Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday school banner arrives at museum!

This week, we are documenting a new and very large object that has come into the collection. We have been donated a silk banner that was originally made for and used by Chapel End Wesleyan Chapel Sunday School, Nuneaton. This … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Local history, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meeting Middlemarch Pupils

Today sees the end of a busy week at the Museum, as for six mornings we have welcomed six different classes from MiddlemarchSchool. The school celebrates its Centenary this year and as a special treat early in the school year, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Learning, Local history | Leave a comment

Robert Evans returns to Griff House

On Sunday the diary compiled by Robert Evans, the father of George Eliot, returned in style to the very room in which it was written between 1830 and 1832. Myself ably assisted by Museum Volunteer Steph Broughton spent the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Read All About It for Heritage Open Days!

A special Heritage Open Days event will be taking place on Sunday 9 September! From 11am to 1.30pm join two members of the Museum team at the Griff House Hotel in Nuneaton as they reveal the daily diary of Robert … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Events, Learning, Local history | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Steph Smith gets to grips with the Handling Collection

My name is Steph Smith and I work at the Museum part time as a Museum Assistant and on Mondays as a Volunteer. Over the past few months I have begun thetask of refreshing the Museum’s Handling Boxes. There are … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Community, Learning, Local history | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Larry Back On Show!

Our case containing artefacts about Larry Grayson has now been fixed and once again visitors can once again view this small display about one of Nuneaton’s favourite sons. The door of the large case containing the artefacts had broken. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Just my Cup of Tea at The Bedworth Heritage Centre

This morning we have delivered some teapots to Bedworth Heritage Centre, They are joining the panels from the exhibition which we mounted earlier this year. There will also be some new objects on display from the Heritage Centre’s own collection. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment