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Trowbridge Museum is once again a ‘Heritage Open Days’ partner- come explore!

Heritage Open Days is the country’s largest heritage festival with over 4,600 events, around 40,000 volunteers and some three million visitors taking part last year. Celebrating local history, architecture and culture, the four-day event offers everyone the chance to explore hidden places and experience something new – all of which is completely free of charge.

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August 25, 2015  /  Comments Off on Trowbridge Museum is once again a ‘Heritage Open Days’ partner- come explore!

We are raising Money for Dorothy House Hospice Care!

PLEASE SUPPORT US: Trowbridge Museum will be joining the Town Council team to raise money for this worthy cause at this year’s Bath Midnight walk!

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August 19, 2015  /  Comments Off on We are raising Money for Dorothy House Hospice Care!

Exhibition: WEFT 2015 Now Open!

West of England Festival of Textiles - WEFT

We are very excited about our new exhibition: West of England Festival of Textiles (WEFT) which is now open and runs until 7 November 2015.
WEFT is a biennial event at Trowbridge Museum. The festival aims to highlight the history of textile production in the West and to celebrate regional contemporary textile artists, groups and students through exhibiting their work. Join us to celebrate this year’s theme of Weaving!
You can read more about the WEFT exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations and events on www.weft2015.com. You can also follow our blog to learn more about weaving. Why not come along and try our Weaving Corner? It’s a relaxing spot to while away the time whilst you have a go at weaving yourself!

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July 23, 2015  /  Comments Off on Exhibition: WEFT 2015 Now Open!

Massive coup for our Magna Carta festival- a talk by historical novelist Elizabeth Chadwick

 Slider_MarshallsOn Saturday July 4th,  award-winning, best-selling author Elizabeth Chadwick came to Trowbridge Museum! She talked about  her work and her medieval hero of the Magna Carta era, William Marshal. Read More…

June 10, 2015  /  Comments Off on Massive coup for our Magna Carta festival- a talk by historical novelist Elizabeth Chadwick
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Wiltshire’s Story in 100 Objects

Wiltshire Museums have been working together over the past two years in order to create a shared exhibition of objects that illustrate our County’s intriguing and diverse past. Read More…

May 29, 2015  /  Comments Off on Wiltshire’s Story in 100 Objects

Going up to London to see the Lord Mayor!

Representatives from Trowbridge, Magna Carta Baron Town, help re-enact the rebellious barons’ occupation of London in May 1215.
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May 16, 2015  /  Comments Off on Going up to London to see the Lord Mayor!