Nearly everyone in Daventry knows about legendary character Christina (Tina) Margaret Winter who would regularly been seen around town, smoking her clay pipe or riding on her bright pink motorcycle (appropriately nicknamed “Pink Panther”). An integral member of the community, Tina left a suitcase packed with diaries that span decades of personal notes and commentary, including newspaper clippings and memorable jokes. As well as her written accounts, Tina created a number of portraits of local people: wooly dolls affectionately called her ‘little folk’.
Don’t forget to bring your finds to the museum today so that Ellie, Finds Liaison Officer for Northamptonshire, can examine them – she’ll be here from 10.30am to 2.30pm #archaeology The Portable Antiquities Scheme Whilst you’re here why not see something new and discover the very talented exhibits created by #Daventry The WI (National Federation of Women’s Institutes) #InternationalMuseumDay #IMD2018
Ellie Cox, Northamptonshire’s Finds Liaison Officer, will be here at the museum tomorrow from 10.30am to 2.30pm examining your finds! The Portable Antiquities Scheme #archaeology
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