THG's Creative Cabin receives national Museums + Heritage award

Published on: 
7 July 2021

THG's Creative Cabin was awarded Highly Commended in the Pandemic Pivot category of the 2021 Museums + Heritage Awards.

17 category winners and many other shortlistees highly commended by the judges received glowing acclaim during the livestreamed event hosted by journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed.

Central to the 2021 edition of the event was marking the achievements of organisations and individuals who had evidenced remarkable levels of ambition and resilience throughout the pandemic.

“We have experienced some very tough times…but we have also seen extraordinary generosity, creativity, resilience and risk-taking,” stated Maggie Appleton MBE, chief executive of the RAF Museum, who this year chaired the judging panel.

“These awards celebrate those fabulous traits of our sector, and of the remarkable people that make it one which is such a joy to be part of.”

Museum + Heritage Awards 2021

Creative Cabin Events

  • Hidden In Plain Sight - DRLC art workshops

    21 September 2021 to 12 October 2021

    Course led by Devon Recovery Learning Community aiming to increase confidence in attending an art gallery environment and allowing the group to meet safely in a socially relaxed context. The...

  • Creative Session for Under 5's

    30 September 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) invites under 5's and their parents/carers to a fun, creative session in the Creative Cabin. We will be outside in the THG garden. The sessions are play-based and...

  • Half Term Workshop: Code Red Animation

    27 October 2021

    Join us for a fun animation workshop during the October Half Term. Have a go at making a *rotoscoping animation with animation expert Izzy Wild. With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in...

  • Climate Conversations Honiton

    12 November 2021

    Climate Conversation event to coincide with the opening of the exhibition UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties - COP: a photo essay by Terry Jeavons. Join us between 4 and 6pm to meet with...