Museum Talk: The Temperance Movement in Somerset & Gloucestershire

This month’s talk takes place at Kingswood Heritage Museum on Wednesday June 14th, when Alan Clark will tell the story of the Temperance Movement in Somerset and Gloucestershire. Admission costs £4, and light refreshments are available; doors open at 7pm and the talk commences at 7.30 pm; seats can be reserved by calling 0117 960 5664.

Father’s Day
Celebrate Father’s Day in style at the Kingswood Heritage Museum on Sunday June 18th from 2-5pm. Our Fantastical Father’s Day event will include a range of activities such as woodworking, making clocks and designing a Father’s Day card. Spend quality time with your dad and make memories that will last a lifetime – and don’t forget to stop by the Windmill Cafe for some delicious refreshments! 

William Champion’s Gardens and Grotto
The remarkable and rare surviving 18th century garden of the industrialist William Champion is hidden behind his brass mill (now Kingswood Heritage Museum). Grotto and Garden tours will start on the second Sunday of the month from June – October, meeting at the museum entrance at 2.15 pm. The cost is £5 per person, children free.

Volunteer opportunities
Kingswood Heritage Museum always welcomes new volunteers. If you are interested in helping the Museum in any capacity, please either: email us at or call us on 0117 960 5664.

The Friends of William Champion’s Gardens also welcome new volunteers. They hold monthly working parties on the second Sunday of the month from 11-3. For more information please either: email or call Kingswood Heritage Museum on 0117 960 5664.