Category Archives: Havering

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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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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Object of the Month – September 2015

We return after the summer break with September’s Object of the Month. This month we are displaying personal items from Mr Ernest Levitt, which were only discovered by chance when work was being done on the property in Crowlands Avenue. … Continue reading

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Friends of Havering Museum – Trip to Bury St Edmunds

Havering Museum is lucky enough to have its own group, the Friends of Havering  Museum, who have supported and nurtured Havering Museum since its opening in May 2010. From the beginning the Friends have been instrumental in the museum’s success, … Continue reading

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