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Silloth on Solway

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Silloth, Cumbria  ? I spent a gorgeous two days in Silloth on the Solway Firth in Cumbria on England’s northwest coast in July. I was volunteering at the Soldiers in Silloth Museum, and…

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Soldiers in Silloth

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Originally posted on The Wandering Museum Consultant:
The last stop on my Wandering Museum Consultant trip was the Soldiers in Silloth Museum in Silloth, on the Solway coast, Cumbria, Northwest England. It was a wonderful way to end the consulting…

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The Armitt – Beatrix Potter: Image and Reality

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“What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit world of childhood tempered by knowledge and common sense.” – Beatrix Potter ? Beattrix Potter – Source: http://www.biographyonline.net Beatrix Potter The main…

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The Armitt Museum – Kurt Schwitters

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Mid-July, I spent 3 days working with the Armitt Museum & Library, in the beautiful Lake District town of Ambleside. The original incarnation of the Armitt was founded in 1912 as a library, and…

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A brief layover in Leeds

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Entrance to the Royal Armouries Museum After leaving Ely, I had a long trip to the Lake District. To avoid a 15 hour train journey (most of which would have been waiting around…

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Ely Cathedral During my week spent volunteering at the Farmland Museum I was staying in the small city of Ely (pronounced ee-lee), with a friend of mine from the University of Leicester, Lindsay.…

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Education programming at Denny abbey and the Farmland Museum

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In the second half of my week at the Farmland Museum, I worked primarily with the Education programming.  This included observing an outreach session and the final event day for the Enid Porter…

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