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Wiltshire Museum Loans on Display

February 2022

As part of the Romans Revealed exhibit leading up to the opening of the Malmesbury Coin Hoard in Spring 2022, Wiltshire Museum in Devizes has loaned us some of their Roman finds from the Malmesbury area.

Alex Smith talk

January 2022

Alex Smith presented an wonderful overview of the Roman Rural Settlement Project that was based at University of Reading covering Roman settlements in the area.

Romans Revealed display

December 2021

A new display – Romans Revealed – with a fantastic display of Roman find and backgound on Romans in the area.

Lyndsey Davis talk

November 2021

Lyndsey Davis presented a fantastic talk on the research behind her Falco and Flavia novels.

Conservation Live!

September 2021

Conservation Live! was fantastically popular with more than 100 people stopping in to see our very own Conservator Kayleigh working on the Malmesbury Coin Hoard coins with equipment brought from her CMAS lab in Chippenham.  The finder of the hoard, Tony Mimms demonstrated his metal detector and displayed a number of other coins he has found in fields nearby and discuss the Portable Antiquity Scheme with visitors.  Other tables included information on the Romans, handling of coins from the hoard, and a fun x-ray game for children.


Display Training

September 2021

Volunteers had a special all day of display training with Kayleigh Spring from CMAS.  Covering all aspects of museum displays, with lots of opportunity for hands-on experience, it was a fun day for everyone.