Monthly Archives: October 2019

A School Blazer

Today we added a new item to our object collection at the Museum! This blazer was worn by Desmond Stewart Martin when he attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Nuneaton in the early 1950s. It has been donated to the Museum … Continue reading

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Not for the faint hearted…

Eeek, look away now if you don’t like spiders! I’ve been thinking about Halloween this week and thought a blog about spiders would therefore be very fitting. One of our less glamorous jobs at the Museum involves monitoring 26 insect … Continue reading

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Dress dating

Yesterday we invited Helen Johnson, Museum Development Officer, to Nuneaton Museum. We wanted her to help us date a beautiful black silk dress belonging to a local heritage group. Helen has an expertise in period costume and was looking at a number of features … Continue reading

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A welcome to our medal researchers

Today we have been very excited to welcome David, John and Mick from the ‘Orders and Medals Research Society’ to the Museum. They are helping us to find out more about our medals and check that the information we have … Continue reading

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