Thanks for your Jennerosity

In 2016, we launched our Jennerosity Appeal to try and secure £20,000. Due in part to significant and sometimes unexpected maintenance costs (such as the unfortunate demise of the museum’s boiler in 2016), and despite reducing operational expenditure to the absolute minimum, the museum has operated at a deficit for a number of years. This is unsustainable and whilst we do have a plan to revitalise the museum and increase our revenue-generating activity, we need time to realise these plans and put in applications for all-important large grants. We asked for your help to raise £20,000 and thanks to your generosity we achieved this target in December.

We really are grateful that we can now open the museum for the 2017 season, but now we must start fundraising again for we need to secure a further £20,000 this year, and every year, to keep the museum open.

We have a number of ideas and fundraising events planned, so please keep an eye out for these. You can find out more about Supporting Us here.

The Great Sally Alley Quiz Off

Thursday 8 December, 7:45pm

Dr Jenner’s House and award-winning pub The Salutation are joining forces for a quiz night in aid of the work of the museum. Teams can be up to six people and the entry fee is £4 per person, with all proceeds going to charity. Register by 7:45pm, quizzing commences at 8pm. Please note, this event will take place at The Salutation Inn, Ham, GL13 9QH.