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Life in Miniature

Inspired by our exquisite collection of miniature portraits by May B. Lee, November’s Hands on History session explores the world in miniature. One of May B. Lee’s beautiful miniature portraits of a young girl called Barbara will be presented for … Continue reading

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Inspired by George Eliot’s Boots

Our August object handling session, examines two items from our collections, which respond to the theme: Dress to Impress. One of the objects we shall share with our visitors at the session is a beautiful pair of cream, kid leather … 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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Access All Areas – Festivals and Celebrations

In a year of celebrations and festivals of all sorts why not pop along to the Museum this coming Saturday 20th October for our Festivals and Celebrations Hands On History session? We will have a table of commemorative items from … Continue reading

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Steph Smith gets to grips with the Handling Collection

My name is Steph Smith and I work at the Museum part time as a Museum Assistant and on Mondays as a Volunteer. Over the past few months I have begun thetask of refreshing the Museum’s Handling Boxes. There are … Continue reading

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