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Glyndyfrdwy girl wins prestigious singing award.  (Find this story in the Glyndyfrdwy folder in the Museum)

Glyndyfrdwy girl wins prestigious singing award. (Find this story in the Glyndyfrdwy folder in the Museum)

Barbara Robinson was born in Birmingham on 26 March 1936. When she was 3, Barbara and her parents Thomas and Edith Robinson (nee Carter) moved first to Bryn Bach and then to Plas Y Glyn, Glyndyfrdwy. Barbara loved to play outdoors and especially playing house on top of more | mwy …

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A big Thank you

We have been told by Denbighshire County Council that our free rental period has been extended until the end of June which is a great relief.  We have also received a donation of £560 from 'Making a Difference Locally', the charity launched by Nisa Retail Ltd to support more | mwy …

We are still busy!

We are still busy!

Although the Museum is not open to visitors volunteers are still working from home doing research on local topics of interest, including the slate quarries, the stories of the Corwen public houses and the history of the Edeyrnion villages.  If you are interested in helping or have any more | mwy …

Schools Painting Competition

Schools Painting Competition

Earlier this year Corwen Museum arranged a Schools Painting Competition for local schools in Edeyrnion, with the help and support of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, through their Picturesque Landscapes Project.  Ysgol Caer Drewyn and Ysgol Carrog children chose to take part and produced some lovely artwork more | mwy …

Coronavirus consequences

We are closing Corwen Museum with immediate effect in line with the most recent Government guidelines.  We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.  We will review the situation every couple of months and keep the website updated.

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Corwen Museum Open Weekend  Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March

Corwen Museum Open Weekend Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March

Corwen Museum is pleased to announce their Open Weekend on Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March.  The museum will be open from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm and visitors will be able to see the two exciting new exhibitions:Artists and Authors connected to Edeyrnion’ and more | mwy …

Dates for your diaries

Thursday 13th February 2020  6.30 pm  AGM followed by a talk from Paul Davies on Thomas Pennant and his Tours of Wales.  All are welcome.  If you are not a member you will not be able to speak or vote at the AGM but more | mwy …

Museum Christmas Dinner 2019

Museum Christmas Dinner 2019

A group of our volunteers had a great night at 'Old Wives' Tales in Corwen in December to celebrate Christmas

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Opening Times

The Museum will close on Sunday 27th October for the winter and will re-open  on 29th February 2020, with exciting new exhibitions

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Come and see our display of bardic chairs.

Come and see our display of bardic chairs.

We are exhibiting Chairs from the 1902 and 1926 Corwen Chair Eisteddfods and from the 1936 Powys Eisteddfod that was held in Corwen.  As a contrast, we also have the Chair from the 2009 Bala National Eisteddfod, which was not awarded because it was felt that the standard of more | mwy …

Come and see the past! Anderson Shelter in Corwen Museum!

Come and see the past! Anderson Shelter in Corwen Museum!

On September 1st this year we mark the beginning of World War 2 in 1939.  Here in North Wales it was a fine, sunny morning, but the future was to be far from sunny. Often people had to hide away from bomb blasts in specially constructed underground shelters, half buried in the more | mwy …

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