An exhibition to celebrate 200 years of Colman's in Norwich
Did you know that Captain Robert Falcon Scott set sail for the South Pole in 1901 with a ton and a half of Colman's English mustard on board? Or that mustard baths were considered beautifiers of the skin?
Discover more fascinating facts about Colman's in All Over the World: 200 Years of Colman's Mustard, which due to the success of this exhibition, will now transfer to The Museum of Norwich at The Bridewell:
Tuesday 13th January - Friday 20th March
The Museum of Norwich at The Bridewell
Free with museum admission. Drop in - no need to book
On May 7th 1814, the Norfolk Chronicle announced that Jeremiah Colman had taken the stock and trade of a mustard mill in Stoke Holy Cross. 2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the brand that Jeremiah founded, known today simply as Colman's.
To mark this momentous occasion, Norwich HEART and Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum have collaborated with the East Anglian Film Archive, History of Advertising Trust, the Unilever Archives and the Forum. United, we have created All Over the World: 200 Years of Colman's Mustard, an exhibition that explores and documents the global impact of a unique Norwich brand, and the people that forged it. The display plots the key points that metamorphosed this small, family-run business. Spectators can learn about wartime Colman's, the role of mustard in medicine and food history, the company's revolutionary attitudes towards advertising and its worldwide impact.
Visit www.mustardshopnorwich.co.uk for more information.