Category Archives: Exhibitions

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

Posted in Exhibitions, Havering, havering museum, Havering Museum, Romford, Uncategorized, Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Collections, Display, Exhibitions, Football, Havering, havering museum, Havering Museum, Romford, Sporting Heroes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in #HaveringMuseum, Collections, Display, Exhibitions, Havering, havering museum, Object of the Month, Romford, Uncategorized, WW1 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Object of the Month: May

We continue with our series of blogs on our ‘Object of the Month’. The object of the month for May are sets of keys from the 19th Century and have an interesting history, which was nearly misplaced in our store … Continue reading

Posted in 19th Century, Collections, Display, Exhibitions, Havering, havering museum, Keys, Market, Object of the Month, Romford, South Street | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two new exhibitions: ’50 Years of Havering’ and ‘Land, Sea and Sky: The Art of Robert Bryan’.

Havering Museum is proud to be showing not just one, but two exhibitions at the moment. Our mini exhibition, located in the museum’s reception area, ’50 Years of Havering’ celebrates the 50 year anniversary of the creation of the London … Continue reading

Posted in 50 Years of HAvering, Art, Exhibitions, Havering, Painting, Robert Bryan, Romford, Romford Artist | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Object of the Month: March 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the first post in our new blog feature, Object of the Month! Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the Museum’s collection, which will be displayed … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Exhibitions, Havering, havering museum, Object of the Month, Romford, Romford Dairy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Romford Market : Historic Heart of the Town.

By Sarah Yeneralski Museum Volunteer Our new exhibition Romford Market: Historic Heart of the Town, focuses on the changing face of Romford Market and explores the impact it has on the town and the people who lived and worked in … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Collections, Events, Exhibitions, Learning, Market, Romford | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment