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 EXHIBITION: REMEMBERING THE FALLEN

The first exhibition in our War and Peace series is on display in our reception area until April 2019

 

Future exhibitions at Beds Archives: 

  • War and Peace: Home for Heroes - April to July 2019
  • War and Peace: Luton Peace Riot - July to October 2019
  • War and Peace: War Returns - October 2019 to January 2020

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UPCOMING EVENTS!

 

LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

During 2019 we will be running regular themed events at Luton Libraries on the first Thursday of every other month. The next of these will be on:

4th April 2019

Building Luton

To include a talk on the architects of Luton [2.30pm-3.30pm], exhibition panels, and a general Q & A drop in session

Future dates for your diary:

  • 6th June - Law and Order
  • 1st August - Between the Wars
  • 3rd October - The Second World War
  • 5th December - Leisure

Further details will be included in our newsletters and available here on the website and through social media. 

We are also thinking about our programme for those of you in Central Bedfordshire, so do watch out for details.

 

*IN CONJUNCTION WITH DYING MATTERS AWARENESS WEEK 2019 THERE ARE TWO EVENTS BEING HELD IN BEDFORD AND LUTON*  

 

MONDAY 13TH MAY 2019

AT BEDFORD CENTRAL LIBRARY

DYING MATTERS

10am - 3.30pm

Drawing on Bedfordshire Archives' collections of wills, funeral registers, eulogies and memorials, we will talk about their importance to our view of the past and how creating similar records can help our loved ones to remember and celebrate what we brought to the world.

Drop in any time or time your visit to hear one of our 10-minute talks:

11.30am       Where There's a Will

12.00pm       Eulogies and Obituaries

12.30pm       Why Reminisce

13.00pm       Memorials

13.30pm       Funeral registers for family history

 

THURSDAY 16TH MAY 2019

AT LUTON CENTRAL LIBRARY

DYING MATTERS

10am - 3.30pm

Drawing on Bedfordshire Archives' collections of wills, funeral registers, eulogies and memorials, we will talk about their importance to our view of the past and how creating similar records can help our loved ones to remember and celebrate what we brought to the world.

Drop in any time or time your visit to hear one of our 10-minute talks:

11.30am       Where There's a Will

12.00pm       Eulogies and Obituaries

12.30pm       Why Reminisce

13.00pm       Memorials

13.30pm       Funeral registers for family history

 

Please keep an eye for new events as we regularly update this page.