Tag Archives: Nuneaton Museum

Inspired by George Eliot’s Boots

One of the wonderful objects we have in the Museum’s collections are this beautiful pair of cream, kid leather ankle boots that belonged to George Eliot.     In addition to being a Museum Assistant at Nuneaton Museum, I am … Continue reading

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(B)lab!

This week we are putting together our new exhibition called “(B)lab” and I can safely say we haven’t done anything like this before.  The exhibition has come out of our work with Battersea Arts Centre and the Creative Museums Programme.  … Continue reading

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Tick Tock, Tick Tock

One of the most familiar sounds in day to day life is the ticking of a clock. In fact it’s such a familiar sound that we often tune it out. Whilst thinking of objects that produce sound in preparation for … Continue reading

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Great British Bake off!

I like many of the team at the museum are a fan of the Great British Bake Off.  I was particularly interested in the piece about the history of the trifle broadcast last night.  Whilst we don’t have a copy … Continue reading

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Print on Demand service for Nuneaton paintings

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery are pleased to announce that copies of the oil paintings from the collection are now available to purchase online. The Print on Demand website is hosted by the Public Catalogue Foundation and features 52 paintings from the Museum & … Continue reading

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We’re Going Green 2

Today in our bid to go green we began taking weekly meter readings. Our electricity meter is quite new and has a digital read out. Looking at the screen we use two rates of electricity. Our readings were rate 1 … Continue reading

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We’re going Green!

We’re going green and its not because we have been eating too many sweets.  We have just put together a project to try and make the way we work more environmentally friendly. Our first task is to apply for a … 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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Collections News: New Donations

This week I have been cataloguing the most recent donations for the Museum collection. A political canvassing Christmas card, dated December 1924. The card commemorates the ‘Great Battle for Labour in Nuneaton’. The Labour Party was founded in 1900 and … Continue reading

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Addition to the Memorial Gardens

A new hand rail on the steps down into the memorial gardens at the rear of the museum building should make things easier for our visitors! The rail was installed today and will enable those who prefer to avoid the … Continue reading

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