Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Friends of Bassetlaw Museum   Pilgrims Gallery

Bassetlaw Museum reopened from 1st August with a Pilgrim’s exhibition ‘Journeys’. Read more here together with arrangements for booking your visit.

In current coronavirus emergency, check the Museum’s website
at foot of this page.

Check out the Friends of Bassetlaw Museum page (above) for latest news and events.

Bassetlaw Museum made a WWII ‘virtual’ exhibition on Facebook, a snippet per day, running from 27th April up to 8th May concentrating on the Home Front, using our collections and emphasising that World War II was a ‘total’ war where ever man, woman and child was told to, “Do your bit!”. We expect that when the museum re-open we will put the full exhibition up so everybody can see it

Located on Grove Street, Retford - just a short walk from the Market Square, the Museum is housed in recently restored Amcott House. This building is well worth a visit in its own right, but the museum also houses a fascinating collection ranging from Roman and Viking to modern times. The museum also has an art gallery with regularly changing exhibitions of works by local artists.

The Museum also host a wide range of activities for young and old alike.

Events and Exhibitions through January-February, 2020.

Events and exhibitions through March-April, 2020.

Right: one of Patricia Lane’s works from her Art Exhibition at the Museum from Saturday 14th March – Saturday 9th May 2020

 

 

 

 

Bassetlaw Museum’s Open Art Exhibitions are seeking submissions based around the Mayflower 400 Anniversary.

Artworks should relate to the following themes:
Journeys or Where it Began.

Exhibition dates will run from 17th October, 2020 to 9th January, 2021.

For a larger version of the poster shown to the left together with application forms, click on the poster.

 

 

 

 

 

The following are just a few hints at what the museum has to offer - and entrance is free! Click on posters for larger versions.

Objects of note - 1930s Womens’ Hats

2016 Farm & Countryside Festival was on 25th-26th June

2015 Farm & Countryside Festival was on 27th-28th June
See photos here...

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Festival photos here...

Overview of Bassetlaw Museum’s planned programme of events through 2014-2018 to commemorate ‘The Great War’.

Interested in getting more involved at the Museum?
Why not become a Friend of Bassetlaw Museum?
Read more here
For more details - and details of the next Friends meeting - e-mail fobm14@gmail.com
or drop into the Museum and pick up a form. Annual membership is £5 (adult) and £3 (under-16).

Bassetlaw Museum contact details:

Phone: (01777) 713 749

E-mail: bassetlaw.museum@bassetlaw.gov.uk

Website: www.bassetlawmuseum.org.uk