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Heritage Open Days 2020

Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s architecture and culture by making properties that usually aren’t open to the public, or charge admission fees, free to access. It is a once a year chance to discover hidden treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities which bring local history and culture to life. It […]

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Short Course Straight Laced: Corsetry through the ages

Corsets: staid, upright, straight laced are all terms whose roots lie in corsetry while in the 21st century we see them as acceptable bridal and evening wear. Corsets have created the fashionable silhouette for centuries. A fascinating subject, with unexpected explanations as to why they were worn. This course will delve into whalebone, cording, lacing […]

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Short Course: A Grand Art Tour: Italy and Europe

A visit to Italy and the Grand Tour of Europe were key events in the lives of artists and patrons in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Our masterclass examines the wonderful art that originated from artists who travelled to classical and ‘exotic’ locations in an age before photography, picturing them for a British audience. Particularly […]

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Short Course: A Grand Art Tour: Italy and Europe

A visit to Italy and the Grand Tour of Europe were key events in the lives of artists and patrons in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Our masterclass examines the wonderful art that originated from artists who travelled to classical and ‘exotic’ locations in an age before photography, picturing them for a British audience. Particularly […]

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Untold Stories the tour

Each and every object in a museum collection has many stories to tell. They can be about the makers or artists who created them or the people who owned and used them. Perhaps, the person who collected them, purchased them or donated them to the museum. Some of the stories are easy to uncover; others […]

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Untold Stories the tour

Each and every object in a museum collection has many stories to tell. They can be about the makers or artists who created them or the people who owned and used them. Perhaps, the person who collected them, purchased them or donated them to the museum. Some of the stories are easy to uncover; others […]

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Untold Stories the tour

Each and every object in a museum collection has many stories to tell. They can be about the makers or artists who created them or the people who owned and used them. Perhaps, the person who collected them, purchased them or donated them to the museum. Some of the stories are easy to uncover; others […]

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Untold Stories the tour

Each and every object in a museum collection has many stories to tell. They can be about the makers or artists who created them or the people who owned and used them. Perhaps, the person who collected them, purchased them or donated them to the museum. Some of the stories are easy to uncover; others […]

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Untold Stories the tour

Each and every object in a museum collection has many stories to tell. They can be about the makers or artists who created them or the people who owned and used them. Perhaps, the person who collected them, purchased them or donated them to the museum. Some of the stories are easy to uncover; others […]

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Ancient Egyptian Tour

Join a 30-minute tour to explore our Egyptian collection and visit the tomb of Shep en-Mut. Learn about the gods, religion and objects from everyday life, such as amulets, make-up and jewellery. Visit Shep en-Mut and view her cartonnage and coffin. Hear Shep en-Mut’s story, learn about canopic jars, shabtis and much more. Location Information […]

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