Monday, 5 July 2010

Food and Drink Festival this weekend!

The Devizes Food and Drink Festival has a packed (and mouth-watering) programme! Find out more from the Gazette and Herald!

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Devizes Festival Programme now Online!

The Devizes Festival Programme is now online at! See the amazing line-up coming in June!

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Wiltshire featured in Group Travel Organiser Magazine

Wiltshire is featured in a magazine encouaging groups to visit the County. In Devizes, we are working on a 'day out' package for a visit to Wadworth Visitor Centre, the Kennet and Avon Canal and Wiltshire Heritage Museum.

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Devizes Literary and Scientific Institution - new history!

Local historian Elizabeth Gibbs has just published a brief history of the Devizes Literary and Scientific Institution by Elizabeth Gibbs. The Institution has a fascinating history, and was founded in 1833, and moved to the present building on Northgate Street in 1907. You can buy the book in a number of local bookshops, and also online from the Museum website.

Thursday, 3 December 2009

PCT exhibition at the Town Hall - Friday 4 December

There is an exhibition at the Town Hall about the plans for the Primary Care Centre and a retirement village to be built on Quaker's Walk on Friday from 4-7pm.

Monday, 30 November 2009

New Devizes book launch!

The launch for the new book by Matthew McMurray on the history of Samuel Powell's House - no 8 Long Street - is being held at the Museum at 7pm on Tuesday 1st December. Come along, meet the author, and get your copy signed!

For more information or to order your copy, see the page on the Museum website.

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Christmas Festival and Lantern Parade - Nov 27

This Friday sees the Christmas Festival and Lantern Parade. An exciting evening with lots of things to see and do, including the Lantern Parade from 6.15 and the switching on of the Christmas lights. Full details are available here.