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Curator's Message

Letter writing competition

On Tuesday 21 February we launched our annual competition for school-aged children and young people. This year we are asking you to imagine you are Elizabeth Bunyan; your husband John Bunyan has been imprisoned for his beliefs, and you have to write a letter to the powerful judges to plead and argue for his pardon and release. There are four age groups: 5-8 years, 8-11yrs, 11-14yrs, and 14-18yrs, with a first, second and third prize for each of the categories.

The closing date for the competition is 5 June 2017 and the winners will be announced prior to a special presentation evening at the Museum on Tuesday 4 July 2017

Easter Egg hunt

During the Easter holidays the museum is running a free Easter Quiz, where children can hunt for the letters on Easter eggs hidden around the Museum. Re-arrange the letters to reveal a mystery word and win a chocolate egg prize! The Easter Egg Quiz runs from Saturday 1 to Saturday 22 April - look out for our posters!

Nicola Sherhod


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