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In Commemoration – Nuneaton Charter Day 1907

I’m really looking forward to our next Hands on History session on Saturday 18 March, which explores objects from the museum collections created specifically to commemorate events of local and national significance. An object I am excited to share with … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Talks in 2014

I’ve just finished putting together the programme for the Lunchtime Talks throughout 2014 and hopefully we have something to suit all tastes and can make your lunchtime a little bit different! Just to give you a taster of what’s coming … Continue reading

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Magnificent Matisse!

Museum Volunteer Tiff Hurlston is putting the finishing touches to our latest exhibition, Matisse: Drawing with Scissors. This is a Hayward Touring Exhibition from Southbank Centre, London and well worth coming to see! The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse … Continue reading

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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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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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Family Event Day – it’s almost here!

After an action packed week of Half Term activities there is no slowing of the pace for FREE fun at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! On Saturday 3 November, Guarderobe bring their usual brand of hands on history to reveal the truth … Continue reading

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Holiday activities – the pace increases!

Well, we’re halfway through our second week of free holiday activities for children already. Time is certainly flying. Last week saw us welcome over 170 children to take part in our Make ‘n’ Take workshops, all on the theme of polar exploration. … Continue reading

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