Kids Dig it! Medieval Family Fun

Medieval fun for the whole family. Experience the medieval way of life through hands on activities. Kids Dig It! is back these school holidays with Medieval family fun. Join us at the Abbey Museum for a week of hands on, educational fun for the whole family. Kids can: Our facilities and staff will be well […]

ARTefact – A Guided Tour by Geoff Ginn

Have you visited the Museum and think you have seen all there is to see? Well think again! Why not join local artist, Geoff Ginn, who will give you a unique tour of the Abbey Museum’s collection by looking at the amazing artefacts with new eyes… the eyes of an artist.  Geoff presents an engaging […]

Friends Presentation – “Darwin Down Under” by Associate Professor Ian Hesketh of Queensland University

When Charles Darwin circumnavigated the globe on the H.M.S. Beagle (1831–1836), collecting and observing a wealth of information and specimens that formed the basis for his subsequent evolutionary theorizing, he stayed for several months in Australia, spending time in New South Wales, Tasmania, and King George Sound. Interestingly, his time in Australia has been typically […]

Picnic at Pemberley

Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy requests the pleasure of your company at a Picnic at Pemberley, in the stunning grounds of the Abbey Museum and Church to partake in an afternoon of elegance and grace. Bring a picnic lunch or pre-purchase a hamper to enjoy in the gardens. Find amusement in games such as pall-mall, the game […]

ARTefact – A Guided Tour by Geoff Ginn

Have you visited the Museum and think you have seen all there is to see? Well think again! Why not join local artist, Geoff Ginn, who will give you a unique tour of the Abbey Museum’s collection by looking at the amazing artefacts with new eyes… the eyes of an artist.  Geoff presents an engaging […]

The Big Dig Day

Have you ever fancied being an archaeologist for the day? If so, then come on down to the Abbey Museum and take part in our exciting archaeological digs. Discover the wonders of Ancient Rome at our realistic archaeological dig and then visit the Museum to view our fascinating collection of antiquities, fine art, archaeology and […]

ARTefact – A Guided Tour by Geoff Ginn

Have you visited the Museum and think you have seen all there is to see? Well think again! Why not join local artist, Geoff Ginn, who will give you a unique tour of the Abbey Museum’s collection by looking at the amazing artefacts with new eyes… the eyes of an artist.  Geoff presents an engaging […]