Tag Archives: Warfare

New Donations

Here are some recent donations to the Museum collection… Photograph showing a Sunday School treat parade, about 1920s. The Sunday school can be seen walking up Coleshill Road, Chapel End, holding the Chapel End Wesleyan Chapel banner. In front of … 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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Collections News: New Donations

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery has recently accepted a small collection of photographs and reports relating to the Second World War into the collection. The photographs were taken by Warwickshire County Police to record air raid damage caused by enemy … 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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A Gurkha’s Story

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was delighted to welcome ex Gurkha Sergeant Robin Rai on Wednesday 28 November. Robin has donated his Gurkha Number 2 Dress Uniform to the museum collection and has also had his experiences of army life … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Today I witnessed the first dedication of a new Book of Remembrance in the ceremony at Riversley Park.  The museum has worked with two volunteers to create the books which bring together the names of those who have died in … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Talk Review

I’m delighted to say it was a full house for our Lunchtime Talk on Friday 15 June. Three National Service veterans joined me for a very entertaining hour of reminiscence and story swapping on life in the armed forces. Ron, … Continue reading

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