Swinford Museum Events

Swinford Museum



The museum is closed for the  season and will re-open 4th May 2024. It will be open the first and third Sunday of the month until September.

Are you researching your family who lived in Filkins and Broughton Poggs or have you always wondered where they lived? We will help you with assistance from the church records which have been transcribed by Gerald Webb and Diane Blackett. Sometimes our more senior Museum Friends may have personal knowledge or you relative.  For more information or to book a meeting please contact either Diane Blackett 01367-860504 or Peter Gray 01367-860331. We would ask for a donation which will go towards keeping the Museum running. Thank you.

The 2024 season will see the displays of Bee Keeping in Victorian times. The Courtley Dancers who danced locally towards the end of the last century.  Mrs Ede's bicycle will be on display along with a little biography of the lady and her connection to the village. The permanent collection of George Swinford's   tool and stone will also be on display.


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.