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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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