Dates for your diary – ANNUAL LECTURE PROGRAMME & ART EXHIBITIONS 2019

The Talks for the remainder of 2019 are:

Myths, Legends & Folktales: Storytelling with Phil Okwedy
Wednesday 30 October, 10am - 12pm) - no charge, donations requested)
See below for further details

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL TALKS AS SPACES ARE LIMITED
please contact the museum for details
e-mail info@tenbymuseum.org.uk or telephone 01834 842809

The Art Exhibitions for the remainder of 2019 are:

11 October – 16 November
John Uzzell Edwards

25 November – 13 December
U-Boats Around Wales
(an exhibition in conjunction with the Royal Commission, Bangor University and the Nautical Archaeology Society)

Myths, Legends & Folktales: Storytelling with Phil Okwedy

On Wednesday 30 October, performance storyteller Phil Okwedy will be bringing his imaginative narrative skills to Tenby Museum and Art Gallery for a session that will examine myths, legends and folktales. The event is part of the nationwide Welsh Museums Festival. Phil was born in Cardiff to a Welsh mother and Nigerian father. He draws […]


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The museum holds events during the year for Museums and Galleries Month, The Big Draw and World Book Day as well as a series of lectures and talks on subjects ranging from archaeology, art and social history.

Big Draw
World Book Day

Event Archive

This Is Not A Poem

On Friday 18 October Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to welcome Cameroon-born poet Eric Charles Ngalle and BAFTA Cymru and New York Festivals award-winning film-maker Greg Lewis to present their work This Is Not A Poem. The film explores identity, diversity, racism and tolerance and is based on Eric’s work, which has been […]

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Archaeology Identification Day

Dan Ein Traed/Beneath Our Feet Object Identification drop-in sessions Ever found an old object in your garden and wanted to know what it was? Want to find out about the archaeology and heritage of Pembrokeshire? If so, then pop in to one of our drop-in sessions where you can: Have objects identified and recorded Find […]

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Poems from Pembrokeshire

As part of Seren’s Pembrokeshire Poetry Summer Tour, Tenby Museum will be hosting an afternoon of poetry at the museum on Wednesday 21 August at 2pm. Poetry editor Amy Wack will be joined by Professor Tony Curtis, Br. David Hodges, Samantha Rhydderch, George Sandifer-Smith, A.C. Bevan and others for reading from Poems from Pembrokeshire, part […]

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A Natural/History Walk on Castle Hill

With such glorious summer weather, what better idea than to celebrate in the great outdoors the wonderful colours and myriad scents of the natural world?  Well now is your opportunity.  On Thursday 15 August botanist, PCNPA and Tenby Museum volunteer Vicky Tomlinson will be leading the first of three natural history themed guided walks around […]

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Shanties, Ship’s Biscuit & Spritzer

Weather permitting, on Sunday 4 August, between 2.30 and 5.00pm, the Friends of Tenby Museum & Art Gallery are holding a fundraiser on the Castle Hill Bandstand to which all are invited. The shanties will be sung by The Vagrants Crew, and the ship’s biscuit and spritzer will be available to buy. All the proceeds […]

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Firefighter’s Carnival Event at the Museum

As part of the 100 years of Tenby Carnival celebrations. Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is holding an event with Tenby Fire Service. On the morning of Friday 9 August, Lee Simmons, Community Fire Safety Officer at Tenby Station will be at the museum as part of the launch of the new book 100 Years […]

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“Windows, Doors & Alleyways” – joint project with Tenby Camera Club

On Thursday 25 July, Tenby Museum & Art Gallery and Tenby Camera Club invite you to take part in a fun, creative and entertaining event based around photography. The theme of the day is based around ‘Windows, Doors and Alleyways’. Photographs can be taken on any device including mobile phone, I-pad or camera and images […]

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Fascinating talk coming to Tenby Museum

On Saturday 20 July Tenby Museum & Art Gallery, in conjunction with the History Shed Experience, is fortunate to have Tony Penrose giving a double talk at the museum. Tony is son of renowned photographer Lee Miller. The talks are entitled Lee Miller & Dylan Thomas and Lee Miller: Women At War. Lee Miller first […]

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D-Day at Tenby Museum

To pay tribute to the 75th anniversary on the 6th of June known as D-Day, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery hosted a talk by David Llewellyn, ‘The View From Across the Channel’. David has had a passion for history for as long as he can remember with a particular focus on both military and local […]

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D-Day: The View from Across the Channel

Come and join Tenby Museum and Art Gallery on the 6thof June at 7pm for our talk with David Llewellyn. 75 years ago on 6thJune 1944 the fate of Western Europe hung of the events of a single day. What happened that day defined the future of the world we live in today. In the […]

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