principal, the idea of a People’s Case has been approved by museum
staff, this will be a display case where people can apply to show their
own collections or items of interest.
In Whitstable in the early nineties the museum ran a People’s Show on
the same basis, it was one of the most popular shows the service ever
There were collections of fossils and the kind of things one might
expect in a museum, but there was also the unexpected: a collection of
Homepride flour graders, a collection of veteran microphones, Star Wars
figurines, tea towels from around the world, egg cups, a vast collection
of cigarette packets.
So we are appealing to all you collectors out there, members and non-members alike to come forward and share your passion.