Category:Making History Fun 2006-2007

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Making History Fun was an initiative in 2006-2007 by Brighton Toy and Model Museum in conjunction with History Matters - Pass it On. The initiative's Patron was UK television presenter Tony Robinson.

2007 Events

Historical Quiz Night

  • 24th February

An Audience with Rudyard Kipling

  • 10th March

Music Hall Extravanganza

  • Saturday 7th April

Smugglers Week

  • 11th-14th April

Hop on a Bus

  • 1st May-16th June

Tony Robinson visit

  • Friday 1st June

Cottesmore School, Children's Punch and Judy Show

  • 14th June

Fairground Exhibition

  • 26th June-31st October

"The French Connection" Train Running Day

  • Saturday 1st December

"Transports of Delight"

  • Friday 7th December

Victorian Christmas Magic Lantern Show

  • Friday 14th December

January 2007 Newsletter text:

"Making History Fun" Launch

On the 9th October, "Making History Fun 2006-2007" was launched by the Mayor, Councillor David Smith. It was his first visit to the Museum and he was delighted by the Museum and its superb collection.

The Making History Fun campaign is a year-long series of events and exhibitions. The campaign has been launched by Brighton Toy and Model Museum in association with History Matters - Pass it On ( and aims to make history more accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds.

The programme includes musical evenings, special exhibitions, a Quiz night, performances (including An Audience with Rudyard Kipling by Geoff Hutchinson), and a special Smugglers' event. More information can be found in the "Making History Fun" section of the Museum website.

Tony Robinson and "Making History Fun"

The Brighton Toy and Model Museum is honoured to have Tony Robinson as the patron of our "Making History Fun" campaign.

We have published our own interview with him on the Museum website, which can be found at .

The interview features questions relating to toys, the Time Team and history.

We look forward to welcoming Tony Robinson at the Museum later in the year.

"Awards for All" Grant

The Museum is delighted to have won an "Awards for All" grant to help fund events and exhibits planned for our "Making History Fun" campaign.

Awards for All England is supported by the Arts Council England, the Big Lottery Fund, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Sport England.

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