Museum Blog

Event Cancellation

16 Aug 2016 | News

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Sci-Fi Quiz Night on Wednesday 17 August has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience […]

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Road Closures

16 Aug 2016 | News

Important Visitor Information Manor Street is currently undergoing essential gas maintenance in the road to replace old iron gas mains […]

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100 Years: Remembering the Battle of the Somme

01 Jul 2016 | News

Braintree District Museum Remembers the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme 1st July 1916 Because of the scale of […]

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Behind the Scenes…

20 Jun 2016 | News

  “Behind the Scenes” Have you ever wondered what happens at Braintree Museum when we are closed? Well, all secrets […]

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2016 Textile Fair

18 May 2016 | News

On Sunday 15 May Braintree District Museum, Braintree Town Hall and the Warner Textile Archive came together to host the […]

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Body Science comes to Braintree

17 Feb 2016 | Collections, Events

February – April 2016 sees an exciting new exhibition here at the Museum: Body Science – Stunning Senses – Healthy […]

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The Journey of a Wedding Dress

24 Jul 2015 | Exhibitions, World War II

Claire Willetts takes up this story A week before our World War Two exhibition was due to open I received […]

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New Quilting Exhibition Opens

26 Mar 2015 | Exhibitions

‘Thinking Thread and Octet’ officially opens its doors today. This latest exhibition at Braintree District Museum features quilts by internationally […]

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The Hamersma Collection at Braintree District Museum

05 Feb 2015 | Collections

Guest Blog by Bernie Ross, daughter of the late artist Cyril Hamersma. Twenty years ago Braintree’s most unusual artist passed […]

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‘Between the Lines’ – A new exhibition by E.A.S.T (East Anglian Stitch Textiles)

16 Jan 2015 | Exhibitions, First World War

E.A.S.T has returned to the Museum with a new exhibition produced in response to the centenary of the First World […]

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