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Nuneaton Art School Reminiscence Café

On Sunday 10 September, we held a Reminiscence Café for former students of Nuneaton Art School, in preparation for our Art School Reunion on 12 October. The Café gave former students an opportunity to meet, share their art work and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Volunteers

One of our long standing volunteers, Steph Broughton, was nominated as a finalist in the West Midlands Museums Volunteer Awards 2017. In a fabulous presentation ceremony at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, we met up with many other volunteers, all of whom … Continue reading

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Women’s Land Army remembered

Our Lunchtime Talk on Friday 8 September was led by fabulous costume historian Jane Arnold. Performing to a maximum capacity audience she brought with her uniforms and equipment as used by wartime Landgirls who helped keep the nation fed during the Second World … Continue reading

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Sound of Music

Join us on Saturday September 16th for a Hand on History session that will bring music to your ears. Our Access Assistants will share with you musical instruments from around the world that form part of the museums collection, including … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Young Carers become Museum Curators!

    A group of 13 to 17 year olds have been working with the collections at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery to create their very  own exhibition. Since the beginning of July, four Young Carers have been working ‘behind the … Continue reading

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Making Fun!

If you’ve wondered who has designed our wonderful children’s make & take activities over the summer holidays, we can now reveal all! Liz Ashford is one of our regular team of volunteers and a graduate in graphic design. She has … Continue reading

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Objects of the Written Word – Spotlight on Scenes of Clerical Life

Objects connected to writing and text are the focus of August’s Hands on History session. Books, diaries, journals and writing implements, a miniature newspaper, memorial cards, letter seals and objects inscribed with text will feature.   A book of considerable local … Continue reading

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