Dates for your diary – ANNUAL LECTURE PROGRAMME 2018

Talks and event for 2019 will start to be published shortly.

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 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

Jazz and Folk Twelfth Night Concert

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 […]

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The Bear Necessities

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 […]

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Fascinating Insight into World War One

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 […]

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Review of Phil Okwedy’s book launch

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 […]

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Tenby ‘Kids in Museums’ Take over day

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 […]

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Santa’s Christmas Card Workshop

Come and join us this Christmas,All the family are welcome! Ticket includes: -Christmas card making Arts & Crafts -‘Featured Artist’ Demonstration -A Mince pie and Seasonal drink -Photo opportunity with Santa -10% off in Museum Gift shop -A Christmas chocolate & own Christmas card to takeaway Tickets are £5.50.All proceeds go to Tenby Museum charity. […]

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Birds of a Feather – A Talk by Mick Brown

Join local ornithologist Mick Brown on Friday, October 19th at 7 p.m. for his presentation Birds of Feather. Using his own photographs, Mick will take a detailed look at birds and the evolution of their feathers –  the many different types, their various uses through time as ceremonial artefacts, fashion objects, and even as a […]

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Drawn Together Wales

On the morning of Wednesday 8 August, why not come along to Tenby Museum and be a part of Wales’ largest community drawing project, Drawn Together/Creu Ar Y Cyd. Drawn Together encourages everyone to pick up sketch book and pencil and make your mark on the artistic map of Wales, encouraging you to look at […]

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The Private Life of the Gannet

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 […]

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Listen very carefully – A Talk on Spy Films is coming

Tenby Museum is fortunate to have the acknowledged expert on spy movies giving a talk at the museum on Friday 20 July. Film historian Richard Rhys Davies is the author of The International Spy Guide 1945 – 1989, a book described by Anthony Horowitz (who is widely published and the author of the James Bond novel Trigger […]

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