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  • The future of Museums -Thoughts from our Chairman The Museum world is also facing its share of exacting challenges as we endeavour to look ahead, adapt and prepare for the 'new normal.' We continue to be well-supported ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2020, 7:47 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM WINDOW DISPLAY : 2020 is a special year for the Friends of St Bart's [FOSB]. To celebrate this significant Anniversary the Museum window was designated to play host to memories of their ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2020, 10:37 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM ACCREDITATION The Museum Accreditation Scheme is intended to encourage all museums to meet an agreed standard in how they are run, how their collections are managed and how they engage with ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2020, 10:35 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • Another update from Museum Chairman Christine Walton It's the 20th of May and the weather is idyllic which makes it all the harder to believe that we're in the midst of a pandemic of epic ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2020, 10:33 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • CHALLENGING TIMES - Message from Museum Chairman Christine Walton  Since first becoming aware of Coronavirus a whole 'other language' seems to have crept into my vocabulary with words or terms like 'unprecedented, pandemic, lockdown, social distancing, self-isolation and ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2020, 6:27 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • Re-opening of Museum delayed  At the Museum Committee Meeting held on 12th March 2020 it was decided that, in light of issues related to Coronavirus, it would be wise to delay re-opening the ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2020, 1:30 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • FIVE YEAR FORWARD PLAN  The re-application for Museum Accreditation includes a Five Year Forward Plan. Five key priorities have been highlighted by the museum committee:a] The conservation of Joseph Burnett's [Lostwitiel ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2020, 7:47 AM by Keith Southgate
  • VACANCY FOR VOLUNTEER WINDOW DISPLAY CO-ORDINATOR  It is no exaggeration to say that Lostwithiel Museum's 'Window on the High Street' is the envy of many larger museums that do not have this display facility. This ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2020, 1:28 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • VACANCY FOR VOLUNTEER CURATOR  Without a collection of objects to exhibit there wouldn't be a Museum. Lostwithiel Museum has been collecting objects associated with the local area since it first opened to visitors ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2020, 1:24 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • VOLUNTEER STEWARDS: The new season starts on Monday 6th April so there's lots of preparation going on behind the scenes to ensure that we are ready for visitors. As the Museum ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2020, 6:00 AM by Keith Southgate
  • OLD CORNWALL SOCIETY Following our winter closure a special visit was arranged for 16 members of the St Agnes Old Cornwall Society [OCS]. Our thanks to Barrie Bennetts for the initial request and ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2019, 9:36 AM by Keith Southgate
  • Report from 2019 AGM  Many thanks to those who attended the Museum AGM on 20th Nov. The newly elected committee comprises: Christine Walton [Chairman], Helen Rogers [Secretary], John Smith [Treasurer], Peter Best [Editor Museum ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2019, 11:11 PM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • MUSEUM AGM A reminder that we will be holding our 48th AGM at 7.00pm in the Lostwithiel Church Rooms on Wednesday 20th November. Everyone is welcome to attend. We know how ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2019, 7:10 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • CONGRATULATIONS TO AMANDA DAVIDGE  We are very pleased to have this opportunity to congratulate Amanda, our Museum Curator, on achieving a Distinction for her MA in Authorial Illustration Practice. The past 2 years have ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2019, 7:04 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
  • TOWN HERITAGE WALKS The guided Town Heritage Walks finished for this season at the end of October and will resume in the Spring 2020. We hope you have had an opportunity to take ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2019, 6:58 AM by Lostwithiel Museum
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