Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Museum and Art Gallery Events

Friday Lunchtime Talks

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All talks take place between 12.30pm and 1.30pm. To book a FREE place, please call the Museum on 024 7635 0720 or alternatively pop into the main reception. Booking is essential as places are limited.


The Life and Works of Edward Ardizzone - Rupert Otten

Friday, 24 April

Rupert Otten has been working with the Ardizzone family for over 15 years promoting the work of the artist Edward Ardizzone, not only as a book illustrator but also a war artist and writer. Learn more about his life and works and visit the exhibition to see examples of his paintings, prints and drawings. See EXHIBITIONS for more about this fascinating artist.


Bedworth Almshouses at 300 - John Burton

Friday, 29 May

Local historian John Burton explains the history of the charity which was set up in 1715 by the Reverend Nicholas Chamberlaine. The Rector of Bedworth's aim was to establish schools, and almshouses for poor Anglican residents.


Sudbury Hall Museum of Childhood - Sue Fraser 

Friday, 12 June

Sue Fraser from Sudbury talks about the Museum of Childhood, highlighting recent changes including a major refurbishment in 2006-7 with the help of a Lottery grant. She will highlight some of the objects in the collection, which range from toys to childcare, education to Christmas crackers.


Wedding Food Through History - Jane Arnold 

Friday, 17 July

Food historian Jane Arnold examines the traditions and significance of wedding food, from a Roman wedding feast to a wartime cardboard wedding cake.


Museum And Tearoom Opening Times:

Mondays: Closed except Bank Holidays

Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am - 4:30pm

Sundays: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Admission is Free.


Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5TU

Tel: 024 7635 0720

Email: museum@nuneato


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