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‘Agis Quod Agis’

On 20th December 1913 Edward Ferdinand Melly got his wish from the Council granted. If they would buy a plot of land in RiversleyPark, he would pay to have a Museum built. To celebrate this amazing event we are bringing … Continue reading

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ABC of ARP

Todays event has been busy with visitors finding out more about the home front and the ARP (Air Raid Precautions). Our guests were suited and booted as ARP, home guard and a nurse enabling people to connect with what life … Continue reading

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A record attendance for Lunchtime Talk!

An audience of 44 people smashes our attendance record for Lunchtime Talks at the Museum & Art Gallery and those attending certainly were not disappointed! Stephen Dean, Principle Archaeologist at Staffordshire County Council gave a fantastic talk on the famous … Continue reading

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Museum Lunchtime Talk – still some places left!

There are still a few places remaining for our Lunchtime Talk, ‘Ayo Gurkhali, The Nepalese Gurkhas’ on Friday 15 February from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Robert Fleming from the NationalArmyMuseum in London outlines the proud heritage of these famous soldiers and … Continue reading

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Seen and not heard!

‘Seen and Not Heard’ was today’s Victorian event day at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. The museum has been busy with over 150 people coming through the doors on this cold and sunny Saturday! Many visitors had the opportunity to meet Captain … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday to George Eliot!

Yesterday George Eliot turned 193! The local writer was born on South Farm on the Arbury Estate, Nuneaton, on the 22nd November 1819. To celebrate the anniversary of the writer’s birth, the museum brought out items from storage to enable visitors to … Continue reading

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Map making at the Museum

Today, artist Jain Mckay had set herself the challenge of creating 100 maps in a day! Not quite 100 was achieved, however Jain made many beautiful pieces of artwork from using her usual techniques of mixed media. The pieces were created by … Continue reading

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