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Cornwall's Regimental Museum and DCLI Memorial in the snow
December 13th, 2018

Christmas Opening Times

We are closed from 22nd December for our Festive Break, but will be back open on Saturday 29th December, ready...

Major Hugo White, Bodmin keep. Cornwalls Regimental Museum
November 13th, 2018

A Soldier’s Life For Me…

Hugo White, sits at his desk in the museum, clicking away at his typewriter, with his faithful companion Nessie at...

Passing Bells, Poppy Tribute, Bodmin Keep, Cornwall's regimental Museum
November 13th, 2018

A Fitting Tribute

Visualising the design. By Lesley Anne Harris.  When we began discussing the First World War commemorative poppy exhibit, our first...

The Trench, Armistice, The last Signal, Bodmin Keep, Cornwalls regimental Museum,
November 13th, 2018

The Last Signal

Hostilities will cease at 11 hours. Everybody knows that the Armistice, ending The Great War, was signed on the 11th hour...

Bright but Cold - Armistice day 1918, The Trenches, Ypres
November 13th, 2018

“Bright but cold”

The 11th November, as everyone knows, marks the end of the First World War, but it was also the culmination...

Young Curators
November 13th, 2018

Young Curators Programme

A Young Curators programme is now up and running at the museum, with 10 young people aged between 16-18 meeting...

Tyne Cot, Cemetary, Ypres, WW1
November 13th, 2018

A Teenager’s Tribute

My Visit to The Front Line. By Flower Sykes. Recently I went on a week long school history trip to...

Berlin Wall, Tea stop, DCLI, Light Infantry, Cornwalls Regimental Museum, Bodmin Keep
November 13th, 2018

Where There’s Tea, There’s Hope.

9th November 1989 – The Day The Wall Came Down  In 1989 1LI (the 1st battalion of the Light Infantry)...

Citizen Curators at Cornwalls Regimental Museum ,Bodmin Keep
November 8th, 2018

An new exciting programme – Citizen Curators!

As part of our National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) project, we have launched the Citizen Curators programme. The idea of the...

LI Reunion, Bodmin Keep, Jesse James, Royal Green jackets, Light Infantry, DCLI, Cornwalls Regimental Museum
November 8th, 2018

Light Infantry Reunion

Back in September the Museum hosted the annual Light Infantry Reunion held here at Bodmin Keep. A get-together of all...

Private Sambrook, Battle of Mons, A German picklehaubes helmet
August 23rd, 2018

“The Old Contemptibles” .

Battle of Mons 23rd August 1914 The 1st Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry was stationed at The...

August 7th, 2018

The Cornwall Blitz, and the Bombing of Bodmin.

August 7th marks a solemn date in our local history. It was the day WW2 came and made its everlasting...