The Framework Knitters Museum, Ruddington, has been hugely successful at the East Midlands Heritage Awards. The textile museum won the Award for Engaging Children and Young People, and was Highly Commended for the Award for Innovation.
The Framework Knitters Museum and Pupils from Rushcliffe School at the Awards
The Award for Engaging Children and Young People was for a unique collaborative project to redevelop the museum undertaken with Rushcliffe School. The £100,000 redevelopment was made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Museums Development East Midlands.
Paul Baker, Museum Manager, said, “We are thrilled to have been so successful at the East Midlands Heritage Awards, both for ourselves and the students we worked with at Rushcliffe School. The partnership was a great experience all round, and we are incredibly proud of what we achieved”.
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