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

The Talks for the remainder of 2019 are:

20 July
Tony Penrose
(talk on war photography)

18 October
Eric Ngalle Charles
(‘This is not a poem’; film presentation by Cardiff-based Cameroonian poet)

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

The Art Exhibitions for the remainder of 2019 are:

5 July – 18 August Pamela Scott Wilkie (paintings)

19 – 25 August
A Gentleman’s Collection of Pembrokeshire Art
(sales show featuring works by artists including Graham Sutherland, Gwen John, Augustus John, Nina Hamnett, Arthur Giardelli, Claudia Williams and John Knapp-Fisher)

30 August – 6 October Graham Hadlow (paintings)

11 October – 16 November John Uzzell Edwards (retrospective)

25 November – 20 December
U-Boats Around Wales
(an exhibition in conjunction with the Royal Commission, Bangor University and the Nautical Archaeology Society)

“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: 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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Beneath Our Feet – Treasure & Portable Antiquities from South Pembrokeshire relating to Medieval Trade

On the 15th of May at 7pm Tenby Museum & Art Gallery Presents Saving Treasures; Telling Stories is an HLF funded project which is acquiring archaeological objects for local and national collections, providing training for heritage professionals and volunteers and engaging local communities with their pasts through the funding of community archaeology projects led by local […]


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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

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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Success for ‘The Night at Tenby Museum’

Family’s arrived at Tenby museum to witness what happens when the doors close for the night. The museum reopened to the public at 6pm to share the stories from some of Tenby’s most well known characters. The evening started off with Tenby’s museums forgetful tour guide, so forgetful in fact the children had to rename […]

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Easter Bunny Visits Tenby on Castle hill

Last Friday (19th April) Rascal the Easter Bunny came to visit Tenby. Tenby Museum and art Gallery arranged for the children and families enjoying their Easter holidays to come and meet Rascal. It was a beautiful sunny spring afternoon which made it great fun for all. Families frolicked in the sun to the bunny dance. […]

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Beneath Our Feet – Treasure & Portable Antiquities from South Pembrokeshire relating to Medieval Trade

On the 15th of May at 7pm Tenby Museum & Art Gallery Presents Saving Treasures; Telling Stories is an HLF funded project which is acquiring archaeological objects for local and national collections, providing training for heritage professionals and volunteers and engaging local communities with their pasts through the funding of community archaeology projects led by local […]

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Volunteer Open day

Interested in becoming a volunteer at Tenby Museum & Art Gallery? Come along to our open day on the 2nd of May from 10.30am until 12pm. Get the chance to have a natter over tea, coffee and of course a few biscuits with the friendly Museums staff, current volunteers and trustees. We have lots of […]

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OLD & NEW WORK – THE JOURNEY By OLIVIA ARGENT

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery are very happy to be welcoming back Artist Olivia Argent. Her previous exhibitions have included “Knowing the dancer from the dance” and “Dancing into the spotlight”. Tenby Museum will be the first to see Olivia’s latest work which will feature a diverse selection showcasing 32 pieces of dance inspired canvases. […]

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Rascal the Easter Bunny

Hippity Hoppity Hop!!! Rascal is back to Bop! Come and meet Rascal the Easter Bunny on the 19th of April at 3.30pm. Meet at Tenby Museum and follow Rascal up Castle hill to Celebrate spring with the real Easter Bunny. 30 minutes of fun and laughter; -Meet, greet and introduce -Bunny hopping race -Bunny dance […]

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A Tragedy at Loveston

As part of its regular series of talks about local history and natural events Tenby Museum and Art Gallery welcomed David Llewellyn, archivist with a keen interest in the local mining history, to give a talk on Loveston Colliery disaster. The event was extremely well attended and took place on the 15th of March. Many […]

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A Tragedy at Loveston: Fascinating talk by David Llewellyn

As part of its continuing series of talks on local history, Tenby Museum once again welcomed David Llewellyn, an archivist with a keen interest in the history of local mining, to give a talk on the Loveston Colliery disaster of 1936. Many knew of the tragic events that took place at Landshipping in 1844 but […]

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100% Tenby

The current exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, rightly entitled “100% Tenby” is a little different from usual. It is, said Trustee Kathy Talbot, a ‘cornucopia of Tenby’ – Jan Regmortel who has a great love of Tenby and lived here as a child, has, over 25 years, collected paintings of Tenby and has […]

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