Exhibitions at the British Schools Museum
From 17th February until 7th July:-
Jill Grey - Life and Legacy
This exhibition celebrates the life of Hitchin's Heritage Hero Jill Grey.
Collector, Curator, Code Breaker, Correspondent and Campaigner, Jill's story, told mainly in her own words, will amaze and inspire you. A truly remarkable life - A truly remarkable legacy.
21st July - 24th November 2015
100 Years of Ladybird
We will be celebrating 100 years of Ladybird books with an exhibition about these colourful classics.
Ladybird books have played a role in many people lives whether as children, parents, grandparents or teachers. These affordable, pocket sized books covered all topics from fairy tales to farms, and from toys to transport. The beautiful illustrations and well told stories have fixed in reader’s minds and today conjure up memories from all ages.
With over 200 Ladybird books in the museum’s collection you can explore a range of titles including Bunnikin’s Picnic Party, What to Look for in Summer, and the iconic Key Words Reading Scheme.
Up for the Cup (17 Feb - 24 Nov)
In our display corridor there's a chance to discover the remarkable sporting heritage of the Hitchin British Schools and of the early days of the Wilshere-Dacre School.