PRESS RELEASE 27 MARCH 2013
Securing the Future of the Past – The Powell-Cotton Museum at Quex Park is successful in an Arts Council Strategic Planning Award.
Director of the Museum, Karen Botha said “The success of our bid for £ 240 000.00 over two years from the Renaissance Strategic support fund is an enormous result that will set our Museum on the right road to sustainability and resilience. READ MORE
News from our Educator!
Smokescreen Visuals and Perf@ECT gave a very real performance of the conservation drama SNARED at the museum on Thursday night. Funds raised on the night will be shared between the Born Free Foundation and The High Five Club.
Our garden volunteers Manny Mvula together with his wife Dr Cheryl Mvula run the High Five Club, we very much look forward to working with them both agin in the near future.
You can see Snared at the Gulbenkian Theatre in Canterbury on 13 February 2013.
We now have a NEW Twitter page for The Quex Gardens please click on the link below and follow us. Quex Gardens can also be found on facebook please click the link and LIKE us. If you don't already please FOLLOW or LIKE the Powell-Cotton Museum on Twitter and Facebook.
A New Season and lots to report
NEW Winter Opening Dates
To celebrate our NEW Winter Opening Dates from Tuesday 15 January 2013 until 28 March 2013, we are pleased to offer a reduced entry price of £3.50 (Applies to all adults, children, groups and concessions for entry to the Museum and Gardens) from 15th January 2013 - 28th March 2013. Quex House is closed until 28th March. Published entry fees apply from 29th March 2013. Full entry fees will apply to February Half Term.
Turner Contemporary to host Horniman Walrus - The Powell-Cotton Museum are pleased to be part of this NEW exhibition for 2013
STRICTLY MAMA FEELGOODS
Former international ballroom champion, Linda Curran, will be running the dances each Wednesday afternoon in the Boutique Café between 2 and 4pm.
What better way to stay in shape, have fun, and beat stress?
Admission to the dance: £3.50 tea & cake extra
For more information please contact Linda or Tanya
Now on Flickr see the diverse collections at the museum, daily checks of the diorama, images from recent events and exhibitions and the Object of the Month.
Mama Feelgoods Boutique Cafe and Wedding Venue
NOW OPEN. Mama Feelgoods Boutique Cafe and Wedding Venue at Quex Park. Next to the powell-Cotton Museum. Fully licenced, serving Breakfasts, Lunches, Afternoon Teas. Group bookings welcome. 01843 482004