Author Archives: Havering Museum

About Havering Museum

Havering Museum is a new independent museum in the heart of Romford. It tells the story of the Borough of Havering through images, text panels and objects. Opening times: Wednesday to Friday: 12 to 5pm Saturday: 11 to 5pm Admission: £2.50 Adult £2.00 Senior Citizen Under-16s free (accompanied by an adult) £15.00 Annual Ticket £12.00 Annual Ticket (Senior Citizens)

An Historical Crime and Policing Exhibition launch

On Saturday, 14 January 2017 the Friends of Metropolitan Police launched their Historical Crime and Policing Exhibition , which runs from 14 January to Saturday 25 March 2017.  Marion James and Barry Walsh of the Friends researched and gathered and … Continue reading

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Takeover Day at Havering Museum

Back in November, one Saturday morning, Havering Museum was taken over by local children from the 12th Romford Brownies and 3rd Squirrels Heath Cubs along with other local children who were visiting the museum visiting with their parents. Havering Museum … Continue reading

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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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Directorship Role at Havering Museum

Role: Director with specialism in law. Remuneration: None. Voluntary. Hours: Approximately 50 hours + a year. Attendance of a monthly Board. Meeting held on Thursdays. Location: Greater London, Romford. Closing date: 30th April 2016. Havering Museum celebrates the rich heritage … Continue reading

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My Favourite Object

Havering Museum is a volunteer led museum which prides itself on its volunteer training programme, particularly the under 21 Mentor Training Scheme. We like to encourage young people on this scheme and help them to develop their skills for use … Continue reading

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