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TEMPORARY CHANGES TO OPENING HOURS FROM 26 FEBRUARY

The Record Office is currently closed on Mondays and last entry on Wednesdays is 5.00pm. We are also open on only two Saturdays per month. For more details, please see Latest News on our Home page. The health and wellbeing of visitors and staff remain our key priority and we continue to encourage social distancing and the wearing of face coverings. We remain closed 12.30 - 13.30 for cleaning and ventilation.

Forward Sisters!

Forward Sisters! Women in Politics is an exhibition produced in 2013 by the Record Office featuring the contribution to our communities made by local women. Some fought the injustice of slavery, others for worker’s rights and many for the franchise. There were local campaigners against domestic violence and for greater access to education. These campaigners have paved the way for a more equal society and the women who represent us in the national and international arenas.