Review of Greenwich Meantime & Navigation at sea- A talk with Mick Brown

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Mick Brown gave a fascinating talk last night at Tenby Museum on the history of navigation.  He started the talk by discussing how animals navigate in comparison to humans before examining in more detail the history of maritime navigation.  This, he illustrated, was all based around the accuracy of coordinates, namely working out the latitude […]

100% Tenby -New Art Exhibition Open’s 9th March

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, Exhibition Archive, News | No Comments

Works from the collection of Jan Regemortel. The Exhibition will be running in the Gallery at Tenby Museum from Saturday 9th of March until Sunday 7th of April. Official opening 9th March 2-4pm. This latest Exhibition features Jan’s generous collection, which features Tenby Town. Jan was born in Belle Vue Chambers, the top flat above […]

Art Exhibition Official Opening ‘Drawings and Paintings’ Pamela Burns & David Field

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, Exhibition Archive, News | No Comments

On Saturday the 2nd of February we will be opening a new Exhibition ‘Drawings and Paintings’ From Pamela Burns and David Field At Tenby Museum & Art Gallery. The official opening will be from 2pm-4pm on the Saturday and the exhibition will be displayed in our gallery until the 2nd of March. Pamela Burns was […]

Loveston Colliery Disaster – A talk with David Llewellyn

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Join us at Tenby Museum and art Gallery for a talk on the ‘Loveston colliery Disaster’ with David Llewellyn, where we learn a little of the mining history of Pembrokeshire. We then focus in on this event that shocked the whole community to it’s very core in 1936. We learn about the miners who were […]

Murder Mystery Evening

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Sleuths needed! Keep Calm and Carry on at Carew It is 1943 and, as Carew village prepares for its annual Flower and Produce Show, a murder is discovered! As a guest of the Murder Mystery Evening, you will be invited to help solve ‘who dunnit’ during an evening of hilarity and heinous deeds. This is […]

Jazz and Folk Twelfth Night Concert

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery are excited to announce our Twelfth Night @The Museum fundraiser concert happening again in the New Year on Saturday 5th January. Our first occasion, in January 2018, was the first ever concert staged in the museum, an historic occasion which attracted a full house and became the talk of the […]

The Bear Necessities

Posted by 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 by 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 […]

Review of Phil Okwedy’s book launch

Posted by 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 by 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 […]