Monthly Archives: June 2012

All hands on deck!

Brushes and sandbags at the ready! Today the museum team were prepared to defend the building against the sudden onset of heavy rain and hail. Similar to many old buildings, the museum cellar is prone to the occasional leak. Today, … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Talk Review

I’m delighted to say it was a full house for our Lunchtime Talk on Friday 15 June. Three National Service veterans joined me for a very entertaining hour of reminiscence and story swapping on life in the armed forces. Ron, … Continue reading

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Collections audit update

Through auditing the museum collection we aim to improve documentation about the objects we look after and put on display. During the audit we record the location, condition and take a photograph of each object so that we have a … Continue reading

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Access All Areas – On Jubilee Collection Items

Hello and welcome to the first post in what I hope will be an on-going series called ‘Access All Areas’. It aims to give a glimpse into the life of an Access Assistant here at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. … Continue reading

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Collections News: New Donations

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery continuously receive donations for the collection. Objects being donated are often from people living in Nuneaton and Bedworth and always relate to the borough in some way. We shall regularly post new acquisitions on our blog … Continue reading

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Collections News: George Eliot’s boots now on display!

Here is your chance to see a fabulous pair of ankle boots that once belonged to the Nuneaton born writer, George Eliot. These boots are made from cream kid leather with silk bows. The boots are a size 5 and … Continue reading

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Professor McGinty Event Day

Today, Professor McGinty has returned once again to Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery with his Mobile Museum spreading amazing tales of being a time travelling detective! The Professor has been wowing families with fascinating and fun facts about Ancient Egypt … Continue reading

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