Monday, 29 November 2021

Sky’s the limit as far as Rembrandt’s concerned

Sky’s the limit as far as Rembrandt’s concerned

AN exhibition celebrating 500 years of artists’ fascination with the sky opens at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thursday. ...

 

Bronze bust of benefactor added to museum collection

Bronze bust of benefactor added to museum collection

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley has re-opened with a new exhibit — a bronze bust of its main benefactor. Sir Martyn Arbib, founder ...

 

Museum planning to end years of losses

Museum planning to end years of losses

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley hopes to wipe out its debts in three years’ time. The venue has lost an average of £300,000 per ...

 

Museums to re-open

Museums to re-open

TWO Reading museums will open their doors again on Tuesday. Reading Museum in Blagrave Street and the Museum of English Rural Life in ...

 

Museum under fire for loss of learning space

Museum under fire for loss of learning space

THE former head of learning at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley has spoken out against plans to introduce more office space. ...

 

Museum awarded £150,000 help grant

Museum awarded £150,000 help grant

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley has been awarded a grant of more than £150,000 to help it to bounce back from the coronavirus ...

 

Imaging the past

Imaging the past

AN online talk on the secret archaeology of the Chilterns is being hosted by the River & Rowing Museum on Tuesday. Dr Edward Peveler ...

 

Art club’s members take inspiration from museum artefacts

Art club’s members take inspiration from museum artefacts

ONLINE art club sessions for 11- to 15-year-olds are starting up again at Henley’s River & Rowing Museum next weekend. Taking ...

 

Half-term elephants

Half-term elephants

HENLEY’S River & Rowing Museum is hosting a series of fun online activities for young children and families this half-term. Running ...

 

Film that celebrates 900th year of abbey aims to boost tourism

AN introductory film to Reading Abbey Quarter has been produced to coincide with Reading Abbey’s 900th anniversary this year. Reading ...

 

Rowing memorabilia collector leaves museum trustees

Rowing memorabilia collector leaves museum trustees

A TRUSTEE of the River & Rowing Museum in Henley is stepping down after almost 20 years. Thomas Weil, who is an American collector of ...

 

Explore Iraq history

A NEW exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford explores the cultural identity of the Middle East. Owning the Past: from ...

 

Christmas treat for Elmer the elephant fans

Christmas treat for Elmer the elephant fans

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley has welcomed visitors to a new exhibition celebrating the life of children’s author and ...

 

Children’s illustrator exhibition

THE first major retrospective of David McKee’s illustration Elmer opens at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on November 20. The ...

 

Appeal for volunteers

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley is seeking more volunteers. The museum in Mill Meadows, which is a charity, was forced to close in ...

 

Colour in nature inspires budding photographers

Colour in nature inspires budding photographers

CHILDREN took part in this year’s wildlife photography competition run by the River & Rowing Museum in Henley. The contest ...

 

Museum to re-open

READING Museum will re-open to the public on Tuesday (September 8). It has been certified with the “We’re Good To Go” industry ...

 

Wind in the Willows exhibition re-opens

THE Wind in the Willows exhibition at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley re-opens to the public today (Friday). The permanent display ...

 

Tea room re-opens

Tea room re-opens

THE tea room at Greys Court in Rotherfield Greys re-opened on Monday. The facility will be serving light refreshments daily from 10....

 

Museum to open from next month

Museum to open from next month

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley will re-open from August 6. The centre closed in March when the coronavirus lockdown was ...

 

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