Tag Archives: Stockport

11 questions to a museum blogger for #MuseumWeek

I have been nominated by Claire Miles, HLF trainee curator in Natural History at the Manchester Museum (read her blog HERE) to answer 11 questions about being a museum blogger, a chain blog started during #MuseumWeek on Twitter. So, here … 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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Site visits to Staircase House, Bramall Hall and Hat Works.

Although the parts of the collection that are not currently on display are kept in stores off site of the actual museums and heritage sites, where the curatorial staff are based, the objects on display often need to be moved … Continue reading

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Our Connected History – GMMG

As I mentioned in Find it Friday! – week 28 , the Greater Manchester Museums Group (GMMG) were here last week. The GMMG is a partnership of eight Museum Services in the North West; Stockport, Salford, Oldham, Bolton, Bury, Tameside, Rochdale and … 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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Find it Friday! – Week 25.

Of all the sites the Curatorial Services oversee at least two cover the history of World War II; the Air Raid Shelters and Stockport Story Museum. We have a number of collection objects here in relation to that time, mostly … Continue reading

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The Final instalment of Vernon Park.

On the 29th of July I started a project that, if you have read earlier posts or if you follow me on twitter you will know, I have been talking about constantly since I began, and this will not be … Continue reading

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