Legacies of Windrush in Cambridgeshire FAQs
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by Tammi Bello
2d ago
Ahead of the start of the workshops for our exciting Legacies of Windrush project. Our Exhibition and Project Manager, Tammi answers a few questions on it ..read more
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The Cissy Macfarlane-Grieve Sketchbooks
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by Sum Yin Wong
2w ago
Of the many fragile artefacts we store at the Museum of Cambridge few can be as beautiful and mysterious as the four sketchbooks we have of Cissy, dating from 1899 to around 1912. In 1892 the Rev. William Macfarlane purchased ..read more
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400 Volunteer Hours and Over 1,300 Objects Cared For: Celebrating the On-display Audit Project at the Museum of Cambridge
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by Beau Brannick
2w ago
The Museum of Cambridge are celebrating a successful on-display audit project which has resulted in over 400 volunteer hours and 1,300 objects cared for ..read more
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Have your say on our courtyard project!
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by Alex Smaridge
1M ago
The Museum is excited to kick start a project to make better use of the historic White Horse Inn Courtyard, by creating a welcoming and bio-diverse urban garden that our community can enjoy ..read more
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Why should you volunteer at your local Museum?
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by Sum Yin Wong
1M ago
Volunteering for your friendly neighbourhood Museum is not just a fulfilling way to spend your spare time, it simultaneously is a great opportunity to give back to your local community! Many organisations, including the Museum of Cambridge, cannot function without ..read more
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George Mallory’s connection to the city of Cambridge
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by Sum Yin Wong
1M ago
Magdalene College has recently made public the letters of George and Ruth Mallory. George Mallory was an English mountaineer who was part of the first three British Mt Everest expeditions. A digitised version is accessible for free on the college ..read more
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The National Lottery Heritage Fund awards the Museum of Cambridge £99,000 to invest in local histories and sustainable development
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by Sum Yin Wong
2M ago
With some happy news to start the spring at the Museum: thanks to the National Lottery Players, the Museum has been awarded £99,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support our Firm Foundations and Flourishing Future project! The National ..read more
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Coping Through Stitch: Soldiers Recovering in Hospital and the Embroideries that Passed the Time
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by Beau Brannick
2M ago
‘The Stories Behind the Stitches’ exhibition is running until Autumn 2024 at the Museum of Cambridge.   The Museum of Cambridge holds a collection of embroideries stitching a range of subjects from flora and fauna to fairy tales. What is ..read more
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Tale of Two Boats and Two Ladies
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by admin
3M ago
As you go up the stairs from the 18th century kitchen at the Museum of Cambridge, you enter a small room that was probably one of the guest rooms at the White Horse Inn. A miscellany of objects, portraits and ..read more
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New Exhibition and Project Manager for Legacies of Windrush in Cambridgeshire
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by Sum Yin Wong
3M ago
The Museum of Cambridge welcomes Tammi Bello as Exhibition & Project Manager for our Legacies of Windrush in Cambridgeshire project in partnership with ACRG (African Caribbean Research Group). Tammi is an interdisciplinary curator and producer with interests in postcolonial narratives. Rooted in ..read more
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