Tag Archives: Romford

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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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: 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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Object of the Month: March 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the first post in our new blog feature, Object of the Month! Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the Museum’s collection, which will be displayed … 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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