Monthly Archives: February 2014

Find it Friday! – Week 36.

Whilst emptying the costume case at Stockport Museum (mentioned in an early post HERE) I came across a couple of objects that I didn’t recognise straight away but I would in their modern-day form without hesitation. These objects have since returned … Continue reading

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Birds, a film set and fixing the world.

For this post I am briefly going to recap four projects from the past month. 1. Whilst reintroducing the pieces of the Vernon Park collection to the stores I came across a box of exotic birds that were merely identified as ‘birds’ on their corresponding records … Continue reading

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Meeting Foxes and Badgers at the library.

As mentioned in an early post (or two), we are currently at the beginning of a redevelopment of one of our sites; Stockport Story Museum. At the moment this museum explores medieval, Victorian and relatively recent times in Stockport. This means that a lot of … Continue reading

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Moving on up: Secrets of the successful museum career. #MOU2014

On February 6th, I had the amazing opportunity, thanks to Museum Development North West, to attend the Museum Association’s ‘Moving on up: Secrets of the successful museum career’ (MOU) event held at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Luckily for … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 35.

Again, I must apologise as I have not wrote a blog for a while as I have been very, very busy. With numerous museums visits and various projects currently on the go, I hope to do a couple of catchup blogs in … Continue reading

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