Swinford Museum Events

Swinford Museum




2 pm – 5 pm on the following dates

2nd May Thursday

5th May Sunday

19th May Sunday

2nd June Sunday – NGS Gardens open

6th June Thursday – D DAY 80 Years

16th June Sunday

4th July Thursday

7th July Sunday

21 July Sunday

4th August Sunday

1st August Thursday

18th August Sunday

1st September Sunday

5th September Thursday

15th September Sunday


We have totally new exhibitions depicting Local Villagers' loved teddies and dolls, D-Day commemoration, Courtly dancers' history, bicycle belonging to Mrs Ede, oil painting of Filkins Hall by Sam Goodenough, childs' goat cart and the history of bee keeping.

Children are catered for by the annual quiz. We have entered the 21st Century with QR codes both visual and sound, courtesy of Andy Hoad!!

The museum is going to commemorate D-Day with cream teas in Filkins Village hall from 2.00 to 4.00 on Thursday 6th June, £6 a head with proceeds for the upkeep of the museum. There will be a small exhibition of WWII memorability as well.

There is something for everyone so do please visit. If you are a member of a group we would welcome you with a visit to the museum followed by a scrummy cream tea. Please book by contacting Diane Blackett on 01367-860504. Thank you.



We also welcome visits from groups or clubs and offer a guided history trail with cream teas by appointment.

For more information or to book please telephone:

Diane Blackett …..01367-860504

or Peter Gray ……..01367-860331

Admission is free, donations welcome for the upkeep of the collection.

Access for disabled visitors.