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Hands on History: Nuneaton Factories

Published on Friday, 11th October 2019

Hands on History

Nuneaton was once a thriving hub of factory based industry. Join us on Saturday 19 October to find about the many different factories that flourished in the town and the legacy they left.

 

Hands on History

Saturday 19 October

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

11am – 4pm

Nuneaton was once a thriving hub of factory based industry. Join our Museum Access Assistants to discover objects that document the textile, engineering, brick and tile making industries that dominated the landscape of Nuneaton’s prolific manufacturing output. Find out about many different factories that flourished in Nuneaton and what their legacy is today.

Hands on History sessions are free and there is no need to book. Drop in between 11am to 4pm in the George Eliot Gallery at the Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

Councillor Ian Lloyd, Portfolio Holder for Arts & Leisure stated:

“The Museum’s Hands on History sessions create the perfect opportunity to get out and explore the Museum & Art Gallery. The event is free and there is also the opportunity to view the latest exhibitions on display. Everyone will find something to interest them”. 

Don't forget our FREE Storytelling for Under 5s on Wednesday 16 October! Join Melly from 11.15 to 11.45am for a dinosaur story.

Be prepared to join in, make some noise and have lots of fun. No booking required, just drop in. Weather permitting, we may take our story outside.

Please ask at reception on the day. All children must be accompanied by an adult.