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Well done at @WMPHistory! We think this is a great idea for anyone who finds museum spaces during summer holidays just too chaotic and noisy.
Really hope @CityPolice make the right decision over the precious City of London Police Museum. These museums have so much to offer their forces @PoliceChiefs https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/city-of-london-police-museum-risks-staying-closed-b1016904.html
It's GREAT to have another wonderful prison museum featured in our #CollectionoftheMonth. This time it's Dartmoor Prison Museum which tells the story of the infamous convict establishment. Find out more at https://www.capcollections.org.uk/home/cap-collections-of-the-month/
Roy Hackett was a civil rights hero – everyone in Britain should know his name | Olivette Otele https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/03/roy-hackett-civil-rights-hero-britain-bristol-bus-boycott?CMP=share_btn_tw
Did you know that we also have dedicated World War I and World War II areas within Glenside Hospital Museum?
We’re open today for visitors from 10-1pm. No need to book tickets, we have space! 😊
#heritageisopen #bristol #bristolmuseums
The Medieval parade has taken place down High Street and the event is now open!
Let the Medieval Mayhem begin!
📣 Our latest Archives e-newsletter dropped into subscribers' inboxes this week ➡️ https://orlo.uk/BoEjt
In this issue we look at a vengeful poem, a scrapbook donation relating to the Holmes family of Nunburnholme, the renowned tightrope dancers Nicolo & Antonio Plege, & more!
It’s Medieval Mayhem at the Museums Quarter this weekend!
Here’s what to expect… https://www.hcandl.co.uk/medieval-mayhem
This image is shocking. Even more so next to an image of a Wandsworth prison cell from the late 1850s👇. The hand crank has gone, but little else has changed. As Dostoevsky famously wrote: 'The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.' https://twitter.com/robroballen/status/1552908625013874691