Dates for your diary – ANNUAL LECTURE PROGRAMME 2017

The next talk is by naturalist, photographer and local personality Mick Brown. This will tale place at 7pm on Friday 27 October.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL TALKS AS SPACES ARE LIMITED
Tickets £5.00, reductions for members of Tenby Museum & Art Gallery Friends
– please contact the museum for details
e-mail info@tenbymuseum.org.uk or telephone 01834 842809

TH BIG DRAW WITH OLIVIA ARGENT
On Thursday 26 October, between 10am and 12pm, local artist Olivia Argent will be holding an event as part of the national Big Draw event. This will be entitled Living Lines. The event will cost £2 (as a donation). Please contact the museum for further details.

Tenby Craft and Vintage Fayre

Saturday 14 October sees the annual Tenby Craft and Vintage Fayre, organised by the Friends of Tenby Museum. The fair includes beautiful crafted gifts and quirky vintage treasures.  There will be 25 varied and colourful stalls. The event takes place at the De Valence Pavilion, between 10am and 4pm.  Entry to the event is free. […]


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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

Every Shell Tells a Story!

Every shell tells a story…that’s what we found out during Dr Graham Oliver’s talk on Wednesday.  Dr Oliver has been researching the wonderful collection of shells gifted to the museum by the daughters of William Lyons.  We’re researching his life in Tenby and finding that although he’s not much known in Tenby today he was […]

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Quaynotes Choir raising funds for local heritage causes

Tonight (Tuesday 5 September) sees the Quaynotes Choir give a charity concert at St John’s Church in Tenby.  The concert is in support of the work of two of Tenby’s longest serving heritage hubs, National Trust’s Tudor Merchant’s House and Tenby Museum. The concert starts at 7.30pm.  Tickets are £6 per adult (children have free […]

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Tenby Museum Beach Clean

On Tuesday 25 July a beach clean took place on Freshwater West.  The event was instigated by Tenby Museum and arranged and lead by The Darwin Centre.  Members form the VC Gallery in Haverfordwest and Tenby Youth Club also took part.  The beach clean was the second stage of the previous graffiti project that had […]

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A Walk on the Beach

We all love to walk on the beach…getting sand between our toes…William Lyons in the early 19th Century didn’t just take a walk on a beach, he collected and amassed a seminal shell collection which his daughter donated to Tenby Museum and Art Gallery in 1878.  To celebrate this Local Hero and thanks to the […]

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Come along to an Art Exhibition at Paxton Court

Tenby Museum is holding an art exhibition of works by four local artists to the hosted by McCarthy & Stone at Paxton Court, White Lion Street, Tenby on Friday 22 January between 5.30pm and 7.00pm. McCarthy & Stone, in an ongoing commitment to the local community,  are generously supporting the museum by donating £10 for […]

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“Tenby Remembers” our latest publication

Every year on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month Wales comes to a standstill as we remember all those who have died in conflicts. “Tenby Remembers” is a memorial to the people of Tenby who served in the First World War. Over eight hundred and eighty people with connections to […]

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Pembrokeshire Archaeology Day

We were delighted to attend the Pembrokeshire National Cost Path annual Archaeology Day at Pembrokeshire College.  A really busy day with lots of interest in Tenby Museum’s archaeology and geology collections.

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In Reflection

29th October, “In Reflection”  A series of short, sharp monologues, inspired by the Museum’s celebrated portraits, performed as a promenade theatre piece and staged within the gallery.  The narrators of each piece will be speaking the words of the individual portrait characters, developed and written by Mark Lewis. It will be a provoking and thoughtful […]

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Robert Recorde: A Man of Principle in a Turbulent Age

The final talk of the Robert Recorde: All Angles Covered event, will be held at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery at 7.00pm on Friday 23 October. The talk is entitled ‘Robert Recorde: A Man of principle in a Turbulent Age’ and will be given by Gareth Roberts, Emeritus Professor of Education at Bangor University. In […]

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What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor? premieres at Tenby Museum

On Thursday 24 September at 2.30pm, the film What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor? by Wet Paint Theatre Company will be shown in Wales for the first time at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. The 20 minute film, written by Chris Ward, charts the declining years of Tenby born artist Nina Hamnett, self-styled […]

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