Community

Community Creation Day

On Wednesday 3rd May from 10.30-4.00, bring along your unfinished craft projects along & we’ll provide the space, coffee and conversation to help complete your masterpieces!

Booking essential. £6 per person including tea/coffee. Call 01834 860 500/email emma@narberthmuseum.co.uk

Pembrokeshire Folk Customs: A Talk by Terry John

On Thursday 20th April at 7.30 pm, Terry John will be looking at how local folk customs mark the turning of the year.

£5 per person. Refreshments available

Before Bluestone: A Talk by Terry John

On Thursday 18th May at 7.30, local historian, Terry John will be giving a talk, “Before Bluestone” that looks at the fascinating history of the small parish of Newton North that is now home to the popular holiday park.
Hidden in the trees on the site is the mysterious Castell Coch. Terry, as Bluestone’s resident storyteller and historian guides visitors to see this and the now derelict parish church. He will outline his theories about the historical importance of these structures and look at how the parish has changed through time. Tickets cost £5.00

Pembrokeshire Folk Customs: A Talk by Terry John

On Thursday 20th April at 7.30 pm, Terry John will be looking at how local folk customs mark the turning of the year.

£5 per person. Refreshments available

Nostalgic Narberth

On Tuesday 25th July, 3.00-5.00, there will be tea and traditional cakes followed by a viewing of old photographs of the town, it’s residents and celebrations.

Booking essential £6/£5. Get in touch on 01834 860 500 or emma@narberthmuseum.co.uk

 

Heroes of the Hedgerow with Tina Cunningham

This inspiring creative workshop will lead you to produce your very own stunning individually shaped sculptural basket. Using the basket maker’s traditional magical materials of the hedgerow with, the enjoyable creative relaxing technique of random lacy weave.

There will be a choice of weaving materials available and natural items to incorporate such as drift woods. This workshop will also, inform you of where and when to cut fabulous natural materials for weaving baskets in the future. You will leave the workshop with the skills and the confidence to create further items year after year!

10.00-4.00, Wednesday July 5th. £20/£15, includes all materials and drinks, but please bring lunch. Booking essential on 01834 860 500 or emma@narberthmuseum.co.uk

Legends in your Life: Creative Scrapbooking

On Saturday 17th June, 10.00- 4.00, there will be a creative scrapbook/sketchbook/journal making workshop with Sian Lester.

Please bring along family photographs, letters or other momentos that you would like to keep and display. Also, you will need an empty book of any kind, from a shiny new sketchbook to an old hardback for upcycling.

Booking is essential as spaces are strictly limited (£20/£15, 01834 860 500 or emma@narberthmuseum.co.uk). Prices include materials and drinks, but please bring your own lunch.

 

Walk of Legends: Intergenerational Storytelling

On June 7th, there will be an intergenerational storytelling walk based on the 1st and 3rd branches of the Mabinogion.

Sonia Caller will be weaving tales at key locations around Narberth to recapture the oral storytelling tradition and evoke the sense of place rooted within the ancient tales.

We wil meet at the museum at 9.45 (the walk will be from 10.00-11.45) and appropriate clothing and footwear are essential whatever the weather!

Booking is essential and the walk costs £2 per adult and £1 per child. Call 01834 860 500 or email emma@narberthmuseum.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CHILD SPACES HAVE BEEN FILLED.

The Landshipping Mining Disaster: A Talk by Robert Llewelyn Davies

This talk will consider the development of coal mining in Pembrokeshire, in particular Landshipping.

A brief look at the social history of Martletwy parish in the 18th and 19th century will help us to understand the coal mining families and community.

The public health issues surrounding mining in Wales and the UK in the 19th century will show how the Royal Commission report of 1842 came about and resulted in legislation to protect miners.

We will examine at the Garden Pit Disaster and other Landshipping and local Mining related fatalities.

Finally we will have a visual journey on the Secret Waterway, to help appreciate the beauty of the river in a once busy mining area.

Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. £5 per person. Booking recommended.

 

The Landshipping Mining Disaster: A Talk by Robert Llewelyn Davies

This talk will consider the development of coal mining in Pembrokeshire, in particular Landshipping.

A brief look at the social history of Martletwy parish in the 18th and 19th century will help us to understand the coal mining families and community.

The public health issues surrounding mining in Wales and the UK in the 19th century will show how the Royal Commission report of 1842 came about and resulted in legislation to protect miners.

We will examine at the Garden Pit Disaster and other Landshipping and local Mining related fatalities.

Finally we will have a visual journey on the Secret Waterway, to help appreciate the beauty of the river in a once busy mining area.

Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. £5 per person. Booking recommended.

Contact

01834 860 500

info@narberthmuseum.co.uk

Narberth Museum,The Bonded Stores,Church Street,Narberth,Pembrokeshire,SA67 7BH

Opening hours

10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm Sunday