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Museum celebrates Queen's Platinum Jubilee with messages from Gloucester schoolchildren

The Museum of Gloucester is delighted to welcome flags designed by schoolchildren from 18 Gloucester schools with their messages for the celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Running from Friday, May 20, to Sunday, June 12, Gloucester River of Hope is inspired by the River of Hope project celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The River of Hope is an arts-based learning project linking schools around the world through the study of rivers.

The Gloucester River of Hope event celebrates the River Severn and the Goddess Sabrina.

The 18 schools taking part are:

1. Beech Green Primary School

2. Calton Primary School

3. Clearwater Primary Academy

4. Dinglewell Junior School

5. Elmbridge

6. Field Court Junior Academy

7. Harewood Infant School

8. Hillview Primary School

9. Kingsholm C of E Primary School

10. Kingsway Primary School

11. Linden Primary School

12. Longlevens Infant School

13. Longlevens Junior School

14. Meadowside Primary School

15. St James Junior School

16. St Peter's Catholic Primary School

17. The Milestone School

18. Upton-St-Leonards C of E Primary School

Follow the river of flags to learn the messages of the children of Gloucester...

What is your hope for the future? Let us know at #GlosRiverOfHope #HM70 #PlatinumJubiliee

Cllr Andrew Lewis, cabinet member for culture said: "I am delighted that this significant and important milestone in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II is being celebrated by the children of Gloucester and that both they and the museum have had the privilege of working together to co-curate this special event.

"This collaboration will allow schoolchildren and their families, alongside many other audiences in the city and beyond, to visit and see their own artwork on display in the most respected exhibition space in the city."

This event has been co-curated with the support of Kate Hazell from the Gloucester Schools Partnership.

The exhibition is free, but donations are happily accepted to keep bringing more incredible projects like this to the museum. Booking museum admission tickets is also recommended to avoid disappointment...

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