Monthly Archives: March 2016

Happy Easter from Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

To celebrate Easter we are sharing these photographs of painted eggs from the museum’s collection. Our records tell us that the eggs were made “by Polish speaking girls living in Germany”. In Poland these eggs are known as ‘Pisanki’ and … Continue reading

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Who is Jacko?

A rather interesting character as it turns out. John ‘Jacko’ Bosworth was Nuneaton’s last Town Crier. His job was to make public announcements in the street, getting people’s attention with his handbell and, I imagine, a rather loud voice! Jacko … Continue reading

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Lighten Up!

This month’s Hands on History session will present objects from our collections that have a relationship to light, delving into their uses and the histories behind them. Fantastic objects for visitors to enjoy will include a beautiful Tibetan Flint Pouch … Continue reading

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