Monthly Archives: February 2016

New acquisition: Photographs from Alfred Conner & Co. Ltd.

We have recently acquired a wonderful collection of photographs taken in the 1970s at Alfred Conner & Co. Ltd. Alfred Conner & Co. Ltd. was founded in 1878 and had three factories and a warehouse in Nuneaton. Its Head Office … Continue reading

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Love is in the air

As Valentines Day is almost upon us I thought I’d let you into a romantic little project that we’re planning for this year. Intrigued? Read on… The Museum & Art Gallery is commissioning illustrator Jhinuk Sarkar to create a series … Continue reading

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Hands on History: Journeys

Our next Hands on History session on Saturday 20 February and is on the theme of ‘Journeys’.   Whilst searching in the stores, opening up box after box of fascinating objects, I discovered a charming toy Romany caravan, which inspired the … Continue reading

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