Museum News & Blog


Posted by on in Uncategorized
Over the summer museum staff and objects have been leaving the museum walls and engaging with locals in a variety of ways. Here are some highlights so far...     Handling Box A seco...

Posted by on in Uncategorized
  It’s full steam ahead for the £2 million Newton’s Place project after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) confirmed phase one support for a National Lottery grant of £800,000. Thanks to money rai...

Posted by on in Uncategorized
  We had our third Open Day at Newtons Place last week and the event was a great success. We had over a hundred visitors and raised £60 in donations and sales. Watch this space for an animation ...

Posted by on in Uncategorized
  Hosted over 19 – 25 June, #MuseumWeek is an international online event celebrating and showcasing all things from cultural institutions over 7 days, 7 themes, 7 hashtags! It will provide an op...

Posted by on in Uncategorized
For April and May we have had a big focus on social media, striving to provide our followers with more content: be it facts, fun or photos.   Our new Newton’s Place facebook and twitter are sti...