Thumbs Up World are a wonderful organisation. They designed our children’s guide books, and also sit on our community panel. They’ve asked us to share the following message: ““My message to you”..creating a community message of hope. Please do share this we can get as many messages as possible ?. We…
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Portrait of Kenneth Mitchell, year unknown. CWSCM:2019/4880.157.13 Charles Kenneth Mitchell was born 1st October 1889 to parents Charles James and Sarah Blanch Mitchell. He had one sister; Blanche Mary who was 4 years older. Charles senior worked as the Postmaster for Crawley while the family lived in locally at 24…
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Here’s another object from our stores. If you were writing a label for it what would you put on it? Suggestions from our social media followers include: “It probably would say the best cider you can get here in Crawley where our orchards used to be our town.” “Take a…
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Crawley Museum shut its doors to the public in March this year due to Covid-19. The staff have been working behind the scenes, creating new website and exhibition content. We particularly like sharing memories of Crawley from local residents and would love to hear from anyone who would like their…
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Poetry in Lotion A woman, her face caged, epee in hand. Crimson lipsticked mouth, black liner eyes. Men in suits, in the background, watching her. A highly erotic image in the archive of Crawley Museum. Fencing is a sweaty business, the photo cannot be true. But I love it, and…
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Here’s another object from our stores. If you were writing a label for it what would you put on it? Suggestions from our followers on social media included: “Your butter will taste better with this brilliant butter machine.” “Afore ye butter shop your servant slapped milk and whey about in…
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Rubbish Rubbish under bushes, rubbish everywhereShould I ring the council, do you think they’ll care?Kentucky and McDonalds the take away meal treatDon’t they know their wrappers are littering our streets?‘Keep Britain Tidy’ was the slogan of the dayThe old road sweeper with his brush to sweep the mess awayThis sight…
Click the link below to download our colouring sheet as a pdf. George Hotel Colouring Sheet
My memories of growing up on a private estate, Crabbet Park, in the village of Worth. As children, my brother, sister and I, had the most wonderful life. Freedom to play, in woodland, streams, forest and fields of the lands owned by Lady Wentworth. Our lives at Crabbet Park were…
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Woodall-Duckham House At 11 The Boulevard in Crawley the “Platform_” building is a modern condominium of flats which opened in 2016. Mia lives together with her parents Sonya and Allan on the second floor in the West Wing in a nice two-bedroom apartment overlooking the shops on the opposite side…

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