Local History Cafe's to Expand

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:40

Local History Cafe's to Expand

Local History Cafes are heritage and wellbeing get-togethers for over 50s at risk of, experiencing or looking to keep at bay, isolation and loneliness.

Cafes comprise of tea and cake, heritage presentations based on the interests of the group, and associated activities including visiting local exhibitions, Christmas quizzes and mini research projects.

Local History Cafes work in partnership with libraries and museums, with six partners across the East Midlands, all open to new guests.

Cafes are based at:

  • Calke Abbey
  • Charnwood Museum, Loughborough
  • Erewash Museum, Ilkeston
  • Kirby Muxloe library
  • New Walk Muesum
  • The Sir John Moore Foundation, Appleby Magna

The two new cafes - New Walk Museum starts on 31st October and Kirby Muxloe library starts on the 29th October. Please see the attached posters for more information.

For more information on the programme, please contact Katherine at craftingrelationships@outlook.com

Tags: Community, cafe, calke abbey, charnwood museum, erewash museum, history, kirby muxloe library, new walk museum, sir john moore foundation