Category Archives: Find it Friday!
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
A few months ago I wrote an article for Stockport & District Heritage Magazine. Being in a curatorial role and currently part of Stockport’s collection team I took this opportunity to explore one of my favourite pieces in the collection with a history … Continue reading
Happy New Year, welcome 2014! It has now been 100 years since the beginning of World War 1, making 1914 a memorable year in history, but 1914 also marks a memorable year in the world of ornithology for one type … Continue reading
Christmas is upon us! And because of this, could this weeks Find it Friday have been anything but festive themed? Of course not. We have over 1000 Christmas objects in our collection and most of these are Christmas cards. This … Continue reading
Vernon Park Museum was purpose built in 1860 when two Stockport MP’s James Kershaw and John Benjamin Smith each gave £500 towards Stockport Museum being built within the grounds of Vernon Park. Smith had purchased 47 paintings during his grand … Continue reading
On this day, December 6th, in 2006 NASA revealed photographs taken by Mars Global Surveyor that suggested the presence of liquid water on Mars! So, in honour of this today’s Find it Friday is a celebration of the exploration of and the … Continue reading