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A Thank You to Power to Change and The School for Social Entrepeneurs

A Thank You to Power to Change and The School for Social Entrepeneurs

Last spring, Wycombe Museum was awarded a place on Power to Change and The School of Social Entrepeneurs’ Community Business Trade Up Programme to support the growth of income from the museum’s recent venture into running weddings. We’re proud to be the first ever museum to be awarded a place on the scheme.

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A Thank You to Arts Council England

A Thank You to Arts Council England

As you may or may not have noticed in the last few weeks, Wycombe Museum has a new and improved website. This is just one of a number of projects that we have spent the last few months working on, thanks to funding that we were awarded by Arts Council England earlier this year. The funding was aimed at improving digital content for cultural organisations to help maintain a level of cultural engagement with communities throughout the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020

From 1st to 8th December, Wycombe Museum ran a fundraising campaign through The Big Give's Christmas Challenge 2020. Our goal was to raise money to go towards supporting local children's access to heritage and culture in 2021, following the disruption that has been...

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What is a Windsor Chair?

What is a Windsor Chair?

Chair Arch, 1877 High Wycombe is known for chair making, especially Windsor chairs. This impressive chair arch was put up in the town, to welcome Queen Victoria on a visit in 1877. The people who lived here wanted to show off the local industry and their pride in it....

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Wycombe Windrush 2020

Wycombe Windrush 2020

On Sunday 21 June, we were involved in a live Wycombe Windrush 2020 celebration zoom party. The fantastic event included talks, dancing, quizzes, singing, steel pan playing, and much more from local people in their homes. Running...

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