June 2020 – Conditions of Entry

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY   During this challenging time, the health and safety of our volunteers & visitors is our highest priority.  To keep our environment safe, we ask you to note the following CONDITIONS of ENTRY: If you are currently unwell or experiencing cold/flu symptoms, we ask that you visit us another time. Please maintain…

June 2020 – Covid Information

Hi Everyone, Wingham Museum will re-open on Monday, 1st June 2020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the first two weeks.  During this time, people from the Management Committee will do door duty just to check that the COVID-19 measures we have put in place are safe for both staff & visitors.  If everything…

April May 2020 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society April/May 2020 Museum Newsletter   Behind the Scenes in the Museum The Coronavirus pandemic has affected all our lives and the Museum is not immune to this. Accordingly, in keeping with current social interaction restrictions, our Archives and Museum are closed indefinitely. As this is a ‘fluid’ situation we are unable…

February 2020 GM Minutes

MANNING VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC Founded 20 May 1964 General MEETING  WEDNESDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2020   The meeting was declared open at 10.00 with Garry Hollis in the chair. ATTENDANCE:  Peter Langdown, Kathie Bell, Kath Hill, Robyn Greenaway, Scott Grant, John Wooldridge, Judy Yarrington, Garry Hollis, Neal Greenaway, Terry Tournoff, Carol Pammer, Leon Poulton, Judith…

February 2020 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society   Behind the Scenes in the Museum With the extreme weather conditions and many of our volunteers off for the Christmas New Year break, it has been a little quiet for the beginning of 2020. That is all about to change with the return of the ‘teams’ in February and the…

May 2019 Newsletter

Behind the Scenes Exhibitions and Maintenance The refurbishment of the sports cabinet with an expanded display of the ‘Sydney 2000 Olympics’ memorabilia is generating much interest. The Wingham Chronicle featured a front-page story about this new display, highlighting the role of Wingham High School student, Laura Spee. Laura worked closely with Terry Tournoff and painted…

March 2019 Newsletter

Behind the Scenes in the Museum Museum Maintenance- The Exhibition and Maintenance teams are back from their summer break and on some of the hottest days in January, volunteers were working in the ‘Old Wingham Town’ display area, building a platform with new flooring under the fire and rescue/ambulance/medical and dental exhibits. On completion there…

December 2018 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society celebrates 50 years. President’s Christmas Message – from Neale Greenaway As we approach Christmas and the end of the year, I would love to take this opportunity to thank everyone for your dedication and wish all volunteers and members a very merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous 2019. We have…

November 2018 Newsletter

Manning Valley Historical Society celebrates 50 years. The 50th Anniversary milestone will be celebrated with a Museum ‘Open Weekend’ with FREE admission on Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd of December, from 10am to 4pm. How it all began…. In June 1964 a group of community minded people had a vision about the preservation of…

October 2018 Newsletter

Behind the Scenes in the Museum The Diggers Ball was a great success with all the tickets sold and requests for another event next year. Congratulations and thanks to the organising committee and all the other organisations involved. The Kimbriki and Wingham Tuesday Craft groups made 130 poppies for decoration for the ball and these…