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The Museum of the Mercian Regiment has partnered up with

All Sox Ltd

of Derbyshire just in time for Christmas.

 

 

All Sox of Turner & Sons Ltd have generously agreed that 10% of

sock orders

made through their website, http://turnerandsons.co.uk/ will be

donated to the Museum to help safeguard the Collection. 

 

All you have to do is visit http://turnerandsons.co.uk , select your choice of socks (minimum order £25), and include coupon reference MMR4WFR18  in the appropriate box when invited to do so*.  Your discount will then be deducted from the cost of your purchase, and 10% of the cost of your order will also be forwarded the Museum of the Mercian Regiment (WFR Collection). By buying socks from Turner and Sons you will be helping to safeguard the future of our museum and the items which we hold in our collection

*T&Cs:
Minimum order value £25.00
Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
Current value 10% but the Directors may vary or withdraw offer immediately, without notice

 

TURNER & SONS

Hosiers since 1928

 

Turner & Sons is the premier brand of All Sox Ltd, a family owned, Derbyshire based, sock manufacturer with a pedigree dating back to the 1920s when Fred Turner entered the industry.  Brothers George and Nick Turner, Fred’s sons, are the co-directors and owners of the current iteration of the business. All our socks are of the highest quality.  They have received favorable editorial comment in both the Financial Times and Telegraph Fashion.   The Company uses the finest natural fibres blended with just enough technical yarns for luxurious quality, durability and supreme comfort.  They do not import socks for re-sale. Cotton socks are named after Derbyshire rivers and streams and their wool socks after Derbyshire towns and villages.  Derbyshire is known as the “Cradle of the Knitting Industry”

Views of Crich Memorial taken on 31 October 2017 from a drone by Mr L Licence Derby Branch WFRA showing scaffolding in process of removal.

 

 

New temporary exhibition at Museum of the Mercian Regiment (WFR Collection) -Lone Wolf of the Skies- The Life of Albert Ball VC, DSO & Two Bars, MC

The exhibition ‘Lone Wolf of the Skies- The Life of Albert Ball VC, DSO & Two Bars, MC remembers the life of Captain Albert Ball. Aged just 20 years old when he was killed, Captain Albert Ball VC was one of Nottingham’s most decorated servicemen and flying ace of the First World War. Albert joined The Sherwood Foresters when war broke out in 1914 and this exhibition explores his life and the legacy which he left behind. Opens Wednesday March 1st and runs until Monday 17th July 2017