Monthly Archives: October 2013

Can you beat it?

On Saturday 19th October we brought out a number of African musical instruments to get hands-on with, and it certainly drummed up a lot of excitement! From a Zanza or ‘thumb piano’ made out of a hollowed-out gourd to a … Continue reading

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Black History Month celebrations at the Museum!

On Saturday 19 October, Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery  celebrated Black History Month to the rhythm of 20 African djembe drums! During the past two Saturdays, a group of children together with their parents have been learning how to play drums, … Continue reading

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Favourite Downton Abbey Costume Revealed!

As the new series of Downton Abbey begins on British television screens, Nuneaton Museum is looking back at the success of the recent costume exhibition ‘Dressing Downton’. Museum staff, volunteers and visitors were all sad to see the exhibition dismantled. … Continue reading

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Scientific Sensation!

On Saturday 21st September, Ellie and Ant  had a great time delivering a ‘Hands on History’ session all about science. It was the first day of the fantastic ‘Feel the Force’ interactive exhibition, so everyone was in the mood to … Continue reading

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