Fascinating Talk given by Mick Brown

Posted on Aug 20, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

As part of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s commitment to present high quality events for all, local naturalist and seabird specialist Mick Brown gave a fascinating insight into the life of the gannet at the museum last Friday (17 August). Mick related that there had been little published material on seabirds until Ronald Lockley’s 1954 […]

Drawn Together Wales

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On the morning of Wednesday 8 August, why not come along to Tenby Museum and be a part of Wales’ largest community drawing project, Drawn Together/Creu Ar Y Cyd. Drawn Together encourages everyone to pick up sketch book and pencil and make your mark on the artistic map of Wales, encouraging you to look at […]

Book of the Month – Roscoe’s Wanderings

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

This month’s Book of the Month blog features a book that speaks to my wanderlust and desire to get away! Roscoe’s Wanderings in South Wales by Thomas Roscoe Esq. Published in 1837  Volume Two of a two volume set covering North (Vol I) & South Wales (Vol II). The volumes are a descriptive travelogue and […]

Movement And Cycles in Nature opens

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Last Friday (3 August) saw the official opening of the new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. Movement and Cycles in Nature is an exhibition of paintings by renowned artist Wendy Yeo. Wendy is a Hong Kong born artist and graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art, University of London. She has won […]

The Private Life of the Gannet

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Friday 17 August at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, join seabird specialist Mick Brown for a detailed look at Britain’s largest and probably least known specialised heavy weight plunge diver at his talk The Private Life of the Gannet. Mick has been working on small expedition ships in the Arctic and Antarctica for the past […]

Movement and Cycles in Nature – a new exhibition by Wendy Yeo

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

In these times of stress, of rushing to and fro like Mad Hatters, perhaps its time we took a step back and just relaxed for a few moments, balanced out our equilibrium and just enjoyed the unstoppable passing of time without worry. What better way to do this than to come and see the new […]

Blue Plaque for William Lyons, #YearoftheSea

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

A new blue plaque has been erected outside Tenby Museum to celebrate the life of William Lyons.  The plaque was funded by a grant from the Royal Society. William Lyons was born in 1766. He formed a fine collection of British marine and freshwater shells, which was donated to Tenby Museum by two of his […]

Museum’s 140th Birthday Celebrations a great success

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

On Sunday 22 July Tenby Museum and Art Gallery held a celebratory event on a breezy but sunny Castle Hill. The museum was celebrating its 140th year – it was officially opened on 26 July 1878 – and brought this landmark birthday in in style with strawberries and prosecco and jazz. The event was organised […]

Fascinating Movie Talk

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

On Friday 20 July, Richard Rhys-Davies gave a fascinating talk on spy films at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. He is acknowledged as one of the most authoritative writers on the subject matter. Richard spoke about his childhood love of films that he used to watch at the Royal Playhouse Cinema in Tenby and over […]

Tenby Museum Birthday Celebrations!!!!!

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

On Sunday 22 July the bandstand on Castle Hill will be the setting for a bubbling fiesta of activities to celebrate Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s 140th anniversary. Jazz, Prosecco and Strawberries is being run by the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery and will give everyone the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of […]