The Archives and Heritage Service looks after over 11 million objects, photographs and documents which together tell the stories of Staffordshire's people and places.
A case for the ordinary: Staffordshire's asylums and the patient experience
Ancient High House, Stafford
Until December 2023
Discover the extraordinary history and stories behind the patient, staff and daily life of the county's three asylums, St Matthews (Burntwood), St Georges (Stafford) and St Edwards (Cheddleton). For opening times visit the Historic Stafford website - https://www.historicstafford.co.uk/
Keeping the lights on: A history of Rugeley Power Station
Until Thursday 12 October 2023
Have you ever wondered about Rugeley Power Station? What it was like to work there, what the cooling towers were for, or why it was located there? ‘Keeping the Lights On: A History of Rugeley Power Station’ marks the end of a twelve-month project researching the history of this local landmark.
Using company archive material and stories from former employees, this free family friendly exhibition explores all aspects of power station life, from its creation through to future development.
Our county, our climate: Exploring the historical impact of climate change
Until 2 October 2023
The "Historic Flooding and Drought in Staffordshire" project was a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and the Staffordshire Record Office. The team explored Staffordshire's historic records referencing weather and climate. This pop-up exhibition is touring the county's libraries throughout 2023.
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