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 …

BAfM Conference in Cheltenham 16 – 18 October: A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors

Sponsors The following have generously provided sponsorship to the conference PJ Crook   PJ Crook is an artist with an international reputation whose paintings, often of crowds on a monumental scale, are in public collections in this country, France, the USA, Canada, the Middle East and Japan.       Dean Close School   Dean Close Read More …