Tag Archives: Norwich

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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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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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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Samson and Hercules: Icons of Norwich

By Wayne Kett A few weeks ago we were happy to report that our finely carved oak statue Samson had left Norfolk Collections Centre to undergo conservation work. This blog charts the 357 year history of Samson. Two of Norwich’s most … Continue reading

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