Category Archives: Find it Friday!

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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Find it Friday! – Week 34.

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

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Find it Friday! – Week 33.

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

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Find it Friday! – Week 31.

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

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Find it Friday! – Week 30.

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

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Find it Friday! – Week 29.

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

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Find it Friday! – Week 28.

This week the Greater Manchester Museums Group (GMMG) have been here in Stockport photographing some of our objects. For what and why I will explain in a specific blog post next week. But for now I can tell you this, an … Continue reading

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