Tag Archives: Norfolk Collections Centre

Norwich Castle Keep – The Decant

By Wednesday Batchelor, Collections Management Trainee. In preparation for the project at Norwich Castle, the Keep has been cleared of collections and (just about) all cases and structures. Over 1300 objects have been carefully packed and moved, structures removed and … Continue reading

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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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