Post Office at War
Visit this June for a month of activities marking the essential role the Post Office played in the First and Second World Wars.
Clay Medal Making Workshop
Join us and Royal College of Arts artist Susie Foster to make your own clay medal to give to someone special or brave.Read more
Storytelling: The Forgotten Messages
Join storyteller Olivia Armstrong in these interactive storytelling sessions, inspired by our temporary exhibition Voices from the Deep.Read more
Spotlight Talk: Communication at the front line
Join our expert hosts to discover how essential post was in keeping everyone in touch, from loved ones at home to soldiers on the front line, in this 10 minute spotlight talk.Read more
Talk: War Memorials in the Post Office
Find out how the postal service commemorated the lives of its staff lost in the two world wars with over 350 memorials around the country and how these are cared for today.Read more
Collections Close Up: Centenary of Versailles & Blanche Horton’s diary
Do you keep a diary? Join our experts and discover why Blanche Horton’s diary has been treasured for a century.Read more
Talk: The Survival of Memory
To mark the end of Voices from the Deep, join us for an in-depth talk on the conservation of the letters, and a behind-the-scenes visit to the Conservation Studio.Book online
Mini-Exhibition: Treaty of Versailles and Blanche Horton’s diary
Visit our museum exhibition to see a copy of the Treaty of Versailles on display with a diary of Blanche Horton, who travelled to Paris as part of the Peace Congress delegation.
Voices from the Deep
Sunken, forgotten, and then saved from the depths of the ocean: our temporary exhibition reveals letters and artefacts recovered from a Second World War shipwreck.
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