Celebrate Black History with Black Dolls: The Power of Representation

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re hosting ‘Have Your Say Saturday’ on 6 October from 12 noon to 4.30pm at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood and Sudbury Village Parish Rooms. The FREE event is part of our National Lottery funded, family-friendly exhibition Black Dolls: The Power

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Jamelia’s Letter and the Natural Hair Movement

A blog by Lynda Burrell, Creative Director at Museumand The natural hair movement was back in the news recently with Jamelia’s Letter in Black Ballad magazine trending on social media. Jamelia shared: “I became aware of the natural hair movement just under 10 years ago. I was inspired, motivated and

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Black Dolls: The Power of Representation

Films like Black Panther are finally giving children of Black heritage empowering superheroes that look like them – but it’s been a long wait. We’ve joined forces with the National Trust to launch an exhibition exploring Black dolls and childhood through the 20th and 21st centuries at National Trust Museum

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