Curator Jennifer Allison has taken dozens of photographs of tattooed service personnel and veterans for the exhibition Military Ink, which opened on 3rd July at REME Museum, Lyneham in Wiltshire and will be running until December 8th.  This exhibition has been featured in national, regional and local press. Adding another dimension to this exhibition experience […]

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Tattooing may be traditionally associated with sailors, but the Army also has a strong tradition of decorating their skin, and a fascinating new exhibition at the REME Museum looks at the stories behind some of these images. Serving abroad and exposure to tattooing practices in exotic locations increased the popularity of tattooing amongst soldiers, and […]

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Curator’s Pick: The BARV As REME Museum prepares to open its doors to visitors, Curator Jennifer Allison has compiled ten of her personal favourite objects from the Museum that sum up the story and spirit of REME. The Museum has over 100 vehicles in its collection, the majority of which are REME specific variants. On […]

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Curator’s Pick: The Gallantry Paintings As REME Museum prepares to open its doors to visitors, Curator Jennifer Allison has compiled ten of her personal favourite objects from the Museum that sum up the story and spirit of REME. The new Museum displays have been organised into seven galleries. One of these focuses on remembrance and […]

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Curator’s picks highlight the story of REME As REME Museum prepares to open its doors to visitors, Curator Jennifer Allison looks at some of her Museum highlights.  Jennifer and her team have been working hard to prepare the Museum for its official opening following its relocation to Lyneham and the Museum will shortly be open […]

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