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Emily Hobhouse, Bodmin, Boer war, Suffragette, Concentration Camp, Activist, Welfare Activist, Cornish Woman, Cornish History
Posted on April 17, 2019

That Bloody Woman!

Celebrating the inspirational life of local woman Emily Hobhouse Emily Hobhouse was a spirited Cornish woman, who made her name...

The Commanding Officer's Bugle at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
Posted on April 15, 2019

The Last Call

The sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post brings with it a sadness, it’s a poignant piece of...

Posted on March 14, 2019

Who Are Our Young Curators?

In the backdrop of the buzzing museum sector, there are young people working hard to change how history is viewed...

jingling Jonnie, Bodmin keep,
Posted on March 3, 2019

A Turkish Delight: The Jingling Johnny

The use of musical instruments for signalling has been a core part of military campaigns throughout history. Though drums are...