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What’s on in October 2016

GeneralPosted by Communications Officer Fri, September 30, 2016 13:15:59

What’s on in October 2016

Don’t miss the Welsh Museums Festival – 22 to 30 October!

25 October: 11am – 2pm, Family crafts: Get ready for Halloween and

make a ‘Day of the Dead’ mask;

26 October: 11am – 2pm, make a poppy badge; organised by the

Newport Remembers project;

27 October: 3.30pm – 4pm, Art Stores Tour, booking is essential,

28 October: 1pm – 1.30pm, Transporter Bridge exhibition tour;

29 October: 11am – 11.45am, John Frost's Newport 1784-1840;

A tour of the Museum displays with Les James,

organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and

Art Gallery,


Home Front - Newport during the First World War, until 29 October

By Level V Textile Group

Your Gallery: An Exhibition of Paintings chosen by You, until spring 2017

Talks, Tours and Activities

Every Tuesday, 2pm – 3.30pm

Remember when…?

Join Museum volunteer Peter Brown and share your memories of living in Newport.

4 October, 3pm – 4pm

Down Your Local; Penhow - Archaeology and History.

At the Murenger Public House

11 October, 7pm – 8.30pm (access from 6.30pm)

Talk; The Power of Prehistory - Caerau Iron Age Hillfort and the Dynamics of Community Archaeology by Dr. David Wyatt, Senior Lecturer in Early Medieval History, Community and Engagement, Cardiff University. This talk has been organised by the Friends of Newport Museum and Art Gallery. To join the Friends visit Free for members, £2.00 for non-members.

Museum & Art Gallery trails for children are available throughout the year.

Exhibitions and activities take place at Newport Museum and Art Gallery and are free unless stated otherwise. For more information please visit

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