Bamana Animal Puppets

It is a hot Savannah night. Festive drumbeats urge people to the village square. One after another giant animals arrive, their grass costumes fly as they swing and sway. Hidden inside each frame, men dance and work the puppets. The … Continued

Local History Gallery, Hove Museum & Art Gallery

Local History Gallery, Hove Museum & Art Gallery The local history gallery at Hove Museum & Art Gallery explores the growth of Hove from prehistoric times until the present day. Archaeology, buildings and objects have all left clues about early … Continued

Taking Over Twitter!

Wednesday 27th August was the Kids in Museums Teen Takeover Day. Charlie from the Museum Collective was our teen taking over. Afterwards she wrote a review on her blog.

Exciting Finds at Whitehawk Allotment

Jane, one of the Museum volunteers, came into the Museum wanting to know what these unusual spherical flint-like objects were – found on her Whitehawk allotment. Having discussed whether they could be slingshots, John Cooper, Keeper at the Booth, spotted … Continued

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