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Convicts & Commuters

This morning, commuters were given leaflets and, if they could stop, brought up to date by the exciting project to create a new Museum & Gallery in the iconic Town Hall of St Albans. Trustee Annie Brewster, Fundraising Officer Georgina Bawden and Arts Development Officer Chris Blanch forsook their beds to bring a smile to travellers, dressed in convict outfits, to remind everyone that the Town Hall was once used to hold prisoners before they were taken to the Court Room dock for their cases to be heard and sentencing.

Here they are with a British Transport police guard…….

SAMAGT St Albans City station