Williamson and Priory Friends

The Friends play a supportive role in the life of the Williamson Art Gallery and Birkenhead Priory, run by the Wirral Museums Service.

The Friends are here to promote and enhance culture and heritage on Wirral by:

  • Supporting the work and educational activities at Williamson and Priory, including the maintenance of this website and promotional activities. By joining the ‘Friends’, you can help ensure the continuing growth of both of these outstanding Wirral landmarks.
  • Carrying out a lively programme of Friends’ activities
  • Being a significant Membership organisation in the life of Wirral, making a measurable difference to its culture and well-being.
  • Being a constant reminder that arts and culture are a major asset, bringing many educational, social and economic benefits.
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The aims of the charity are to:

  • Contribute towards acquisitions for the collection & other activities.
  • Foster an interest in both sites.
  • Allow for the provision of volunteer help when and where appropriate.

Become A Friend

Benefits of joining the Friends include:

  • 10% discount in the Williamson Cafe (excluding alcohol)
  • Personal mailings regarding upcoming events and exhibitions.
  • Exclusive talks and visits to other cultural venues.
  • Discounts at Tapleys (Bebington) on art materials and Frameworks (Bromborough) on framing.

Membership is £20 per year (running January to December). Download a membership form from the link below or email friends@williamsonartgallery.org.