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All that glitters…

Today we are sharing with you a peak of Saturday’s Hands on History session, featuring some of the Museum’s collection of jewellery and ornaments from around the world. Such objects are beautiful to the eye and have been worn throughout human … Continue reading

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Shoulder To Shoulder

You may have seen on the television on Sunday the amazing site of hundreds of banners being processed in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh, all marking the 100th anniversary of some women getting the right to vote. This was all part … Continue reading

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Courage calls to courage everywhere!

Lily Maybury’s Cap Badge read her story below Courage calls to courage everywhere! This call to arms appears on the new Millicent Fawcett statue in Parliament Square, London.   On Sunday the statue will witness the arrival of 40,000 people taking … Continue reading

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Deeds Not Words!

This year marks the 100th anniversary for some women in Britain being allowed the right to vote. It was the start of a move towards general suffrage for women. In marking this event, Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was invited by prestigious … Continue reading

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A Collection of Favourite Recipes from Nuneaton

A slim, papery, brown book entitled ‘Collection of Favourite Recipes’ from our museum collections is packed with retro recipes with intriguing names and basic ingredients. The book was printed by Newdegate Press, Nuneaton and the majority of recipes contributed by Nuneaton … Continue reading

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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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