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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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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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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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Object of the Month: June

Our object of the month for June showcases some fascinating local fossils that are part of Havering Museum’s collection. These fossils were donated to Havering Council who passed them onto Havering Museum in 2010. They are the only ones in … 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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My Favourite Object

By Charlie Keeble, Collections Volunteer The Portrait of William Derham My favourite item in Havering Museum is the portrait of William Derham.¬† The reason I like it is because of his contribution to science that would go on to become … Continue reading

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