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Kingswood Heritage Museum 2017 talks season

Kingswood Heritage Museum is pleased to announce its 2017 talks season. From April onwards the Museum will be hosting a series of monthly talks about subjects of interest to local people. These will range from the story of electricity in Bristol to the Clifton Rocks Railway - and the delights of day trips to the seaside! [...]

By | 2017-04-05T18:14:51+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

The end of “Titanic”

Fifty years ago this April, a major part of the local business community closed its doors for the last time, after over a hundred years. That was the end of the Haskins Pottery, made in Warmley on a site only a stone's throw from Kingswood Heritage Museum. But you won't be likely to drink your [...]

By | 2017-04-03T19:41:42+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Exhibitions|0 Comments

New exhibits for new season

Kingswood Heritage Museum is gearing up for its new season, starting in April. Museum volunteer Peter Wakeman has created this video 'Current Work at the KHM': New subjects for this season include a feature on Haskins Pottery of Warmley, which closed 50 years ago this April, and a commemoration of the opening of Cossham Hospital one [...]

By | 2017-03-16T15:06:30+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Exhibitions|0 Comments

The Museum applies to Arts Council England (ACE) for Accreditation

Accreditation is the UK standard for museums and galleries. It defines good practice and identifies agreed standards, so encouraging development. It is a baseline quality standard that helps guide museums to be the best they can be, for current and future users. Kingswood Heritage Museum can benefit greatly from being accredited by ACE so in [...]

By | 2017-02-06T12:26:54+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Talks of local interest: 2017 dates announced

Last year the Friends of Kingswood Heritage Museum organised a series of talks which were very well received. This year's dates, with a good range of talks given by popular speakers, have now been confirmed and can be found on our Forthcoming events page. All talks will take place at the Museum commencing at 7.30 pm. [...]

By | 2017-02-05T17:01:31+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Events|0 Comments