International Dylan Thomas Day

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

For me the words of Dylan Thomas still “flame like Fawkes fires” and I can, and do,  return to his poems, short stories, broadcasts, screenplays and play time and time again.  So 14 May is the museum’s time to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day with a blog that salutes this giant of literature. I shall […]

Remembering Remembrance

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

As part of the Be Kind Haverfordwest event running between 13th and 26th May for those living with dementia, their families, finds and careers, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is running an event at the Picton Centre on Monday 14 May. Remembering Remembrance will see the museum’s curator, Mark Lewis (a Dementia Friend) holding two […]

The Ace of Cyclists

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

The Ace of Cyclists CARTEN 100 – A simple challenge, Cardiff to Tenby “100 miles, on a bike, in a day”. Not a race, not a sportive, just a ride to Tenby! As the energetic cyclists speed their way on the 100 miles towards Tenby from Cardiff for 2018’s CARTEN we at Tenby Museum think […]

Book of the Month – The Tenby Souvenir by Fanny Price Gwynne

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Born c. 1819 in Tenby, Fanny Price Gwynne was the daughter of Thomas and Fanny Gwyther (nee Price) of Tenby. Her father was a master in the Royal Navy and served on the local management committee of the RNLI whilst her mother was the Tenby correspondent for the Carmarthen Journal newspaper. Fanny enjoyed a privileged […]