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Fritillary, wallpaper, William Morris, 1885. Museum no. E.545-1919. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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Visit the Bhil Carnival (Hardback)

Visit the Bhil Carnival (Hardback)

Neela and Peela are excited about Bhagoria, a wonderful carnival that the Bhil people of central India celebrate every year. An intriguing map that al…

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

13 June 2015 – 31 January 2016. An exhibition looking at the extremes of footwear from around the globe. From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.

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Event - Trails

Tue 01 April 2014–Thu 31 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a free family trail from the Learning Centre and set off to explore the museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games.

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