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

A Courtroom Drama

Posted on: 21st February 2015 By: Sue Davies

A Courtroom Drama

The image above shows the courtroom in the old town hall during the mid-19th century.  It was drawn by the St Albans based artist John Henry Buckingham (1800-1881) and these are caricatures of real people.   In the corner of his sketch Buckingham wrote “Councillor Charnock...

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#stalbanscellfie Day

Posted on: 1st February 2015 By: Adam Ditchburn

Following our public consultation event on the 25th Jan we were back at the Town Hall yesterday. We were once again welcoming people into the courtroom and the cells but we'd added a slight twist, we were asking people to take...

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Residents First in the Courtroom

Posted on: 25th January 2015 By: Sue Davies

Residents First in the Courtroom

Today we have been talking to lots of people about the plans to develop the town hall into a new museum and gallery.   The event was part of Residents First Weekend and organised by the charity that is raising funds for the...

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