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25th November: Tea and Biscuits

Published Tuesday, 21 November 2017

A day to celebrate the story of the local Co-op at the Manor House Museum

A special event day to celebrate the history of the Co-op locally will also be held at the Manor House Museum.  Visitors are invited to come along and share stories, photos and memories of the Co-op over a cup of tea and biscuits.

The event will be held at the museum Saturday 25th November and will run from 11am to 3pm. This is a *FREE* event with activities for all ages.

The event runs alongside the Kettering Co-operatives exhibition which explores how the movement shaped the working and family life of the town. The exhibition is open until Saturday 20th January.

Guy Holloway, Head of Corporate & Cultural Services at Kettering Borough Council, said: 

"The Manor House Museum continues to highlight local history in an interesting way. The latest Kettering Cooperatives exhibition includes personal stories and donated objects, celebrating the story of the local Co-op movement."

Cllr Lloyd Bunday, Kettering Borough Council’s Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Community & Leisure, said:

“Historically, The Co-operative has had a big influence in the working and family life of the town. Head to the Manor House Museum on 25th November, view the exhibition and share stories, photos and memories of the Co-op over a cup of tea and biscuits.”

For further information, contact the Manor House Museum on 01536 534219, 

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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