For summer 2018: The Story behind the competition……………………….. In August 2017, during a community litter clear-up behind St Nicholas’ Church, in the riverside area known as Snailsbrook where coalminers used to clean up after a hard shift down the pit,
We have added three new memorabilia packs to our selection in the Museum Shop: Churchill, Suffragette and RAF at war. Memorabilia packs are a great way to bring history alive. They contain replicas of items associated with their theme, e.g.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Robin Jones £4.99
CHRISTOPHER MARSHALL DRAWINGS Guest curator: Anne Miall. Christopher Marshall’s family lived in Peasedown and he attended Peasedown St John Primary and Norton Grammar Schools, where he achieved ‘A’ level art before going on to work as a cartographic surveyor for
A DOCTOR’S BAG Guest curator: Anne Miall. A single cabinet display of some of the contents of a country doctor’s bag in the 1930’s. This was the bag used by Dr Charles L’Oste Miall who was the GP in Paulton
Issue 89: Winter 2017: Available from the Museum Shop for £4. • Museum news: recent acquisitions for the Society collection • Memories of Shoscombe, John Carter and Philip Holdway • From schoolroom to battlefield: Ted Horler, Gill Hogarth • A
The Friends of Radstock Museum, our community fund raising group, have sponsored the purchase of four banners. These colourful banners, which have been specially designed by Miranda Litchfield, the Museum Development co-ordinator, focus on our specialist collections of Ceramics, Curiosities, World
Our new children’s trail: Amy the Ammonite & Friends. Designed especially for the under 5s who sometimes find the picture quiz a bit demanding. Smaller children are invited to go on a Fossil Hunt and search for 10 hidden ammonites.
In May 2017 the new display cabinet, which had been on order for many months, arrived. As it is fully up to modern museum specifications it will enable us to house more small temporary exhibits, particularly those of high value
In April the Funeral Bier was moved to a new location adjacent to the mine; a much more appropriate place as it now depicts the death of a coal miner with a simple bunch of flowers on the coffin, no