Market Lavington Museum

The lockdown file again


Let’s take another look inside the file recording how folk local to Market Lavington Museum experienced the strange new world of Covid 19 and lockdown. (See also Lockdown in Lavington – 2020)

file pages

As you can see, there is a great variety of contributions, which will give future museum visitors an insight into life in 2020.

These are snippets of the writing from the viewpoints of people shielding, home alone, working for the health service and looking after a newborn baby through lockdown. Plenty to read, when the museum re-opens.

lockdown experiences

There are also photographs of the various signs and notices around Market Lavington, regretting closures and explaining the new rules for the shops and services that were open throughout, or re-opening later.

Village in March

notices

We’ll look at some more aspects of lockdown in the file on another occasion.