A copy of the Charter granted by George I giving Whittlesey the right to hold a weekly market and three annual fairs. This Charter is known as Patent Roll I, George I, Part 9, No. 4: Of a grant to a Downes gentleman. It was witnessed by the King at Westminster on the 17th day… Continue reading Replica of Whittlesey’s Town Charter, 1714
The mineralised preserved tusk of a woolly mammoth, found locally.
A replica of the Straw Bear figure who dances through the town in the annual Straw Bear festival in January each year. The Straw Bear is a traditional figure although the current festival was revived in the 1970s, having previously lapsed following World War One.