Monthly Archives: January 2013

Collections News: New Donations

This week I have been cataloguing the most recent donations for the Museum collection. A political canvassing Christmas card, dated December 1924. The card commemorates the ‘Great Battle for Labour in Nuneaton’. The Labour Party was founded in 1900 and … Continue reading

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Addition to the Memorial Gardens

A new hand rail on the steps down into the memorial gardens at the rear of the museum building should make things easier for our visitors! The rail was installed today and will enable those who prefer to avoid the … Continue reading

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Ayo Gurkhali!

Saturday 12 January saw the launch of our much anticipated exhibition ‘Bravest Of The Brave, The Story Of The Gurkhas., I was proud to welcome over 30 Gurkhas, both retired and still serving alongside other invited guests. The official opening … Continue reading

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The cakes have arrived!

Today the museum tearoom will re-open with Nick and Chris at the helm. The menu includes sandwiches, paninis, baked potatoes, homemade soup and omelettes alongside cakes and pastries.  There is also a selection of hot and cold drinks. Most of the … Continue reading

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Museum tearoom re-open!

Visitors to the museum will be able to enjoy a hot drink and something to eat from Wednesday 16th January.  Nick Hopkins will be the new operator of the tearoom and will be spending the next few days making preparations … Continue reading

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