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Behind the scenes tour, 3 Dec 2019

June 5, 201910:35 amDecember 3, 2019 1:13 pmLeave a Comment

Now fully booked!

Your chance to see behind the scenes at Shropshire Archives and get a glimpse of the fantastic collections held here .

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019

Time: 10am-11.30am

Where: Shropshire Archives

Cost: Free but booking essential

Your visit will include an introduction to how to use Shropshire Archives as well as seeing the archive stores where over 5 and a half miles (9 kilometres) of records are housed in environmentally controlled conditions. You will also see the work of the conservation and reprographics sections.

The records on display showcase items recently received into the archives. These include 20th century cartoons from a Shrewsbury business, diaries of a First World War trench map maker, and cards used in an elegant 18th century parlour game. You can also find out more about the fabulous photographs of rural Shropshire taken by Ted Picken in the early – mid 20th century.

Mid summer scene in Shropshire MI9554
Cartoon from MI9554
Written by sarahd

One thought on “Behind the scenes tour, 3 Dec 2019”

  1. Mrs Vivien de Haan says:

    Hello, please may I book 2 places on the Heritage Open Day on 17th September. I have also emailed this request to you. Thank you.

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