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, Exhibition Archive | 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 […]

Tenby Museum achieves Full Accreditation for the third time

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Tenby has once again been awarded Full Accreditation status by Arts Council England/MALD. The Accreditation Scheme sets nationally set standards for museums in the UK and defines good practice, identifies agreed standards and helps guide museums to be the best they can be for current and future users.  It allows museums and governing bodies to […]

Seaside Entertainments Exhibition Opens at the Museum

Posted on Jul 11, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

This week saw the opening of the new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery.  The exhibition focuses on seaside entertainment for Victorian times and takes in bathing machines, saucy postcards, promenades, piers, the circus, theatres, cinemas and drink!  The fun-filled exhibition is written as a series of postcards and also includes other more detailed […]

Castle Hill Guided Walk

Posted on Jul 7, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

With such glorious weather, what better idea than to celebrate the colours and scents of the natural world?  Well now is your opportunity.  On Thursday 12 July botanist, PCNPA and Tenby Museum volunteer Vicky Tomlinson will be leading a guided walk around Castle Hill.  Vicky will describe the social and natural history of the area […]