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How the Tudors Celebrated Christmas

How the Tudors Celebrated Christmas

Some people may be aware that many of the Christmas traditions we know and love were invented by the Victorians. Whilst that is true of some, some traditions have a much longer history, and some have been lost to time.  In this blog find out what Christmas was like in...

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The Paper Poppy: A Century of Remembrance

The Paper Poppy: A Century of Remembrance

A Century of The Poppy Appeal 100 years ago, the Royal British Legion (RBL) was founded to help veterans in post-war society to find homes, employment, financial security and provide emotional support.  As a way of raising money the RBL introduced the paper poppy and...

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A Potted History of Halloween

A Potted History of Halloween

As we count down to the 31st October many of us are looking forward to an evening of Halloween fun. Some of us see this as an American commercial venture that we have adopted, but the history of Halloween is a lot more complicated, and a lot closer to home!If you've...

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What was medieval combat like?

What was medieval combat like?

Ahead of hosting the Medieval Combat Society at our Medieval Combat Day on Sunday 17th October, we thought we'd take a look at exactly what medieval combat looked like.There were many wars throughout Europe in the medieval period, but probably the most famous to take...

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Black History Month 2021 at Wycombe Museum

Black History Month 2021 at Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum celebrates Black History Month 2021 with a selection of events. With support from The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and Near Neighbours. Book readings & talks from author K.N. Chimbiri Saturday 23rd October, Wycombe Museum...

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October Half Term Holiday Activities at the Museum

October Half Term Holiday Activities at the Museum

We've got loads planned for you and your family during the October Half Term Holiday. Whether you're after forest school fun or creative crafts take a look at what we've got on below.[add_eventon_list event_past_future="all" event_type_2="73,74," show_et_ft_img="yes"...

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