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Mr Monkey takes the Scarborough Flyer to York, 10th September

"The exhibitions are interesting, but they should have a permament display as well"

Mr Monkey looking at the Quilt Museum Mr Monkey in front of a postcard of a wartime quilt

Mr Monkey trotted along to Peasholme Green, where St. Anthony's Hall houses the museum and headquarters of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles. The medieval guildhall has been labelled with a Q so that everyone knows it's full of quilts. Mr Monkey went inside, found out about the building and saw a temporary exhibition displaying a collection of quilts sewn during the Second World War. Many of them - including the one using patches of material covered in V for Victory symbols shown above - were sewn in Canada and distributed to bombed-out families in Britain.

Photography isn't allowed inside the museum and gallery so the second picture shows Mr Monkey standing in front a postcard of a quilt from the exhibition.

You can read about the museum at the Quilt Museum and Gallery website.

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