Tag Archives: Norfolk Collections Centre

A Real Showstopper

Today we have the final post from Collections Management trainee and Shine a Light team-member Sophie Towne.   My time at the Norfolk Collections Centre has been incredible. I’ve learnt all aspects of collections management and care and have become … 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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Unlocking hidden gems: A trunk fit for a queen

By Sophie Towne We have had another marvellous discovery at the Norfolk Collections Centre in the form of an ornately studded leather trunk. For several months we (the Shine a Light team) had passed this chest on the roller racking. … Continue reading

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Sleigh bells ring… Are you listening?

By Sophie Towne Something a little festive for you. Have you ever wondered what real jingle bells sound like on Santa’s sleigh? Of course you have! And if you haven’t I bet you’re wondering right now! Well today you have … Continue reading

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Rehoming a Lion-Horse

By Sophie Towne Some time ago at The Norfolk Museums Collection Centre we unearthed a carved bracket in the shape of a horse. At first we were unsure of his species and a popular Twitter and Facebook guessing game commenced … 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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