Martin adopted the Museum’s rotary quern having had a lifelong interest in the history of early agriculture. In this article, he explores the history and use of quern stones in Britain.
I first saw painted animals in a city centre years ago and could only think ‘what a wonderful idea’. They were so colorful, so eclectic, and – most importantly – so much fun. I remember thinking wistfully that it would
Trustee Roger surveys films released in Cambridge in 1914, touching on the major films released at the outbreak of the First World War.
Volunteer Paul shares the spookier side of the Museum’s history, touching on true love and grief along the way.
Collections Officer, Aimee, talks about our recent Collections Care Audit awarded by AIM Collections Care Audit Grant with Icon and supported by The Pilgrim Trust in June.
Our Community and Visitor Engagement Officer, Alex, recently spoke with Leigh from Cambridge 105 Radio about the Museum’s latest exhibition. Listen to the full interview here. You can find out more about Alex’s work here. Place and Spaces is open
Trustee Roger explores the history of skating on the fens, touching on historical races and the big personalities of this disappearing sport.
Our Operations and Facilities Manager shares the challenges of looking after a 17th century building!
There is little now to suggest that this narrow road in the heart of the parish of St Matthews, was, on the morning of 19th of June 1940, nine months after the start of the war, the site of the
Ffion talks us through their volunteering role and the valuable skills they’ve picked up along the way.