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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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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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Object of the month: July 2015

Object of the Month: July 2015 Havering Museum occupies the ground floor of the last surviving Romford Brewery building, and Brewery memorabilia features prominently in our collection. Our featured object this month reflects the close relationship that the Brewery once … Continue reading

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Celebrating our volunteers – Volunteer Week at Havering Museum

This Tuesday a group of ten volunteers from Havering Museum were invited to Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch to recieve a Volunteer Award from the Mayor of Havering. The Museum was asked by Havco to nominate 10 volunteers who had completed … Continue reading

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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

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