Bournemouth history on display

Historical materials documenting Bournemouth's Cooper-Dean family and the Littledown estate are now on display as part of a special exhibition.

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Bournemouth's past on exhibition

Bournemouth's Cooper Dean with the exhibition at Bournemouth library Credit: Bournemouth council

An exhibition surrounding the history of Bournemouth is on display at Bournemouth library.

The display, called 'Our Town' tells the story of the development of Bournemouth over the years dating back to the 1600s when the town was owned by the Cooper Dean estate.

A selection of reproductions from the Cooper Dean archive will be showcased alongside work by pupils at St Peter's School who created their own proposals for future developments in the town centre.

The exhibition will take place from July 31 until August 11.

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