Posted on April 22, 2020

Food Rationing and Dig for Victory!

Recent reports of panic buying and empty supermarket shelves make rationing and the Dig for Victory campaign undeniably topical amid...

The Lucknow Counterpane - The blue and red panels were taken from the uniforms of dead soldiers.
Posted on April 22, 2020

The Lucknow Quilt

The creation of an unknown soldier during the Siege of Lucknow The Citizen Curators team at Bodmin Keep have been...

Posted on April 21, 2020

Object in focus

Horse hoof snuff box This snuff box has been made from the hoof of a horse, and then fitted with...

Posted on March 2, 2020

Where is our LGBTQ+ history?

After spending an entire morning trawling through the museum’s collections database looking for LGBTQ+ related objects for Bodmin Keep’s latest...

Chess Set from Patrick Linehan DCLI PoW in WWII
Posted on November 11, 2019

The Chess Set from a Prisoner of War

Private Patrick Linehan of the DCLI celebrated his 100th Birthday this year at Bodmin Keep. He has also recently taken...