’s production of […]