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Kynoch People Exhibition at Thameside

9 February 2018

Thurrock Council’s Museum World War 1 volunteers are presenting the final part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Kynoch exhibition.

The free exhibition will be hosted in Thameside Complex in Grays on the ground floor for nearly three weeks starting on Monday 26 February. 

The final part of the popular exhibition will show new information uncovered and inspired by visitors of the previous events.

Portfolio Holder responsible for Heritage, Cllr James Halden said: “Everybody is invited to come along to the final part of the interesting project to learn about the huge explosives factory once homed in Corringham.

“Thurrock is commemorating 100 years since the end of WW1 and this project has been tirelessly researched and worked on to give us all an idea of Thurrock’s contribution to the war effort so many years ago.

“It’s wonderful that further information has come forward from the local community and this exhibition focuses on the people who worked at the factory; Looking specifically at personal stories and individual contributions with text and images.”

The exhibition is open from Monday 26 February to Friday 16 March between 10am and 4pm, for more info, visit thurrock.gov.uk/museumevents