Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Gurkha’s Story

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was delighted to welcome ex Gurkha Sergeant Robin Rai on Wednesday 28 November. Robin has donated his Gurkha Number 2 Dress Uniform to the museum collection and has also had his experiences of army life … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday to George Eliot!

Yesterday George Eliot turned 193! The local writer was born on South Farm on the Arbury Estate, Nuneaton, on the 22nd November 1819. To celebrate the anniversary of the writer’s birth, the museum brought out items from storage to enable visitors to … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Today I witnessed the first dedication of a new Book of Remembrance in the ceremony at Riversley Park.  The museum has worked with two volunteers to create the books which bring together the names of those who have died in … Continue reading

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Collections News: New Donations

This week I have been cataloguing the most recent donations for the museum collection. Here is a few of them… A ‘Nuneaton Town & Country Magazine’, dated Summer 1971 featuring Larry Grayson on the front cover. The magazine also includes … Continue reading

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Family Event Day – it’s almost here!

After an action packed week of Half Term activities there is no slowing of the pace for FREE fun at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! On Saturday 3 November, Guarderobe bring their usual brand of hands on history to reveal the truth … Continue reading

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