Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Role of Museums in the Community

As part of our work experience and intern programme, participants are asked to critically think about what the role of a museum is in the community. Hopefully, after spending a week or two with us, they have a better idea … Continue reading

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My Favourite Object

Football Boots Worn By John Aldborough Two of our recent work experience placement students both chose the football boots on display in Gallery One as their favourite object. Here are two very different perspectives on the same item: The boots … Continue reading

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Object of the Month March 2016

Edward Stephen Hudson memorial plaque Edward Stephen Hudson was born in Canning Town in 1891 but his surviving relatives lived in Havering. He enlisted in the 7th Battalion, King’s Rifle Corps, on 9th November 1914. This was one of Lord … Continue reading

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