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Current newsworthy items.

Coming soon :

14th November 2005

The curator will be interviewed live on Radio Cumbria around 10am, the subject will be plastic kits.

19th & 20th November 2005

The museum will be exhibiting the Triang Hornby layout from the reserve collection at the Workington Model Railway Exhibition.

30th November 2005

The last day of opening after nearly 20 years of bringing back memories of childhood to hundreds of thousands of people and teaching children in a fun and exciting way.

Unfortunately I still have commitments (family, home, mortgage, etc.), can anyone out there reading this offer me a job?

 

Past events

Late October

The incipient closure of the museum has featured it on TV, radio and local newspapers, even more so when local schoolchildren started a campaign to help prevent closure.

14th October 2005

The curator was interviewed live on Radio Cumbria around 10am, the subject was Lego.

2nd September 2005

The curator was interviewed live on Radio Cumbria, the subject was Meccano.

27th July 2005

The curator was interviewed live on Radio Cumbria. The subject was Hornby trains.

20th July 2005

Axiom Video Productions visited the museum to film for a new Hornby Dublo/Meccano video. The video and cd will be available December.

27th June 2005

The curator was interviewed live on Radio Cumbria about Action Man and Sindy. The producer said afterwards that he should have allocated more time for the interview and the curator has been invited back on the 27th July. The subject this time would probably be Hornby trains.

 
       
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