Come celebrate! As part of Lowewood Museum’s your heritage, your museum Windrush project, we will be holding a day of celebration. The event is free, but there is an extra special chance to book to create carinal headdresses with Unity Cultural & Carnival Arts! See details below.
Bank Holiday Open days
We have taken the decision to close the museum on the day of the King’s Coronation to allow our volunteers and staff to take part in the celebrations.
We have a number of vacancies for Front of House volunteers and will be open for an opportunity to learn more about becoming a Lowewood Volunteer 11-3pm on Monday 8th May. This is part of the Kings “Big Help Out” and our collections volunteers will also be busy around the Museum on that day.
Our opening days will be as follows:
Monday 1st May- Museum closed as usual.
Friday 5th May – Open as usual.
Monday 8th May- Pop-in session to find out more about volunteering at Lowewood 11-3pm
Saturday 6th May- Closed for Coronation.
Come join us for two extra open days this Easter!
Our Easter opening day will be
Wednesday 5th April – Family Earth Day
Good Friday – Museum will be closed
Saturday 8th April – Museum open as usual
Wednesday 12th April- Family Earth Day
Friday 14th April – Museum open as usual
Saturday 15th April- Open as usual
New Photographic display opens Saturday 4th March
Come and see the first in our new photography display series Curated by…..
As part of our National Lottery Heritage Funded project, Your Heritage, Your Museum, members of the Wormley community have curated a small exhibition of photos of Wormley from the museum archive which will be on display in our new photography space from Saturday 4th March .
Food at the Museum
Join us for hot freshly served African cuisine at Lowewood Museum on Saturday 18 February 2023. The food is cooked by our friends at Khaya Kitchen
Meals cost £7.50 with all proceeds going to the museum.
Lowewood Museum is hosting two family Egyptlogy days during the February 2023 half-term.
They are on Wednesday 15 February and Thursday 16 February from 10:30am to 4pm (3pm-4pm on Wednesday is a quiet hour by reservation only)
There will be craft activities. Children can bring their favourite soft toy to be mummified and can learn more about hieroglyphics.
Entrance and activities are free (but donations are welcome)
We Are Open!
After a spring clean and some refresh work done to our main galleries, we are once again open on Fridays and Saturdays 10-4.30pm.
We have a new café set up, with fresh pressed coffee, tea and cakes available to enjoy in our beautiful Georgian surroundings.
Pop-in to enjoy the new displays and a relaxing brew!
The Museum is closed for a few weeks in January for cleaning and maintenance. We will re-open on Saturday 28th January 2023.
Please note our Lowewood Woolly Crafters group will continue to meet on 10th and 24th January 2-4pm.
We also have an event at the Wormley community centre on Saturday 7th January for local residents of Wormley and Turnford to come and help us select images for a new display of our photographs at the museum.
We wish you all a Happy New Year!