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One Town – Many Stories Exhibition

Date 19th Mar 2024 - 24th Feb 2024
Date Bury St Edmunds Guildhall
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Discover the captivating history of Bury St Edmunds through the eyes of local organisations and historical societies at the collaborative ‘One Town – Many Stories’ exhibition. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our town’s past as you explore the diverse narratives and perspectives that have shaped our community. From influential figures and key institutions to significant events, this exhibition offers a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating stories that have made Bury St Edmunds the vibrant town it is today. Don’t miss this chance to uncover the hidden gems of our local history.

Providing a unique exploration of Bury St Edmunds’s evolution over time and the critical role played by local groups in preserving and promoting its heritage.  Contributors to the exhibition include the Suffolk Regiment Museum, Bury Town Tour Guides, Ickworth House, West Suffolk Hospital Historical Society, and the Bury Society – to name a few!

During the exhibition, the Guildhall WW2 Operations Room will be open for visitors.  The Ops Room is the only one of its kind left in the Country and was home to the Royal Observer Corps – an unsung group of local heroes who were the ‘eyes and ears of the RAF’ during the Battle of Britain. Discover the stories of the remarkable people who worked in the Ops Room and the incredible events they were part of.

Free Admission
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