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The Museum of Somerset
Campania visit The Museum of Somerset in Taunton (February 2018). There was so much to see from modern art and military memorabilia to fossils over 300 million years old. Residents dressed up in Soldier uniforms from eras in history.
Then Paul and Hayley had good giggle by dressing up as ancient Romans.
We all had a great day there and ended it with stroll through the town before heading home. – Chunu, Activities Coordinator
Valentines Day (2018) Cupcakes were baked and decorated with heart shaped icing. Residents enjoyed the film ‘Valentines Day’ and the ladies each received a red rose…
Pancake Day (2018)
Residents had a ‘flipping’ good time on Shrove Tuesday; Pancake day. They each had a go at a pancake toss, then chose their own toppings to tuck in and enjoy!…
Campania’s latest trip took them to Swansea Museum. Swansea Museum is the oldest museum in Wales, and an interesting treasure house of Swansea’s past history.
Inside the museum Campania saw a fossilised Plesiosaurs, walked through a simulated trench from world war 1 and explored lots of different artifacts from that era. The most exciting bit was the mummy. It was preserved in a pressurised glass case and over a thousand years old!
It was a WOW moment! [Chunu, Support Worker]
Resident, John Griffith, joked that he may have found a long lost ancestor; a famous doctor from Swansea named Griffith John, who did some pioneering research.
Overall it was a great day enjoyed by everyone. Everyone agreed that, for a small museum, it has some amazing things! [Chunu]
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Campania residents enjoyed a great day out at The Fleet Air Arm Museum represents the Royal Navy In the Air. The museum consists of four exhibition halls, more than 90 aircraft, over 2 million records and 30 thousand artifacts, therefore making it Europe’s largest naval aviation Museum.
They saw airplanes and helicopters from various different times in history. Residents entered a simulated aircraft carrier walk through, where they learnt about how an aircraft carrier runs and functions.
Most of all their highlight was the Concorde,
What an amazing piece of engineering in history.
The Concorde suprised everyone with how small and narrow it was. While the cockpit was even smaller, which provoked laughter and joking about how small the pilots must’ve been.
The Historic day was ended with a visit to the gift shop and a lovely hot drink before heading back.
Campania enjoy their weekly Bingo game with afternoon tea and biscuits…
Campania have at least five games every Monday. This week Desmond, resident, won two games and picked some men’s toiletries for his prize. Residents Carol and Lynn also won a game each so they also picked shower gels and deodorant for their prizes…