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Bunyan to Brickworks

The Journey from Bunyan to the Brickworks

Continues until 29 September 2019

Connections Gallery – Free Entry


brickworkssmlMany people found inspiration in the life story and writings of John Bunyan. His story is mirrored in the stories of the people that travelled to Bedford in the wake of the Second World War to work at the Brickworks. 


Explore the journey of pride, inspiration and hope made by Bunyan who was imprisoned for his beliefs, alongside the difficult journeys to Bedford made by those who came to work at the Brickworks after the Second World War.



Image: Fuelling the brick firing kilns, London Brick Company, Stewartby, 1952 © The Mutual Security Agency


The exhibition is a collaborative Heritage Lottery funded project between John Bunyan Museum & Library and The Bedford Chronicles, SHARE Museums East, Invisible Folk Club Greensand Country Festival. Previously exhibited at John Bunyan Museum in 2017.

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