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We are a small museum affiliated to the Association of Independent Museums and run entirely by volunteers. We have to raise all the funds to keep the museum going and put on regular exhibitions - these ongoing costs are £8000 to £10000 each year.
While our plan is to raise enough to move to larger premises, where we can fully do justice to the fascinating history of this lovely area, our current challenge is to raise sufficient to cover our running costs.
Thank you to all the individuals and organisations whose subscriptions, donations, grants and other support have helped us to keep the museum running.
Funding sources for the Museum are:
Thank you to the following organisations who have given grants to the museum:
and in previous years includes:
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