One of the special 2019 season exhibits at Kingswood Heritage Museum focuses on scouting in the area. From its beginnings in the early years of the twentieth century, scouting established itself in the Bristol area after World War I, and the exhibition covers its development since then, culminating in the creation of the Kingswood District [...]
A Family Owl Treasure Hunt was organised by South Gloucestershire Council Community Learning team for the summer school holidays. Knitted owls were distributed throughout Kingswood, in stores and other locations. Children were challenged to seek out the complete set, and the successful youngsters were recently invited to an award ceremony at Grimsbury Farm to receive [...]
The subject of the September talk in the Kingswood Heritage Museum 2019 series was the story of Hanham, and the speakers were Roger Windsor and Roy Crew of the Hanham Local History Society. The event proved so popular that people were turned away, so a second presentation was put on two weeks later, and Roger [...]
For the next in its 2019 season of talks, Kingswood Heritage Museum is pleased to welcome Chris Skidmore. Chris is the local MP, and the Minister of State for Universities, but also a distinguished historian who has published a number of books. The subject of his most recent was King Richard III, so Chris is [...]
The Friends of the Museum are holding a coffee morning on Wednesday 2nd October 10.30am to 12.30pm. Everyone welcome. Gift Shop will be open, large selection of second hand books, jigsaw puzzles, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records.
Roger Windsor and Roy Crew were very disappointed that not everyone could be accommodated at their "History of Hanham" talk on Monday 9th September. Kingswood Heritage Museum are delighted that these two Hanham Historians are going to repeat this talk two weeks later. If you were unable to reserve a seat for the 9th, the [...]
The next in the 2019 season of talks at Kingswood Heritage Museum is to be held at the Museum on Monday 9 September, commencing at 7.30pm. It will tell the story of Hanham from Roman times to the present day. The extensively illustrated talk will be presented by Roger Windsor and Roy Crew, who are [...]
Men in Sheds are here modelling a new feature at the museum. In the coal mining area, Ray Bulmer (MIS) has made and painted this scene for visitors to take pictures of their friends and families. The attraction is sure to prove very popular - many thanks to Ray for producing this skillful piece of [...]
July 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tables available £5 per table, to be booked in advance. Bric a Brac, Crafts etc. setting up of tables from 9am. Kingswood Heritage Museum, Tower Lane, Warmley, BS30 8XT. Tel: 0117 9605664 for further information.
The next in the 2019 season of talks at Kingswood Heritage Museum is to be held at the Museum on Monday 8 July, commencing at 7.30pm, and is entitled “'elf and safety - fact or myth?”. The speaker will be Roy Ackrill, who used to be an inspector at the Health & Safety Executive, so [...]