Category Archives: Learning

Object of the Month: April 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the next in our series of “Objects of the Month”. Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the museum’s collection, which will be displayed at the … Continue reading

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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

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(Re) Made in Havering: All change in the galleries

We have been making some exciting changes to our permanent galleries over the past few months, which have already proved popular with our visitors. The Museum’s Made in Havering gallery, which explores the history of local brewing and manufacturing industries, … Continue reading

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Home Front Havering Exhibition Launch

  On Saturday 9 August, we launched our much-anticipated new exhibition Home Front Havering: Local Life in the First World War, commemorating 100 years since the start of the conflict. The exhibition is the focal point of a two-year WWI … Continue reading

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Exciting New Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday Front of House Volunteers   Are you, or someone you know aged 16 – 21 and interested in Volunteering?  If so, Havering Museum needs You! We are recruiting enthusiastic individuals who can commit 6 – 12 months assisting our Front of House … Continue reading

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James Edward Oglethorpe 1696 – 1785

  General Oglethorpe is one of many people of note featured in Havering Museums’ permanent displays. As well as being a military man, Oglethorpe was a Member of Parliament, a philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia in the … Continue reading

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The Theme of Love

Havering Museum is celebrating Valentine’s Day by remembering V-Mail.  The post below was written by one of Havering Museum’s interns, Sara Falcone, who is researching into the Second World War in Havering to create an education programme. In the Second World War, Victory … Continue reading

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