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Tewkesbury Museum wishes to strengthen its board of volunteer trustees. Do you have a few hours to spare every week, an interest in local history, and relevant skills or experience? If so, you may be able to help us! Our…

On 17 July 2006, Tewkesbury Museum hosted the most illustrious visitor it is ever likely to have. Prince Philip. It came about because of an exhibition about the life of Sir Raymond Priestley which Sue Edlin, then the chair of…

Tewkesbury Abbey Mill H Crawforth

The Museum was recently contacted by Kate Genever, an artist who found a watercolour painting whilst browsing in the Hull Scrapstore. She bought it for £1 and set about locating the mill it portrayed. The signature is H Crawforth, and…

Severn Ham Exhibition Poster

Exhibition in Tewkesbury Town Hall Sunday 15th September 2019 12.00pm – 4.00pm Monday 16th September 2019 11.00am until 8.00pm

Father Christmas Comes To Tewkesbury In 2017

The museum’s beautifully panelled Victorian parlour really came into its own in December, as beautifully decorated, with holly, Ivy, tinsel, fairy lights and a selection of vintage toys, it became a perfect grotto for Father Christmas, when he made his…

Do you have any memories of Ashchurch Army Camp? Whether you were a civilian or military personnel, we want to talk to you!

During World War I, the demand for hospital beds far exceeded supply, and many local communities and benefactors rose to the occasion. In 1914, the Watson Hall was opened as a hospital, managed by the Red Cross, but Lord Coventry’s…

Father Christmas With His Merry Helpers At Tewkesbury Museum 2016

The museum's beautifully panelled Victorian parlour really came into its own last week, as beautifully decorated, with holly, Ivy, tinsel, fairy lights and a selection of vintage toys, it became a perfect grotto for Father Christmas, when he made his…

Memories Ashchurch - Tewkesbury Museum - Heritage Lottery Funded

Tewkesbury Museum has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage grant, it was announced today. This exciting project, ‘Memories of Ashchurch’, led by Tewkesbury Museum, has been given £9,400 to to tell the story of Ashchurch Army Camp, and…

Exhibition Of Old Photos Of Tewkesbury

An exhibition of old photos of Tewkesbury, organised by Tewkesbury Museum will be doing a tour of Severn Vale Housing retirement schemes in the town, beginning with a launch at 10.30am on Tuesday 12th of April at Barton Court in…

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