OUR MOST RECENT EXHIBITS
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THEN AND NOW
The museum has a large archive of photographs, many of which were taken by famous Hallaton resident, Fred Hawke, who was the village postmaster for many years. With the advent of digital photography, printed photographs are becoming a rarity, and the museum committee wanted to play its part in not just representing the village’s past history, but in recording its current history.
Entitled ‘Hidden Histories’, the landmark exhibition revealed unexpected tales of witches, windmills and the infamous Mrs Whigham, founder of the museum back in 1978.
Hallaton Museum’s 2018 exhibition organisers worked closely with surrounding villages to unearth their most tantalising tales.
DO OR DIE :
A SELF-SUFFICIENT VILLAGE
This exhibtion took an intriguing look back into the village of the 19th century, when most goods and services were sourced locally. The exhibition focussed on the remarkable people, buildings and trades that once filled the village as we glimpsed into the history of Hallaton’s flourishing community