Monthly Archives: March 2018

A visit to Brampton Museum

On Monday 26 March members of the Museum team visited The Brampton Museum in Newcastle Under Lyme. In many respects this museum is similar to Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery as it has temporary exhibitions as well as more permanent exhibitions reflecting the history … Continue reading

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Cecil Knox VC

Today local hero Cecil Knox will have a plaque unveiled to him in Riversley Park.  Who was he and why is he being honoured? Cecil was part of a large family the Knoxes, who owned the Haunchwood Brick and Tile … Continue reading

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Safety First: Spiritual Protection

This month’s Hands on History session ‘Safety First’ considers objects from the museum collections that were created and used to keep people safe. Objects which have protected people from adversity including extreme weather conditions, poor sanitation, war and disease will be … Continue reading

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Collycroft & the Community Showcase!

Members of the Collycroft Residents Association have been busy in the Museum stores researching objects for our next Community Showcase. The group have had great fun exploring themes such as industry, education and geography in order to create their own … Continue reading

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