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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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Royalty in Havering

Over the next two weeks Havering Museum will be excitedly preparing for the opening of its next temporary exhibition Royalty in Havering. This exhibition is inspired by the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June this year. Did you know Edward III visited Havering … 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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Be a detective this February half-term

On Saturday 14 January 2012 Havering Museum’s second temporary exhibition was opened by the Mayor, Councillor Melvin Wallace and the Deputy Lieutenant of Havering, Mark Bryant . The day was filled with activites including; retro police cars and bike marking in Romford Market … Continue reading

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Havering Archaeology

After a long and fascinating year of studying archaeology, our Saturday Archaeology Club have finished their course by creating a display panel in the Museum entrance. The archaeology club members have created this display after weeks of research into Romford Market and … Continue reading

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