Iron age event activities July 2009

Iron age event activities July 2009

Many Bradford families enjoyed meeting Matt Russell, Iron Age enthusiast, who brought his weapons, clothing and artefacts along to Bradford Museum to give us a taste of life in the iron age. Shield making, pottery and purse sewing were some of the activities on offer.

Woad tattoos were popular as was Matt’s demonstration of replica weapons from the...

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Roman Event June 2009

Roman Event  June 2009

Something for the young…

The events held in 2009 have given the Museum an opportunity to reach out to the younger members of our town. We have been forging links with local schools and working with teachers and students. None of this work would be affordable without the generous support of the local Lewellyn Palmer Trust.

After the toddlers ‘Welly Walk’, Fitzmaurice...

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The River runs through it March 2009

The River runs through it March 2009

Co-operation between Louise Weissel of the Welly walkers and Gill Winfield of the Museum Event group brought very young children into the museum to create a collage of the River Avon which runs through their town. This followed a walk along the riverside to the country park, where a picnic was enjoyed by mums and kids.

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Bradford Millennium Embroidery

Bradford Millennium Embroidery

1000 Years of History in Stitch

One thousand years of Bradford on Avon’s history celebrated in thread.

 

It took forty six women, two men and over three years to complete. The result is 12 richly embroidered panels, each a snap shot of a century, which take you on a journey from 1000AD to the present.

From the building of Holy Trinity...

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