Notice of AGM

Our 34th Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 6:00 pm for 6:15 pm in the Council Chamber, Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham. Copies of the agenda, accounts, minutes of last year’s meeting and other documents can be found be clicking on the links below. FOTW AGM 2018 – AGENDA FOTW Read More …

Edward Wilson’s pipe bought by the Friends

The Friends have acquired Edward Wilson’s pipe for the Wilson Family Collection. The pipe was probably taken by Wilson on the famous 1901 Discovery Expedition, the first official British exploration of the Antarctic regions, and adds to an internationally important collection at The Wilson. We were delighted by the strong and immediate response from Friends Read More …

Meet our two new patrons

Friends of The Wilson are proud to announce the appointment of two distinguished patrons. Dr David Wilson is the great-nephew of Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912), the polar explorer, natural historian and painter who died with Captain Scott and his party on their return from the South Pole; and the great-grandson of Edward Thomas Wilson, Read More …