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The Magic Attic

Local History - Local Heritage - from Local Folk

Registered Charity No 1094124

Many of our volunteers are regularly  involved in a variety of  projects. These may be research projects based a particular theme such as our local industries or more practical projects like scanning or digitising photographs and film which has been donated to us.

Some of these projects can often lead on to books and exhibitions.

Casualties of War

Volunteers spent over 3 years compiling articles from the Burton newspapers on all the local men killed in The Boar War, WW1 and WW2.

Windows into the Past

Windows into the Past

"Windows into the Past" was a major project to scan, preserve and exhibit a large number of glass plate negatives.


We often put on exhibitions to mark important anniversaries be they local, national or international.

Other Completed Projects

Current and Ongoing Projects