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Autism and me: a blog by Michael #AutismAwarenessMonth2020

  Hi, my name is Michael. I am one of the educational facilitators at the National Justice Museum. I teach school groups about the history of the justice system and I also do fun and educational activities with them, such as mock trials. I am also Autistic. I was diagnosed at the age of 4 […]


Staying Proud: The History of LGBTQ+ Pride and its Relevance Today

Since humble beginnings in 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall riots of 1969, Pride has sought to celebrate, unite and provide a platform for the LGBTQ+ community. With so many changes within legislation and human rights, the question has emerged in recent years; why is Pride still relevant? Some argue that the rise in acceptance and […]


What was the ‘Bloody Code’?

In 1723 a system known as the Bloody Code was established in Britain, which imposed the death penalty for over 200 offences – many of which were surprisingly trivial.  The Waltham Black Act 1723 was brought in as an emergency measure to deal with deer-stealing, and other activities in the royal forests, of men who […]


Choices and Consequences, Nottingham A New Anti-Knife Crime Exhibition And Workshops Centre In The Midlands

Choices and Consequences, Nottingham A New Anti-Knife Crime Exhibition And Workshops Centre In The Midlands The Ben Kinsella Trust and the National Justice Museum have worked in partnership to open a new anti-knife crime Choices and Consequencesexhibition centre and workshops serving Nottingham, and the wider Midlands region. Choices and Consequence, Nottinghamwill adopt the ground-breaking early […]