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Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Creating cultural communities – an exploration through music and art

“Picture a grey wet November morning. The location is a small room in an arts centre with 6 sanitised yoga mats, 3 musicians and some parents with their babies and...

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Thursday 13th August 2020

Collecting the Crisis – how can museums record how our lives changed in 2020?

As Senior Curator of the Leicestershire Museum Collections, my immediate response to the COVID-19 crisis (after making sure our staff and collections were safe, obviously) was how could we record...

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Tuesday 5th May 2020

Being a Heritage Youth Forum Volunteer

Why I got involved I initially got involved with the heritage youth forum, as I wanted to further develop the knowledge and skills I had gained from being part of...

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Wednesday 18th March 2020

What does a Liquorice plant look like and other reasons to explore uncharted paths.

Volunteering at the 1620s House and Gardens I’ve been growing vegetables for most of my adult life in various gardens and allotments where I have lived. When I retired three...

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