Meet the author on Museum Shop Sunday
Saffron Walden Museum will be taking part in Museum Shop Sunday (1 December).
Museum Shop Sunday is an international event celebrating the unique shops and products which play a vital role in helping arts, culture and heritage attractions to survive and thrive.
After the chaos and crazy discounting of Black Friday, Museum Shop Sunday offers an alternative way to do your Christmas shopping and do some good at the same time:
Find original gifts - The museum shop offers bespoke ranges, stocking fillers and unique gifts such as singed copies of Worlds of Man, as well as annual season tickets. All your Christmas shopping dilemmas solved in one go!
Shop with a conscience - By shopping at your local museum, you are actively contributing to Saffron Walden Museum's future sustainability and success. What better way to give back at Christmas?
What will be happening on the day?
Come along to the museum on 1 December, from 2pm to 4.30pm, for a chance to meet former curator and author Len Pole in the World Cultures Gallery.
You can ask him questions and purchase signed copies of his book, Worlds of Man, which highlights the museum's world cultures collection which is of international and historic significance. Collected by 19th and 20th century travellers, missionaries, soldiers and colonial officers, these rare and beautiful objects offer an insight into the history of different cultures from around the world, including the Pacific Islands (including New Zealand), Australia, Africa and the Americas.
This event is free, but normal museum admission prices apply.