Wednesday, 24 March 2010

New Government Planning guidance to help museums

New Planning Guidance should mean that developer-led archaeology includes funding to curate the archive. Until now, this has rarely been paid for, meaning that museums are expected to store hundreds of boxes of finds, without any funding. A real problem for independent museums like us!

Monday, 15 March 2010

Saturday's lecture - the Fowles

Saturday 20 March - a lecture by Dr David Mitchell fron the University of London about brothers from the Pewsey Vale who became goldsmiths in London. Starts at 2.30 and you can book your ticket online.

Bitish Tourism Week - guided tours!

As part of our contribution to British Yourism Week, we will be running guided tours of the Museum on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons at 3pm. Collect a 2-for-1 voucher at the Tourist Information Centre for a discount!

Monday, 1 March 2010

The Siege of Devizes and the Battle of Roundway Down

Special lunchtime talk at 1.10 on Tuesday 2 March by Robin Hodges. The 'normal' lunctime talk was full and we had to turn people away ...