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Calm During the Storm: Wartime and Embroidery
Museums: 15 Dec 2014 at 16:17 GMT by Museums Project Officer
Abbots Hall, Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket. This exhibition from the Embroiderers Guild portrays needlework as a calming influence in times of conflict. Linked to personal experiences in both World Wars, pieces range from postcards, tea cosies ... More
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Suffolk Museum of the Year Awards with pictures
Museums: 3 Nov 2014 at 23:59 GMT by Museums Project Officer
Mid Suffolk Light Railway Museum, better known as The Middy, was declared Suffolk Museum of the Year 2014 at this year's Awards Event held at University Campus Suffolk.
The Special Award went to the Suffolk Regiment Museum in Bury St Edmunds, while ... More
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Introducing the 18th Century Ian Hislop...
Museums: 3 Nov 2014 at 17:15 GMT by Museums Project Officer
A new exhibition at Gainsborough’s House gives visitors an insight into the career of satirist Samuel William Fores, an influential publisher and print-seller who commissioned the work of famous artists like James Gillray, George and Isaac Cruikshank ... More
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What'sYour Favourite Object?
News: 28 Aug 2014 at 10:02 GMT by Museums Project Officer
It's official. The winner of the 2014 Suffolk Museum Object of the Year is Christchurch Mansion. The public poll carried out on this website attracted
the highest number of votes ever, with Ipswich Transport Museum giving the winner a close run for ... More
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Our Object: Felixstowe
News: 6 Aug 2014 at 15:33 GMT by Museums Project Officer
HMS Arethusa, a light cruiser built in Chatham, was the flagship of the Harwich Force. In February 1916 when returning to Harwich, she was mined off Bawdsey and broke in two on the Cutler Shoal. This brass porthole was salvaged by Ipswich-based ... More
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