MVHS

Upcoming Events

Apr 2021, 10am - “Journey’s" Significance Workshop at the museum.
Friday 16 Apr 2021, 7pm - "A Night at the Flix" to be held at Wingham High School's multi-purpose center..
Wednesday 21 Apr 2021, 10am - MVHS General Meeting.
Thursday 20–22 May, 2021 - RESCHEDULED - MVHS Tour of New England. See Gary Hollis for details.
Saturday 5 Jun 2021, 8:30am - Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival is back! Click on the link above for details.
Wednesday 16 June 2021, 10am - MVHS General Meeting.
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MVHS

What's NEW?

Below you will find a collection of monthly newsletters, press releases and other news relevant to the members and volunteers of MVHS..

Rescheduled – MVHS Tour of Glenn Innes and Inverell

  May 20th, 21st, & 22nd May 2021   We are planning another tour this time in the New England area. The plan is to go to Glenn Innes, stay overnight, look at the Land of the Beardies History House Museum, then on to John and Josie Ellis Collection. We could also have a look…

Press Release – A Night at the Flix

  A Night at the Flix is a SHINE Festival event hosted by the volunteers of the Manning Valley Historical Society with the support of Arts Mid North Coast. It follows on from the Society’s hugely successful Night in the Museum evenings held in 2019 prior to the Covid pandemic. This year’s event will cover…

March / April 2021 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum The Presidents Report With the very difficult year 2020 behind us we are looking forward to, hopefully, being able to journey through 2021 with a more relaxed approach. The ever-changing pandemic regulations and restrictions, made operating our society and Museum challenging, to say the…

February 2021 GM Minutes

MANNING VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC Founded 20 May 1964 MONTHLY MEETING – 17 FEBRUARY 2021   Meeting declared open at 10.05 am with President, Terry Tournoff in the chair.   ATTENDANCE Attended: Kaye Wallace, Carol Clarke, Terry Tournoff, Kathie Bell, John Wooldridge, Judy Yarrington, Kath Hill, Maurie Garland, Jeff Chan, Scott Grant, Leslie Poulton, Judith…

December 2020 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum   Christmas Greetings to All The effects of the coronavirus with regulations and restrictions continue to play a noticeable role in the day-to-day operations of our museum. We have been fortunate that, after the total shutdown in April/May, with protocols in place the museum…

Press Release – MVHS Annual General Meeting

Manning Valley Historical Society [MVHS] recently conducted its Covid-delayed Annual General Meeting at the Wingham Services Club. The meeting was well attended by many of the volunteers who contribute to the success of the Wingham Museum and the extensive range of MVHS research, educational and archival activities. Outgoing President Gary Hollis commended members on their…

December 2020 AGM Minutes

Manning Valley Historical Society Inc Annual General Meeting Minutes (2nd December 2020)   Meeting declared open at 10:35 a.m. with President, Garry Hollis, in the chair who welcomed everyone to the 2020 AGM which was delayed by COVID restrictions.  Meeting held at Wingham Services Club. Attendance:  Garry Hollis (President), Terry Tournoff (Vice-President), Leon Poulton (Vice…

MVHS Tour of New England

Manning Valley Historical Society Tour of Glenn Innes and Inverell   March 25th to 28th 2021   We are planning another tour, this time in the New England area. On Thursday 25th March we will travel to Glenn Innes arriving mid-afternoon. The plan is to go to Glenn Innes, stay overnight, look at the Land…

Press Release – Digitising the Collection

Wingham Museum has received a grant to purchase an archival scanner and computer. This scanner will be used to create permanent, digital records of the museum’s portraits, photographs, films and other vulnerable documents. The digital copies will provide ongoing access to the collection, while the originals are preserved in archival storage. This was a key…

June July 2020 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum After the unprecedented period of lockdown due to the worldwide Corona virus pandemic, our Museum has now reopened to visitors. To comply with regulations and the risk of a 2nd wave infection, social distancing and hygiene protocols have been put in place with hand…