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Winging It!

By Wednesday Batchelor, Collections Management Trainee As the Teaching Museum trainee in collections management, this is my first of many posts to come! My name is Wednesday Batchelor and I am based with the collections management team between Shirehall, Strangers’ … Continue reading

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Made in Norwich: The Story of Laurence & Scott

This week we have a guest blog from Collections Development Assistant Wayne Kett who shines a light on Norwich manufacturers Laurence and Scott and a HUGE motor that we recently moved into the Norfolk Collections Centre By Wayne Kett 100 … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Colin the Dragon

We recently had half-term activities happening around the site at Gressenhall. It was also a first for us here at the Norfolk Collections Centre, we had activities in store! This was an exciting new opportunity for us to open the … Continue reading

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What’s in the box?

This week’s blog comes from Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Museum of Norfolk Life.  Megan Dennis, the curator, enlightens us on a Gressenhall object housed at the Norfolk Collections Centre and the detective work required to find out its history. Today … Continue reading

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Shine a Light: Burning Bright

By Sophie Towne Over the last couple of months here at the Norfolk Museums Collection Centre we have largely been reorganising and giving a bit of TLC to our collection of fireplaces, fire screens, chimney cranes and roasting spits. Each … Continue reading

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AN IMPORTANT MEDIEVAL CHEST

By Chris Pickvance, Canterbury On a recent visit to Gressenhall, I was pleased to be allowed by Sophie Towne and Joshua Giles to visit the Norfolk Museums Superstore to examine closely the important large carved chest from St Margaret’s, Norwich … Continue reading

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The Spong Hill Team

  From left to right: Alan West, Danielle Lefeuvre, Emma Reeve, Natasha Harlow, and Elizabeth Stewart  So here we are: The team behind the latest work on the Spong Hill pots from the Anglo Saxon cemetery site in North Elmham. … Continue reading

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