a place with a future

Join our team of hosts 


Can you spare a few hours during the summer months? Looking for a new interest and connection to the people of Newtown and elsewhere? We are very keen to find new people to help us. Although this season is over, it would be a good time to check out what is involved so you could be ready for 2020.

Why not join our friendly team of hosts who help to keep the Museum open to the public. Lots of our visitors comment on the "very friendly and informative members of staff" but we would welcome more on the team.  Without enough hosts, we will not be able to maintain our current opening hours. 

Fancy giving it a try?  Training will be given. Sign up now.  We can arrange a visit to the Museum for you so we can tell you about the ways you can share in telling our story. 

Contact Peter at:  volunteer.coordinator@newtowntextilemuseum.co.uk   or for more general information email: admin@newtowntextilemuseum.co.uk

Do you have a craft you can demonstrate?

Why not share your craft with our visitors. It is a great opportunity to show your work as well as encouraging new people.

Come along and demonstrate on a Saturday next summer.

Contact: curator@newtowntextilemuseum.co.uk for more information. 

If you would rather download forms for membership or donations, use the links below. Then you can fill in the relevant form and post it to us at the address given on the page. 

 Good reasons for joinING

 NTM Friends

We have established a group called NTM Friends and it would be great if you could sign up and become a supporter.

A modest annual or regular donation, of at least £20  from our members will help to sustain the Museum into the future secure in the knowledge that we have committed funds we can use to develop and keep the Textile Museum open.

As a NTM Friend you will receive our standard newsletter, plus special mailings of interest. We are also looking at ways of offering our Friends special activities and benefits one of which will be a discount to our evening talks or events currently being planned for the summer of 2019

All donations are handled through the MCRA (Montgomeryshire Community Regeneration Association) - the registered charity for the Newtown Textile Museum. (Charity number: 1181252). All money comes direct to the Museum.

Please Gift Aid your donation if you are eligible. 

Friends and donations

How to go about it

If you would like to help us financially there are two options.

Sign up to be a member of our Friends Group, or just make a donation.

First - Click on one link below and fill in the details:

Then - make your payment either by using Donate button on the left or post us a cheque*. 

In both forms, Data Protection consent is required and optional Gift Aid is available. The option to receive our newsletters is also included.

When you use the Donate button you can select to make payment either with Paypal, or with a credit card; and you can also arrange regular payments.

*Address for cheques: Newtown Textile Museum, MCRA, Plas Dolerw, Newtown, SY16 2EH

GRANTS,Sponsorship or corporate support.

Another way to support the Museum is to provide corporate support.
We are enormously grateful to our funders and supporters for all the help they have given us

Major Grants AND SUPPORTers

  • Gwendoline and Margaret Davies Trust
  • AIM Pilgrim Trust Collections Care.
  • Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn  Town Council
  • Newtown Local History Group
  • Community Foundation Wales - Powys Church Act
  • Community Foundation Wales - Powys Community Endowment Fund
  • Community Foundation Wales -The Ashley Family Foundation
  • Oakdale Trust
  • Bodfach Trust
  • Rotary Club of Newtown
  • Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd
  • AIM, ICON & Pilgrim Trust Collections Care Audit  
  • Supported by the Skinners Company Lady Neville Charity - giving small grants to local grass-roots organisations
  • Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales
  • Welsh Government through the Museums, Archives and Libraries Division
  • Powys County Council Community Regeneration and Development Fund
  • Nidec  Control Techniques
  • Tesco Bags of Help

 Local sponsors and suppliers

Add your name to theirs by providing goods or services to the Museum. 

Click on the logos below to link to their websites. 

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