Skip to main content

Font Size: A+ A-

Blog

This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.

A War Memorial on the Clock Tower, 4th December 1916

Posted on: 1st December 2016 By: Sarah Keeling

A War Memorial on the Clock Tower, 4th December 1916

On the 4th December 1916  the Bishop of St Albans dedicated a shrine and roll of honour on the Clock Tower. This was one of fifteen wooden shrines dedicated in the Abbey parish in 1916-17. As the Clock Tower shrine was made...

Read More >

Fireworks from the Clock Tower

Posted on: 6th November 2014 By: Sue Davies

Fireworks from the Clock Tower

Last Saturday a few members of staff were brave enough to climb the stairs up to the top of the Medieval Clock Tower to watch the display put on in Verulamium Park.  The view was fantastic.  Next year we are planning to...

Read More >

Day of the Dead

Posted on: 8th October 2014 By: Sue Davies

Day of the Dead

The Clock Tower is hosting an exhibition about how various cultures commemorate the dead.  Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead or Dia de Muertos.  The exhibition is the result of a community project that started earlier in the year.  ...

Read More >