Nidderdale Museum was awarded Full Accreditation by Arts Council England on 5th October 2023. This followed 3 years of hard work by the volunteers and part-time project staff and means that the Museum has now been recognised as being properly managed and governed to the nationally agreed industry standard. It shows that the Museum takes […]
The Museum now has dedicated research sessions for access to its records. If interested, please sign up via the firstname.lastname@example.org email indicating the general area of your research interests and what type of information you are seeking. The next sessions are scheduled as follows: Friday 22 September 2pm – 4pm ; Tuesday 31 October 10 am […]
As part of the National Heritage Celebration, the Museum will be open on Saturday 16th September from 10.30a.m. to 4.30p.m., with FREE ENTRY for all. Come and immerse yourself in the heritage of Nidderdale
The Lord Mayor of Bradford recently travelled to Nidderdale Museum to unveil an iconic stone monument of part of Angram Dam which was carved by two of the stonemasons working there in 1913. The dam was part of a series of 3 reservoirs built by Bradford Corporation Waterworks Department in the early 1900s. They provided […]
The end of the project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund was celebrated with a party for volunteers at the Museum on 30th June. Around 30 volunteers heard about the work done during the project, which concentrated on volunteer recruitment and engagement; working towards accreditation; forward planning and investigating a new collections management system. […]
The Museum was recently visited by Simon and Will of Memory Seekers, and they have featured it in their latest You Tube video of Pateley Bridge. Check out the link. The Museum is shown from around 16.46 if you haven’t got time to watch it all, but it is all worth viewing. The video is […]
This week the Chairman of the Museum, Sue Welch, was invited to attend the Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace, as a representative of the many people who volunteer their time for the community, around the country. It proved that Museums and the North are noticed in high places, and it was an honour to […]
From 1st April we will be open Tuesday to Sunday and on Bank Holiday Mondays. So much to see, come and visit us.
As a thank you for YOUR contribution to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are delighted to give you free entry on production of a lottery ticket on 18th March.
What a night that was… secrets revealed, sources explained, songs performed, and a world premiere of Nevin’s new song….The Nidderdale Boy. A crowd of 120 enjoyed an evening full of laughter, history and song. The second talk in our spring series was by Nevin Ward and entitled Truth, Lies and Porky Pies – telling tales […]