Category Archives: The Museum

A New Era for the Museum

After the months of debating, planning & brainstorming  ….       ….  the museum re-opens with a brand new look. Redesigned display cases, a wall size screen for digital presentations and a new layout for special exhibitions of topical … Continue reading

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‘Castleton Remembers’: The Opening of the World War 1 Exhibition

‘Castleton Remembers’ Display in the Visitors Centre The CHS Exhibition featuring the memories & photos of the people of Castleton during World War 1 was opened on August 1st by Mary Bagley of PDNPA & Peter Harrison of the CHS. … Continue reading

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Christmas at Castleton Museum

It’s rather late to be writing about the decorating of Castleton Museum’s Christmas tree but the result was so effective & reminiscent of traditional Christmas trees that it seems a pity not to post a photo of it.

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Rag Rug Making: traditional skills revived

CHS members researched traditional rug making skills to make a mat for the Household Display in Castleton Museum.

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