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Memories of Romsey jam factory
9:11am Friday 8th February 2013 in News
Bosses at King John's House Museum plan to bottle up people's memories of Romsey jam factory for a special exhibition this spring.
Staff are now appealing to anyone who has memories of the factory which stood in The Hundred and was destroyed by fire in July 1964 to get in touch with them.
Staff are now appealing to anyone who has memories of the factory which was owned by the Hampshire Preserving Company to get in touch with them.
Sarah Hargreaves from King Kohn's House said: “We are holding a memory gathering event for anyone who worked there, etc next Thursday (February 14), when there will be the opportunity to record memories for posterity.”
But Sarah added that anyone cannot make it to the event can still provide information by getting in touch with her on 01794 512200.
And on Wednesday February 20, there will a half-term activity project at King John's making clay berry pots between 10am and noon. There is £4.50 charge and the project is open to any age.
Town historian Barbara Burbidge will give a talk on Romsey jam factory at King John's House on March 6 at 10.30am and an exhibition of the factory will run throughout March until the end of May.
King John's House Museum is open a month earlier this year starting on March 4 and it will close for the winter at the end of October.
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