Museum Relocation Announcement

Museum Relocation Announcement

Wandsworth Museum to Move to new Premises

dscf8955Wandsworth Museum is intending to move later this year to new premises, in order to improve the Museum’s accessibility to visitors and maximise its funding to best serve the community. As a result, the Museum closed to the public temporarily from 28 June, and will reopen as soon as possible after the move is complete. The Museum’s flagship programme of formal learning workshops for schools will continue in the current location on west Hill until December 2014.

The Museum’s Trustees are in talks with local organisations about the relocation and further details will be released in due course. The Museum Trustees believe that premises closer to one of the borough’s many busy shopping areas and transport hubs would now make a better location for continuing to further raise visitor numbers, as well as providing the basis for development of enhanced Museum services in the future. Wandsworth Council (which owns the Museum’s collection) and the Friends of Wandsworth Museum Committee are supportive of the relocation.  

1940′s and 1950′s Tea Party

Wandsworth Museum, 38 West Hill, SW18 1RX

Saturday 6 September 

1pm  - 2.30pm

Hosted by The Challenge Network and Wandsworth Museum

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Join us for tea, cakes, conversation and sharing memories

On Saturday 6 September, Wandsworth Museum and young participants from The Challenge Network are hosting a 1940s/1950s inspired tea party. Come along to explore original museum items and share your own or your family memories of this era in Wandsworth’s history.

Young people from The Challenge Network will be on hand to host and to welcome guests.

This tea party is FREE but booking is required.

To book, please call 0208 870 60 60 or email bookings@wandsworthmuseum.co.uk 

First World War inspired Tea Party

 

Wandsworth Museum, 38 West Hill SW18 1RX, 

Sunday 7 September  

  1pm – 2.30pm 

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Hosted by The Challenge Network and Wandsworth Museum

Join us for tea, cakes, conversation and commemoration.   This year marks the centenary of the start of the First World War and on Sunday 7th September, we are holding a tea party at Wandsworth Museum to chat and to explore what life was like for Wandsworth residents during the First World War. Artefacts from the Museum collection will be on display and young participants from The Challenge Network will be on hand to host and to welcome guests.

 To book a place, please call 0208 870 6060 or email

bookings@wandsworthmuseum.co.uk

 This event is supported by the NCS