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'A Brilliant New Museum'

What the press say about us - click here to view.

The Times - to view this article please click here (pdf - 13k)
The Sunday Times - to view this article please click here (pdf - 16k)

A copy of this article and copies of all other reviews and features are available for viewing in the Museum’s open access library

Contact the Press Office

Feisal Khalif

Tel: +44 (0)117 925 4980
Fax: +44 (0)117 925 4983
Mobile: 07751 111 594

Lucy Edwards

Tel: +44 (0)117 925 4980
Fax: +44 (0)117 925 4983

Archived Press Releases


Empire Museum to celebrate American festival

Empire Museum wins top education award

Special relationship between British and American Plants to be subject of talk at Empire Museum

British Merchant Seamen honoured at Empire Museum

October 2004

Commonwealth radio station hands over control to its listeners

Direct from the USA: Native American dancers to perform live in Bristol

September 2004

A common language in Bristol

Bristol School children to seek fame and fortune as top historians

New exhibition tells the truth about the Birth of Modern America

Eric Hobsbawm to speak at Empire Museum

All aboard for a journey to the new world

August 2004

Pow Wow at the Empire Museum

Family ties at the Empire Museum

July 2004

Come dancing at the Empire Museum

Clowning around at the Empire Museum

School Celebrate India Week

Passport on offer at Empire Museum

May 2004

Bristol Calling : Empire Museum looking for future voices of radio

Museum takes part in RSA anniversary celebrations

April 2004

Major slavery project showcased at Museum

Bristol to host major lecture on Indian History

Make history at the Empire Museum

March 2004

Treat your mum to a great day out at the Empire Museum

Meet the makers of 'Hope & Glory' at the Museum

Do you remember Empire Day?

Museum to host debate on national identity

February 2004: New Bristol exhibitions puts spotlight on endangered peoples

International recognition for the Empire Museum as it reaches finals of prestigious museum award

The Hard Core Poor Show comes to Bristol

Vanishing Rites- Life and death in the chittagong hill tracts of Bangladesh

January 2004: Michael Portillo to chair public debate on US foreign policy

Major project on migration launches at Empire Museum

December 2003: Empire Museum wins Somerset Family Attraction of the Year Award

November 2003: HRH the Duke of Edinburgh to visit Empire & Commonwealth Museum

Empire Museum appoints John Miller & partners for its 'phase two' developments

Empire Museum come 'highly commended at Travel Writers Awards

Special Deal for rail passengers at Empire Museum

October 2003:
Commonwealth FM returns to the airwaves

September 2003:
Lottery funding for Museum as it celebrates first year anniversary.

August 2003: learn how to dance, Bollywood style (pdf 34k)
                     Finger flicking fun at the Museum    (pdf-26k)

Museum presents captivating sounds of India(pdf-13k)
                     Museum marks India's fight for independence (pdf-26k)
                     Tapes of Great British Explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger at Museum (pdf-25k)

June 2003: Museum receives funding towards Busary passport scheme (pdf - 12k)

May 2003: Tapes of Everest pioneers found at Empire Museum  (pdf - 13k)

April 2003: Rail Anniversary (pdf - 33k)

April 2003: On Your Marks! (pdf - 28k)

Feb 2003: Empire Museum wins Museums & Heritage Awards for Excellence 2003 (pdf - 170kb)

Oct 2002: Royal Opening of the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum (pdf - 14kb)

Feb 2002: HRH The Princess Royal to be Royal Patron (pdf - 169kb)



Winter 2002 - To view the newsletter please click here (pdf - 185kb)



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