Book of the Month – Memoirs of Owen Glendower (Owain Glendower)

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

MEMOIRS OF OWEN GLENDOWER (OWAIN GLYNDWR) With a sketch of the History of the Ancient Britons From the Conquest of Wales by Edward the First to the present time Illustrated with various notes, genealogical and topographical By the Rev. Thomas Thomas Rector of Aberporth, Perpetual Curate of Llanddewi Aberarth, and the Author of the St. […]

The Bear Necessities

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Thursday 6 December, Mick Brown gave a wonderful insight into the private life of polar bears. Mick had seen his first polar bear in a zoo in 1967 and never believed he would ever see one in the wild. His many slides paid testament to the fact that he had since then managed to […]

Fascinating Insight into World War One

Posted on Dec 1, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

As part of the museum’s on-going events programme and the WWI centenary commemorations, local historian David Llewellyn gave a fascinating talk last night (Friday 30 November) at Tenby Museum. The talk, entitled The First World War: Challenging Popular Perceptions, gave both a general view of the conflict and put events often overlooked into an historical […]

Windy Wednesday Weather Report – Museum closes Early

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Safe to say Castle Hill today (Wednesday 28 November) is extremely wet and windy indeed, with winds of up to 60 mph hitting us like a brick wall.  The decision has been made to close the museum today at 12.30pm.  Hopefully if the roof stays on and we are actually able to physically open the […]

Review of Phil Okwedy’s book launch

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Phil Okwedy and Peter Stevenson Tenby Museum, 24thNovember 2018     On Saturday Phil Okwedy entertained visitors to the museum with tales from his book “Wil and the Welsh Black cattle” – wonderful tales of family feuds, murderous actions, magic and romance, set in West Wales.   Phil described how he found that stories, particularly folk […]

Tenby ‘Kids in Museums’ Take over day

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

On Friday 23 November, children and young people will be taking over museums and heritage sites across the country, from Tyneside to Torquay. One of the new Volunteers at Tenby museum & Art Gallery is Tia. She is a local College student from Pembrokeshire College, who has given her time and putting the knowledge of […]

Santa’s Christmas Card Workshop

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Blog, Forthcoming Events | No Comments

Come and join us this Christmas,All the family are welcome! Ticket includes: -Christmas card making Arts & Crafts -‘Featured Artist’ Demonstration -A Mince pie and Seasonal drink -Photo opportunity with Santa -10% off in Museum Gift shop -A Christmas chocolate & own Christmas card to takeaway Tickets are £5.50.All proceeds go to Tenby Museum charity. […]

Sally Green Exhibition Officially Opens

Sally Green Exhibition Officially Opens

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Yesterday (Saturday 10 November) saw family, friends and art lovers congregate at the museum for the official opening of the new exhibition Moments and Time Enough by Haverfordwest based artist Sally Green. Museum Curator Mark Lewis, who organised the show, introduced the exhibition by saying “Sally’s use of vibrant colours will brighten any dreary rainy November […]

The Bear Necessities talk With Mick Brown

The Bear Necessities talk With Mick Brown

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

  Make sure you book now and come along to Tenby Museum & Art Gallery, Thursday the 6thof December at 7pm, for Mick Browns talk on his fascinating experiences with the world’s largest carnivores. Roaming over vast distances of land, sea and ice, the Polar Bear is master of all three environments, truly earning the […]

Book launch “Wil and the Welsh Black Cattle”

Posted on Nov 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Come along on Saturday the 24th of November at 2pm, for the launch of Phil Okwedy’s first published book ‘Wil & the Welsh Black Cattle’. Phil Okwedy is a performance storyteller & mythmaker who draws deeply on his Welsh/Nigerian heritage and multiple cultures. He performs in clubs, theatres and festivals both here and abroad. ‘Wil […]