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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

One of the founders of local group of artists better known as CAPA- Maite Pegrum Uribarri is exhibiting again. You can view her unique art in our Art Space from Saturday 6th April until mid of May 2014. Born in Guernica, the cultural capital of the Basque country she completed a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art followed by a post graduate diploma and Master’s degree in Art Therapy in London. One only has to observe her culturally rich background to become fully aware of the strong creative passions which make themselves evident in her work.

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Boars Head - Copyright Micahel O'Brien

On the Beat: Stories from 1914-1918

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The  WW1 project – Whats On 2014-15 leaflet for our WW1 Hertiage Lottery funded project  ‘On the beat: stories from 1914-1918’ is now out – lots of talks, walks and a fabulous exhibition to look forward to over the next few months. We will be looking a life on the homefront in Bishop’s Stortford, and more widely across Hertfordshire, through the eyes of the men who policed it. The image on the left of this article is by Michael O’Brien one of the fantastic young illustrators from Middlesex Univeristy who will be illustrating the exhibition which opens in August. If you would...

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The Bullingdon Club at Oxford University in the late 1870s, with Rhodes 2nd left in the front row

Cecil Rhodes and the Bullingdon Club

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Mike James is one of our team of fantastic museum volunteers and he has been working on the museum’s Rhodes collection. This blog explores some of the photographs he has been cataloguing. The Rhodes collection in Bishop’s Stortford Museum is full of books, artefacts and boxes of photographs, all to do with Cecil Rhodes and colonial southern Africa. We are carefully cataloguing this material, as well as the local history collections, with the ultimate aim of making it all more accessible to the public. I knew very little about Rhodes before starting on this. I learned he was born in...

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