Monthly Archives: July 2013

Find it Friday! – Week 9.

As you may or may not know, tomorrow is MCM Manchester Comic-Con, and for this I am very excited. I once made a pilgrimage to Belgium to visit The Hergé Museum and The Belgian Comic Strip Center because, well, I love comics. So in … Continue reading

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Exhibitions, donations and lessons learnt.

The past few Monday I have spent at Stockport’s Hat Works; a museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear. The temporary exhibition space is currently on turn over. ‘Redesigning Fashion’ is being taken down and the new temporary exhibition … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 8.

Since this heat wave we are currently having is nothing short of Egyptian summer like I thought for this weeks Find it Friday I would show you an item from our Egyptology collection. Horus, ‘the one of above’, was one of … Continue reading

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Coach trip!!

On Friday, one of the hottest days of all time, I took a coach tour of at risk, or currently under construction historical sites in Manchester. Other HLF trainees attended from Stockport and the rest of the people in attendance … Continue reading

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A surprisingly large donation!

When a new donation is offered to a museum it is always an interesting and exciting time. In a previous post, which you can read HERE, I outlined the procedure that allows for us to identify if a donation is … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 7.

(Early Find it Friday because i am on a coach trip tomorrow.) The object we are going to take a look at was bequest to the curatorial services with very little information about its use and so has caused a … Continue reading

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