General Data Protection Regulations

General Data Protection Regulations

As of 25th May 2018 the legislation regarding data protection has changed. Here at the Vale & Downland Museum we are committed to protecting the personal data shared with us by staff, volunteers and visitors. To find out more click here

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Formula 1 Display

Formula 1 Display

As regular visitors to the Museum may know we are very lucky to have a full size Williams F1 car which was once driven by British legend Damon Hill on long term loan from Williams Racing which is based in Grove.     This week curator Suzie Tilbury has unveiled the latest addition to the F1 display with the acquisition of a pair of  Damon Hill’s 1995/96 season overalls.   The overalls are now on display next to the F1 car...

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Ice Creams And Ice Lollies

Ice Creams And Ice Lollies

The summer is on it’s way! (we hope)               The Museum Cafe have purchased a new ice cream freezer to offer a wider choice of ice creams and ice lollies to our visitors.     There are lots of varieties to enjoy and we’d love to hear your feedback if you try one, just let the Cafe staff know or send us an email to...

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Letcombe Brook Mural

Letcombe Brook Mural

Regular visitors to the Museum will know that we have been slowly improving the Letcombe Brook display in the children’s area within the main galleries. We were lucky enough to commission a very talented local artist to paint a mural for the Letcombe Brook display.     Pam Stokell spent quite a few hours over the Easter half term holidays creating a beautiful landscape to compliment the new brook display made by the Museums...

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Japan Day

Japan Day

Wow what a fantastic time we had for Japan Day!             On Tuesday 10th April we hosted the latest of our family friendly events during the Easter half term. We welcomed a staggering 400 visitors into the Museum throughout the day. With a wide range of ages enjoying the activities. Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed the day with us. It takes a lot of planning over a few months to put together one of our...

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The Great Quiz Night

The Great Quiz Night

On Tuesday 27th March we hosted a fundraising Quiz Night in the Museum. The evening was a big success with a huge turnout with much needed money being raised to help us with the upkeep of the Museum. We would like to say a very big THANK YOU to everyone who came to support the Museum, we hope you all enjoyed the evening as much as we did!   We would like to also say thank you to the wonderful volunteers who worked very hard to put...

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