Visitors Book from Bodmin Keep
Posted on March 15, 2024

From the Archive: Visitors Books

One recent discovery from our archive is a collection of visitor books dating back to the time when the Keep was an operational base.

Posted on December 14, 2023

From the Archive: Christmas Greetings From History

Sending Christmas cards continues to be a popular tradition in the United Kingdom during the festive season, despite the advent of e-cards and social media. A tradition that is reflected within the military establishment and during times of war.

Posted on September 22, 2023

Collection Highlights: Auxiliary Unit Badge

The Auxiliary Unit badge (pictured above) is a very small enamel badge issued to a small group of men who were prepared to pay the ultimate price for their country during wartime.

Posted on September 19, 2023

Unlocking the Light Infantry Archive: 1968 – 2007

Bodmin Keep is working on an oral history project to capture testimonials and experiences from Light Infantry veterans about deployments to Northern Ireland between 1969-1998.

Posted on April 18, 2023

No Common Flag

‘Remember that this is no common flag which I am committing to your keeping… It is the emblem of duty;...

Posted on March 8, 2023

Sparkling Silver

For this month’s, Artefact of the Month, we have chosen to spotlight a majestic silver centrepiece on display in our...

Posted on January 27, 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for remembering the millions of people who lost their lives during the Holocaust and...